A former University of Texas track coach's sex and race discrimination lawsuit has new life, and her lawyers are still pursuing long-sought testimony from former football coach Mack Brown and prominent current and former administrators as they dig into one of college sports' highest-profile athletic departments.
An examination of Waco police records over a five-year period found more allegations of violent incidents involving Baylor football players who were not charged, appeared to face little or no discipline from the team even though coaches and administrators knew about the allegations and that some documents were shielded from public view by officers, ESPN reported Wednesday.
Speaking to reporters after the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents meeting Thursday, David Boren, the most outspoken official from a Big 12 school when it comes to conference expansion, tied league growth to a potential Big 12 television network.
The Big 12 has been a 10-team league for four years. But expansion, a conference championship game and a league network were topics for coaches and athletic officials meeting in Phoenix. Nothing was decided but the momentum for expansion may be growing.
K-State announced the hiring of Brad Korn as an assistant men’s basketball coach Wednesday. Korn comes to K-State after three seasons with Missouri State, but he is a familiar face around Manhattan. Korn served as director of basketball operations on Weber’s initial K-State staff during the 2012-13 season when the Wildcats won 27 games and claimed a share of the Big 12 championship.
Jon Wefald spent 23 years as Kansas State University president, a time a tremendous growth in the football program and in college sports. Wefald devotes two chapters of his book, The Transformative Years at Kansas State: The Years of President Jon Wefald from 1986 to 2009, to athletics on campus and the Big 12 Conference.
Mike Dibbini has spent the past 18 months building the K-State women’s soccer program from scratch. The team is eager to play this fall. The Wildcats will play 16 games in their debut season and embark on a full Big 12 slate in 2017.
Michael Porter Jr., the No. 2 recruit in the 2017 class based on Rivals recruiting rankings, trimmed his list of prospective schools to five on Monday, keeping Missouri in contention. Washington, which recently hired his father as an assistant coach, is considered the favorite.
James Naismith's original rules of basketball have been installed in a protective case and are now on display to the general public at the DeBruce Center, next to Allen Fieldhouse, on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence. Video by Jesse Newell, firstname.lastname@example.org
James Naismith's rules of basketball on display at KU
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