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Notebook: Improved receiving corps testing KU's cornerbacks

As much as assistant Kenny Perry loves seeing KU’s secondary expand its depth, this month at preseason practices the fiery coach also has enjoyed spotting the improvements on the opposite side of the ball. By Benton Smith

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Bigger role with Ukrainian team helps KU's Mykhailiuk regain confidence

Third-year Kansas Jayhawk Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, who still is just 19 years old, recently returned to Lawrence a more confident player after more than two months overseas training in his native Ukraine and playing at the Under-20 European Championships in Finland. By Matt Tait

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5-star Norman PG Trae Young announces date for KU visit

Trae Young, a 6-foot-1, 170-pound point guard ranked 14th in the 2017 recruiting class announced the dates of four of his official visits on Twitter on Wednesday.By Matt Tait

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Champions Classic renewed through 2019

The State Farm Champions Classic, which pits Kansas, Kentucky, Duke and Michigan State in a neutral site matchup in November, will continue through 2019, ESPN announced Wednesday.

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Tom Keegan: Lochte deserves lifetime ban from swimming for USA

Tom Keegan believes that it's ridiculous to even think about giving Ryan Lochte another opportunity to represent the USA in swimming after the hateful lies he told at the expense of Brazil, the host country of the just-concluded Olympic Games.

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Notebook: Improved receiving corps testing KU's cornerbacks

As much as assistant Kenny Perry loves seeing KU’s secondary expand its depth, this month at preseason practices the fiery coach also has enjoyed spotting the improvements on the opposite side of the ball. By Benton Smith

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Strong summer sets stage for big junior year for KU's Devonté Graham

After finishing the 2015-16 season with career bests in points (11.3), assists (3.7), rebounds (3.3), three-point shooting (.441) and more, KU guard Devonté Graham spent the summer focused on getting bigger and stronger and is eagerly awaiting the start of his junior season. By Matt Tait