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Sporting News ranks Danny Manning on all-time NCAA players list
Of course, the field has since grown to 68 teams with the First Four games that take place in Dayton. And thus Sporting News expanded the list from 64 to 68 players. Two Kansas players landed on that list, including Danny Manning, who actually landed in the top five.
Self Perspective Episode 4: KU takes down No. 1 Baylor in Waco
The Jayhawks went into Waco a game back in the Big 12 race. Baylor had already upset KU in Lawrence. The game had all the hype of a slugfest between two of the nation's best, and it went down to the wire, with overtime hinging on a late 3-point attempt.
Report: Kansas-Missouri football series to be 'finalized soon'
"Look for the series to be finalized soon," DeArmond added, noting that Sterk had said as early as last November that this series was in the works.
Big 12 commish concerned about feasibility of full CFB season
At least one Power 5 commissioner has vocalized his fears of college football being significantly impacted this fall due to the virus as the crisis continues to evolve. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby told ESPN's Heather Dinich on Thursday that he has concerns over "whether or not we can have a full and robust football season" as the entire world grapples with the impacts from the virus.
Kansas participates in 'Light It Blue' campaign
On Thursday, the University of Kansas athletic department announced it would be participating in the "Light It Blue" campaign in support of those fighting coronavirus. Specifically, the athletic department announced video boards at Hoglund Ballpark and Rock Chalk Park would display a blue background with the following message: “Thank you to all those fighting on the front lines against COVID-19!”
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Poll: Sports fans won't attend games without coronavirus vaccine
Some 72% of Americans polled said they would not attend if sporting events resumed without a vaccine for the coronavirus. The poll, which had a fairly small sample size of 762 respondents, was released Thursday by Seton Hall University's Stillman School of Business.
Wisconsin won't bring back seniors in spring sports next year
Last month, the NCAA Division I Council approved an extension of eligibility for athletes in spring sports and relaxed scholarship limits to allow seniors in spring sports to return for the 2020-21 academic year.
UFC 249 won't happen April 18; all other events postponed
"Today, we got a call from the highest level you can go at Disney, and the highest level at ESPN ... and the powers that be there asked me to stand down and not do this event [next] Saturday," White told ESPN's Brett Okamoto on Thursday.
Sources -- Rams trading Brandin Cooks to Texans
The Rams acquired Cooks, 26, and a fourth-round pick from the New England Patriots before the 2018 draft in exchange for a first-round pick. The Rams then signed Cooks to a five-year, $81 million contract before the season.
Sources - Players from all 30 teams form MLB The Show league
In a joint effort with the MLB Players Association and Sony Interactive Entertainment, Major League Baseball is launching the first competitive MLB The Show league featuring players from all 30 teams competing in a 29-game regular season, league sources told ESPN.
Netflix is bringing 'Tiger King' back for one more episode - CNN
The streaming giant announced Thursday that it would release an eighth episode of the show, titled "The Tiger King and I," on April 12.
Stranger Things snubbed by new Netflix viewing figures | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV | Express.co.uk
Despite Stranger Things 2 attracting less-than-stellar reviews compared to the first and third seasons, it was still a huge hit for streaming giant Netflix.
New York's Hart Island may be used to bury unclaimed coronavirus victims - CNN
"It is likely that people who have passed away from (coronavirus).... will be buried on the Island in the coming days," New York City Mayor Press Secretary Freddi Goldstein told CNN.
Liam Gallagher announces free arena show for NHS workers - Manchester Evening News
Announcing the news today, he tweeted: "It's an honour to announce that I will be doing a gig for the NHS and careworkers at London’s TheO2 on October 29th. They do an incredible job, we are very lucky to have them. LG x."
Noel Gallagher is ramping up security at his £8million mansion after stabbings near his former home | Daily Mail Online
The former Oasis star has asked his local council to build 6.6ft high gates and fencing to shield the grounds of his seven-bedroom, Grade II pad.
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