Stories for June 4, 2013


Lead stories

Cost estimates for Rock Chalk Park infrastructure come in about $3 million higher than expected; Self's foundation to make $2 million donation

Cost estimates for roads, sewers and infrastructure at the Rock Chalk Park facility in northwest Lawrence have come in nearly $3 million above what the city estimated, but Bill Self’s Assists Foundation has agreed to make a $2 million donation to partially offset some of the overage.

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KU football opener to kick off at 6 p.m. on Jayhawk Network

The Kansas football team's season-opener against South Dakota on Sept. 7 will kick off at 6 p.m. and will be televised on Jayhawk Network, the Big 12 announced Tuesday. By Matt Tait

KU’s Geubelle, track coaches honored

Kansas University senior jumper Andrea Geubelle, KU head coach Stanley Redwine and assistant coach Wayne Pate claimed Midwest Regional Awards, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Monday.

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Jamal Brown to walk on to KU football

Former Lawrence High football player Jamal Brown — the son of former Kansas University defensive tackle Gilbert Brown, who played 10 seasons with the NFL’s Green Bay Packers after starring for the Jayhawks from 1989-92 — will join the program for the 2013 season as a walk-on. By Matt Tait

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Trail Blazers work out Elijah Johnson

Former Kansas University combo guard Elijah Johnson worked out for the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday. By Gary Bedore

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Opinion: Roger Twibell peddles popular putters

A collection of decorative putters leaning against the wall in the corner of his office inspired longtime broadcaster Roger Twibell to come up with a product that merges the loyalty aspect of those impractical door prizes with a golfer’s desire to trim strokes. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in June 2 NBA games

A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Monday's NBA playoff game.