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Nothing but The Truth: Paul Pierce exception as superstardom eludes NBA Jayhawks

Since Paul Pierce’s NBA debut, 24 other Kansas University players have entered the league. None have been able to match, let alone eclipse, his success. By Benton Smith

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KU's Perry Ellis teams with LeBron James, faces top talent at camp

Kansas University junior forward Perry Ellis ran the court as a teammate of future Hall of Famer LeBron James in a game at James’ skills camp last week in Las Vegas. By Gary Bedore

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KU golfer Hanna misses cut at Amateur Public Links championship

Kansas University men’s golfer Chase Hanna missed the cut after the second round of the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, Tuesday at San Creek Station Golf Course.

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Kansas recruit Trier set for area AAU tourney

One of Kansas University’s targets for the recruiting class of 2015 will headline the 2014 Sunflower Showcase youth basketball tournament a week from Thursday through Sunday (July 24-27) at Okun Fieldhouse in Shawnee. By Gary Bedore

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Nothing but The Truth: Paul Pierce exception as superstardom eludes NBA Jayhawks

Since Paul Pierce’s NBA debut, 24 other Kansas University players have entered the league. None have been able to match, let alone eclipse, his success. By Benton Smith

NBA executives debate hypothetical Wiggins-for-Love trade

One of the most polarizing debates among front-office executives at summer league is what the Minnesota Timberwolves should do with Kevin Love and how aggressively the Cavs should pursue him and whether Cleveland should give up top pick Andrew Wiggins.

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Texas receiver Thomas commits to KU on visit

In Lawrence Tuesday for an unofficial visit to Kansas University, Class of 2015 wide receiver Kevin Thomas, from DeSoto, Texas, couldn't resist ending his college recruitment — or tweeting out his decision.

KU senior Nick Harwell named to Biletnikoff watch list

Senior Kansas University wide receiver Nick Harwell was one of 55 players named Tuesday to the 2014 Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list by The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc.

Cleveland's Wiggins spins, slams at summer league

Former Kansas University guard Andrew Wiggins converted a huge dunk off a spin move on his way to 10 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 86-77 win over Philadelphia, Monday in Las Vegas summer-league action.

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Three-time bowl champ Stuckey believes KU's on the right path

Former Kansas University standout Darrell Stuckey likes what he’s seen of the 2014 KU football team. “I’ve been working out with them, actually,” Stuckey said during a break at his youth camp on Saturday at Free State High. “I had an opportunity to speak to them, and it was phenomenal. They’ve been working hard all offseason, and they’re willing to do what it takes to win." By Matt Tait

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KU's Perry Ellis teams with LeBron James, faces top talent at camp

Kansas University junior forward Perry Ellis ran the court as a teammate of future Hall of Famer LeBron James in a game at James’ skills camp last week in Las Vegas. By Gary Bedore

KU golfer Hanna opens at Amateur Public Links Championship

Kansas University men’s golfer Chase Hanna shot a 7-over 78 on the first day of the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, Monday at Sand Creek Station Golf Course.