- KANSAS SPORTS -
Fan experience and the safety of our guests is a top priority of Kansas Athletics. Kansas Athletics, along with many other collegiate programs and professional leagues, is instituting this policy to enhance public safety and make venue access more efficient and secure by limiting the size and style of bags carried into our venues.
“I’m committed to playing our best players and really our personnel, at least to me, will be quite a bit different next year because you won’t have a 6-8 guard that can play inside. Our next biggest guy will probably be Marcus Garrett or Lagerald Vick.”
“Agents have the power,” ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla said in a pre-NBA Combine media call Tuesday. “I mean, that’s just the bottom line with these top kids. The agents control — they have the ability to control the draft. That’s just how it has been in recent years.”
On Friday, May 6, 2017, 80 first graders took part in an annual clinic at Hoglund Ballpark as part of the Kansas baseball "Caring for Kids" program.
“There’s no doubt. It’s nice. You just look across the board, who’s played in Big 12 games, and just the number of people, the number of our guys that have done it,” Yenser said. “Going through spring practice with this is phenomenal.”
- COLLEGE SPORTS -
Though we're still seven months away from the new early-signing period for 2018 recruits and every commitment should be taken with a grain of salt until the recruit has signed a letter of intent, Duke, Kansas and Kentucky are building impressive classes.
When you fail to produce talent or win on a big stage, something needs to change rather drastically.
Valparaiso makes for a 10-team Missouri Valley Conference again.
- PROFESSIONAL SPORTS -
The Rockets lost to the Spurs 110-107 in overtime Tuesday night as the Spurs took a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven second-round series. It was a tough, ugly, close, tooth-and-nail affair that saw 14 lead changes and six ties. The two teams combined to miss -- not shoot, miss -- 55 3-pointers.
The Chiefs have made a significant investment in rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But they still plan, at least for now, to entrust the starting job to veteran Alex Smith. And they hope that Smith will be willing to help tutor the man who eventually will take over.
You might wonder just how the Red Sox intend to uphold the ban, given the difficulty in trying to keep out one individual. Fortunately, Sports Illustrated's Chris Chavez provided the answer.
- LOCAL NEWS -
Goddard Eisenhower's dominant post-player, Matt Pile has been awarded with the 2017 Mr. Kansas Basketball award. Pile joins Hugoton's Katy Heger , who wins the Miss Kansas Basketball award.