The Day After: Lapping Lafayette

Kansas guard Kelly Oubre, Jr. (12) puts up a basket in the Jayhawk's 96-69 win over the Lafayette Leopards Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.

Following Saturday's 96-69 victory over Lafayette — a game that was actually a much tougher battle than the final score indicates — Kansas University men's ...

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Mason’s play-making sets him apart vs. Lafayette

Kansas guard Frank Mason III, drives for a basket against the Lafayette Leopards Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse.

1 - Frank Mason III: Played fast when the situation called for it, patient when it was the right play, and consistently did all the ...

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Thomas Robinson goes for double-double in first career start

Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson, right, shoots against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, from Greece, left, and center Zaza Pachulia, from Ukraine, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Hold off on that missing person report for Thomas Robinson. The Portland Trail Blazers gave their third-year forward a chance Wednesday night, and boy did ...

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Dick Vitale, 75 years young, never stops raising money to battle cancer

ESPN commentator Dick Vitale has some fun with the Kansas student section prior to tipoff against Florida on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse.

The NCAA basketball tournament was born March 17, 1939, and Dick Vitale belted out his first cry 84 days later. Do the math. Dick Vitale, ...

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Mid-year signing day opens with a flurry for KU football

Defensive Back L.B. Bates, of Trinity Valley C.C., signed his official letter of intent with Kansas football early this morning.

12:31 p.m. Update It looks like everything worked out with Blinn College offensive lineman Jayson Rhodes' transcripts because KU is now announcing him as a ...

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News and notes from a few former Jayhawks in the NFL

Former Kansas University cornerback Aqib Talib continues to prove he's one of the top cover corners in the NFL during his first season with the ...

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Time for Ben McLemore to shine

Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, center, drives to the basket between Toronto Raptors Amir Johnson, left, and Jonas Valanciunas, of Lithuania, during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. The Raptors won 117-109. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Rarely does the NBA spotlight shine toward small-market Sacramento. Right now, it’s pointed to the home of the Kings for all the wrong reasons. What ...


Bringing perspective to Beaty’s big weekend

Newly named Kansas University football coach David Beaty made up for lost time in the recruiting grind last weekend by not only getting 11 members ...

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Kansas remains No. 10 in Associated Press college basketball poll

Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) hooks a backdoor pass around Utah forward Brekkott Chapman (0) during the second half on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at Sprint Center.

Kansas tends to play either like a top five team or an unranked one, but knows how to pull out games at the end. All ...


The Day After: Survival at Sprint Center

Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) hooks a backdoor pass around Utah forward Brekkott Chapman (0) to teammate  Perry Ellis (34) during the second half on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at Sprint Center.

Say what you will about the sluggish second half, the Kansas University men's basketball team on Saturday at Sprint Center again found a way to ...

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Ellis contributes in variety of ways to KU victory in K.C.

Kansas forward Perry Ellis (34) chases down a loose ball lost by Utah forward Jakob Poeltl (42) during the second half on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at Sprint Center

1 - Perry Ellis: Biggest reason Kansas took 18-point lead into halftime, vanished for much of the second half, and came through with big plays ...

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Busy week for Beaty produces lengthy list of visitors for big recruiting weekend

Kansas University football recruiting.

Newly hired Kansas University football coach David Beaty has not spent his first week on the job rearranging the office furniture or hanging up his ...

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Getting to know the Utes

Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak reacts as the Utes play San Diego State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

When No. 10 Kansas takes on No. 13 Utah Saturday afternoon at Sprint Center, it will be another tough non-conference game for the Jayhawks (7-1), ...


Nigel King’s circus catch vs. TCU up for national play of the year

Nick Krug's images from Nigel King's circus touchdown reception vs. TCU during the 2014 KU football season.

Although there are still plenty of meaningful college football games to be played this season, we've reached the time of the year where awards are ...

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Andrew Wiggins growing into starring role with T’wolves

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) takes a shot against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec, 8, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Bad news, rest of the NBA. This Andrew Wiggins kid might be the real deal. Obviously, we shouldn’t make too much out of one or ...

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The Day After: A doozy in D.C.

The Jayhawks stand for the National Anthem prior to tipoff against Georgetown on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at Verizon Center in Washington D.C.

Wednesday night's 75-70 victory over Georgetown in Washington D.C., sure seemed like the most entertaining KU game of the year so far. It featured two ...

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Downtown display carries Greene to top of ratings

1 - Brannen Greene: Drew his fourth foul with 11-plus remaining but he had already done huge damage. Came back in and hit a huge ...

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2015 Jayhawks have some talent but may lack depth

Kansas receiver Nigel King is forced out of bounds after a catch against Iowa State defensive back Sam Richardson during the second quarter on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

New KU football coach David Beaty on Monday made it clear that he understood the challenges he was stepping into by taking the job to ...

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Getting to know the Hoyas

Georgetown head coach John Thompson III watches in the final minutes on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Georgetown’s November trip to the Bahamas for the Battle4Atlantis might have produced just one win for coach John Thompson III, but it should have his ...

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Pierce beats Boston, moves up all-time scoring list

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) raises his arms as he acknowledges the crowd after it was announced that he is now 16th all-time in points scored during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in Washington. The Wizards won 133-132 in double overtime. Also seen is Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2). (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Paul Pierce’s name, for so many reasons, still conjures up images of Celtics green. So it’s only appropriate the 17-year veteran reached another NBA milestone ...