- Kansas Football -
The grind continued for the Kansas football team Monday morning as it picked up right where it left off after a day away from the practice fields Sunday.
Ben Johnson impressive in fall camp; Freshman Hakeem Adeniji getting first-team reps on the O-line; Yenser likes O-line depth; Fan appreciation dates set
Friday, August 26th at 6 p.m., Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger, head coach David Beaty and KU Alumni Association's Heath Peterson will address Kansas fans at the 11th annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square. The celebration will feature food, music, the opportunity to win tickets and more.
The number of Jayhawks practicing at Kansas football preseason camp only grew by one Monday morning at Memorial Stadium, but given the size of new offensive lineman Charles Baldwin, the roster felt significantly altered for the better.
Kansas should give Beaty his first win against Rhode Island, but don't be surprised if it picks off someone else along the way. The Jayhawks have more talent on the roster than at any point in the last five years, a good omen for Beaty's rebuilding job.
- Kansas Basketball -
Kansas basketball extended an offer to three-star power forward Jericho Sims of Cristo Rey Jesuit High in Minneapolis. Eric Bossi of Rivals.com indicated Monday that Sims likely would soon be classified as a four-star prospect after a strong summer.
Earlier this summer, Wiggins took another step toward becoming a mega shoe mogul when he helped Adidas launch its newest basketball shoe, the aptly named Crazy Explosive.
"Right now, I’m happy and healthy and I’m gonna keep playing as long as my body allows me. Just try to live in the moment, keep it year to year and see where the journey goes."
The Big 12 is deep, but West Virginia, Oklahoma and Baylor still haven't caught the Jayhawks
- College Sports -
Despite the fact that the Big 12 announced last week that they would seek presentations from an astounding 17 schools, McMurphy is reporting that this is really just down to three schools. Those schools are Houston, BYU and Cincinnati.
- Olympics -
The International Association of Athletic Federations rulebook states: "The athletes shall be placed in the order in which any part of their bodies (i.e. torso, as distinguished from the head, neck, arms, legs, hands or feet) reached the vertical plane of the nearer edge of the finish line" (Rule 164, IAAF Rules 2006-2007).
Yahoo Sports' Shawn Johnson explains why the American gymnast should have won the uneven bars final on Sunday.
The promising 21-year-old French hurdler was disqualified in round one of the 110-meter hurdles Monday night because he left the blocks a split second before the starting pistol sounded.
"Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums," the sign read. Women in Iran have not been allowed to attend all-male sporting events since 1979, and Safai, who said she served time in prison for student protests, wanted to do something about it.