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KU coaches meet with Thornton

Needing to reload on the perimeter for the 2017-18 season, Bill Self is recruiting one transfer who played for a basketball blueblood last season. By Gary Bedore

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Powerhouse: Brickey helps KU softball complete sweep of Texas Tech

At 5-foot-1, Kansas University softball leadoff hitter Chaley Brickey certainly doesn’t scream power hitter when she steps into the batter’s box. But those who have seen the four-year starter attack a pitch know exactly what kind of power lurks within Brickey’s arms and bat. By Benton Smith

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KU coaches meet with Thornton

Needing to reload on the perimeter for the 2017-18 season, Bill Self is recruiting one transfer who played for a basketball blueblood last season. By Gary Bedore

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Second Kansas Blast underway

Monday marked the start of the second incarnation of a recruiting phenomenon known as the Kansas Blast for the Kansas University football program.

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Kansas Relays adds Thursday night, off-site pole vault competition

The huge success of the Downtown Shot Put has inspired an offshoot event for this week’s Kansas Relays, which open Wednesday morning and conclude Saturday night. The pole vault is moving off site for the first time this year, a brainchild of Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger, according to meet director Milan Donley. The parking lot outside of the Salty Iguana (southwest corner of Sixth and Wakarusa) will be turned into a pole vault runway and pit for the event schedule to take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of April 17, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of April 17, 2016

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Kansas basketball coaches hit road recruiting

Kansas University’s basketball coaches were on the road tracking high school juniors in the recruiting Class of 2017 over the weekend, while continuing to work to fill three remaining scholarship slots for the 2016-17 team. By Gary Bedore

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Powerhouse: Brickey helps KU softball complete sweep of Texas Tech

At 5-foot-1, Kansas University softball leadoff hitter Chaley Brickey certainly doesn’t scream power hitter when she steps into the batter’s box. But those who have seen the four-year starter attack a pitch know exactly what kind of power lurks within Brickey’s arms and bat. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Top 10 potential KU football weapons

Here are 10 players who have the potential to deliver for Kansas University in a big fourth-quarter spot in a tight game. By Tom Keegan

KU men’s golf claims Hawkeye title

Four Kansas University men’s golfers placed in the top 10, and the Jayhawks won the Hawkeye Invitational on Sunday at Finkine Golf Course.