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KU’s Justin Wesley honing skills

Laker-loving sophomore forward bears resemblance to Kobe Bryant

Kansas University sophomore basketball forward Justin Wesley, who was born and reared in Fort Worth, Texas, rooted for the Dallas Mavericks to win the 2011 NBA championship. Well, sort of.

KU basketball's Conner Teahan gearing up for senior season

Conner Teahan is serious about making an impact his senior season at Kansas University.

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Gary Bedore's KU basketball notebook

There were Internet rumors that Justin Wesley might ask Jeff Withey to switch jersey numbers this year. Wesley wears No. 4; Withey wears Langford’s old number, 5.

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KU’s Justin Wesley honing skills

Laker-loving sophomore forward bears resemblance to Kobe Bryant

Kansas University sophomore basketball forward Justin Wesley, who was born and reared in Fort Worth, Texas, rooted for the Dallas Mavericks to win the 2011 NBA championship. Well, sort of.

Tease photo

Waiting game: Ritch Price uncertain of draft’s effects

After watching three key members of his 2011 pitching staff get picked in last week’s Major League Baseball draft, Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price needs Free State High standout Cody Kukuk.

KU coach Turner Gill stresses importance of family

Since his first day on campus, Kansas football coach Turner Gill has stressed the importance of family and relationships, both on and off the field. Gill shared his personal family-building experiences Monday night at the Liberty Memorial Central Middle School auditorium, 1400 Mass. The event kicked off Dad Days, which is a series of activities planned for this week sponsored by Dads of Douglas County — a group that promotes fathers’ involvement in the lives of their children.