Short takes→Kansas will be one of nine college basketball teams featured on ESPNU’s Midnight Madness, 8 to midnight tonight on ESPNU. →"ESPNU Road Trip,” a one-hour series that captures the fan and student perspective of games, will broadcast from the OU-Texas game in Dallas at 8 a.m. Saturday on ESPNU. →Franklin and Ed Cunningham will broadcast the Missouri-OSU game at 8:15 p.m. Saturday on ESPN2. →Todd Lisenbee, better known as "Pork” in his eight years with WWLS, the Sports Animal, has left the network. Lisenbee, 27, who had been part of the Morning Animals and handled high school play-by-play, said he was undecided about continuing his sportscasting career. →TBS’ coverage of the baseball division series averaged a 3.1 rating, up 11 percent from last year. →HBO Sports has begun production on a documentary about basketball legends Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic” Johnson, chronicling what many consider the fiercest rivalry in sports. →NBA TV, which is previewing all 30 teams in half-hour specials, looks at the Thunder at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.