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Former Jayhawk Hermann 78th

Former Kansas University swimmer Danielle Herrmann posted a 1:11.81 and finished just inside the top 80 in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the US Olympic Trials during Monday morning’s preliminaries at CenturyLink Center.

Kansas’ Payne on Pan Am roster

USA Volleyball has listed Kansas University’s Kelsie Payne on the 12-member Pan American Cup roster. The 12 athletes selected will train in California until the Pan American Cup begins Saturday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Malik Newman, formerly of Mississippi State, visits Lawrence today

As expected, five-star guard Malik Newman ended up being a one-and-done at Mississippi State, just not the way the basketball world envisioned. By Gary Bedore

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Tom Keegan: Magley breathes new life into NBL

The pressures of running a professional sports league can turn a commissioner into a suspicious robot devoid of humor and fluent in corporate-speak. And then there is David Magley, commissioner of the National Basketball League of Canada and a former Kansas University basketball player coached by Ted Owens. By Tom Keegan

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Lawrence swimmer Michael Andrew in finals of Olympic Trials

Lawrence’s Michael Andrew placed fourth in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Trials on Sunday, advancing to tonight’s finals at CenturyLink Center.

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Releford relishes chance to play overseas

Former Kansas University small forward Travis Releford has been on the go since turning professional after the 2012-13 season. By Gary Bedore

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Workout Warrior of the Week Gonzalez expects to pack punch for KU football

Long, lean and fast, Rodriguez Coleman had the physical tools to develop into a legitimate Big 12 wide receiver, but couldn’t follow the team rules and earned a one-way ticket out of the Kansas University football program. Coleman left the No. 1 jersey behind, and it has been filled by an even faster, more talented pass-catcher. By Tom Keegan

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Vick making strides

Several Kansas University basketball players past and present paraded through a door connecting the Jayhawks’ practice facility to Horejsi Center, home of Bill Self’s weekly basketball campers games.

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Jayhawks represented at swim trials

Five women with ties to Kansas University swimming will join hundreds of other Olympic hopefuls this week in Omaha, Neb., at the CenturyLink Center for this year’s U.S. Olympic Trials.

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Something to prove: Diallo driven by fall to 2nd round

Cheick Diallo, 19, who averaged 3.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in 7.5 minutes a game during his one-and-done season at KU, on Thursday night told NBA.com he was not pleased about the first-round snub. By Gary Bedore

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NBA free agent Perry Ellis to play for Dallas Mavericks this summer

Perry Ellis will play for the Dallas Mavericks this summer.

Rookie honors to 39 Jayhawks

Kansas University freshmen athletes Ariadna Fonseca-Diaz (golf), Kaitlyn Hartnett (rowing) and Ryan Liston (cross country/track and field) were among 39 total freshmen league honorees with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages named to the 2015-16 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.

Five KU freshmen at USA meet

Five freshman members of the Kansas track and field teams are set to take part in the USA Junior Championships in Clovis, Calif., beginning today.

Jayhawks venture to Windy City for latest football commitment

The Kansas University football program is not stopping at Louisiana when it comes to mining new recruiting territory. By Matt Tait

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Second best: Kansas players shut out of first round

Former Kansas University forward Cheick Diallo, who had been projected as a likely first-round pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, went in the second round, while possible draft picks Wayne Selden Jr., Perry Ellis and Brannen Greene were not selected during Thursday’s proceedings in Brooklyn, N.Y. By Gary Bedore

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Tom Keegan: Ellis still has shot at long career

Quiet body language can lead to misconceptions that cause talent evaluators to miss badly. Wesley Matthews had quiet body language during his career as a four-year starter at Marquette. By Tom Keegan

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Cheick Diallo taken by Los Angeles Clippers in second round of NBA Draft, then traded to New Orleans

Cheick Diallo was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Draft, but then was dealt to New Orleans.

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KU volleyball's Tayler Soucie named Big 12 female sportsperson of the year

Tayler Soucie, a junior on the Kansas University volleyball team that made history by reaching the Final Four last season, added some hardware to an already memorable season on Thursday, when she was named the Big 12 Conference's Female Sportsperson of the Year.

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D-day arrives: Jayhawks to learn draft fate tonight

Perry Ellis, who played four seasons of college basketball, and Wayne Selden Jr., who played three, enter Thursday's NBA Draft viewed as possible, yet not certain, second-round selections, while Cheick Diallo is expected to go in the first round.By Gary Bedore

Kansas athletes have record GPA

More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes posted a grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the spring semesters, lifting the cumulative GPA to a record 3.04, according to numbers released Wednesday.

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