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Afternoon

KU assistant Joe Dooley hired as head coach at Florida Gulf Coast

Dooley hopes to keep up-tempo style at FGCU

Longtime Kansas University men's basketball assistant coach Joe Dooley agreed to head the Florida Gulf Coast University program on Wednesday. By Gary Bedore

Early Morning

Jayhawks hope to add depth as spring signings start

Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self has three scholarships available to award in the spring signing period, which starts today and ends on May 15. By Gary Bedore

Stories

Building that will house original "Rules of Basket Ball" will be called the DeBruce Center

James Naismith's original "Rules of Basket Ball" will be housed in a three-story center at KU to be named the DeBruce Center in honor of Paul and Katherine DeBruce, who have provided the lead gift for the $18 million building. By Matt Erickson and Scott Rothschild

KU baseball's Wednesday game against Ottawa canceled

Because of thunderstorms expected in the Lawrence area this afternoon and evening, Kansas baseball has cancelled its makeup game with Ottawa University scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening.

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KU assistant Joe Dooley hired as head coach at Florida Gulf Coast

Dooley hopes to keep up-tempo style at FGCU

Longtime Kansas University men's basketball assistant coach Joe Dooley agreed to head the Florida Gulf Coast University program on Wednesday. By Gary Bedore

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Jayhawks hope to add depth as spring signings start

Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self has three scholarships available to award in the spring signing period, which starts today and ends on May 15. By Gary Bedore

KU softball game at Nebraska canceled

Kansas University softball’s game today at Nebraska was canceled because of weather concerns.

Creighton topples KU baseball, 12-4

Creighton center fielder Mike Gerber went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, and third baseman Federico Castagnini collected four RBIs as the Bluejays defeated Kansas, 12-4, Tuesday night in a nonconference baseball game.

Opinion: Relays throws will still be fun show

Lawrence is a favorite stop for the behemoths of the track and field world in part because of how much they enjoyed the Kansas Relays' downtown venue the past two years. Tonight's shot put event will be indoors, but the show should still be a good one. Column by Tom Keegan

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Top thrower Hoffa also taking a shot at Kansas Relays cube challenge

Reese Hoffa, bronze-medal winner at the 2012 Olympics, realizes he could go from being the fan favorite in tonight’s Kansas Relays shot put competition to the villain in a hurry. By Gary Bedore