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 ...


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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Joel Embiid wowing Sixers while working back into game shape


For the Philadelphia 76ers, next season can’t come soon enough. As expected (and, let’s be honest, intended), 2014-15 has been a giant bust: Eighteen wins. ...

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Ranking KU basketball’s one-and-dones

Kansas guard Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) and forward Cliff Alexander celebrate a three by teammate Wayne Selden Jr. during the second half on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

With Cliff Alexander officially announcing his decision to leave school after one season on Tuesday, we can finish the chapter of Kansas University's one-and-done players, ...

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Despite tumultuous season, Cliff Alexander remembers time at KU fondly

Kansas forward Cliff Alexander (2) comes in to celebrate with  guard Devonte Graham after Graham forced a turnover by Baylor guard Kenny Chery (1) during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Like fellow one-and-done Jayhawk Kelly Oubre Jr., Kansas freshman forward Cliff Alexander won’t have a press conference to discuss his decision to leave early and ...

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What caught my eye at Day 6 & 7 of KU football’s 2015 spring practices

KU special teams coach Gary Hyman runs through a containment drill during spring practice No. 7 on Tuesday at Memorial Stadium.

Other than the 80-plus degree temperatures that made the Memorial Stadium turf feel like it would in the middle of a summer day, the main ...

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Analysts expect KU hoops to be right in the mix in 2015-16

The 2014-15 college basketball season may just have ended — in thrilling fashion, no less; I mean, how about those Kentucky-Wisconsin and Duke-Wisconsin games to ...

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Danny Manning, Paul Pierce share their ‘Tales of Madness’

Danny Manning and Larry Brown embrace after clinching the 1988 Men’s NCAA Basketball title.

The spectacle of March Madness entertains and amazes the nation each and every year. But for the vast majority of the players out there deciding ...

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NFL Draft Chatter regarding a few former Jayhawks

We've reached April, known in NFL circles as draft month, and it's time to do some quick inventory on the former Jayhawks hoping to get ...

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NBA All-Stars gush about Andrew Wiggins’ potential

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) passes against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins (22) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Miami, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The Heat won 102-92. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

With the 2014-15 NBA season quickly winding down, the Minnesota Timberwolves would like to remind you they have a future star in rookie Andrew Wiggins. ...

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KU’s Elite Eight loss to VCU comes up on Shaka Smart’s first day at Texas

The VCU bench celebrates a turnover against Kansas on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

Shaka Smart, whose 2011 VCU Rams busted onto the college hoops scene by toppling No. 1 seed Kansas on the way to the Final Four, ...

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Tarik Black auditioning for his NBA future

Los Angeles Lakers' Tarik Black, center, goes up for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Jazz 80-73. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

In the grand scheme of things, the next couple of weeks are fairly meaningless for the Los Angeles Lakers. At 20-54 with eight games left, ...

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What caught my eye at Day 5 of KU football’s 2015 Spring practices

The KU defensive backs and linebackers work on pass break-ups against live offense during Day 5 of the 2015 spring practices on Thursday.

Thursday's KU football practice included the first full-on scrimmage of the spring, which, according to the feedback gathered from social media, went pretty well. We ...

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With Shaka Smart headed to Texas, let’s rank the men’s hoops coaches in the Big 12

Kansas Head Coach Bill Self.

While the addition of new Texas basketball coach Shaka Smart to the Big 12 certainly figures to have a major impact on the balance of ...

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Clint Bowen details what’s in store for KU’s defense this spring

Kansas head coach Clint Bowen tries to keep his defense fired up after a Baylor score during the second quarter at McLane Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Waco, Texas.

Kansas football assistant head coach and defensive coordinator Clint Bowen knows this spring will be critical in the overall development of the 2015 Jayhawks, even ...

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