Bill Self stepped off of a charter bus in Kansas City, his mood noticeably sour.
Kansas had just arrived at its team hotel, the Westin Crown Center, for the opening weekend of NCAA Tournament play at Sprint Center. This typically is one of the most ant… Continue reading
Former Kansas guard Ben McLemore, speaking to reporters at the NBA draft combine, said he had no involvement in a scheme involving his former AAU coach and would cooperate with NCAA investigators if asked.
Darius Cobb, McLemore’s AAU coach, told USA To… Continue reading
There was a time Dick Vitale didn’t know if broadcasting was his future.
Yeah, that Dickie V. The color analyst we know better than any in basketball. A guy who spawned a whole list of nicknames that became common parlance among fans. An accomplished announcer who, next month, will be inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame.
Vitale got his start on ESPN when it was a fledging network. Not even close to national. No family of networks.
Working alongside Vitale, calling play-by-play from center court, was Fred White.
Former Kansas player Toben Opurum signed a contract with the Chiefs on Friday as an undrafted rookie. Continue reading
Former KU guard Ben McLemore spoke Thursday to Sports Illustrated and Campusinsiders.com at the NBA Combine in Chicago about AAU coach Darius Cobb’s revelation that he accepted $10,000 in cash payments to steer McLemore toward Rodney Blackstock, a midd… Continue reading
Close to 150 Jayhawks supporters filled the Wichita Marriott banquet hall for Thursday’s luncheon in conjunction with the 2013 Kansas Football Preview Party. But while KU football coach Charlie Weis said it was exciting to see fans energized about the … Continue reading
Former Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist has signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a free agent.
Crist was invited to rookie mini-camp with the Chiefs but didn’t receive a contract. He’ll report immediately to the Ravens for organized team activities.
Crist… Continue reading
One Andrew Wiggins Watch is over, but another is just getting started.
Now that college basketball’s No. 1 prospect has signed with Kansas, the next question is when he’ll arrive on campus. It might not happen immediately, with Wiggins having ex… Continue reading
Andrew Wiggins, the consensus No. 1 college basketball recruit in the country, announced Tuesday morning he will attend Kansas, picking the Jayhawks over three other finalists, Kentucky, Florida State and North Carolina. Continue reading
It’s not often that a highly recruited high school football player cancels a campus visit to Michigan and then commits to Kansas. But that’s what Kyron Watson, a 6-foot, 226-pound linebacker, did on Tuesday. Continue reading