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Afternoon

QB competition far from decided as Jayhawks go through spring practices

2 incumbents, 1 transfer vying for No. 1

With nearly five months left between now and the season opener, Kansas football coach David Beaty is nowhere near naming a starting quarterback. Now five practices into their spring schedule, Beaty said the Jayhawks’ offense remains in the installation stage and he doesn’t “want to put the cart before the horse” in terms of the QB competition. By Benton Smith

Evening

Grimes, Langford ready to roll at 2018 Jordan Brand Classic

Kansas basketball target Romeo Langford will be in Brooklyn on Sunday, participating in another significant event that could bring him one step closer to making a decision about where he will play his college ball next season. By Matt Tait

KU baseball shut out, blown out by Texas Tech, 10-0

The tone of the day was set in the first inning. No, it wasn’t the score that told the story — at least at that point — but rather the opportunities the Jayhawks had already let slip away. By Scott Chasen

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KU baseball salvages series with 17-3 rout over No. 5 Texas Tech

Despite the conditions, and an official 31-degree game-time temperature, KU salvaged the series behind 11 hits, 12 drawn walks and a strong outing from starter Ryan Zeferjahn.

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Future Jayhawk Quentin Grimes shines, teams with Romeo Langford to lead Home team to victory at Jordan Brand Classic

Out with an injury, but still a main attraction nonetheless, Duke-bound forward Zion Williamson wasted no time explaining to ESPN2 sideline reporter Brooke Weisbrod what stood out to him this week at the Jordan Brand Classic in Brooklyn. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Talented Dom Williams hunting big sophomore season

A smorgasbord of excuses for a so so freshman season lies well within reach for running back Dom Williams should he choose to go there.

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A look behind the scenes of Kansas' 2018 Final Four appearance

Beyond being the greatest stage in college basketball, the Final Four is also an incredible melting pot for fun, humanizing and quirky moments among players coaches and fans. It's also the ultimate landing spot for little stories that have built there way up to the national stage throughout the month of March.