Thanks in large part to senior guard Tyler Kalinoski, a 2011 Olathe East graduate, Davidson has crashed the Atlantic-10 party in its first season in the conference and is in a three-way tie for first place with Dayton and Rhode Island.
Throughout the season, fellow Southeastern Conference coaches have expressed support for Kim Anderson during the trials and tribulations of his first year on the bench for Missouri’s men’s basketball team. Anderson was asked about the nature of those compliments Thursday at his weekly news conference and expressed appreciation for the support from his colleagues.
This is the third in The Star’s series of NFL first-round draft projections. A quick disclaimer: Keep in mind that there are still two months until the draft, so a ton can (and will) change after free agency, which starts March 10.
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Can K-State’s men’s basketball team make the postseason? Believe it or not, it has an outside shot to qualify for the NCAA Tournament without winning the Big 12 Tournament. Then again, it needs to keep winning just to have a chance at the NIT.
Quite simply, Kansas City’s defense was a shell of its former self in 2014. A unit once renowned for its consistency, ability to stifle shots and scoring chances, and stick together while pressing a high defensive line collapsed after the World Cup.
Rules are fine and necessary but the NCAA has long lost the benefit of the doubt in situations like Cliff Alexnader’s. Admittedly, we still don’t have a lot of information to go on the situation, but the NCAA has mismanaged itself into a position where virtually everything it does is justifiably questioned.
The NCAA said that Syracuse’s infractions included academic misconduct, extra benefits and failure to follow its drug-testing program. The penalties include vacated wins and coach Jim Boeheim will be suspended for the first nine conference games of 2015-16.
Andy McCullough, the Royals reporter for The Kansas City Star, talked with CineSport’s Noah Coslov about the Royals’ plans for pitcher Brandon Finnegan. The chat also included other of the Royals’ prospects who are turning heads this spring.
Starting Saturday, NFL teams can communicate with representatives for free-agent players and discuss potential contracts. Considering the Chiefs still need to get under the salary cap before they could sign a free agent, here are some players at key positions (wide receiver, offensive line, inside linebacker and defensive back), both expensive and cheap, who would be nice fits in KC.
After a pair of Dortmund players wore masks to celebrate a goal, the elite referees commission for the German Soccer Association sent a letter to all Bundesliga and Second Bundesliga clubs reminding them that those celebrations are not allowed.
In Thursday’s 5-4 win over the Rangers, the KC Royals looked like the team that ran teams ragged in the 2014 postseason. Rookie Raul Mondesi stole second in the sixth and then stole third as part of a double steal.