Tale of the Tait

Bowlsby's strong strategy helps Big 12 navigate latest expansion saga

Matt Tait

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has faced recent criticism for being a commissioner that changes with the wind and not putting forth a strong enough presence to lead the conference through what only can be described as a crucial stretch. While it’s true that Bowlsby has not presided over the ...

Further proof that Kansas, Missouri don't mix

Matt Tait

Tim Kaine, the democratic nominee for vice president and running mate of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, has been in the news for a number of reasons since his name was announced on the ticket with Clinton. But one of the most intriguing reasons, at least for readers of this site, ...

Why it might actually be OK to get excited about KU football's 2 Alabama transfers

Matt Tait

I know you’re out there. I can hear you all the way over here. And I don’t blame you. But I do think you should take a brief pause from the eye-rolling and exhaling that surely hit most of you after learning about the pair of Alabama football transfers that ...

Self addresses KU football team on opening day of preseason camp

Matt Tait

The start of preseason football camp always comes with a lot of routine, more than a little excitement and a vibe that speaks to both the promise and the pressure of the fast approaching season. And while that often means a lot of the same for the players who have ...

Ridiculous highlight videos featuring former Jayhawk Andrew Wiggins and current KU guard Frank Mason

Matt Tait

Wednesday was a big day for KU basketball highlights on the Internet, whether by current players or former stars. Three such videos caught my eye and had me talking about them well into the night and even still this morning. The first was from former Jayhawk and current Minnesota Timberwolve ...

Early start to potentially key 2017 recruiting class puts KU basketball ahead of the game

Matt Tait

Despite being nine years apart, Kansas basketball’s 2008 recruiting class and 2017 recruiting class might wind up having a lot more in common than anyone could have predicted. We won’t know, of course, what KU’s 2017 class looks like for several weeks, perhaps even months, but it did get off ...

Kemper Arena soon will have a new name

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2007/oct/11/139348/ Imagine the following conversation, set well in the future, creating some serious confusion for Kansas basketball fans. **Fan 1:** I still can’t believe that magical run the Jayhawks made in 1988 at Mosaic Arena. **Fan 2:** Mosaic? What are you talking about? **Fan 1:** You know, the venue right ...

Are the Big 12 and its TV partners bumping heads over expansion?

Matt Tait

Well, isn’t this just completely fitting? Just when you start to think that the Big 12 Conference is making moves in the right direction regarding expansion, something pops up that completely calls into question what the conference is doing and now, if they’re not careful, the conference could have a ...

How hiring Matt Baty to lead the Williams Fund can help KU football

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/sep/12/296600/ Thursday’s news that former KU baseball standout Matt Baty had been hired to lead the Williams Education Fund included one key quote from athletic director Sheahon Zenger that figures to have a huge impact on the future of Kansas football. “It’s now time to focus on Memorial Stadium,” Zenger ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 2 - WR LaQuvionte Gonzalez

Matt Tait

We've reached the Top 2 spots in our summer countdown and one of them comes from the offense and the other comes from the defense. In all, our list of the Top 25 most crucial Jayhawks for the 2016 season includes 13 offensive players and 12 defensive players, which speaks ...

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