Gary Bedore

Lasting KU-NU memories
February 5, 2011
Two crises apparently averted, it’s time for me to embrace the final Kansas-Nebraska basketball game to be played in cozy, underrated Devaney Center.
Late Night: He’s seen ‘em all, so has the Byers duo
October 15, 2010
Back in October of 2008, in a fit of braggadocio, I asserted that I was assuredly the only person to have attended each of the season-opening Late Nights in Allen Fieldhouse.
Memories from 24 Late Nights
October 16, 2009
Last year at this time, I commented on — OK I bragged about — the fact yours truly is believed to be the only person to have attended all 24 season-opening Late Nights in Allen Fieldhouse.
Collison defends tweets
August 22, 2009
Former Kansas University basketball standout Nick Collison is embroiled in a silly, head-scratching controversy in Oklahoma City — home of Collison’s Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team.
Pitino won’t be punished
August 16, 2009
Questions begging to be answered …
Watson’s performance uplifting
July 20, 2009
Tom Watson’s British Open showing was good for golf — and all of sport.
Frederick, a friend, will be missed by all
June 14, 2009
In mourning the loss of a mutual friend, Roy Williams and I shared some memories of Bob Frederick on Friday night.
Future forecast
Gary Bedore’s observations after exhibitions
September 2, 2008
Here are some of my first impressions of the 2008-09 Kansas Jayhawks, based on the squad’s Labor Day weekend trip to Canada. KU defeated McGill, 72-67, and Carleton, 84-83, on Saturday before pounding Ottawa, 95-60, on Sunday.
Bedore: A look back at Late Nights past
(From someone - the only person? - who has seen them all)
October 12, 2007
Call me on the phone, send me an e-mail - or drop a card or letter in the snail mailbox - to correct me if I’m wrong. But until I hear from you, I’m going to make what I consider a can’t-miss assertion: That, after tonight, I will remain the only person to have attended all 23 season-opening “Late Nights” in Kansas University’s tradition-rich Allen Fieldhouse.
Bedore: Random thoughts on draft
July 1, 2007
Things on my mind three days after the 2007 NBA Draft :
Bedore: Florida to win title; Players should be paid
April 2, 2007
Things on my mind as the 2006-07 college basketball season today comes to a close.
Bedore: Kansas the talk
November 5, 2006
I swear I wasn’t trying to eavesdrop on fellow passengers as we patiently stood in line awaiting the start of the cattle-call boarding procedure on Southwest Airlines.
Bedore: So much for the offseason
July 31, 2006
Who said it’s the offseason? There are plenty of college basketball items to discuss 21â2 months before the start of the 2006-07 campaign.
Bedore: Big O provided big fun
April 21, 2006
I had to chuckle after reading “Ostertag notables,” an insert in a Utah Deseret News article accompanying a story on Greg Ostertag’s decision to retire after playing 11 years in the NBA.
Bedore: Hard part past for Pats
March 27, 2006
Comments, musings, opinions and ramblings about the crazy 2005-06 college men’s basketball season: Can George Mason University win the NCAA title? Why not?


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