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“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.”
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.
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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 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.
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.
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.