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City approves development agreement, tax abatement for $25M Rock Chalk Park recreation center

Lawrence city commissioners gave final approval Tuesday night to a development agreement that allows the $25 million Rock Chalk recreation center project to move forward. They also approved an ordinance that will give the larger Rock Chalk Park project, which includes privately owned athletic facilities to be used by Kansas University, a 100 percent property tax abatement for the next 10 years. By Chad Lawhorn

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Seniors secure victory late against TCU in KU women's home finale

With a minute left, Kansas University's Angel Goodrich and Carolyn Davis, the Jayhawks' senior stars, combined for one final highlight in a 74-67 Senior Night victory over TCU. By Jesse Newell

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Opinion: Separate sports, politics

It wasn’t enough for university presidents and chancellors to mess up college sports — thanks to the Knight Commission — now the politicians want their bottles of spray paint. By Tom Keegan

KU bowling heads to Las Vegas

The Kansas University bowling team will be participating in one of the four intercollegiate team championship sectionals from Thursday through Monday, March 11, in Las Vegas.

Two Kansas men's golfers finish in top five at Louisiana Classics

Kansas University seniors Alex Gutesha and Chris Gilbert finished in the top five, and sophomore Stan Gautier tied for 17th as KU’s men’s golf team placed sixth Tuesday in the Louisiana Classics.

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Self lets Jayhawks have some fun in Senior Night rout

With the game against Texas Tech well in hand on Monday, Kansas University coach Bill Self encouraged his players to watch a videoboard tribute to KU's seniors in lieu of listening to him during a TV time out. By Gary Bedore

Coaches see improvement in KU football's spring start

Piles of snow may have surrounded the field and a chill may have hung in the air, but none of that stopped the Kansas University football team from getting spring practice off to a hot start on Tuesday at Memorial Stadium. By Matt Tait

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Opinion: Don’t count out KU's new-look offensive line yet

Nothing beats an offensive line with a few fifth-year seniors loaded with game experience. Kansas University's football team had three blockers last season who combined for 110 starts in their careers. Now they're gone, but hope is not. Column by Tom Keegan

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Seniors secure victory late against TCU in KU women's home finale

With a minute left, Kansas University's Angel Goodrich and Carolyn Davis, the Jayhawks' senior stars, combined for one final highlight in a 74-67 Senior Night victory over TCU. By Jesse Newell

How former Jayhawks fared in March 5 NBA games

A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Tuesday's NBA games.