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Arizona State transfer Sam Cunliffe officially joins Jayhawks |
Cunliffe, a 6-foot-6, 200-pound Seattle native who transferred from ASU after the first semester of his freshman season, officially joined the Jayhawks Thursday and is eligible to begin practicing with the team immediately.

Oklahoma State offers greater challenge than record indicates |
Despite their 0-4 conference record and current position at the bottom of the Big 12 standings, the Oklahoma State Cowboys still rank in the top half in 10 of the 21 team statistics the conference tracks.

Gameday Breakdown: No. 2 KU basketball vs. Oklahoma State |
Landen Lucas delivering a fourth double-digit rebound effort in KU’s fifth Big 12 game would go a long way toward helping the Jayhawks top the Cowboys, but Lucas is going to need some help on the defensive glass in this one.

New Oklahoma State coach knows it’s tough for visitors at Allen Fieldhouse
Brad Underwood — who was 0-2 in Allen Fieldhouse as a Kansas State player in the 1980s and 0-6 mark as a member of the K-State coaching staff two decades later — knows how difficult it is for a visitor to win in the Kansas Jayhawks’ tradition-rich building.

Kansas-Oklahoma State lineups, tipoff time, TV, facts, figures
The Cowboys, who fell to Iowa State, 96-86, on Wednesday in Stillwater, Okla., hit 52.4 percent of their shots from the field in suffering their fourth straight defeat. Oklahoma State averages 88.6 points per game, second in the Big 12, and has a plus-9.8 scoring margin. The Cowboys average 8.9 three-point makes per contest and shoot 37.9 percent from beyond the arc. Oklahoma State averages 38.6 rebounds per game and has a plus-3.8 rebound margin.

Other Sports

Texans-Patriots key matchup: Houston needs to ramp up pressure on Tom Brady -
The blueprint for defeating the New England Patriots has been the same for years. You're not going to get the better of Tom Brady in a shootout, so the best bet is to make the game as low-scoring as possible and try to eke out a close victory. Doing so generally involves actually slowing down the New England offensive machine, though, and that's obviously easier said than done.

NFL playoffs: Steelers-Chiefs moved to Sunday night because of storm forecast -
Adjust your Sunday plans, because the NFL just rescheduled the Steelers-Chiefs divisional playoff game. The good news: You'll have time for an early brunch after all.

Thunder's Russell Westbrook records quadruple-double, but it's not a good thing -
Credit Russell Westbrook for this: He is consistent. No matter how many times reporters ask him about his historic triple-double tear, the Oklahoma City Thunder star maintains that it means nothing to him and he's only focused on winning.

NFL playoffs: Four reasons why the Packers will beat the Cowboys in their rematch -
Sunday afternoon's first game of the divisional round (thanks to the Steelers-Chiefs game being pushed back because of weather conditions) is set up to be a doozy. With a tepid start to the playoffs, there's high optimism about this weekend's game, and the biggest tilt should be the Packers-Cowboys matchup at 4:40 p.m. ET Sunday.

NBA Trade Rumors: Nerlens Noel among 14 potential steals on the trade market -
As the trade deadline approaches, executives will be looking for buy-low opportunities on players who don't fit on their current teams for one reason or another. Sometimes you can pry a productive veteran away from a rebuilding team. Other times you can rescue a player with potential from a bad situation. And there are always teams looking to get some value for upcoming free agents rather than losing them for nothing. Here are 14 players to keep an eye on:

Dana White offers Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor $25 million each for fight -
The Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather saga is starting to reach a fever pitch. The two have bickered over the last year, claiming to want to make a megafight happen in one arena or the other (boxing or mixed martial arts).