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KU's Mykhailiuk sees path to improvement

Just 17 years, 8 months old, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk could be scoring bundles of points for Free State or Lawrence High this season, or one of the many prep schools in the land.

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Column: Kansas gets RPI dance just right

Television earned the nickname “Boob Tube” because it really can turn our brains to mush. Particularly in sports, most notably in discussions comparing NCAA Tourament résumés and seedings. By Tom Keegan

Storm warning: KU ‘proud’ to see fans take court

Some Kansas University basketball fans on social media have been grumbling about West Virginia’s fans storming the court after the Mountaineers’ 62-61 victory over KU in WVU Coliseum. By Gary Bedore

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 19, 2015

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

KU baseball rallies for first win

A six-run eighth inning helped Kansas University’s baseball team clinch its first win of the season Thursday, as the Jayhawks defeated Washington, 11-8, on the first day of the Big 12/PAC 12 Challenge.

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Beaty fires up KU football fan base

No, February doesn’t really qualify as football season. But new Kansas University football coach David Beaty and his staff certainly don’t care. They already have made stops in Hays, Hutchinson and Topeka this month as they tour the Sunflower State for a series of meet-and-greets designed to introduce the new coaches to the KU fan base.

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KU's Mykhailiuk sees path to improvement

Just 17 years, 8 months old, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk could be scoring bundles of points for Free State or Lawrence High this season, or one of the many prep schools in the land.

Column: KU football staff serious about in-state recruiting

In making his latest stop on a tour of the state, this one Thursday night at Sporting KC’s headquarters, first-year Kansas University football coach David Beaty shared more information with the surprisingly big crowd that shows he’s sincere about wanting more of a Kansas flavor to the roster.

Nuggets acquire Robinson

Former Kansas University standout Thomas Robinson has been traded from the Portland Trail Blazers to the Denver Nuggets.

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Ex-Jayhawks ready for combine

After all those days of testing themselves against the Big 12’s best and pushing themselves in the film room, weight room and on the practice field, former Kansas University football players Ben Heeney and JaCorey Shepherd stand on the brink of some of the biggest tests of their lives. By Matt Tait

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Column: Kansas gets RPI dance just right

Television earned the nickname “Boob Tube” because it really can turn our brains to mush. Particularly in sports, most notably in discussions comparing NCAA Tourament résumés and seedings. By Tom Keegan

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Thon Maker on the market now

The No. 1 player in the recruiting Class of 2016 now is Rivals.com’s No. 5-rated player in the current Class of 2015.

C.J. Henry signs with T-Bones

Former Kansas University guard C.J. Henry has signed a contract for the 2015 baseball season with the Kansas City T-Bones.

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Storm warning: KU ‘proud’ to see fans take court

Some Kansas University basketball fans on social media have been grumbling about West Virginia’s fans storming the court after the Mountaineers’ 62-61 victory over KU in WVU Coliseum. By Gary Bedore