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Playing it forward: KU football players visit schools to ‘give back’

The first thing they always want to do is race. That’s what several members of the Kansas University football team learned recently during a two-week stretch in which more than 40 Jayhawks visited with elementary-school students across Lawrence. By Matt Tait

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Cole Aldrich makes most of his minutes

Cole Aldrich, the No. 11 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, has played for Oklahoma City, Houston, Sacramento and the Knicks. He has developed a reputation as a hard-working backup and a good teammate. By Gary Bedore

Healing KU ace Benjamin faces uncertain future

Wes Benjamin, drafted in the 48th round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of high school by the New York Yankees, was KU’s top pro prospect this year. That hasn’t changed despite a season-ending injury. By Benton Smith

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KU baseball’s Connor McKay eager to bust slump

Kansas University junior Connor McKay wishes he could do more to help the baseball team. Perhaps that’s the problem. By Bobby Nightengale

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Embiid, Wiggins submit to tape

Former Kansas University basketball players Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid — who did not attend the recent NBA Draft combine, where all-important measurements were taken — submitted to such measurements over the past few days. By Gary Bedore

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Playing it forward: KU football players visit schools to ‘give back’

The first thing they always want to do is race. That’s what several members of the Kansas University football team learned recently during a two-week stretch in which more than 40 Jayhawks visited with elementary-school students across Lawrence. By Matt Tait

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Healing KU ace Benjamin faces uncertain future

Wes Benjamin, drafted in the 48th round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of high school by the New York Yankees, was KU’s top pro prospect this year. That hasn’t changed despite a season-ending injury. By Benton Smith

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Cole Aldrich makes most of his minutes

Cole Aldrich, the No. 11 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, has played for Oklahoma City, Houston, Sacramento and the Knicks. He has developed a reputation as a hard-working backup and a good teammate. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 24

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of Saturday, May 24.