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Jayhawks confident better defense is on the horizon |
Tired of watching his team allow opposing players to get to the rim for easy baskets, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has spent the past couple of weeks digging through his bag of tricks to try to inspire his third-ranked Jayhawks to put forth better defensive effort.

Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. Texas Tech |
Rarely is there a statistic for an upcoming game that so clearly lays out the key objective for a team seeking a victory as the rebounding stat facing the Jayhawks in this one.

Josh Jackson handling major minutes during freshman season at Kansas
If Kansas freshman guard Josh Jackson is able to stay out of foul trouble and, of course, avoid injury, he figures to play 30-plus minutes in Saturday’s 6:15 p.m. battle against Texas Tech at Allen Fieldhouse.

Other Sports

Expert picks for Saturday Top 25 college basketball, lines, odds, schedule -
There are a whopping 20 games involving Top 25 teams on Saturday and our experts are making their selections against the spread on each one.

Warriors collapse in epic fashion, Durant struggles in loss to Grizzlies: Takeaways -
Back in July, in that hotel in the Hamptons, with all the excitement and joy, none of them probably imagined this moment. Sure, they knew they'd lose some, you always lose games in the NBA. And sure, there would be tough losses and some tough times. But you don't actually think about what it would feel like to blow a 24-point second-half lead at home to yet another NBA power.

Matt Bonner announces his retirement in the most Matt Bonner way possible -
Back in August, with the dulcet tones of some of today's top pop hits providing a playful soundtrack, Matt Bonner had a joking yet somewhat serious plea. Addressing the crowd gathered to hear him spin tunes as DJ Red Mamba (a nickname given to him by Kobe Bryant) at White Park in Concord, New Hampshire, Bonner asked if they had any leads on potential jobs for a 6-foot-10 three-point shooting big man.

LeBron James insists Cavaliers still need to get another backup point guard -
"We still got a couple more things we need to do," James said Friday, when asked if Cleveland's pending trade with Atlanta for Korver was a "championship move."

Other news

Carlos Sainz Nearly Takes Out Spectators In Terrifying Dakar Crash
Note to spectators: on a curve on the edge of an exposed ravine isn’t the smartest place to stand when attempting to watch one of the most dangerous rallies on the planet.

So Why Do Action Movies Make Actresses Fight Like This?
I’ll admit to being dumb and not noticing this before, but action movies seem to make all actresses do the same move during a fight scene: the between the legs takedown. There’s different variations of it, of course, but the end result is almost always the same, someone ends up in between the action heroine’s legs, and it’s kind of weird how common it happens.

Intelligence Agencies: Russia Hacked DNC In Part Because WADA Exposed Russian Doping Scheme
United States intelligence agencies believe that Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the hacking of the Democratic National Committee in part because he believed the doping scandal that led to hundreds of Russian athletes missing the 2016 Summer Olympics was an American operation, according to a newly declassified intelligence report.