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Jayhawks competing on three PGA tours

Bookmark pgatour.com to follow former three University of Kansas golfers who are members of three different PGA tours. Gary Woodland scored his third career PGA Tour victory at the Pheonix Open on Super Bowl Sunday. After missing the cut at The Masters, Woodland is taking off a ... Continue reading

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Marcus Morris: Confrontation with Khris Middleton dates back to their college matchups

When Boston’s Marcus Morris and Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton started leaning into each other with a little more oomph while jockeying for position and barking back and forth even louder than normal during a playoff matchup Tuesday night it wasn’t because the two had grown sick of each ... Continue reading

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G League salary bump good news for KU’s current and future NBA draft hopefuls

Wednesday morning, SIG Sports announced on Twitter that it had signed on to represent KU senior Svi Mykhailiuk in the upcoming NBA Draft process. Mykhailiuk is one of four players from KU's 2017-18 Final Four roster who will be trying to make it in the NBA this ... Continue reading

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A peek inside KU football’s 9th spring practice

Tuesday afternoon’s Kansas football practice marked the ninth of the spring for the Jayhawks. The brief 15-minute window made open to media members provided at least a little bit of insight into some of the more minor details of the off-season work. Here are a few observations ... Continue reading

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Precious few college basketball coaches have won more than one NCAA tournament title

You likely have heard it uttered about Jim Boeheim, John Calipari, Tom Izzo or Bill Self, if not all four, at least once: "Yeah, but he's only won one national title." As if coaches who have won multiple titles are walking all over the place at the ... Continue reading

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Father of KU’s Lawson brothers talks Memphis return

File this away under the category: Worth Keeping an Eye On. Keelon Lawson, the father of Kansas transfers Dedric and K.J. Lawson appeared on Memphis' 92.9 ESPN Radio recently and told sports talk host John Martin that he would not rule out a return to Memphis by ... Continue reading

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Celtics need a productive Marcus Morris to make a lengthy playoff run

Under other circumstances Boston would not need much production out of Marcus Morris in order to advance in the NBA Playoffs. But injuries to the two best players on the roster, Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, mean it’s all hands on the parquet floor for the Celtics, ... Continue reading

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Kansas basketball signee makes major jump in updated Rivals rankings

The updated Rivals.com recruiting rankings for the Class of 2018 came out on Monday and one future Jayhawk made a monster jump. Unranked when he committed to Kansas earlier this year, three-star guard Ochai Agbaji, of Oak Park High in Kansas City, Mo., cracked the Top 150 ... Continue reading

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Ryan Willis, Jace Sternberger star in spring games

The Montell Cozart who played one season for Boise State was so superior to the quarterback who played parts of four seasons with Kansas that it became easy to draw a couple of conclusions. First, Cozart must have had better blockers and receivers surrounding him in his ... Continue reading

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Could KU freshman Silvio De Sousa’s situation become Billy Preston Part II?

When it comes to the concept of worst case scenarios, the thought is so subjective that it can mean different things to different people. In the world of sports, when you're talking worst case scenarios, you could be talking about outcomes, injuries, seasons and more. For the ... Continue reading

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How former Kansas standouts will factor into the 2018 NBA Playoffs

For six of the 15 former Kansas basketball players employed by NBA franchises, the conclusion of the regular season’s 82-game grind also meant the end of their hopes of competing for a title, at least for this year. But nine other Jayhawks, embarking on the 2018 playoffs ... Continue reading

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NBA expresses interest in Villanova’s Jay Wright, might Bill Self be next?

Shortly after the Boston Celtics hired as head coach Brad Stevens away from Butler in 2013, I had an informal discussion with someone who works in the NBA about what type of college coaches are best equipped to make the transition and whether Bill Self was among ... Continue reading

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Former Jayhawk Nick Collison shown some love by Russell Westbrook, OKC fans

His NBA career may not have matched what people would expect from the No. 12 overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, but there's not a person alive who can say that former Jayhawk Nick Collison's pro career has not been a rousing success. Success, of course, ... Continue reading

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KU target Romeo Langford says latest FBI news hasn’t hurt Kansas

In the wake of [the latest news in the FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball, this time involving a mention of players and parents associated with Kansas,][1] there was some movement in the 247 Sports Crystal Ball prediction world regarding unsigned, five-star prospect Romeo Langford. Langford, ... Continue reading

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Kansas football crowds smallest in power five

Entering his 11th season in Durham, head football coach David Cutcliffe really has things humming at Duke, former perennial football doormat. Cutcliffe's Blue Devils, who hammered Kansas 41-3 in 2013, have had a winning record in four of the past five seasons. His 2012 squad ended the ... Continue reading

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Class of 2018 shooting guard Ochai Agbaji officially signs on with Kansas

A bit of positive news for Kansas basketball on Wednesday might have gotten lost in the whirlwind that is the FBI investigation into college basketball and, at this point, specific mentions of the KU program. With Wednesday being the first day of this year's regular signing period ... Continue reading

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Andrew Wiggins helps end Minnesota’s 13-year playoff drought — in OT of regular-season finale

When Minnesota traded for Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2014, the franchise hadn’t reached the NBA Playoffs in a decade. That postseason-less streak continued for three more years before Wiggins played a part in putting an end to if Wednesday night — on ... Continue reading

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David Beaty talks QB battle, seeing progress from last year

Kansas football coach David Beaty met with the media Wednesday and discussed the competition for starting quarterback, offensive lineman Hakeem Adeniji recovering from surgeries and Joe Dineen's legacy heading into his redshirt senior season. Continue reading

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WR Steven Sims talks KU quarterbacks, offseason goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A1K2jyrbxQ&feature=youtu.be Steven Sims has already started to notice a change when it comes to the KU quarterbacks. "Once Miles (Kendrick) came in those guys (Peyton Bender, Carter Stanley), they've taken on the competition, they've taken it head on," Sims said. Sure enough, the quarterbacks aren't the only ... Continue reading

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KU football’s Andru Tovi talks position change to center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV7cz1m-LVI&feature=youtu.be After incumbent starting center Mesa Ribordy had to retire from football, the KU football team sought out a full-time replacement to slide in. Through a handful of Spring practices, Andru Tovi appears to be in line for the position. "I didn't know, like, you have to ... Continue reading