- Kansas Sports -
Former Mississippi State basketball combo guard Malik Newman, who has announced plans to transfer from the SEC school after one season, is expected to visit Kansas University and North Carolina State in the near future, Jon Rothstein of CBSsports.com reported Wednesday.
Mason, Graham, Jackson and company might as well get comfortable in Kansas City’s home for hoops. They should be seeing a lot of the locale next season.
- College Sports -
There will be headlines and soundbites and story lines that are deemed “interesting,” perhaps even downright “exciting.” But more than likely, this big week for the Big 12 will come and go without the conference making any major moves or any major changes or decisions.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby wants conference leaders to make decisions one way or the other on the lingering topics of expansion, a football championship game and a league network by the end of the summer.
If the league expands by four teams, provisions in its contracts with ESPN and Fox provide money for that benchmark. If the expansion is by two teams, the increase would be $500 million.
Despite claiming to take full responsibility, Baylor's former president was defensive of his school and former coach Art Briles.
Once a player signs a national letter of intent, he is bound to that school unless he isn't academically eligible; he isn't enrolled at the school for at least one academic year; the school has been charged with breaking NCAA recruiting rules; or he is released by the university.
Mayfield was forced to lose a year of eligibility when he transferred from Texas Tech to Oklahoma. Had the rule change gotten one more vote in favor, Mayfield would have had two seasons left to play at Oklahoma.
- Professional Sports -
Conor Sheary scored his second goal of the Finals, propelling the Penguins to a 2-1 overtime victory.