- KANSAS SPORTS -
Kansas (29-23, 11-10 Big 12) enters the series having won eight of its last nine games, while the Red Raiders (39-13, 13-8 Big 12) need a sweep to grab a share of the Big 12 Conference regular-season title.
When looking at Whitman’s numbers, I can’t help but see a similar player to former KU forward Kevin Young.
For weeks, KU fans were wondering aloud just how head coach Bill Self was going to figure all of this out, with 14 players positioned to fill 13 scholarship slots. But then Coleby left and now, if Svi follows him out the door, Self actually will have something to work with.
One source close to the situation told The Star that the 6-foot-9 Coleby is believed to be considering mid-majors Western Kentucky, Arkansas-Little Rock, Stephen F. Austin and Louisiana Monroe.
Odds are Jackson won’t go first overall — that spot long has been associated with Washington point guard Markelle Fultz. But, most likely, Jackson won’t drop any farther than fifth, either.
Despite under-par rounds on the final day from Chase Hanna, Charlie Hillier and Andy Spencer, Kansas could climb no higher than eighth and needed to be in the top five to advance.
- COLLEGE SPORTS -
A former Baylor student-athlete is suing the private university after she says she was drugged and gang-raped by as many as eight football players.
"That means a high school coach is going to be in the same position we are now with [Leonard] Fournette and [Christian] McCaffrey. They don't play in their bowl games. What's to say some high school kid says, 'We're out of the playoffs, I'm not going to play anymore this year. I'm going to Alabama.'
- PROFESSIONAL SPORTS -
On Wednesday, however, the Blue Jays -- just 17-24 after their loss, appearing unlikely to make a third straight ALCS trip — were down 8-3 to the Braves when Bautista — hitting just .208/.330/.376 with six home runs, including his Wednesday shot — homered against Eric O’Flaherty, and the solo shot only pulled Toronto to within 8-4.
Ball also suggested only women’s companies need to have women like their brands to be successful.
- POTPOURRI -
The best tailgate game deserves a definitive answer as to how to play it. How do you do it?
Once the undisputed juggernaut of the late-night category, Mr. Fallon's "Tonight Show," a celebrity-friendly cavalcade of games and gags, has seen its ratings decline in recent months. Meanwhile, his politically pointed competitor Stephen Colbert, who hosts CBS's "The Late Show," has closed what was once a formidable gap of nearly one million viewers.
- VIDEOS OF THE DAY -
Beast Mode gets fake married in this very real music video from Train.
Before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Now, one of the most iconic and influential global franchises returns to television with Star Trek: Discovery. The CBS All Access Original Series arrives this Fall.