As the son of head coach Bill Self, Tyler Self grew up in Lawrence absorbing Kansas basketball on a number of levels. The program has been a part of Tyler’s existence for so long he can remember what it was like to see the Jayhawks come up short of a Big 12 title at the completion of a regular season. While obviously not as intricately involved as his father, Tyler, since the elder Self became KU’s head coach nearly 14 years ago, has felt as much a member of the KU basketball family as anyone. It gives the walk-on guard a unique outlook ahead of Monday’s home finale versus Oklahoma (8 p.m., ESPN), which doubles as Senior Night for Tyler, Frank Mason III and Landen Lucas. “I don’t know how much
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has a game-worn Tom Brady jersey. And no, it’s not THAT jersey, so feel cross him off the list of suspects. Sherman posted an Instagram picture of his collection of game-worn jerseys exchanged with other NFL players, and included was a home jersey of the New England Patriots quarterback. The sleeve of an Odell Beckham, Jr. jersey obstructs Brady’s full message to Sherman, but from what we can see, it says, “RS – I’M STILL … YOU ARE THE BEST!” Brady is 1-2 in his career against the Seahawks since Sherman was drafted in 2011. Of course, that one victory was in Super Bowl XLIX. Brady and Sherman shook hands after that game. Sherman caused a stir after
NASCAR’s new stage format was evident very early in Sunday’s Daytona 500 when the Toyotas of Joe Gibbs Racing and Furniture Row Racing hit pit road on Lap 18. NASCAR is dividing all of its races into three segments in 2017. The segments for the Daytona 500 were 60, 60 and 80 laps respectively.