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Kansas catcher Tinsley stays hot

In the grand scheme of things, Kansas University junior Michael Tinsley’s triple in the bottom of the ninth inning of Saturday’s 9-2 loss to No. 8 Texas Tech at Hoglund Ballpark meant very little.

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Azubuike first 7-foot center at KU since Embiid

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, for the first time in three seasons, will have a 7-footer on his roster during the 2016-17 campaign. By Gary Bedore

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 7, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 7, 2016

KU vaulter Meyer claims crown

Kansas University junior Nick Meyer became the 10th Jayhawk in school history to break the 18-foot barrier in the pole vault while winning the event Saturday at the Ward Haylett Invitational.

KU golfers miss NCAA tourney

Kansas University golfers Pornvipa Sakdee and Yupaporn Kawinpakorn placed 15th and 43rd, respectively, at the NCAA regional Saturday at Shoal Creek but missed qualifying for the NCAA women’s golf tournament.

OSU softball tops Kansas

Oklahoma State hit three home runs to defeat Kansas University, 11-9, in Big 12 softball Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark.

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Kansas catcher Tinsley stays hot

In the grand scheme of things, Kansas University junior Michael Tinsley’s triple in the bottom of the ninth inning of Saturday’s 9-2 loss to No. 8 Texas Tech at Hoglund Ballpark meant very little.

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Huskies’ prospects for Porter improve

It seems the University of Washington wasn’t the only school to offer Michael Porter Sr., dad of high school junior phenom Michael Porter Jr., a coaching job in recent weeks.

Big 12 honors Kansas boat

Kansas University’s First Varsity Eight boat was named boat of the week by the Big 12 Conference on Friday.

KU golfers 25th, 30th at regional

Kansas University women’s golfer Yupaporn Kawinpakorn and Pornvipa Sakdee moved within a stroke of each other on the second day of their NCAA regional on Friday at Shoal Creek Country Club.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 6, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 6, 2016

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Tough break: KU has chances in baseball loss to Tech

Over nine innings, 54 outs and more than three hours, there are a lot of factors that go into determining the outcome of a baseball game. By Matt Tait

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Chris Thompson sets mark at LCC, but leaves upset he didn't break into 50s

Chris Thompson shot the greatest round in the 102-year history of Lawrence Country Club on Friday and left the course in a miserable mood. By Tom Keegan

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Azubuike first 7-foot center at KU since Embiid

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, for the first time in three seasons, will have a 7-footer on his roster during the 2016-17 campaign. By Gary Bedore