Former Kansas Jayhawk Frank Mason III and former Kentucky Wildcat De’Aaron Fox will continue their battle in the pros, but this time as teammates.
Jermaine Couisnard, East Chicago (Ind.) Central High School combo guard, is considering the Jayhawks. He has deep KU ties, being the cousin of Elijah Johnson and will be attending Florida’s Montverde Academy for the 2017-2018 season. That is of course the alma mater of former KU-standout Joel Embiid.
Speaking of Embiid, he has some pointed words for Lavar Ball in the latest update to their ongoing feud. (h/t CArtVandelay)
In other recruiting news, Keenan Fitzmorris, ranked #109 in the 2018 recruiting class, verbally committed to play for Jerod Haase at Stanford.
Kansas Football finally gets a mention in ESPN.com’s Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip. Unfortunately, it isn’t all that flattering.
Salvador Perez’s late home run lifts the Royals to a 3-game sweep of the Mariners. Don’t look now, but the team that everyone left for dead early in the season is currently in the playoffs and only half a game out of first in the division.
Sticking with the Royals, ESPN has a look at the Home Run Derby Bracket, including the Royals’ 3B Mike Moustakas.
I learned in school that Amelia Earhart died when her plane crashed over the Pacific Ocean. But new photographic evidence may call that into question.
And finally, sending all good thoughts to Rep Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who is back in the ICU in his battle for recovery after being shot during practice for a charity baseball back in June.