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Wiggins recalls time at KU with fondness

Andrew Wiggins, who spent just one year in college, figures to be a walking, talking advertisement for Kansas University’s basketball program for some time to come.

Early Morning

Leaner Finley among Rio-bound Jayhawks

Even at a wide, muscular, massive 6-foot-8, former Kansas University weight thrower Mason Finley has a distinctly different look these days. He looks so much thinner, which makes sense because he has lost more than 80 pounds over the past three years. By Tom Keegan

Matt Tait: Big 12 honors elude Kansas football; here are top Jayhawk candidates

Wednesday, the Big 12 Conference released this year’s preseason all-conference football selections as voted by the media. As you might have guessed, no Kansas University players were mentioned. By Matt Tait

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'For the kids': McLemore in town for youth camp

Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, who has been working diligently on his game this summer as he prepares to complete the final year of his first NBA contract (four years, $13,087,722), has developed a reputation as a guy who spreads his wealth around. By Gary Bedore

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KU tapped last, but it’s not unanimous

When the results of the 2016 preseason Big 12 football media poll were released on Thursday, it came as no surprise that Oklahoma was the overwhelming favorite to win the conference, securing 258 points and 24 of 26 first-place votes.

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Wiggins recalls time at KU with fondness

Andrew Wiggins, who spent just one year in college, figures to be a walking, talking advertisement for Kansas University’s basketball program for some time to come.

Thompson four back at Web.com event

Lawrence resident and former Kansas University golfer Chris Thompson shot a 3-under-par 68 Thursday and is a 24-way tie for 40th place, four strokes off the lead shared by five golfers, in the Lincoln Land Charity Championship. The Web.com tournament is being played at Panther Creek Country Club.

Kansas softball adds two players

Kansas University’s softball team added two players Thursday: transfer Sarah Miller and freshman Zara Voulgaris.

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Leaner Finley among Rio-bound Jayhawks

Even at a wide, muscular, massive 6-foot-8, former Kansas University weight thrower Mason Finley has a distinctly different look these days. He looks so much thinner, which makes sense because he has lost more than 80 pounds over the past three years. By Tom Keegan

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Matt Tait: Big 12 honors elude Kansas football; here are top Jayhawk candidates

Wednesday, the Big 12 Conference released this year’s preseason all-conference football selections as voted by the media. As you might have guessed, no Kansas University players were mentioned. By Matt Tait