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Dream job now a reality for Brian Hanni, the new voice of the Jayhawks

Tuesday proved to be the day a dream came true for Brian Hanni, who learned from Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger via telephone that he was the choice to be the next play-by-play voice of Kansas basketball and football, succeeding Bob Davis, who retired this season after holding the post since 1984. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Trusting teammates hallmark of winners

During this year's NBA playoffs, it occurred to me that Kansas coach Bill Self’s stock must be rising in the eyes of NBA executives because he has proven to be terrific at inspiring players trust each other.

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Dream job now a reality for Brian Hanni, the new voice of the Jayhawks

Tuesday proved to be the day a dream came true for Brian Hanni, who learned from Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger via telephone that he was the choice to be the next play-by-play voice of Kansas basketball and football, succeeding Bob Davis, who retired this season after holding the post since 1984. By Matt Tait

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Brian Hanni named new voice of the Jayhawks

Former Lawrence radio personality and current voice of Texas Tech men's basketball, Brian Hanni, has been named the replacement to Bob Davis, who retired from his duties as the voice of Kansas basketball and football following the 2015-16 hoops season.

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Ellis completes final workout before draft

Perry Ellis worked out for the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, then returned to his hometown of Wichita to relax a bit before Thursday’s NBA Draft. He’ll watch the proceedings on TV with family and close friends in Wichita. By Gary Bedore

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Tom Keegan: Golfer Thompson rolling to Wichita

As Twitter was blowing up with some of the world’s greatest golfers mocking the USGA for messing with Dustin Johnson’s head for telling him in the middle of his final round Sunday that he might be assessed a one-stroke penalty after he finished, another professional golfer who had a good week was behind the wheel of his car, making his way from Nashville back to Lawrence. By Tom Keegan