Blair Kerkhoff

Blair Kerkhoff

Blair Kerkhoff: Ranking KU’s 13 straight Big 12 championship teams

Kansas won its 13th consecutive Big 12 Conference championship after beating TCU on Wednesday night. Here are all of the Jayhawks’ title seasons ranked, starting with the most impressive.

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Sportswriter fired for anti-Trump tweet sues New York Post

Bart Hubbuch, who earned his journalism degree from Kansas and covered sports for The Kansas City Star while attending KU, was fired from his job at the New York Post for a tweet that compared President Trump’s inauguration to Pearl Harbor and Sept. 11. Now, Hubbuch is suing the Post, charging that he was fired because of Post owner Rupert Murdoch’s relationship with Trump.

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National championship is Alabama’s to lose

Alabama was outgained in the first half of the SEC Championship by Florida but no matter, the Crimson Tide went on to a comfortable victory over the Gators in the 25th annual game. Alabama will be the top seed when the College Football Playoff pairings are announced on Sunday. The mystery will be how will teams line up behind the Tide?

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Will Ohio State, Michigan be rewarded for no Big Ten title game risk?

Ohio State scored a huge victory over Michigan in double overtime Saturday in a battle between the second- and third-ranked teams in the College Football Playoff rankings. But neither team will play for the Big Ten title. That game will pit Wisconsin against Penn State. When the CFP semifinal pairings are announced next week, will the Buckeyes or Wolverines be selected over the Big Ten champion, thereby rewarding a team for not playing?

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Academic fraud making a comeback in college sports

A former tutor for Missouri athletics admitted to helping athletes on tests, and the school is working with the NCAA to investigate this possible case of academic fraud. Academic dishonesty has been in the news lately, also at places like North Carolina, Notre Dame and Syracuse.

Videos

Shooting three-pointers with Buddy Hield

Buddy Hield and Oklahoma teammates shoot in NRG Stadium the day before Saturday's Final Four game against Villanova.
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Shooting three-pointers with Buddy Hield 0:30

Shooting three-pointers with Buddy Hield

Bill Self presented with AP coach of the year award in Houston 1:19

Bill Self presented with AP coach of the year award in Houston

Reasons for Kansas' Elite Eight loss to Villanova 5:07

Reasons for Kansas' Elite Eight loss to Villanova

Keys to victory for KU against Villanova in Elite Eight 4:54

Keys to victory for KU against Villanova in Elite Eight