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Self: Positively no decision has been made regarding Joel Embiid's future

After a wild morning of reports and Twitter comments about Joel Embiid's future, Kansas University coach Bill Self told the Journal-World late Thursday morning that "positively no decision has been made regarding Joel Embiid's future." By Gary Bedore

Early Morning

KU assistant Howard has ‘unbelievable’ first year with Jayhawks

Jerrance Howard, who played for Bill Self at the University of Illinois, now knows what it’s like to work for his former coach. “Unbelievable,” the 33-year-old Howard said of his first season on Self’s Kansas University basketball staff. By Gary Bedore

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Self: Positively no decision has been made regarding Joel Embiid's future

After a wild morning of reports and Twitter comments about Joel Embiid's future, Kansas University coach Bill Self told the Journal-World late Thursday morning that "positively no decision has been made regarding Joel Embiid's future." By Gary Bedore

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KU assistant Howard has ‘unbelievable’ first year with Jayhawks

Jerrance Howard, who played for Bill Self at the University of Illinois, now knows what it’s like to work for his former coach. “Unbelievable,” the 33-year-old Howard said of his first season on Self’s Kansas University basketball staff. By Gary Bedore

Column: For our sakes, Embiid should stay at KU

Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan hopes that Kansas University freshman center Joel Embiid returns for a second year. His motives are pure, as in purely selfish.

Labor board OKs college athlete unions; KU officials watching closely

The Chicago division of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., have the right to unionize, which would be a first in college athletics and could lead the way to athletes receiving compensation, among other benefits. For now, it seems that KU officials are doing little more than monitoring the situation. By Matt Tait

KU baseball blanks Creighton

Three pitchers combined to throw a four-hit shutout, and Kansas University won its first midweek baseball game of the season against Creighton, 11-0, on a cold and windy Wednesday at TD Ameritrade Park.

KU-WSU softball ppd. due to rain

The softball game between Kansas University and Wichita State scheduled for Wednesday at WSU was postponed due to forecasted rain.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 26

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, March 26.