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Afternoon

Five undrafted former Jayhawks ink free-agent deals with NFL teams

Former KU defensive lineman Ben Goodman was one of five former Jayhawks to earn a free agent deal this weekend after going undrafted. Running backs De’Andre Mann (Atlanta) and Taylor Cox (Dallas), offensive lineman Larry Mazyck (Houston) and former KU safety Isaiah Johnson, who finished his college career at South Carolina and will head to camp with Tampa Bay, all agreed to free agent deals in the hours that followed the conclusion of this year’s draft. By Matt Tait

Night

Combine invites Ellis, Selden, Diallo

Kansas University senior Perry Ellis, junior Wayne Selden Jr. and freshman Cheick Diallo have been invited to the 2016 NBA Combine, set for May 11-15 in Chicago.

Early Morning

Jayhawks take two from Oklahoma

All season, despite dealing with more losses than anyone expected or would care to count, the Kansas University baseball team continued to preach that its offense was among the best in the Big 12 Conference.

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Five undrafted former Jayhawks ink free-agent deals with NFL teams

Former KU defensive lineman Ben Goodman was one of five former Jayhawks to earn a free agent deal this weekend after going undrafted. Running backs De’Andre Mann (Atlanta) and Taylor Cox (Dallas), offensive lineman Larry Mazyck (Houston) and former KU safety Isaiah Johnson, who finished his college career at South Carolina and will head to camp with Tampa Bay, all agreed to free agent deals in the hours that followed the conclusion of this year’s draft. By Matt Tait

KU men’s golf remains in eighth

Kansas University men’s golf team improved by nearly 20 strokes in the third round of the Big 12 Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club, but the Jayhawks remained in eighth place.

Kansas soccer stops Arkansas

Kansas University’s women’s soccer team blanked Arkansas, 2-0, on Saturday at Rock Chalk Park to conclude its spring season.

KU rowing sweeps K-State

Kansas University swept Kansas State, 22-0, in the rowing Sunflower Showdown on Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake.

KU softball splits with UT

Kansas University softball ended its four-game losing streak with a vengeance.

Jayhawks fall in tennis semis

Kansas University’s run in the Big 12 Women’s Tennis Championship ended with a 4-0 loss to top-seeded Oklahoma State in the semifinals on Saturday at Greenwood Tennis Center.

KU track claims 10 individual wins

Senior Daina Levy’s season-best toss in the hammer throw highlighted 10 Kansas University individual wins at the Rock Chalk Track and Field Classic on Saturday at Rock Chalk Park.

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KU looking to upgrade special teams

During his 17 months as the leader of the Kansas football program, David Beaty has talked often about the importance of what he calls the “hidden third” of the game.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas pitcher Krauth simply a winner

In Big 12 play, when left-hander Ben Krauth is the starting pitcher for Kansas University, the Jayhawks win. When it’s somebody else, they lose. It’s almost that simple, although Saturday’s doubleheader sweep of Oklahoma was a welcome exception.

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Jayhawks take two from Oklahoma

All season, despite dealing with more losses than anyone expected or would care to count, the Kansas University baseball team continued to preach that its offense was among the best in the Big 12 Conference.