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Ainge: Big 3’s NBA Draft stock still solid

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he’s not sure how the absence of Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker at this week’s NBA Combine will affect the three players’ positioning at the top of the draft. By Gary Bedore

Weis looks ahead at Topeka gathering

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis kicked off the summer preview party circuit at the 6th Avenue Ballroom in Topeka on Wednesday evening, and his message to the KU fans in attendance was one of continued progress within the program. By Matt Tait

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Ukrainian basketball prospect Mykhailiuk to visit KU

Ukrainian basketball sensation Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, a 6-foot-6 wing who has been compared to the San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili and the late Drazen Petrovic, will be making a recruiting trip to Kansas University this weekend. By Gary Bedore

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Weis looks ahead at Topeka gathering

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis kicked off the summer preview party circuit at the 6th Avenue Ballroom in Topeka on Wednesday evening, and his message to the KU fans in attendance was one of continued progress within the program. By Matt Tait

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Ainge: Big 3’s NBA Draft stock still solid

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he’s not sure how the absence of Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker at this week’s NBA Combine will affect the three players’ positioning at the top of the draft. By Gary Bedore

Column: Golf pro says Kansas product Chris Thompson clutch

Eagle Bend head pro Jon Zylstra, former pro at Lawrence Country Club, has played countless rounds with and against Chris Thompson, who makes his PGA Tour debut today in the HP Byron Nelson Championship. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 14

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of Wednesday, May 14.

KU track puts 24 on academic team

Kansas University placed 24 student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field teams, including a league-best 15 men.