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Self should have Taylor earn his headband

In July, you take your basketball controversies where you can get them, which brings us to the Headband Hulabaloo.

Early Morning

Taylor steps up after shaky start, leads U.S. to gold medal

Tyshawn Taylor isn’t ready to give up his hopes of wearing a headband during Kansas University basketball games. “Me and coach (Bill) Self have gotta talk,” the KU sophomore-to-be said with a grin. “I played good with it.”

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Self should have Taylor earn his headband

In July, you take your basketball controversies where you can get them, which brings us to the Headband Hulabaloo.

Collins better get in shape

While Sherron Collins keeps one eye on the fast food-fatness chart to get his weight where it has to be, he might train the other ocular orbit on a Kansas basketball teammate with the wherewithal to take over Collins’ job if Sherron gets too fat and sassy.

Simien hopes to teach more than hoops

Former NBA player and Jayhawk leading Called to Greatness camps

Whistles and buzzers sound off around the Free State High School gym as girls run through shooting and passing drills. Coaches offer tips on agility, shooting techniques and ball handling.

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Ex-Jayhawk Pollard still holding out for NBA

Scot Pollard knows the odds of an NBA team calling on him after a year off are slim at best.