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Fighting with pride: WBC welterweight champ Victor Ortiz representing Kansas well

Next to the choice Meryl Streep’s Sophie had to make, the saddest moment in cinematic history just might be Marlon Brando’s Terry Malloy measuring himself as a total failure as a boxer and a human being with the words, “You don’t understand. I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been some somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let’s face it.”

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Victor Ortiz plans to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr.

WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz, a native of Garden City, told the Journal-World on Tuesday night that he plans to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Sept. 16 in Las Vegas.

Jayhawks in the NBA

Here is how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Tuesday, May 3, 2011.

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Faith in Haith? Mizzou’s new coach recruits followers

Taking over a successful college basketball program as the new guy is never easy. Competing with live coverage of the NFL Draft when your new school has two top 10 picks? More like downright unfair.

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Kansas baseball stops the bleeding

The Kansas University baseball team ripped a pair of run-scoring doubles and delivered seven RBIs in all, but two defensive gems may have been the difference in KU’s 7-4 victory against Wichita State Tuesday at Hoglund Ballpark.

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Fighting with pride: WBC welterweight champ Victor Ortiz representing Kansas well

Next to the choice Meryl Streep’s Sophie had to make, the saddest moment in cinematic history just might be Marlon Brando’s Terry Malloy measuring himself as a total failure as a boxer and a human being with the words, “You don’t understand. I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been some somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let’s face it.”