The Big 12 Board of Directors has for the second time requested all information from Baylor surrounding the sexual assaults at the school. The original request was made on May 24. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby made a second request on Wednesday. The league’s thoughts and sympathies are with the victims, Bowlsby said.
Fired Baylor coach Art Briles ripped his former employer Thursday, accusing the school of wrongful termination and indicating he has no interest in settling a federal lawsuit filed against him and the university by a woman who was raped by a football player.
Oklahoma’s Paige Parker threw more than 300 pitches the three previous days, and she was ready to go again for the Sooners in the first game of the Women’s College World Series championship final on Monday night in Oklahoma City. Parker, who played at Truman High School, threw 91 more pitches in the Sooners’ 3-2 win over Auburn. The Sooners can take the title with a win in game two of the best-of-three series at 7 tonight.
The Big 12 returned the football championship game to its lineup beginning in 2017, perhaps the boldest move by the conference since it started losing teams six years earlier. The Big 12 studied the data, saw the advantages and took action.
The Big 12 made a surprising announcement as its spring meetings concluded, the return of a football conference championship game. Big 12 officials said research shows a title game will yield competitive and financial gains. The game returns in 2017.
The Big 12 will have to deal with Baker Mayfield for two more years instead of one. The conference adopted a rule change Thursday that gives back the Oklahoma quarterback the year of eligibility he lost when he transferred from Texas Tech, meaning he will be eligible to play for the Sooners in 2017.
Jim McClure, father of former KU rower Sarah McClure, who was allegedly raped in Jayhawker Towers, spoke on Thursday, June 9, 2016, about his daughter's recovery and the need for the University of Kansas to change.
Father of former rower who alleged she was sexually assaulted in dorm says KU must change now
KU's Josh Jackson on being labeled a one-and-done
Highlights from KU camp scrimmage
KU freshman Josh Jackson runs through shooting drills