Former Kansas forward Cliff Alexander has shed some light on the NCAA investigation that derailed his freshman season. In an interview this week with 120Sports.com, Alexander his mother “got tricked into something” when she received impermissible benefits that could have compromised Alexander’s amateur status.
Police are focusing on the hometown of a man being sought in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her son, weeks after he was charged with restricting the woman to a crate in their Sedalia, Missouri, home.
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The Incred-A-Bowl entertainment center on 151st Street has closed. The 64,000-square-foot center had included bowling, laser tag, miniature golf, an arcade, and birthday party rooms. It was built by former Royals pitcher Danny Jackson and opened in 1997. The business filed for bankruptcy reorganization last June.
The collection included several works by Thomas Hart Benton, who was a friend of Richard and Carol Levin. One painting by Benton, “Discussion,” depicting a laborer and a union representative, brought $1,052,500.
College football analyst Brian Fremeau, whose work can be seen at FootballOutsiders, has released his 2015 projections for his Fremeau Efficiency Index ratings, and well, it does not look good for Kansas football.
Friday night, the Royals start a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cards are 27-14 and lead their division; the Royals are 26-14 and lead theirs. It’s hard to sweep a team this good and, yes, I could be talking about either team.