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Jayhawks savor presidential visit

Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, spent some quality time with Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches on Thursday morning, prior to delivering a 30-minute speech before a crowd of 7,150 in Anschutz Pavilion.

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Less than perfect: Greene misses FT, but his trey huge vs. Oklahoma

Brannen Greene is no longer perfect from the free-throw line. By Gary Bedore

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 22, 2015

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

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Jayhawks savor presidential visit

Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, spent some quality time with Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches on Thursday morning, prior to delivering a 30-minute speech before a crowd of 7,150 in Anschutz Pavilion.

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Column: Obama provides advice

Alicia Spack, director of operations for the Kansas University softball team, let the players know via text Tuesday that their locker room would be off limits Thursday because it was going to be used as essentially the green room for the president of the United States, before making his speech at Anschutz Pavilion.

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KU basketball players, coaches meet President Barack Obama before speech

Players text Self to say how much they enjoyed 15-minute session with country's leader

President Barack Obama met with the Jayhawk basketball team on Thursday before delivering a speech at Kansas University's Anschutz Sports Pavilion.

KU softball tapped to finish 5th in Big 12

Kansas University softball was selected to place fifth in the Big 12 in a preseason vote of league head coaches.

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Less than perfect: Greene misses FT, but his trey huge vs. Oklahoma

Brannen Greene is no longer perfect from the free-throw line. By Gary Bedore

Column: Kansas QB pledge artful dodger

The Los Angeles Dodgers moved their preseason home from Vero Beach, Florida, to Glendale, Arizona, when Kansas University football pledge Carter Stanley was in fifth grade. So ended a father-son annual outing. By Tom Keegan

Boyd’s last-second bucket lifts KU women over Texas Tech

Asia Boyd hit a layup with less than a second to play, and Kansas University’s women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak and picked up its first Big 12 victory with a 68-66 decision Wednesday at Texas Tech.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 21, 2015

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.