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What we learned from KU’s trip to Puerto Rico

The Jayhawks are back from Puerto Rico, and they have left us with three games of exhibition basketball in which the level of competition varied widely from moment to moment, let alone from game to game. The performance of the Puerto Rico Select team last Thursday existed on a different plane ...

Shooting guard will be position to watch in Puerto Rico

When Kansas men's basketball returned three decorated veteran starters — KJ Adams Jr., Dajuan Harris Jr., Kevin McCullar Jr. — and then snagged the highest-profile transfer in recent college basketball history, Hunter Dickinson, that naturally locked down four of its five starting ...

A way-too-early analysis of way-too-early mock drafts

We just saw the 28th and 29th players of the Bill Self era get drafted into the NBA and sports media is already speculating about who could be the 30th. Typical. I have to be honest, though — I do find excessively early mock drafts pretty compelling in the NBA, where players can go ...

College football keeps carving out space on Friday nights

At a recent press conference, after Kansas football moved each of its first two games of 2023, at home against Missouri State and Illinois, to Fridays, Kansas football coach Lance Leipold predicted further growth in this domain. “In today’s world of where it’s going in TV contracts and ...

If Colorado returns to Big 12, it brings plenty of history

In a world of increasingly outlandish conference realignment rumors — many of which, indeed, seem totally ridiculous until they come to fruition — the latest bit of gossip to take the nation by storm has a refreshing familiarity. The University of Colorado has been floated, discussed and ...