Archive for February, 2016
Basketball pioneer Kenny Sailors, who has been credited with inventing the modern-day jump shot, died at 95 years old Saturday, the Wyoming Cowboys men’s basketball program announced.
“The University of Wyoming has lost one of its great heroes and ambassadors with the death of Kenny Sailors,” University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity said. “As the entire university community mourns his passing and celebrates his life, we offer our thoughts and prayers to his family.”
A standout at Wyoming, Sailors helped put the school’s basketball program on the map as he led the Cowboys to the 1942-43 NCAA championship while becoming the fifth-ever winner of the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player Award, according to Basketball-Reference.com.
In a 2015 interview with CBS Sports’ Brad Botkin, Sailors explained that he was
It was Utley’s slide, of course, into New York Mets’ shortstop Ruben Tejada in Game 2 of the NLDS that caused a tremendous uproar around the league. His answer to Saturday’s query was quite clear:
“Whatever the rules are I think we all should abide by them, and go from there if they decide to make a change…and play
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NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reaffirmed that scenario during an appearance on NFL Network’s Super Bowl Live on Monday.
“The reality is he let the cat out of the bag a little bit,” Rapoport said. “I also know he has told close friends that he expects this to be his last game as well.”