Rarely, if at all, did Bob Frederick appear in public wearing shorts and a T-shirt. Frederick, in fact, may have made Beau Brummell look like a hobo.
Former Kansas University pitcher Paul Smyth signed a contract with the Oakland A's organization Thursday, a week after being selected in the 35th round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
Kansas State University could be required to pay another expensive buyout if it does not reinstate Jim Epps, a deputy athletic director on indefinite administrative leave, according to a published report.
Kudos to Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self for coming down on the wise side on the issue of when basketball players should become eligible for the NBA Draft. Self, likely about to coach his first one-and-done player in Xavier Henry, could have kept his mouth shut on the issue, but as he’s known to do, he was asked a question and answered it.
Kansas University sophomore Tony Thompson was named a second-team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA).
Kansas University freshman Jeff Withey and junior Tyrel Reed did not play in the scrimmage. Withey, a 7-foot transfer from the University of Arizona, is out two to four weeks with a sprained right thumb.
Former KU golfer Gary Woodland will tee off at the 2009 U.S. Open on Thursday, which will be his first ever major.