Stories for May 17, 2018


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Kansas head golf coach Jamie Bermel shares what fueled team to win regional, end 17-year drought

The five Kansas golfers competing at the Pacific Regional wondered why assistant coach Chris Wilson and wife Heather weren’t at the team dinner on the eve of Wednesday’s final round, so head coach Jamie Bermel summoned the composure to do what he had to do and told them the truth. It wasn’t easy.


Kansas baseball ousts Oklahoma, 6-5, in 10-inning game

The June amateur free agent baseball draft is just 2 1/2 weeks away, so the 26 scouts aiming radar guns from several rows behind home plate at Hoglund Ballpark weren’t local bird dogs trying to get lucky by identifying a sleeper.

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KU's Mykhailiuk shoots lights out during Day 1 of scrimmages at NBA combine

Azubuike, Graham squared off as opponents in Thursday's first scrimmage

While Day 2 at the NBA combine in Chicago proved to be beneficial for all five Jayhawks in attendance, sharp-shooting guard Svi Mykhailiuk may have helped himself the most. By Matt Tait

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WR Bobby Hartzog Jr. transferring from KU as graduate

Receiver Bobby Hartzog Jr. won’t be a part of the University of Kansas football program this coming fall.

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'He's a big boy now': Kansas LB Kyron Johnson preparing for larger role

The official KU roster lists linebacker Kyron Johnson at 220 pounds, up 10 from his weight as an early high school graduate and spring enrollee, in 2017. But linebacker Joe Dineen thinks Johnson looks and plays as if he’s added 20 to 25 pounds since joining the program a little more than a year ago. By Benton Smith