“It is time that we stop treating child care as a side issue or a ‘women’s issue.’ This is a family issue. This is a national economic priority for all of us.” —President Obama on expanding access to affordable, high-quality child care
He’s a six-foot-eight savant who attacks like D-Wade, jumps like Dr. J, and closes like Kobe. Is all this “Canadian LeBron” hype legit? Andrew Corsello catches up with the temporary college student—he’ll be a Kansas Jayhawk for the next five minutes or so—and asks the kid himself.
Wayne Selden, Jr. of the Kansas Jayhawks slaps the scoreboard and celebrates with fans after a 83-75 win over the Oklahoma Sooners at Allen Fieldhouse on February 24, 2014 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
On this day in 1956, Wilt Chamberlain played his 1st ever collegiate varsity basketball game for Kansas, leading the Jayhawks to a 87-69 win over Northwestern. Chamberlain scored 52 points and grabbed 31 rebounds.
Kansas forward Paul Pierce celebrates after defeating Oklahoma to win the 1998 Big 12 Tournament. This year’s Jayhawks squad is ranked No. 7 in Luke Winn’s preseason rankings, as guards Elijah Johnson, Ben McLemore and Travis Releford will make life hellish for opposing backcourts. (AP)