Coach Bruce Weber and the K-State basketball program are preparing for an August trip to Brazil. The team will compete in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro over a 10-day span.
K-State Track and Field
National champion high jumper Erik Kynard is a semifinalist for the Bill Bowerman Award, which is the Heisman Trophy of college track and field. Well, it's the Heisman even though it's only been around since 2009.
It was a Fathers Day weekend to remember for former K-State golfer Aaron Watkins at The Olympic Club, and not just because he finished tied for 15th at the 2012 U.S. Open. Watkins' first daughter was born last September.
The NCAA will release its Academic Progress Rating information today. With increased penalties for failing to meet the standards, schools will be anxiously watching the release of this deeply flawed statistical information.
College Football Playoff
Nothing is ever easy with the BCS. The conference commissioners are working on a plan to present to the university presidents next week, but it probably won't be as final or detailed as most would prefer.
Oh, sorry. It won't be called the BCS anymore. Jason Kirk proposes replacement names.
So a cow got loose and ran around Missouri's campus yesterday. You'd run away, too, if they were leading you to slaughter. Of course, that'd be illegal, so maybe it's not the best analogy.