Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and Baylor interim president David Garland said Baylor has sullied the reputation of the conference with the Bears’ sexual assault scandal. But Garland said Baylor has begun to fix the problems, starting with the hiring of athletic director Mack Rhoades from Missouri.
Over the past few years, the SEC has been the domain of Florida, Missouri and Georgia. Missing from the group is tradition-rich Tennessee, but the days of recent mediocrity should end this season. With 17 returning starters, including quarterback Joshua Dobbs, the Vols have advantages over others in the division.
Chiefs training camp largely looks the same every year. The years change, but the stories and priorities don’t. But grinding through the Groundhog Day nature of training camp is essential. The way to do that is to embrace it, not reject it.
Comebacks like Wednesday are why the Royals won the last two pennants. But they are highly unlikely to make the playoffs again this year, which is putting the front office in an interesting spot. The executives who run the Royals are particularly hesitant to trade away players, even when other clubs might.
Rustin Dodd, Royals beat reporter for The Star, and sports columnist Sam Mellinger sat down before the end of a nine-game homestand Wednesday and discussed the team's plans for the upcoming MLB trade deadline.
With the focus on him and the rest of the rookies in the first few days of Chiefs training camp, third-round pick KeiVarae Russell compared himself to a sponge, soaking in knowledge on how to play cornerback in the NFL. He has played corner, nickel corner, and is learning the safety positions. His goal is just to play somewhere on the field for the Chiefs this year.
A close game allows the Royals to use their speed. Get down by multiple runs and the Royals stop bunting, stealing bases and taking the extra 90 feet. Also, here’s why the Angels won’t win their protest, a play that Salvador Perez took off and why Yordano Ventura needs to keep competing.
On Wednesday, the Chiefs announced gameday cash parking will increase to $40 this season, a change the Chiefs categorize as an effort to encourage fans to purchase advanced passes, offered for $30 instead.
The team has plans to improve the flow of vehicles into the Truman Sports Complex. The Chiefs are hoping that fans will purchase advanced parking passes, which cost $30 per game. Tailgate accessories will also be limited to an 8-foot area behind each parking space.