Udoka Azubuike still has two weeks to decide whether or not to remain in the NBA Draft.
Sheahon Zenger was apparently shocked by the Supreme Court ruling, admitting that it’s something he never envisioned happening as of two years ago.
Matt Tait checks in on some potential future basketball Jayhawks.
TK writes a little bit about KU football’s 2019 QB commit, Lance Legendre.
Legendre has offers from Alabama and Tennessee (among others), and plans to camp at those places this summer. Despite that, he and his teammates say his commitment to KU is firm, although other schools will have “a fair shot.”
Heartland College Sports is doing a Best Case/Worst Case for every Big 12 football team, and says KU could be anywhere from 0-12 to 5-7.
Both the men’s and women’s track & field programs are ranked in the top 20 as they prepare for NCAA prelims.
University of Kansas researcher William Keel says the decline of German dialects in Kansas and Missouri in the 20th century wasn’t due to anti-German sentiment following World War I, but rather, Ford’s Model T.
In other news...
The Big 12 and the Big East are in semi-serious discussions about a basketball scheduling alliance.
SBNation says legalized sports gambling won’t change your sports experience much, if at all.
Dennis Dodd disagrees, saying the Supreme Court’s decision just gave the NCAA another headache, saying that now, any quarterback or point guard can walk into a gambling establishment and place a wager on their sports - or on their team.
The NCAA will consider some tweaks to transfer rules for college football players this summer. However, if transfer restrictions are lessened, don’t look for college football to become the “wild west” that coaches hint at.
Major League Baseball’s fans now average a spry 57 years old, and Susan Jacoby writes that instead of trying to speed up the game but a few minutes, its up to older fans to pass on the beauty of the game to the younger generations.