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Baseball - Kansas opens 2017 season at Charleston Crab House Challenge
Kansas opens the 2017 campaign at the Charleston Crab House Challenge, hosted by The Citadel, where the Jayhawks will play the Bulldogs (Feb. 17), Liberty (Feb. 18) and No. 16 Virginia (Feb. 19).

Softball - Jayhawks continue nonconference action in Florida
For the second weekend in a row, Kansas softball heads to the Sunshine State for the Osprey Classic, Feb. 17-19, hosted by North Florida in Jacksonville.

With decision day nearing, analysts split down the middle on 5-star PG Trae Young | KUsports.com

Throughout the past several months, Young and his family have been pretty open and honest with their thoughts about the recruiting process and the schools in the mix for Young’s services.

Beaty reportedly ready to add new D-line coach | KUsports.com

Jon Kirby of Jayhawk Slant reported Wednesday night KU intends to add Jesse Williams as its fourth D-line coach in four seasons. Williams has spent the previous five seasons working on Frank Solich’s staff at Ohio

Receiver Daylon Charlot left Alabama to make 'big impact' at Kansas | KUsports.com

A 6-foot, 195-pound target who has elevated expectations for 2017 after sitting out as a transfer during his first fall at Kansas, Charlot envisions himself influencing the outcomes of games at KU, which he never really got a chance to do with Alabama. In his mind, he’s poised for the type of breakout season that could land him on the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, the nation’s top honor for pass-catching threats.

How Tony Hull engineered a Louisiana recruiting pipeline at Kansas - Big 12 Blog- ESPN

"It’s spending hours on the phone with kids late at night when they come home from practice. Instead of going home and watching TV, I’m in the office on the phone with parents and kids trying to develop relationships."

Former Kansas football cornerback Andrew Davison dies at age 37 | The Kansas City Star

Davison battled a heart condition for the past six years, according to a GoFundMe page put together by his family and an obituary posted by a Detroit funeral home.

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Investigation concludes Larry Eustachy 'created a culture of fear' at Colorado State - CBSSports.com
Eustachy escaped firing after an investigation revealed emotional abuse of players and assistants.

Donald Trump declines ESPN’s offer to fill out March Madness bracket - SBNation.com
Andy Katz won’t be going to the White House to help the president fill out an NCAA Tournament bracket this year.

Louisiana high school coach won't let Alabama on his campus to recruit anymore - CBSSports.com
“The only school that can’t come to Parkway is Alabama. And there’s a long story behind that, but it had to do with not being ethical in their recruiting.”

Disney CEO: ESPN and ABC will look at limiting the number of commercial breaks - SBNation.com
Disney CEO Bob Iger said in a recent conference call that his company, which owns both ABC and ESPN, is looking to specifically lower the amount of advertisements on both networks.

Markieff Morris playing ‘out of his mind’ for surging Wizards | 'Hawks in the NBA | KUsports.com

Morris caught his coach’s message and reacted by improving his overall play. Over the past four weeks, the sixth-year veteran is averaging 18.9 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists, while shooting 46.8 percent from the floor and 40 percent on 3-pointers.

K-State president has heard enough of vulgar anti-KU chant | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

While the chant has become part of the rivalry and is a source of pride for many K-Staters, first-year KSU president Richard Myers would like to see it end.

Blue Valley High School football coach Eric Driskell dies three days after ruptured brain aneurysm | The Kansas City Star

Driskell’s death shocked and unnerved the football community and others across Kansas City, who commemorated his life over the past three days with prayer vigils, T-shirts and a hashtag on social media — #BVStrong.