- KANSAS SPORTS -
A few days away from Kansas football's 2017 Spring Game, the rosters were set in exciting fashion as co-defensive coordinator Kenny Perry of #TeamKU and associate head coach Tony Hull of #TeamJayhawks picked their respective teams Wednesday afternoon.
The Jayhawks are installing a version of the Air Raid offense but they still need more out of their run game, and that's where Khalil Herbert comes in.
"We support Svi 100 percent with his decision to test," Self said in a Wednesday press release. "I know he'll prepare very hard for it and after the combine, he'll get accurate feedback and make an informed decision which is what the rules are designed to do. In no way, shape or form is this a surprise. We expected this."
Nearly all of the top mock draft websites have Mykhailiuk in the 2018 draft class, assuming he will return to Kansas for his senior season — at least before Wednesday’s announcement.
University of Kansas basketball star Josh Jackson plans to file for a diversion in a case in which he allegedly vandalized a woman's car outside a Lawrence bar and threatened to beat her.
The month-long spring signing period for high school basketball players started Wednesday and runs through May 17. The biggest remaining prize in the recruiting Class of 2017 is Trevon Duval, a 6-2 senior guard from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., who has a list of KU, Duke, Arizona, Baylor and Seton Hall.
Kansas softball concludes its homestand with a three-game Big 12 series against No. 8 Oklahoma April 13-15 at Rock Chalk Park. First pitch of the 2017 series against the defending national champions is slated for Thursday, April 13 at 5 p.m., on the Jayhawk Radio Network.
Kansas senior Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum brings her 12-3 spring record and a seven-match win streak to her, and the team's, final two home matches of the season as the Jayhawks host No. 38 Tulsa and Kansas State at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
Thursday's game can be seen on ESPN3 while Friday's game will be nationally televised on Fox Sports 1.
- COLLEGE SPORTS -
Steve Fisher will probably be best remembered for his Michigan years, when he led the Wolverines to the 1989 national championship after being promoted on the eve of the NCAA Tournament, and later coaching the Fab Five.
Scott Sutton was fired Tuesday after 18 years of guiding Oral Roberts to NCAA relevance in a decision that reportedly stemmed from the university’s questionable interference in the athletic department’s recruiting tactics.
A mass exodus each spring is the new normal at Kentucky under Calipari, but seldom have the Wildcats endured a talent drain quite like this.
On SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Williams was asked on Wednesday morning if winning the 2017 national title had "special significance" given the backdrop of the NCAA's investigation into North Carolina's decade-plus timeline of alleged academic fraud across multiple sports (non-athletes included).
- PROFESSIONAL SPORTS -
He joked that there was one regret that he had while playing. "One time I should have gotten under center and gone, ‘Blue 20, blue 20, Jim Nantz is a no good you-know-what,’ and then they would have turned those microphones down."