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Tyler Self snags opportunity with the San Antonio Spurs

Former Kansas guard Tyler Self, the son of KU coach Bill Self, is headed to San Antonio to begin his career in basketball. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

Tom Keegan: Kansas counting on Chase Harrell to turn potential into production

One minute he has a roof over his head, is looking forward to finishing his final high school football season, starting his final basketball season and graduating in the spring with his friends. The next minute, he, his brother and mother are evicted from their home. By Tom Keegan

Stories

Chase Hanna birdies five of first six holes in professional golf debut

Golfer Chase Hanna certainly has a knack for making his birthdays memorable ones.

Gary Woodland fires 63 in second round of Canadian Open

Former University o f Kansas golfer Gary Woodland shot a 9-under 63 Friday in the second round of the Canadian Open to move to 11-under heading into the final two rounds.

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Former KU point guard Frank Mason III considered joining Jayhawks in Italy

Back in Lawrence for the second of a four-leg summer camp tour that started in Olathe on Thursday, continues Friday in Wichita and will wrap in his new home of Sacramento next week, former Kansas point guard Frank Mason used some of his spare time to try to make special arrangements to join the Jayhawks in Italy. By Matt Tait

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Tyler Self snags opportunity with the San Antonio Spurs

Former Kansas guard Tyler Self, the son of KU coach Bill Self, is headed to San Antonio to begin his career in basketball. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Kansas counting on Chase Harrell to turn potential into production

One minute he has a roof over his head, is looking forward to finishing his final high school football season, starting his final basketball season and graduating in the spring with his friends. The next minute, he, his brother and mother are evicted from their home. By Tom Keegan

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Defense made strides a year ago, but Beaty looking for further progress

Up to a point, the defensive improvements shown by his Kansas football team in 2016 encouraged head coach David Beaty. He still speaks some eight months later about how proud he was to see coordinator Clint Bowen’s group lead the Big 12 in third-down defense and finish second in red-zone defense. Beaty raves, too, about KU’s star defensive end, Dorance Armstrong Jr., leading the conference with 20 tackles for loss. The head coach’s usual enthusiasm, though, remains tempered by reality. By Benton Smith