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KU Track Coach Redwine Named Big 12 Coach of the Year

If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time for no good reason.

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- Kansas Sports -

Redwine Named Big 12 Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year

Kansas track & field head coach Stanley Redwine was selected as the 2016 Men's Big 12 Coach of the Year by the league's coaches it was announced by the conference office Thursday.

Track & Field - Jayhawks Secure 32 Spots for NCAA West Preliminary

The Kansas track & field program learned Thursday afternoon that 32 entries between the men's and women's teams have been accepted into the preliminary round of the 2016 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships being held May 26-28 at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence.

Weekend Schedule Changes for KU Baseball at Oklahoma State

Thursday's contest has been moved to Friday where the two teams will play a doubleheader starting a 2 p.m. The night cap of the two-game set will begin at 6 p.m., or about 40 minutes following the first game if it runs long. Saturday's contest will remain as scheduled.

Chris Harris: KU football players won infamous fight vs. basketball counterparts | All Eyes on KU |

“Nah, man. I mean that story right there, I think it was over one of the little track girls, but, I mean, we had 300-pound dudes fighting these basketball guys, so they definitely didn’t win,” Harris said. “I definitely watched it and seen it with my own eyes. We definitely won that for sure. I love the Morris twins, though. Those my boys, though.”

Beaty: New personnel coming in kicking game |

The fact the Jayhawks still are searching for competence in the kicking game is just one of the many problems that have plagued the program in the post-Mark Mangino era. Outside of punter Trevor Pardula, a Charlie Weis recruit who was among the best punters in the Big 12 during the 2013 and 2014 seasons, KU has struggled to find consistent options at either kicking spot.

- College Sports -

Eighth-grade scholarship offers aren't new, but Alabama attention will help LB -

Alabama has joined Michigan State, NC State, West Virginia and Iowa State in offering a scholarship to eighth-grade linebacker Jesus Machado, according to 247Sports' Ryan Bartow.

Duke Twitter account hilariously throws shade at John Calipari, then deletes tweet -

It was a nice burn, and it only lasted on Twitter for about 20 minutes, but we have the screengrab. We aren't allowed to have fun on Twitter dot come these days, it seems.

Would you send your daughter to Baylor? Coaches must speak up as one -

Incidents and allegations are getting so out of hand at Baylor that systemic change is not only needed on campus but among football coaches as a whole.

Baylor, of all schools, should know actions matter more than words -

Thirteen years ago, a Baylor coach covered up NCAA violations and the hammer was brought down; the school should have learned its lesson then.

With many hurdles is Big 12 TV network the savior for the league

Along with the ACC, the Big 12 is the only other Power 5 league that doesn't have a conference network. That's one of the primary reasons why Oklahoma president David Boren says he believes the league to be, as he has termed it, "psychologically disadvantaged."

- Professional Sports -

'I've been here so long': Nick Collison remains fixture with Oklahoma City | 'Hawks in the NBA |

He is part of a very small group of longtime NBA players who have been with only one organization for at least that long (since 2003). The others are Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Miami’s Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem, and San Antonio’s Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.

Morris twins, Thomas Robinson need fans' help to enter team in summer hoops tournament | Smithology |

The past couple of weeks, Markieff Morris has tweeted out links about his FOE venture, in need of support — via fans’ online votes — in order to qualify for the 64-team tourney, which begins in July.

New poll finds that 9 in 10 Native Americans not offended by 'Redskins' name -

Most Native Americans think there are bigger issues to address than an NFL team's name.

WATCH: Max Scherzer plays catch with a young Mets fan in the stands -

Let's just say the Nats' ace made this young man's year.