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Improved depth a sign of progress for Kansas Football

Always something there to remind me

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- Kansas Sports -

Jayhawks point to improved depth as sign of progress |

“I’ve told our kids. It’s not any secret. There were some guys last year that got to play by default sometimes, just because there wasn’t anybody behind them to go. That’s not the case this year.”

Bill Self looks back on six seasons of one-and-done Jayhawks … and one to come |

For the fifth consecutive season — and seventh time in the past eight years — Self’s Kansas roster has another one-and-done candidate in 6-foot-8 freshman forward Josh Jackson, who, for months, has been labeled a sure-fire Top 5 pick in next year’s NBA Draft.

- Everything Else -

Big 12 commissioner emails Houston about expansion procedure

An email Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby sent late last month to the president of the University of Houston says the conference has ''finalized our procedures for consideration of potential'' new members.

Georgia State officially owns Turner Field, will build a football stadium

Georgia State University and its real estate partners have agreed to purchase Turner Field, the soon-to-be former home of the Atlanta Braves, for $30 million.

Could radical changes be in store for MLB? Owners to consider host of new rules

Restricting defensive shifts, limiting pitching changes, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks were among the ideas commissioner Rob Manfred spoke of Thursday as major league owners embarked on a multiyear review of the game.

Watch Usain Bolt blow away the field to win an unprecedented 3rd straight 200m gold -

He hasn't lost an individual race in a global championship since 2007. In that span he's 19-0, winning three golds in the 100, three golds in the 200, and two in the 4x100 with his Jamaican teammates. He's looking to add one more gold in the 4x100 on Friday night, which would tie him with Carl Lewis and Paavo Nurmi for the most gold medals by a track athlete with nine.