<![CDATA[Campus Corner: Sports Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:02:36 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:02:36 CST Campus Corner 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com KU’s Taylor Soucie, OU’s Buddy Hield are Big 12 sportspersons of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article85576847.html#storylink=rss Volleyball and basketball stars recognized for sportsmanship, academics

Soucie, from Osawatomie, Kan., is a two-time Academic All-Big 12 selection who helped Jayhawks to their first Final Four

Hield finished his Oklahoma career as Big 12’s all-time scoring leader

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:49:21 CDT

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Mizzou basketball’s freshman duo from Cleveland relishes Cavs’ crown http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article84992797.html#storylink=rss Willie Jackson and Frankie Hughes were high school teammates

The Cavaliers’ NBA title ended a 52-year title drought for Cleveland

Jackson, a forward, and Hughes, a guard, were riding high after finally tasting a title in a major sport

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:57:22 CDT

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Derryck Thornton picks Southern Cal over KU; Bill Self impressed by freshman Udoka Azubuike http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article84463712.html#storylink=rss Point guard transferring from Duke had KU as finalist

Jayhawks likely to pursue Mississippi State transfer Malik Newman

Freshman Azubuike developing quickly

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 16:19:01 CDT

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Church with Roy? Former KU player Kenny Gregory recalls coach’s freshman request http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article83762687.html#storylink=rss Gregory returning to Lawrence for Thursday charity event

Former KU guard coaches middle schoolers in Ohio

Gregory was guest on SportsBeat KC podcast

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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:16:30 CDT

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ESPN picks Kansas State’s Wabash Cannonball as Big 12’s best pregame tradition http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article82539802.html#storylink=rss ESPN college football writers select K-State’s Wabash Cannonball as best pregame tradition in Big 12

Pregame traditions at Clemson, Ohio State, Colorado and Auburn were selected for the other four power conferences

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Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:12:44 CDT

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Big 12 division proposal: Why not keep things flexible? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article82329157.html#storylink=rss Flexibility could help keep the divisions balanced

Rotating teams between the divisions every few years in feasible in Big 12

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:41:00 CDT

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KU forward Landen Lucas turns to former All-American Wayne Simien for guidance http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article82143417.html#storylink=rss The Jayhawks’ big man works out regularly with the former All-American, now the team’s chaplain

Lucas averaged 5.8 points per game last season

Senior working to improve shooting range

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Mon, 06 Jun 2016 18:16:12 CDT

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MIAA track athletes, coaches collect national honors http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article81602817.html#storylink=rss Pittsburg State shot putter Garrett Appier named the men’s national field athlete of the year in Division II

Central Missouri’s Heavin Warner was named the women’s national field athlete of the year in Division II

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 13:43:30 CDT

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Reports say Jarrett Allen picks Texas, but KU’s Bill Self says he’s still recruiting http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article81582022.html#storylink=rss Top 15 recruit picks Texas, according to ESPN

KU remains in on a pair of transfer guards

Self says team could lose top six players after next season

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:19:05 CDT

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield regains his lost year of eligibility http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article81497322.html#storylink=rss The Big 12 adopted a rule change Thursday that gives back the Oklahoma quarterback the year of eligibility he lost when he transferred from Texas Tech

Mayfield finished fourth in the Heisman balloting last season and led Oklahoma to the College Football

Oklahoma president Boren pleased

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Thu, 02 Jun 2016 20:16:03 CDT

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Baker Mayfield has one OU season remaining after Big 12 rejects rule change http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article81337987.html#storylink=rss Oklahoma sought to change Big 12 rule that prevents walk-on transfers from losing year of eligibility

The Big 12 voted down the proposal

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Thu, 02 Jun 2016 11:11:36 CDT

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Former Chiefs great Tony Gonzalez is on College Football Hall of Fame ballot http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article81102682.html#storylink=rss Tony Gonzalez was an All-America tight end at California and also played basketball

Gonzalez spent 12 seasons with the Chiefs and is team’s career leader in receptions

Former Kansas State All-America quarterback Michael Bishop also is on ballot

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:06:43 CDT

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Three former KU football players continue pursuit of NASCAR career http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article80320942.html#storylink=rss Defensive linemen participating in Pit Crew national combine

KU hosted a NASCAR scouting event in early February

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Fri, 27 May 2016 12:28:50 CDT

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Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh hosts satellite camp at Pittsburg State http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article83974337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:22:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article83974337.html KU's Josh Jackson on being labeled a one-and-done http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article82658462.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:16:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article82658462.html Highlights from KU camp scrimmage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article82662117.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 22:08:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article82662117.html Missouri football brings its camp tour to Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article82432352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 23:41:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article82432352.html KU freshman Josh Jackson runs through shooting drills http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article82361502.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 18:22:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article82361502.html Jon Wefald’s book revisits Big 12’s origins, K-State’s football rise and controversy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article79794447.html#storylink=rss Former Kansas State University president recalls 23 years in office

Wefald oversaw the rise of the Wildcats football program and beginning (and nearly end) of Big 12

He says so-called “secret” contract with former coach Ron Prince made him “heartsick”

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:52:55 CDT

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How one tactic helped Villanova, Jay Wright take KU out of its game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article79255087.html#storylink=rss Villanova defeated KU in Elite Eight before winning national title

Coach Jay Wright mixed up his defenses throughout the game

The Wildcats had scouted KU well on one day’s preparation

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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:53:56 CDT

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Missouri softball advances to regional final http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article78929767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 16:55:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article78929767.html Chris Harris: KU football ‘definitely won’ fights against basketball team in 2009 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article78842177.html#storylink=rss Former KU cornerback discussed incidents on ESPN’s ‘Highly Questionable’ show

Harris said football players had advantage because of their size

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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:29:44 CDT

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Georges Niang: Former Iowa State player says KU’s best trash-talker was Joel Embiid http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article78603112.html#storylink=rss Speaking on SportsBeat KC podcast, Niang says he was ‘really shocked’ by standing-O at Allen Fieldhouse

Forward working out in Los Angeles before NBA Draft

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Thu, 19 May 2016 11:02:19 CDT

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MU softball coach Ehren Earleywine discusses his team's state of mind before NCAA regional play http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article78535867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 21:10:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article78535867.html Mizzou coach Barry Odom breaks down his first spring game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article78534957.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 21:02:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article78534957.html Mizzou will shell out more than $2 million for three upcoming football games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article78200477.html#storylink=rss Missouri will open 2018 season against Tennessee-Martin

The Tigers open 2020 slate against Central Arkansas

Mizzou hosts North Texas in October 2021

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Tue, 17 May 2016 18:49:25 CDT

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Maty Mauk makes reference to Eastern Kentucky on Twitter http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article78130262.html#storylink=rss Quarterback graduated from Missouri last weekend and would be immediately eligible to play

Changes to his Twitter profile suggest Eastern Kentucky might be his next destination

Mauk was 17-5 as a starter for the Tigers before his suspension, dismissal

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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:36:39 CDT

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James Naismith’s original rules of basketball unveiled at KU’s DeBruce Center http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article77502832.html#storylink=rss Rules are kept behind electrochromic glass

Historic document was purchased by KU alum David Booth in 2010

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Fri, 13 May 2016 15:57:56 CDT

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James Naismith's rules of basketball on display at KU http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article77481022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 14:57:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article77481022.html Report: Cheick Diallo to remain in NBA draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article77514947.html#storylink=rss Kansas forward Cheick Diallo is working at NBA draft combine in Chicago

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported Diallo would sign with agent

There were differing reports on Diallo earlier in the day

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