<![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 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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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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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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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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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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Fri, 13 May 2016 16:26:07 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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Appalachian State coach who let Devonte’ Graham go says he has no regrets http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article77253202.html#storylink=rss Jim Fox released Devonte’ Graham from his Appalachian State commitment

Fox was approached by Graham’s AAU coach

Fox calls Graham’s rise ‘a great story’

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Thu, 12 May 2016 15:17:38 CDT

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KCKCC soccer player is first to sign with Division I team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article76975452.html#storylink=rss Defender Jahren Barrow will play for Presbyterian of the Big South Conference

Barrow is a defender who was an All-Jayhawk Conference pick

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Wed, 11 May 2016 12:35:34 CDT

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KCKCC track coach Al Hobson inducted into junior college Hall of Fame http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article76762807.html#storylink=rss Hobson coached at Kansas City Kansas Community College for 20 years

He also coached Olympians including gold medalist Maurice Greene

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Tue, 10 May 2016 13:46:02 CDT

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Report: Wayne Selden to sit out NBA combine drills following knee surgery http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article76830152.html#storylink=rss Kansas guard averaged 13.8 points per game last year

Report says Selden played through injury during KU’s season

Combine runs Wednesday through Sunday

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Tue, 10 May 2016 17:33:22 CDT

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KU’s Jamari Traylor says mother the motivation as he chases professional career http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article76530952.html#storylink=rss KU forwards Jamari Traylor, Hunter Mickelson hope to continue basketball careers

Coach Bill Self says Traylor is likely candidate to play overseas

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Mon, 09 May 2016 12:10:26 CDT

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Can you name these 13 Jayhawk recruits based on Bill Self quotes? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article75790307.html#storylink=rss Coaches often are overly optimistic about players right after they sign

Here are quotes from KU basketball coach Bill Self on the day a player signed

Can you match the quote with the player?

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Thu, 05 May 2016 10:37:05 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 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 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 Garrett Appier aims to make Olympic team in shot put http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article76538582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 12:48:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article76538582.html Legendary Mizzou coach Norm Stewart ‘pleased’ with forthcoming ESPN documentary http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article74627607.html#storylink=rss “Norm” chronicles the life and career arc of “Stormin’ Norman”

It will be screened for free Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena

The film makes its broadcast debut at 8 p.m. Sunday on the SEC Network

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:35:18 CDT

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Barry Odom on sharing a hometown with Blake Shelton http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article74507962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:21:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article74507962.html Barry Odom on Mizzou's QB competition extending into the fall http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article74468637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:41:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article74468637.html One K-State student with the right touch will win a football trip http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article74429437.html#storylink=rss Eighty Kansas State students will be vying to win a trip to the Sept. 2 opener at Stanford

Outlasting classmates by touching the Snyder statue is the aim

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:11:31 CDT

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Wichita State players show acting chops in commercials for restaurant http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article74007292.html#storylink=rss Ron Baker, Fred VanVleet and Evan Wessel are in a pair of ads for a Mexican restaurant

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:31:01 CDT

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A look inside KU’s DeBruce Center, which will house James Naismith’s original rules of basketball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article73802307.html#storylink=rss Photos were released from inside $21 million structure

James Naismith statue officially was unveiled last week

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:14:49 CDT

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K-State football coach Bill Snyder makes his first Twitter post http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article73760187.html#storylink=rss Snyder will coach his 25th K-State season in 2016

Coach has stayed off social media until now

Followers quickly adding up for 76-year-old coach

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:32:27 CDT

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KU Relays shot put in downtown Lawrence http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article73504377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:53:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article73504377.html Transfer timeline: Mizzou basketball undergoes roster transformation http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article73291767.html#storylink=rss There have been 13 decommitments, transfers or dismissals under Kim Anderson

No players remain from the 2014 recruiting class

Every player now on the Tigers’ roster was brought in by Anderson and his staff

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:56:35 CDT

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Reader question: How does Cheick Diallo complete classes away from KU? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article73068362.html#storylink=rss Cheick Diallo working out in South Carolina following season

KU athletic department says it prepares for situations where athletes might leave early

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:25:40 CDT

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