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Analysts question Dedric Lawson's athleticism, praise his basketball acumen

In terms of his NBA potential the knock on Dedric Lawson always has centered around his athletic abilities and whether his relative lag in that area would keep him from competing at basketball’s highest level. And while those concerns may still exist for some, at least a couple of analysts think Lawson’s basketball skills and acumen should help him get drafted and make an NBA roster. By Benton Smith

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Kansas baseball finishes off series sweep against Kansas State

For the first time since 2008, Kansas swept the series against in-state rival Kansas State on Senior Day during the Sunflower Showdown Sunday evening at Hoglund Ballpark.

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Former Jayhawk Gary Woodland shoots best round of the day to crack Top 10 at PGA Championship

Nobody shot a better final round at the 2019 PGA Championship than former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland on Sunday. And as a result, the former Jayhawk and Topeka native carded his second ever Top 10 finish at one of golf’s major tournaments.

KU rowing places 4th at Big 12 Championship

The Kansas rowing team recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes as the season concluded at the 2019 Big 12 Championship Sunday at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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Jeff Long: NCAA needed 'more information' from KU after initial Silvio De Sousa appeal

A month after the University of Kansas filed its formal appeal to the NCAA’s two-year suspension of Silvio De Sousa, the status of the forward from the KU men’s basketball team remains unresolved. During an interview with the Journal-World, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long provided an update on the state of the appeal. By Benton Smith

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AD Jeff Long pushing for rule change that would help dig KU football out of scholarship hole

A hopeful Jeff Long is putting in the legwork needed to try and speak a major college football change into existence. By Benton Smith