- Kansas Sports -
As New Orleans gears up for its trip to the Las Vegas Summer League, it’s hard to imagine any Pelican being as excited for the opportunity as Diallo, a second-round draft pick who only played 7.5 minutes a game for Kansas during his one-and-done season in Lawrence.
- College Sports -
Kansas State University’s policy not to investigate accusations of rape in off-campus fraternity houses is “incorrect,” according to federal government statements filed in court in support of two female students at the university.
In a letter sent to PSU president Eric Barron and the school’s board of trustees Tuesday, more than 200 Nittany Lion lettermen urged that the statue of Paterno, PSU’s longtime head coach, be returned to its former location outside Beaver Stadium. In the letter, the former players also called for a “formal apology” to Sue Paterno, the wife of the late coach who died in January 2012 at age 85 of lung cancer.
(Mr. Ed says: My gawd. Go ahead, Baylor. Bring back Briles. Hell, put a statue of him up next to RG3 while you're at it.)
- Professional Sports -
On Tuesday, England’s Daily Telegraph reported that Klinsmann is on the shortlist for the job. And let’s establish here that the Telegraph, a respected broadsheet, has a much stronger record of getting this sort of thing right than a lot of other English newspapers. Unlike the tabloids, it doesn’t report things unless they are credibly sourced.
If they'd had the ability to switch as freely as players do today, they would have. We know this is true because many of the greatest players of all time did fight as hard as they could given the system's constraints to get into more likely championship scenarios.
The only reason Kevin Durant can even join the Warriors is because individual player salaries are capped. That benefits the union's rank and file. Will that change?