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Bill Self says Cup good for ‘Svi’

The FIBA World Cup basketball tournament starts Saturday in Spain — five days after the opening bell of Kansas University’s academic school year. The fact KU freshman Sviatoslav “Svi” Mykhailiuk is entered in the Cup as a member of Ukraine’s national team makes some wonder how he’ll be able to pass the 12 hours of schoolwork he’s required to take first semester at KU. By Gary Bedore

Column: KISS and tell: Ex-Jayhawk Joe Mortensen relishes TV role

He owes his very existence to KISS, so it’s no surprise that Joe Mortensen withstood punishing hits on behalf of the quirky rock band. By Tom Keegan

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KU soccer doesn't expect to return to Rock Chalk Park until October

Kansas University's soccer team will return to its new home field at Rock Chalk Park — just not anytime soon.

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KU linebacker Ben Heeney to throw out first pitch at Sunday's Royals game

Led by senior linebacker Ben Heeney tossing out the ceremonial first pitch, Sunday will mark “KU Night at the K” for the Kansas University football program and the Kansas City Royals.

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Lewandowski recalls defensive roots

Senior offensive tackle started Kansas career on other side of line

Senior left offensive tackle Pat Lewandowski opened preseason camp as the first-string left tackle for KU, but his first contributions to the program came as a defensive end and tackle as a red-shirt freshman. He moved to left offensive tackle (where he played behind Tanner Hawkinson) as a sophomore and started six games at center as a junior. By Benton Smith

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Bill Self says Cup good for ‘Svi’

The FIBA World Cup basketball tournament starts Saturday in Spain — five days after the opening bell of Kansas University’s academic school year. The fact KU freshman Sviatoslav “Svi” Mykhailiuk is entered in the Cup as a member of Ukraine’s national team makes some wonder how he’ll be able to pass the 12 hours of schoolwork he’s required to take first semester at KU. By Gary Bedore

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Column: KISS and tell: Ex-Jayhawk Joe Mortensen relishes TV role

He owes his very existence to KISS, so it’s no surprise that Joe Mortensen withstood punishing hits on behalf of the quirky rock band. By Tom Keegan