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Landen Lucas Foundation gaining steam, already giving back

Back in Lawrence briefly over the weekend before returning to Daytona, Fla., to continue the grind of three workouts a day, rest, recovery and repeat while waiting for whatever pro basketball opportunities present themselves, former Kansas center Landen Lucas spent most of the past few days sprinting full-speed-ahead with his newly created Landen Lucas Foundation - Sports for Life, which aims to help fund the athletic endeavors of young people in Lawrence who may otherwise not be able to afford to participate in sports. By Matt Tait

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 7, 2017

Here's a look at how former Kansas players fared in NBA playoff games of May 7, 2017.

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Landen Lucas Foundation gaining steam, already giving back

Back in Lawrence briefly over the weekend before returning to Daytona, Fla., to continue the grind of three workouts a day, rest, recovery and repeat while waiting for whatever pro basketball opportunities present themselves, former Kansas center Landen Lucas spent most of the past few days sprinting full-speed-ahead with his newly created Landen Lucas Foundation - Sports for Life, which aims to help fund the athletic endeavors of young people in Lawrence who may otherwise not be able to afford to participate in sports. By Matt Tait

KU baseball completes series sweep

Just over a month ago, the Kansas baseball team was five games under .500, and a lack of plate discipline was one of the biggest culprits. Fast-forward to Sunday, and the Jayhawks are now five games over .500 (27-22) and have turned that weakness into a strength.

Late ISU rally dooms KU, 3-2

Iowa State rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh and defeated Kansas, 3-2, in Big 12 softball Sunday in Ames, Iowa.

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Tom Keegan: Jack Whitman addition makes sense on many levels for Kansas

When a basketball player transfers from William & Mary to Kansas, it’s not difficult to predict the questions that immediately surface, such as: William and Mary? Jack Whitman? Why Jack Whitman?