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- KANSAS SPORTS -

Know Your Foe: TCU

The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, visits with this week's opponent in Know Your Foe, a weekly segment from KUAthletics.com and the Jayhawk Radio Network. As Kansas prepares for its Wednesday contest against TCU, Hanni caught up with the Horned Frogs' John Denton.

Former Jayhawk Brandon Rush excited, nervous for jersey retirement at Allen Fieldhouse | KUsports.com

KU’s leading scorer during all three seasons he played at Kansas (2006-08), Rush was a three-time all-Big 12 first-team selection, a two-time Wooden Award All-American and the 2006 Big 12 Freshman of the Year.

Brandon Rush says having jersey retired at Allen Fieldhouse ‘is a pretty big deal for me’

“I was talking to my wife (Ashlee) about that last night. She asked was I nervous? I am kind of nervous. I really don’t like public speaking, and speaking in front of 16,000 people,” Rush said Tuesday in a teleconference. “My nerves are rattled, but I’ve just got to go through it.”

VIDEO - Bill Self on his favorite Brandon Rush memories | KUsports Video | KUsports.com

Bill Self on his favorite Brandon Rush memories

VIDEO - Hang that jersey: A look back at Brandon Rush's KU career | KUsports Video | KUsports.com

A three-time All-Big 12 first-teamer, Rush scored 1,477 points in his three-year college career, which concluded with him helping the Jayhawks win a 2008 national championship.

Montell Cozart transferring from Kansas | KUsports.com

Cozart characterized his decision to transfer as “tough” and said it came with “prayer, sleepless nights and meaningful talks” with family members.

Former KU teammates Charles Gordon and Aqib Talib reunited with Broncos | Smithology | KUsports.com

Gordon and Talib spent one season together at KU, on a 2005 team that went 7-5 and beat Houston in the Fort Worth Bowl. Now the two get a chance to team up under different circumstances in the NFL. The Denver Broncos have hired Gordon as a defensive quality control assistant.

Here’s one part of Josh Jackson’s game that shouldn’t be overlooked

Whether it’s being noticed or not, Josh Jackson is using his quickness defensively to serve as part of a rim-protection duo alongside Landen Lucas. And it’s working better than most people believe.

College basketball: Kansas league run is 'mind-boggling' | College | southbendtribune.com

Part of what makes Kansas’ streak so incredible is that sustained excellence is harder today than ever before, and certainly harder than when UCLA was riding its streak.

Women's Bball - Washington scores 36, but Kansas falls to ISU | KUsports.com

Her 36-point output is the most by a Kansas player since Carolyn Davis scored 36 against Nebraska in 2011.

Kansas tennis earns program-best ranking of No. 14 in ITA top-50

Kansas women's tennis broke into the top-25 for the first time this season by earning a program-high No. 14 ranking as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Tuesday.

Baseball - Young Kansas team powers past Omaha, 11-1

With six freshmen in the starting lineup, the Kansas baseball team erupted for 15 hits against Omaha to pick up its second win of the season, 11-1, Tuesday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark.

- COLLEGE SPORTS -

Gonzaga vs. history: No regular-season unbeaten has won it all since 1976 - CBSSports.com

When looking at the Zags, we can't help but see how other great teams did not finish job.

John Calipari abruptly ends interview as Mizzou fans chant 'Cal you suck' - SBNation.com

When your team is going nowhere, it’s all about the small victories. Like chanting “Cal you suck” while John Calipari is interviewed before halftime.

- PROFESSIONAL SPORTS -

MLB, players' union reportedly have agreement to automate intentional walks - CBSSports.com

Given the trifling differences -- there were 932 intentional walks issued in 2016, or about two per five games -- you could argue there was no reason to tweak anything about the intentional walk process.

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says MLBPA will have no say in rules changes for 2018 - SBNation.com

Manfred put forth the statement that in 2018, per the collective bargaining agreement, MLB will have unilateral power to enforce rules as they see fit, without the players’ consent. Manfred expressed anger with regards to the MLBPA’s unwillingness to capitulate to any sort of rule changes.

Baseball Hall of Fame will celebrate 25th anniversary of ‘The Simpsons’ episode ‘Homer at the Bat’ - SBNation.com

“Homer at the Bat” is considered one of the series’ best episodes. From Homer’s Wonderbat to Mr. Burns’ fascination with Mattingly’s sideburns, every scene in this is a Simpsons classic. The Baseball Hall of Fame will celebrate the episode’s silver anniversary with a round-table discussion at the Hall on May 27. Producers Al Jean and Mike Reiss, director Jim Reardon, executive story editor Jeff Martin, and casting director Bonnie Pietila will be joined by Boggs and Smith.