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Members of the local media were introduced to one of KU's newest faces on Wednesday – Josh Jackson, the nation's top-ranked recruit in the class of 2016.
Jackson scored 21 points off 10-of-17 shooting while helping his Blue team to a 92-85 victory over the Red squad in the Bill Self campers game on Wednesday in Horejsi Center.
"You have heard me say this before but I truly believe besides experience for an offensive lineman you have to be strong," Yenser said. "It allows you to play confident, recover better, and that is such a huge aspect of playing up front. You move better, you bend better, and you stay lower longer. The stronger you are the lower you can stay."
"He took over a disaster, but I think he did a good job. They'll get some guys, but it's going to take a long time. They have to give him some time. He's going to need about eight years to get that program right. And it's not easy up there."
Winbush was a KU running back from 1997-2000. He rushed for 2,608 yards and 22 touchdowns and ranks among the top 10 in most KU career-rushing statistics.
Four former University of Kansas standout student-athletes, a Jayhawk assistant men's basketball coach and a KU broadcasting legend will be inducted into the State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (KSHOF) October 2, the KSHOF announced Wednesday.
The Jayhawks completed the mile race in 3:07.31 to finish 17th overall and failing to secure a spot in the event final by just over two seconds.
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In a statement Wednesday night, Baylor officials said ''additional members of the administration and athletics program have also been disciplined,'' but those individuals and their punishments would not be disclosed.
With a championship game on the way in 2017, here are some ideas how the Big 12 could be split into two divisions.
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The Cavaliers came alive in a Game 3 smackdown of the Warriors on Wednesday night.
"The ITF spent tremendous amounts of time and resources trying to prove I intentionally violated the anti-doping rules and the tribunal concluded I did not," Sharapova wrote. "You need to know that the ITF asked the tribunal to suspend me for four years—the required suspension for an intentional violation—and the tribunal rejected the ITF's position. While the tribunal concluded correctly that I did not intentionally violate the anti-doping rules, I cannot accept an unfairly harsh two-year suspension."
Shields' debut on the south side of Chicago was a miserable disaster, and that's putting it mildly. The 34-year-old right-hander required an astonishing 79 pitches just to get through two innings, and was mercifully pulled one batter into the third. Along the way, he allowed seven runs on eight hits, which included three home runs, while walking two and striking out two.