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Ranking Big 12 coaching salaries in 2019
The point is that when coaches have been in the league for a bit, and especially once they've proven themselves, they tend to get paid well. Two of the top 10 highest-paid coaches reside in the Big 12, at two of the biggest programs in the country. Another coach who represents the longest-tenured Big 12 coach has a spot in the top 15. And even the league's two private schools, while all their data isn't made available, make sure that their gridiron bosses are well taken care of.
Report: Quentin Grimes receives waiver, eligible for Houston
CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein is reporting that Quentin Grimes, who played his freshman season with the Kansas Jayhawks, has received a waiver from the NCAA and will be eligible for the 2019-20 season with Houston, according to Grimes’ father.
KU football lands commitment from 3-star WR Steven McBride
A three-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite, McBride is the No. 180-ranked player in the class at his position (wide receiver). The Composite has him listed as the No. 1,242-ranked player nationally and as the No. 52-ranked player in Louisiana.
Ring of Honor induction 'pretty surreal' to KU's Darrell Stuckey
"At that time, it was one of those things just to where I didn't really want to tell anybody just because it wasn't confirmed," Stuckey said. "My wife for sure was excited, and it was one of those things, too, where you don't really plan when you come into college something like that to happen. You look up there and it looks like this far-fetched opportunity or honor for the people that are already up there."
KU football's 2020 schedule complete after Big 12 slate released
The Jayhawks are currently seven games through the 2019 slate. On Tuesday, the Big 12 released the entirety of the 2020 schedule, meaning the Jayhawks' full schedule for next year is now out. Here is a look at the games the Jayhawks will be playing under Les Miles next year
Big 12 women's basketball coaches prepare for strenuous conference slate | KUsports.com
“I think even if you lose one player it still looks different chemistry-wise,” Texas women’s basketball coach Karen Aston said. “I just think every year you have to be prepared to sort of go with the flow and restart your batteries every single year and try to build that team into what it could be that particular year.”
KU's defensive struggles continued in loss at Texas | KUsports.com
For all the relatively positive vibes a last-second defeat at Texas seemed to generate for the downtrodden Kansas football program, the Jayhawks obviously encountered some defensive issues yet again in a 50-48 loss.
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Raptors receive 'largest' ever NBA title rings, unveil championship banner
It was a gray and gloomy morning in Toronto on Tuesday, with rain showering the city off and on throughout the day. But as the afternoon hit, the sun started to shine -- almost as brightly as the Raptors' new championship rings.
Tom Brady taking uncertain future one day at a time
"I think that's the great part for me -- I don't know. I think that's been a unique situation that I've been in," Brady said Wednesday morning in his weekly appearance on sports radio WEEI's "The Greg Hill Show."
Warriors' Draymond Green opens up on tiff with Kevin Durant
"I started to tell myself in my mind, 'Wow, [Myers is] flipping on me,'" Green told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on The Woj Pod during a joint interview with Myers.
Kawhi Leonard 'talks with his game,' drops 30 as Clips win
By the time his first home game at Staples Center was over, though, Leonard made all the noise that mattered. After starting with two missed shots and two turnovers, Leonard buried seven straight baskets at one point in the first half. He scored 15 of his 30 points during that momentum-turning tear to help lead the Clippers to a 112-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Liam Gallagher Is Still Here | GQ
Well Noel would do anything for a photograph, won't he? Trying to break the Internet
Chinese state TV doesn't air NBA opening slate; protests at Staples Center
Outside that game at Staples Center in Los Angeles, a group of protesters chanted and offered fans T-shirts that read: "Fight For Freedom Stand For Hong Kong." A smattering of fans wore them inside Staples during the game.
Hong Kong Frees Murder Suspect Whose Case Led to Protests - The New York Times
The extradition bill that ignited Hong Kong’s protests was meant to address the case of Chan Tong-kai, who is wanted in Taiwan. Here’s why he’s been released.
A mother's warning: If you have white teen sons, listen up ... - CNN
"I know my kids understand Hitler, but as I scrolled through his [social media] I saw more memes that joked about the Holocaust and joked about slavery," Schroeder said. The impact, she said, seemed to be "desensitizing our kids to things we should be sensitive to."
Essex: 39 bodies found in truck container in UK -- live updates - CNN
Bulgaria's embassy in London is in contact with British authorities to "clarify" circumstances around the truck found in southeast England which contained 39 bodies, Bulgaria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Wednesday.
West Point cadet missing for 4 days found dead on campus
A 20-year-old West Point cadet who had been missing for four days was found dead Tuesday evening on the campus, school officials announced.