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Kansas signee Alexander earns MVP honors at all-star game

Kansas University basketball signee Cliff Alexander earned most valuable player honors for the West team during Friday night’s Jordan Brand Classic at Barclays Center in New York City.

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KU baseball blanked by OSU, 7-0

Oklahoma State broke open a close game with a sixth-run seventh inning and defeated Kansas’ baseball team, 7-0, on Friday night.

KU softball falls to Texas Tech in extras

Kansas University’s softball team was one out away from defeating Texas Tech before the Red Raiders rallied for a victory, 9-7, in nine innings on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark.

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Olympian-turned-underdog Cantwell victorious in downtown shot put

Christian Cantwell, who placed fourth in the shot put in the 2012 Olympics after winning silver in ‘08, has heard he’s over the hill at the still-young age of 33. “I was reading some stuff leading up to this. Everybody was talking about (Ryan) Whiting and (Reese) Hoffa, this and that, and they never once brought my name up. I was like, ‘Damn, did I drop off the face of the earth?’ It was like they forgot about me or something,” an animated Cantwell said after winning Friday’s downtown Lawrence shot put with a throw of 70 feet, 1 inch. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas signee Alexander earns MVP honors at all-star game

Kansas University basketball signee Cliff Alexander earned most valuable player honors for the West team during Friday night’s Jordan Brand Classic at Barclays Center in New York City.