Wichita State Preview

Beyond The Phog

When: Sunday March 22, 2015 5:15/4:15pm CT
Where: CenturyLink Center, Omaha,NE
Where to Watch: CBS
We will all see the matchup we all have been waiting for since the brackets were announced last week, Kansas (27-8, 13-5 Big 12) and Wichita State (29-4, 17-1 MVC). The Jayhawks come into Sunday’s matchup coming off a 75-56 win over New Mexico State. KU looked mighty impressive as they led for the whole game. They got effort out of sophomore point guard Frank Mason. The point guard matchup will be a fantastic one, as the Shockers will showcase Fred VanVleet at point. VanVleet at a phenomenal performance in their first round win over 10 seeded Indiana. VanVleet poured in 27 points and dished out 4 assists in the win. Everyone in the state of Kansas will all have their eyes on this game as it will decide bragging rights throughout the state, as…

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The Soul Of The Game: RIP Chuck Bednarik

Taylor Blitz Times

Its with great sadness to hear of the passing of Hall of Fame member Chuck Bednarik. “Concrete Charlie” is a throwback, not only to a woebegone era, but one of the last living members of the Philadelphia Eagles last NFL champion from 1960. In that game he performed as the last of the two way players as he played Center and Linebacker.

Bednarik's hit on Gifford was one of the greatest in NFL history. Bednarik’s hit on Gifford was one of the greatest in NFL history.

In his career he made two plays iconic in not only Eagles history but NFL history. The first was in 1960 in New York when he leveled Frank Gifford of the Giants, knocking him out of football for nearly two years.  The hit was instrumental in the Eagles finishing as Eastern Conference champions and the Giants going home. Philadelphia swept them as they finished first and broke the Giants string of championship appearances. The Giants played…

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