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Ex-KU star Stuckey gives back with free football camp

Kansas always has held a special place in the heart of former Kansas University safety and current San Diego Charger Darrell Stuckey, so what he did Saturday at Free State High should come as no surprise. But because football clinics in today’s world are big-time money-makers for athletes and coaches, Stuckey’s free camp at Free State seemed all the more impressive. By Matt Tait

Mark Randall’s interest in Jayhawks steady as his KU records slip

Mark Randall, who ranked sixth on Kansas University’s all-time scoring list when he graduated in 1991, has since slipped to 12th overall. He's also dropped nine slots on KU’s career rebounding charts over the past 23 years. But Randall, who still follows the Jayhawks’ fortunes closely, admits there’s only one stat that still intrigues him — field goal percentage. By Gary Bedore

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Paul Pierce, Washington Wizards agree on two-year deal

Paul Pierce turns 37 in October and isn't quite the offensive force he was when he was leading the Boston Celtics to the championship seven years ago. The old man showed last year in Brooklyn that he still knows how to knock down a clutch shot and grind out a playoff series victory, which made the up-and-coming Washington Wizards eager to add the man known as "The Truth."

Former KU forward Robinson scores 19 in NBA summer league opener

Former Kansas University forward Thomas Robinson had 19 points and seven boards for the Portland Trail Blazers in a loss to the New York Knicks, Saturday in Las Vegas summer league action.

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Ex-KU star Stuckey gives back with free football camp

Kansas always has held a special place in the heart of former Kansas University safety and current San Diego Charger Darrell Stuckey, so what he did Saturday at Free State High should come as no surprise. But because football clinics in today’s world are big-time money-makers for athletes and coaches, Stuckey’s free camp at Free State seemed all the more impressive. By Matt Tait

KU's Ellis, Oubre mentioned among top collegians at LeBron James camp

ESPN analyst Miles Simon was the latest to tweet praise about Kansas University junior forward Perry Ellis’ play at the LeBron James camp in Las Vegas. “Perry Ellis has been so consistent all week. Jumper falling. Attacking from perimeter. Quietly doing his thing. Should have a good year,” Simon wrote. Notes by Gary Bedore

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Mark Randall’s interest in Jayhawks steady as his KU records slip

Mark Randall, who ranked sixth on Kansas University’s all-time scoring list when he graduated in 1991, has since slipped to 12th overall. He's also dropped nine slots on KU’s career rebounding charts over the past 23 years. But Randall, who still follows the Jayhawks’ fortunes closely, admits there’s only one stat that still intrigues him — field goal percentage. By Gary Bedore