Jackie Joyner-Kersee was the featured speaker at the annual WIN for KC event attended by more than 1,500. WIN is a branch of the Kansas City Sports Commission that seeks to empower women and girls through sports. JJK is considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century, and her example still resonates.
After losing three of five, Kansas was down eight in the second half to Kentucky. The Jayhawks have been at a loss for dynamic on-court leadership. Wayne Selden took over the game and finished with a career-high 33 points.
A video appears to show Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk snorting cocaine. His father and teammates say it’s an old video. Mauk has been suspended three times in four months, but is this a new transgression or just new to the public? The difference could be significant as new coach Barry Odom ponders what’s next.