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“At A&M; we had Mike Evans. We had Ryan Swope the year before,” Beaty said. “When I was at KU (as an assistant for Mark Mangino), we had Dezmon Briscoe and Kerry Meier, both catch over 90 catches apiece.”
The Jayhawks have four former Free State players in the program this season, including Dineen’s older brother, junior linebacker Joe Dineen Jr., who ranked second on the team last year with 86 tackles.
The wins have continued to pile up, and KU has remained a perennial title contender, but five oh-so-subtle tweaks that followed Self’s arrival set a new course for Kansas and brought us to today, where Self and the Jayhawks sit on the verge of tying UCLA’s record of 13 consecutive conference titles heading into 2016-17, which officially opens with Late Night two months from today.
Undrafted out of KU, Ellis, doesn’t have an NBA contract. Nor has he officially received an invitation to be a part of an organization’s training camp.
On Thursday, Kansas offered Jermaine Samuels, Jr., a scholarship, per multiple reports. Recently Kentucky has checked in and Duke has shown continual interest and kept in communication over the past month.
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Due to Leap Year, today is MLB's trading deadline. What will your team do? Should the Royals sell? (Yes.)
Nebraska coach Bob Devaney really didn’t like what Joe Paterno had to say in a 1972 Washington Post article. He complained to Paul Bear Bryant at Alabama, and Bryant agreed with him.
As everybody in Arkansas is well aware, even those that aren’t Razorback fans, the Hogs have had a longtime policy of never playing in-state teams in any sport, and Bielema simply reiterated that stance at the coaches’ golf tournament in Bella Vista on Friday.
Sunday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes what will likely be the oddest trade of the summer, the Nationals finally getting their closer, and Cleveland’s scoreboard operator getting back at Minnesota’s.
The skydiver jumped out of a plane at 25,000 feet without a parachute, wingsuit or any other way to slow his attempt and relied solely on a giant net to stop him plummeting into the ground to his death.