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Afternoon

KU football season opener set for 6 p.m. kickoff

Sept. 6 game vs. Southeast Mo. St. to be televised on Jayhawk Television Network

The Big 12 Conference released the television broadcast assignments for the first three weeks of the 2014 college football season, with Kansas University scheduled for television in each of its first two games.

Early Morning

‘Sir McLemore’ brings slam to Lawrence

Former Kansas University basketball standout Ben McLemore of the Sacramento Kings will hold his first “Sir McLemore Summer Slam” from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26, in Lawrence. The Slam, which will include a variety of events, in McLemore’s words, “will help me raise awareness (and funds) for the fight against childhood hunger.” Notes by Gary Bedore

Get Ritch: KU baseball coach Price bonds with players to build program

Baseballs hang from every branch of the Price family tree. Ritch Price is in his 12th season as Kansas University’s baseball coach. His son, Ritchie, is the third-base coach. Ritchie and his brothers, Ryne and Robby, also played for KU. Price’s days of coaching his sons are over, but to hear his players tell it, he’s not done blurring the lines between father and coach. By Tom Keegan

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Tease photo

KU football season opener set for 6 p.m. kickoff

Sept. 6 game vs. Southeast Mo. St. to be televised on Jayhawk Television Network

The Big 12 Conference released the television broadcast assignments for the first three weeks of the 2014 college football season, with Kansas University scheduled for television in each of its first two games.

Tease photo

Get Ritch: KU baseball coach Price bonds with players to build program

Baseballs hang from every branch of the Price family tree. Ritch Price is in his 12th season as Kansas University’s baseball coach. His son, Ritchie, is the third-base coach. Ritchie and his brothers, Ryne and Robby, also played for KU. Price’s days of coaching his sons are over, but to hear his players tell it, he’s not done blurring the lines between father and coach. By Tom Keegan

Tease photo

‘Sir McLemore’ brings slam to Lawrence

Former Kansas University basketball standout Ben McLemore of the Sacramento Kings will hold his first “Sir McLemore Summer Slam” from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26, in Lawrence. The Slam, which will include a variety of events, in McLemore’s words, “will help me raise awareness (and funds) for the fight against childhood hunger.” Notes by Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 28

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of Wednesday, May 28.