- Kansas Sports -
With more all-time wins (1,098) than any coach in the history of the game — men or women — the eight-time NCAA champion and seven-time national coach of the year made an impact on coaches and coaching generation after generation and from coast to coast.
Mason admitted to feeling a sense of urgency entering his final campaign in Lawrence. He wants his team to go further than last year, where it lost in the Elite Eight to eventual national champion Villanova. And, from a personal standpoint, Mason wants to improve his NBA Draft stock and advance his professional aspirations.
Former Kansas University guard Brannen Greene will play NBA summer league for the Memphis Grizzlies, while forward Jamari Traylor will compete for the Indiana Pacers, it was revealed Tuesday.
The 6'11, 220-pound big man is the No. 20 overall player in 247Sports' class-of-2017 composite rankings.
It’s possible that the Jayhawks could be entering a terrific time for the tight end. And that’s because of the presence of junior-to-be Ben Johnson (6-5, 245) and red-shirt freshman Jace Sternberger (6-4, 236).
(Mr. Ed says: I guess I don't understand this article. The headline and thesis statement don't match. It's possible because we haven't seen it yet?)
"It was super cool just to be in the pool to begin with," Kansas signee and first time Trials participant Jenny Nusbaum said. "The first 50 meters, I kind of went out smoother than I should've, but it was crazy to look over and see everyone taking off and to look in the crowd. It was off my best, but it was still such a cool experience."
Some of the best in their field have gathered at the US Olympic Trials inside CenturyLink Center looking for peak performances in hopes of making it to Rio, but it's not all happening in the pool. Among those who have punched their ticket as USA Swimming's biggest event closed day three is Kansas swimming and diving's certified massage therapist Beth Morford.
- College Sports -
There will be some detractors who will criticize this idea, on the grounds that we have too many bowl games, or that these teams might be bad, or that Lambeau Field is cold. We could not disagree more.
The Chanticleers and Wildcats will play the decisive Game 3 on Wednesday night.
- Professional Sports -
With all due respect to those lottery picks and the other big names from the 2016 NBA Draft class, if you asked me right now who I would pick to win Rookie of the Year in 2017, I’d lean toward a former Kansas basketball player, instead.
Being one of the most colorful and complex characters in league history will carry Ryan’s legacy the rest of the way. Equal part mercurial and mad genius, abrasive and endearing, Ryan is still the picture of what many fans picture a football coach to be.
- In The News -
Conway Springs coach Matt Biehler, along with other 3A coaches including Cheney’s Cory Brack and Chaparral’s Justin Burke, took a proposal to the Kansas Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association to split the 64-school 3A into two divisions.