<![CDATA[Campus Corner: Sports Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/ en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:48:45 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:48:45 CDT Campus Corner 60 The KU Chalkboard: How Bill Self’s Jayhawks won in recruiting by losing http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20295384.html#storylink=rss “Recruiting is a weird deal,” Kansas coach Bill Self says. But as the last couple weeks have proven, sometimes a program can win in recruiting even as it loses out on players.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 17:19:08 CDT By RUSTIN DODD

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Jody Adams to remain women’s basketball coach at Wichita State http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20270610.html#storylink=rss An internal review of women’s basketball coach Jody Adams’ tenure resulted in Wichita State’s administration supporting its successful coach, while promising changes will be made.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 12:32:37 CDT

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Former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein changed his middle name to ‘Trill’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20220582.html#storylink=rss Willie Cauley-Stein, the former Olathe Northwest standout and Kentucky All-American, has legally changed his name — and his new name includes the middle name “Trill.” Yes, Willie Trill Cauley-Stein.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 18:16:57 CDT By RUSTIN DODD

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Mizzou’s Marcus Murphy hopes return skills will impress NFL teams http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20090727.html#storylink=rss Almost every day of his Missouri career, Marcus Murphy would walk past the faces of past football greats who’ve been immortalized with a picture on the Tigers’ All-American wall at the Mizzou Athletic Training Complex.

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Sat, 02 May 2015 14:19:10 CDT

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Olathe North’s Lucas Vincent ready to wait out final day of NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20084307.html#storylink=rss For five years, Columbia has been Lucas Vincent’s home, but the stark reality that that won’t be the case much longer is beginning to hit the former Missouri defensive tackle. “I’m really excited,” said Vincent, a possible late-round pick in this weekend’s NFL Draft.

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Sat, 02 May 2015 10:46:33 CDT

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Missouri’s Mitch Morse anxious for draft process to draw to a close http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20035056.html#storylink=rss Former Missouri left tackle Mitch Morse is expected to be a mid-round pick Friday night or Saturday morning in the 2015 NFL Draft. After months of workouts and interviews, he’s ready for the process to be finished and the next phase of his life to begin.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 15:25:19 CDT

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MU’s Braylon Webb ready to do whatever it takes for NFL dream http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20035152.html#storylink=rss Former Missouri safety Braylon Webb didn’t expect to play college football growing up in Gilmer, Texas, but now he hopes to land on an NFL roster before the weekend ends.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 15:27:12 CDT

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Former Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham goes undrafted in first round http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19999713.html#storylink=rss Former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham wasn’t selected Thursday during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 01:18:51 CDT

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Mixed opinions abound on Shane Ray’s fate ahead of NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19920786.html#storylink=rss Former Missouri defensive end Shane Ray was a consensus top-10 pick early in the NFL Draft process, but concerns about a lingering hyperextended right toe injury he suffered in the Citrus Bowl and Monday’s citation for marijuana possession have moved him down some draft boards.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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Best NFL players produced by MIAA schools in the past 25 years http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19875978.html#storylink=rss If a player can play, the NFL will find him, even in Division II. Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association schools have sent many players to the pro ranks through the draft, which begins on Thursday, or as undrafted free agents. These are some of the best NFL careers by players from the MIAA in the past 25 years.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:51:22 CDT

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Best NFL players produced by KU in the past 15 seasons http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19874529.html#storylink=rss The upcoming NFL Draft could include Kansas players such as linebacker Ben Heeney and cornerback JaCorey Shepherd. Their goal: Have careers like these former Jayhawks.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:32:50 CDT

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Best NFL players produced by Mizzou coach Gary Pinkel http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19873128.html#storylink=rss In all, 27 players who spent part or all of their college careers playing for coach Gary Pinkel at Mizzou have been selected in the NFL Draft.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:11:07 CDT

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The KU Chalkboard: A too-early look at Kansas basketball’s roster in 2015-16 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19872969.html#storylink=rss With the framework of the Kansas men’s basketball roster in place, The Chalkboard is here to offer a way-too-early projection for the Jayhawks’ rotation in 2015-16. If the season began tomorrow, here’s how we see it.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:10:16 CDT

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Best NFL players produced by K-State coach Bill Snyder http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19870293.html#storylink=rss Kansas State has had at least one player taken in every NFL Draft since 1991, including the three years (2006-08) when Bill Snyder wasn’t the coach.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:40:43 CDT

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The Star’s NFL Draft projections for former K-State players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19832316.html#storylink=rss Former Kansas State standouts Tyler Lockett, B.J. Finney and Ryan Mueller, a Leawood native, lead a group of former Wildcats who could hear their names called in this week’s NFL Draft. Here’s a look at where these former K-State football players could be drafted.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:14:25 CDT

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The Star’s NFL Draft projections for former Kansas players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19830885.html#storylink=rss Former Kansas standouts Ben Heeney and JaCorey Shepherd lead a group of former Jayhawks who could hear their names called in this week’s NFL Draft. A few other players, including former receiver Nigel King, will likely sign as free agents or earn invites to a rookie camp. Here’s a look at where these former KU football players could be drafted.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:57:54 CDT

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The Star’s NFL Draft projections for former Mizzou players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19804224.html#storylink=rss At least four players with Missouri ties, including Springfield native Dorial Green-Beckham, should be selected in the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:57:13 CDT

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A sport-by-sport look at Mizzou athletics under Mike Alden http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19715751.html#storylink=rss The Star chronicled some of the highlights as well as some of the bigger controversies in each sport since Alden took the Tigers athletic department’s reins July 16, 1998. Alden’s final day as Missouri’s athletic director was Sunday, giving him a tenure of 6,129 days. Former Houston athletic director Mack Rhoades took over Monday.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:53:44 CDT

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The KU Chalkboard: Why recruit Cheick Diallo matters for Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19399905.html#storylink=rss It’s the time of the year for college basketball recruiting questions. Especially at Kansas. After the departures of Kelly Oubre Jr. and Cliff Alexander to the NBA Draft, Kansas coach Bill Self possesses three open scholarships and a short list of available targets. For Kansas, though, the most intriguing player is likely a 6-foot-9 power forward named Cheick Diallo.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:55:01 CDT

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NCAA president Mark Emmert wants end to one-and-done basketball players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article19334964.html#storylink=rss NCAA president Mark Emmert said colleges shouldn’t become a quick pit stop for future NBA players. He and NBA commissioner Adam Silver want to see the one-and-done rule changed, but have different ideas about how to do it.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:27:42 CDT

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NCAA president Mark Emmert sounds off on cost of attendance, unsustainable coaching salaries, one-and-dones and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19304277.html#storylink=rss NCAA president Mark Emmert took questions Thursday morning in New York from an Associated Press Sports Editors panel.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:46:04 CDT

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Missouri QB Corbin Berkstresser committed to final season, plus final spring offensive numbers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19268601.html#storylink=rss Missouri senior quarterback Corbin Berkstresser knows his chance of seeing significant time isn’t great, but he’s excited for his final season after a strong spring. Also read the final offensive statistics from spring practice in Columbia.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:14:31 CDT

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Bill Self isn’t only college coach with connections to OKC Thunder, who seek Scott Brooks’ replacement http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19263432.html#storylink=rss There are two jobs that Kansas basketball fans have long feared would entice Bill Self to leave. One of those jobs came open on Wednesday. The Oklahoma City Thunder fired head coach Scott Brooks, sending ripples throughout the NBA — and the college game, too. Florida coach Billy Donovan and UConn coach Kevin Ollie immediately emerged as potential candidates, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:57:39 CDT

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Kansas running back Taylor Cox battles back from Achilles injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19151466.html#storylink=rss Taylor Cox will actually turn 25 this September, during the opening weeks of the season, which only partially explains a turbulent and injury-plagued three seasons at Kansas.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:14:52 CDT

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Drew Lock hopes to play basketball in addition to football at Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19091787.html#storylink=rss Lee’s Summit senior Drew Lock emerged as a dominant two-sport star in high school. He signed with Missouri for football in February but also hopes to play for the Tigers on the hardwood.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:38:58 CDT

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Charlotte transfer Mike Thorne Jr. — a Kansas target — opts for Illinois http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article18856404.html#storylink=rss Charlotte center Mike Thorne Jr., a graduate transfer who will be eligible right away, reportedly is headed to Illinois, spurning interest from Kansas, Kentucky and Pitt, among others.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:22:28 CDT

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Missouri defensive lineman A.J. Logan plays the numbers game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article18692835.html#storylink=rss Missouri sophomore A.J. Logan will take the number of his mentor, Lucas Vincent, next season.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:04:54 CDT

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The best four-year KU basketball players under Bill Self (with photos) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article18602562.html#storylink=rss When Perry Ellis said he was returning for his senior season, Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self thought about the possibilities. Ellis will have a chance to be remembered as one of the top players recruited by Self who used all of his eligibility, and it got us wondering, who were the best of those four-year players?

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:34:52 CDT

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Kansas State Q&A: Basketball departures and spring football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article18187454.html#storylink=rss It’s time for another K-State Q&A. Most of your questions this week revolve around the roster cleanse currently taking place on the men’s basketball team, but one of you asked about spring football. So we’ve got both major sports covered.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:19:09 CDT

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Markus Golden’s 2014 season rates well in new college football pass rush rankings http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article18179225.html#storylink=rss Missouri had a pass rusher ranked among the nation’s top 12 in 2014, but it might not be who you’d expect. Markus Golden boasted a 12.1 rating after racking up 61 total pressures — 11 sacks, nine quarterback hits and 41 hurries — among his 402 pass-rush snaps, according to the new College Football Focus signature stats.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:53:35 CDT

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