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Corban Goble
a Kansas Jayhawks basketball newsletter by Corban Goble
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  • I wish I had a more exciting opinion about Run-DMC's Late Night appearance
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    kuhoops A post shared by Kansas Basketball (@kuhoops) In the beforetimes, a group of friends and I were regulars at the Jordan Brand Classic in Brooklyn. I love the JBC. It’s selection process is less...
  • Let's read way too much into these Bill Self quotes
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Last week, The Athletic’s Jayhawk beatwriter CJ Moore published his annual KU preseason preview. I regret to inform you that a subscription to Streak Talk does not get you a subscription to The Athlet...
  • Q&A: Haley O'Shaugnessy
    20 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    What I love about Spinsters—the basketball pod from Jordan Ligons and Haley O’Shaugnessy—is that they remember that basketball is supposed to be fun. The online basketball discourse got too far in the...
  • How should we remember Paul Pierce's playing career?
    16 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Last weekend, Paul Pierce went into the Basketball Hall of Fame. His speech is definitely worth watching for several reasons—for one, he casually reveals that he burned down the family house when he w...
  • Why Marcus Garrett's two-way should be celebrated
    08 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    marcus0 A post shared by @marcus0 In the context of pro basketball’s offseason transaction cycle, a two-way rookie deal is never going to be a headline, unless things are really slow. But in the conte...
  • Coach K's retirement tour is my personal nightmare
    20 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    In the modern landscape of college basketball, preseason narratives tend to stick around until the buzzer sounds on the first Monday in April. There’s just not enough attention on the regular season t...
  • It's Vegas Baby (This One's About Summer League)
    13 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    Good morning Streakers. Now that the Olympics are over, we’re going to resume something resembling a normal posting schedule. I’ve got some cool stuff coming up, and I’m still combing through my backl...
  • BIG 1👀??
    02 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    art by me As you’re reading this, I am stationed in Stamford, CT, where I am writing a daily Olympics talk show called “Talkin Tokyo” with hosts LaChina Robinson and Adam Rippon. It’s a fun show! It a...
  • Kansas Basketball: It's Coming Home ©
    16 Jul 2021 • 2 min read
    Last weekend, friend of the newsletter Rustin Dodd and I watched the Euro 2020 final at a bar in Brooklyn. We all know the result of that event now—and I won’t get too far into it because we have a lo...
  • Is there such a thing as being *TOO* loaded?
    08 Jul 2021 • 3 min read
    The Getty watermark is a sign of newsletter quality Ochai Agbaji is coming back. Remy Martin withdrew from consideration from the Draft, and will now fill a big role at arguably Kansas’s most necessar...
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