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McLemore a big hit at Chalmers’ all-star game

The Sacramento Kings will be happy to know their top draft pick, Ben McLemore, didn’t risk injury by playing in Mario Chalmers’ Miracle Shot basketball camp all-star game Thursday night at Olathe East.

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Opinion: Youth, college baseball ranks need more knucklers

The knuckleball is one of baseball's hardest pitches to hit, catch and throw. Those who throw it don't get much respect, but a knuckler could be a big signing for a college program, like Kansas University, in search of another pitcher. Column by Tom Keegan

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Jayhawks get goofy to cap summer workouts

Friday morning marked the final workout of the summer offseason for the Kansas University football team. And thanks to some wild imaginations, the Jayhawks went out in style. Instead of donning their regular weight-room attire — blue shorts, KU T-Shirts and tennis shoes — the Jayhawks were invited to loosen up and have fun with the final offseason grinder led by KU strength coach Scott Holsopple. By Matt Tait

KU swimming adds four signees

Kansas University’s swimming and diving program has signed three swimmers and one diver to national letters of intent, KU coach Clark Campbell announced Friday.

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Chalmers returns to Lawrence to give back

Mario Chalmers, who held a four-day youth camp and all-star basketball game Monday through Thursday in Olathe, now moves to Lawrence for a set of events supporting his Mario V. Chalmers Foundation. By Gary Bedore