In progress: Rory McIlroy, KU’s Gary Woodland battling for $1.5 million Match Play Championship purse on NBC

Tune your television sets to NBC right now if you want to see a former Kansas University golfer take his shot at bringing down the ...


Fearlessness, desire to improve made Andrew Wiggins Rookie of the Year

Minnesota Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins (22) dunks on New Orleans Pelicans Omer Asik in the half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 13, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Sit down. Take a deep breath. Some shocking news came out Thursday. Andrew Wiggins won the NBA’s 2014-15 Rookie of the Year award. While this ...

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Cheick Diallo’s announcement had Twitter abuzz

When one of the nation’s elite high school basketball prospects waits until late in the spring of his senior year to pick his future hoops ...

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Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney shares insights on life as NFL draft prospect

Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney is depicted as “The Diabolical Defender” in this superhero-style illustration from a KU football promotional website unveiled Friday, July 18, 2014.

Seated in a comfortable chair in the chancellor’s lounge of the Anderson Family Football Complex, Ben Heeney flipped open the iPhone wallet case in his ...

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Cheick Diallo might be the next great Kansas big man

Our Savior New American's Cheick Diallo #13 dunks against Linden during a high school basketball game on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, in Kean, NJ. Our Savior won the game. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Meet Cheick Diallo. He’s 6-foot-9, 220 pounds. He was MVP of the McDonald’s All-American game and co-MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic. And he just ...

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Paul Pierce loving life as a veteran in NBA Playoffs

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) shoots over Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson (15) in the second half of Game 4 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs, Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-94 to complete the first sweep of a seven-game series in club history, and advancing them to the second-round. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

There might not be many miles left on Paul Pierce’s NBA odometer. So what’s a 17-year league veteran to do? Of late the former Kansas ...


Undrafted Tarik Black exceeds expectations in rookie campaign

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, left, and Los Angeles Lakers forward Tarik Black battle for a rebound as Clippers forward Matt Barnes grabs Blacks jersey during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Given how the 2014 NBA Draft played out for Tarik Black, it’s hard to imagine his rookie season turning out any better than it did. ...

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Kenny Perry keeps KU football coaches relaxed in midst of challenging overhaul

Kansas co-defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach Kenny Perry grits his teeth as he prepares to give some criticism during spring practice on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Kansas offensive coordinator Rob Likens walked into his office at Anderson Family Football Complex in early April and found an unexpected gift of sorts waiting ...

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Bill Self better off at Kansas than with home-state Oklahoma City Thunder

Kansas head coach Bill Self gets at his defense during the first half on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2014 at Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

The Oklahoma City Thunder has a coaching vacancy. Cue the wild speculation. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday afternoon the small-market NBA franchise not too far ...

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Looking back on new KU women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider addressing fans in wake of winning national title at Emporia State

Kansas has decided that Brandon Schneider is the coach needed to pump life into a joyless women's basketball program that had trouble generating fan interest, ...

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Watch KU introduce women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider

New KU women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider introduced himself to the media and the Jayhawk fanbase this morning at a press conference. Watch here:'s ...

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Coming Thursday: David Beaty vs. KU in a cornhole challenge

There aren't a whole lot of details out there about this event, which is slated to take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

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Veteran Paul Pierce turns it on for postseason opener

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce plays against the Detroit Pistons in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

That Paul Pierce from the 2014-15 regular season — you know, the one that looked every day of 37 years old, with 17 seasons of ...

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Five Jayhawks chasing glory in playoffs

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, March 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The 2014-15 regular season concluded this week in the NBA, marking the end of the road for the majority of former Kansas players in the ...

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What caught my eye at Day 11 of KU football’s 2015 spring practices

KU QB Montell Cozart looks to pass during Friday's 7-on-7 drills at spring practice No. 11.

Friday's spring practice for the KU football team — No. 11 of 15 — kicked off with strength coach Je'Ney Jackson sending his guys back ...

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What caught my eye at Day 10 of KU football’s 2015 spring practices

D-Line coach Calvin Thibodeaux works the bag as Andrew Bolton works on footwork and getting off of a block during Thursday's practice.

I'm not sure why but I've kind of overlooked the defensive line this spring — at least in terms of how often I've watched them ...

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What caught my eye at Day 9 of KU football’s 2015 spring practices

The Kansas University football team put another spring practice in the books on Tuesday. That's No. 9 of 15 for the Jayhawks, who will wrap up spring ball with the annual spring game on April 25.

If you're looking for signs of optimism regarding the progress of the Kansas University football team this spring, here's a nugget that might interest you. ...

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Sounds like some time as a Small Forward is in Perry Ellis’ future

Kansas forward Perry Ellis (34) drives against Iowa State forward Dustin Hogue (22) during the second half on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Through his first three seasons as a Jayhawk, we've seen KU forward Perry Ellis do just about everything. He's been good in the post and ...

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What caught my eye at Day 8 of KU football’s 2015 spring practices

Special Teams coach Gary Hyman left, and Darius Willis right, talk about drills on Thursday March 26, 2015.

No need to be alarmed, but Friday's eighth practice of the spring session for the Kansas University football program may have been the first in ...

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Wayne Selden announcement seems unnecessary

Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr.

Let me start by saying I thought Wayne Selden's announcement — via press release — that he was returning to Kansas University for his junior ...

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