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Evening

Avery, Coleman dismissed from KU football; Love steps aside for health reasons

Kansas University football coach David Beaty announced three significant changes to the KU football roster on Tuesday and each figures to have a hefty impact on the upcoming 2015 season. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

Off his crutches, Brannen Greene gets back to work

Brannen Greene walked briskly toward a group of reporters Monday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse without the slightest trace of a limp. By Gary Bedore

Column: Russell Robinson recalls guarding Stephen Curry

How, I asked Russell Robinson, did the Jayhawks prevent Stephen Curry, reigning NBA MVP and one of two central figures in the NBA Finals, from beating them? How did they defend him? By Tom Keegan

Stories

Self sees quick clock

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self has noticed a big difference attacking a 24-second shot clock in the Jayhawks’ first two World Games practices.

Kaun: I’m not retired

Former Kansas University center Sasha Kaun wanted some help in clearing up a big international misunderstanding Tuesday.

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Avery, Coleman dismissed from KU football; Love steps aside for health reasons

Kansas University football coach David Beaty announced three significant changes to the KU football roster on Tuesday and each figures to have a hefty impact on the upcoming 2015 season. By Matt Tait

Bill Self: First summer practice 'encouraging'

The Kansas Jayhawks ran through their first World University Games practice on Monday. It lasted almost two hours in KU’s practice gym.

Former KU center Sasha Kaun has not retired from professional basketball

Member of Jayhawks' NCAA title team tells Journal-World he'll consider playing in NBA

Former KU center Sasha Kaun is finished playing basketball in Russia, but has not decided to retire for good.

KU’s Stigler nets track award

Kansas University senior Michael Stigler was named the Midwest Region’s Male Track Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive season, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross County Coaches Association announced Monday.

Lew Perkins joins USA Boxing board

When Lew Perkins’ time as athletic director at Kansas University ended in Sept., 2010, it was termed a “retirement,” but he hasn’t relegated himself to passing his days playing shuffle board. By Tom Keegan

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Off his crutches, Brannen Greene gets back to work

Brannen Greene walked briskly toward a group of reporters Monday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse without the slightest trace of a limp. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Russell Robinson recalls guarding Stephen Curry

How, I asked Russell Robinson, did the Jayhawks prevent Stephen Curry, reigning NBA MVP and one of two central figures in the NBA Finals, from beating them? How did they defend him? By Tom Keegan