July 8, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals former player Bo Jackson (16) dumps Gatorade on a ball held by Oakland Athletics former player Rollie Fingers during the 2012 Legends and Celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

KC Headlines: Julius Randle Decides, Bo Jackson for HOF, Kate Upton


Oct 6, 2012; Auburn, AL, USA; Bo Jackson stands on the sidelines before the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

ABOUT LAST NIGHT…

Everything you need to know about the Royals from yesterday Kings of Kauffman has covered, including extensive Royals Hall of Fame coverage. Well, maybe not extensive, but it is covered.

Speaking of the Royals Hall of Fame, Sam Mellinger reminds us how Bo Jackson should have been in the Hall five years ago.

Julius Randle, the second-ranked overall basketball recruit, will make his decision between Kansas and Not Kansas today at noon. Rumors say he’s leaning towards Kansas but information from the Randle camp has been hard to come by, so anything you hear between now and the announcement is likely speculation and rumor.

UMKC hired Kareem RIchardson as the new men’s basketball coach. He should be an upgrade from the dismal Matt Brown. Richardson is an assistant at Louisville – yes, the same Louisville that is the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament.

IN OTHER NEWS…

Andy Reid discusses Brandon Albert and the cornerback situation with Adam Teicher. (KC Star – paywall)

Kansas is back to a “defense first” mentality. (KC Star – paywall)

KU football hope to use Tony Pierson like Tavon Austin to improve their offense next season. (Stop laughing.) (Topeka Capital-Journal)

Shane Southwell will be a big key for the Wildcats in the NCAA tournament. (Wichita Eagle)

Here’s the Eagles’ top ten K-State NCAA tournament moments. (Wichita Eagle)

Joe Strauss believes there is not reason why St. Louis and Missouri shouldn’t play each other in basketball. (Post-Dispatch)

ELSEWHERE AND EVERYWHERE…

Google fiber is coming to Olathe, Kansas. Hooray!

Looks like the band is getting back together to lose to Robert Morris again next year.

Tom Watson has shortened his Ryder Cup captain list.

The NFL is considering major changes to the Pro Bowl, including potentially having a draft. We’re getting closer and closer to having Tom Brady playing some kid at Madden and that counting as the Pro Bowl. It’d probably still have 100 million people watch it.

So you’re saying there’s a chance! A high school kid asked Kate Upton to prom.

This link has no other purpose than to connect you to random Keira Knightley news. I like Keira Knightley.

ONE MORE THING…


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