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Examining what top Big 12 expansion candidates mean for KU

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It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

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Today's motivational quote is for you, Bob Bowlsby.

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Sizing up what the top Big 12 expansion candidates mean for Kansas | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

Hindsight many years from now may tell us otherwise, but as things stand today, it does not seem like expansion will be a bad thing for KU. There’s the fear by some that the revenue split will go down, which certainly would be bad for KU, but if the TV contracts are renegotiated then the bottom line number may not drop that much and could even go up.

Women's Basketball - 2016 Big 12/SEC Challenge Lineup Set

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Kansas high school football coaches opposed to junior-college vote, threaten boycott | The Wichita Eagle

Martin sent an e-mail Wednesday to the association’s coaches that included an online survey to gauge reactions to the upcoming vote and a proposal that seemed to escalate the coaches’ position to another level – a recruiting boycott of junior colleges that vote in favor of the increased limits for players from neighboring states.

How the Big 12 can easily accommodate BYU not playing sports on Sundays - SBNation.com

On the whole, The Oklahoman figured out that only a handful of BYU teams would need any special accommodation at all to participate in Big 12 championships. It's maybe a hassle, but not insurmountable.

Bruce Pearl has the No. 1 recruiting class in the country at Auburn - SBNation.com

Auburn has never been known for its hoops program, but Pearl is trying to change that.

Listen up, Baylor: Penn State's James Franklin explains the adversity still to come - CBSSports.com

The Nittany Lions' coach is still trying to dig Penn State out of NCAA sanctions, and if you ask him, Baylor's got its own long road ahead.

College Sports: Sexual assault activist after visiting Baylor athletes: I see huge potential for change | SportsDay

Earlier this year, Brenda Tracy met with Nebraska football coach Mike Riley and his team about the same topic. Riley was the coach at Oregon State when Tracy told police that four men -- all football players, including two who played at the school -- had sexually assaulted her.

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NFL reinstates Josh Gordon after yearlong suspension - SBNation.com

The Browns wide receiver, who led the NFL with a franchise-record 1,646 receiving yards in 2013, will be back on the field in 2016.

The Royals will probably not be defending their crown - Beyond the Box Score

There are only two teams who have made the playoffs since the advent of the wild card in 1995 that have had both a losing road record AND a negative run differential, that being the 2005 San Diego Padres and the 2007 Arizona Diamondbacks.

Aaron Rodgers reveals the true meaning of Peyton Manning's 'Omaha' call - CBSSports.com

For years, football fans everywhere have tried to solve the riddle of the 'Omaha' call, only to come up empty. The frustration has finally come to an end though because Rodgers spilled the beans during a recent appearance on the HBO show Any Given Wednesday.

Should Fantasy Football Players Use The Zero RB Strategy? | Fox News

Running backs in fantasy football are always valuable, but can you ignore them early on?