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Little’s free throw helps KU escape

Mario Little wasn’t shaking as he stepped to the foul stripe with a chance to win Thursday’s thriller against UCLA. He was as calm as a fifth-year college senior could be.

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Self, Pollard sport red heels to support fight against domestic violence

Former NBA and Jayhawk basketball star Scot Pollard has landed on the cover of newspapers and magazines, but never a calendar — until now. He’s pictured trying on a pair of red stilettos at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports store in downtown Lawrence.

Kansas Athletics looking for bidders to run its retail, online stores

Kansas Athletics Inc. is accepting bids to operate its KU Store retail and online operations, five years after awarding the contract to Rock Island, Ill., based Sports Avenue.

Pair of K.C. preps to join Jayhawks in January

Kansas University football coach Turner Gill turned an eye toward the future on Friday at a season-ending news conference at Mrkonic Auditorium in the Anderson Family Football Complex.

Jayhawks lucky to survive off night

The “L” in the standings comes after the “W,” not before it. There is no “LW” to track lucky wins.

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Bruins coach bemoans game-ending call

Noticeably upset by the way Thursday’s 77-76 loss to Kansas University ended, UCLA men’s basketball coach Ben Howland stepped to the podium and explained the frantic final seconds for anyone who would listen.

Gary Bedore’s KU basketball notebook

ESPN's Fraschilla provides take on crucial last-second call

ESPN-TV color announcer Fran Fraschilla provided the Journal-World with his take on the most crucial call of the college basketball season to date — UCLA’s foul of Mario Little with seven-tenths of a second left in the Jayhawks’ 77-76 victory over the Bruins on Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse.

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Little’s free throw helps KU escape

Mario Little wasn’t shaking as he stepped to the foul stripe with a chance to win Thursday’s thriller against UCLA. He was as calm as a fifth-year college senior could be.

KU rowing signs four

Kansas University’s rowing program announced the signing of four student-athletes Thursday.

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Future KU football players shine at 6A state

Saturday’s Kansas high school Class 6A state championship game in Topeka featured a heavy dose of future Jayhawks.