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Heeney taking different approach to workouts

When the image of former Kansas University linebacker Ben Heeney working out comes to mind, one might expect a lot of grunting, screaming, sweating and swearing.

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Column: Addition makes Kansas Final Four contender

Nearly every talent evaluator who watches Cheick Diallo comes away with reports that go something like: Runs rim to rim with excellent speed and passion. Super high motor. Explosive leaper. Potential to become a decent shot-blocker. Physical. Strong rebounder at both ends. Powerful. Raw offensive skills keep him from being a guy around whom a team would want to build its offense.

McDonald’s MVP Diallo commits to Jayhawks

Cheick Diallo, the MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic who had Big Apple school St. John’s on his final list of prospective colleges, didn’t hold a lavish news conference at Our Savior New American High in Centereach, New York, on Tuesday to announce his college choice.

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Diallo’s progress draws applause

Cheick Diallo joined New York Team SCAN’s AAU basketball program in the spring of 2012 as a skinny, 6-foot-7, 15-year-old eager to learn all about a sport he started playing at his dad’s suggestion in the winter of 2010 in Mali.

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Heeney taking different approach to workouts

When the image of former Kansas University linebacker Ben Heeney working out comes to mind, one might expect a lot of grunting, screaming, sweating and swearing.

KU men’s golfers eighth at Big 12

Freshman Daniel Hudson and sophomore Chase Hanna fired rounds of 3-over 73 to guide Kansas University’s men’s golf team to an eighth-place finish Wednesday at the Big 12 Championship.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff tops KU baseball

Arkansas Pine Bluff rallied for five runs in the second inning, and Kansas University’s baseball team could not recover in a 6-5 setback Tuesday at Hoglund Ballpark.

KU’s Welle 16th, but team in 8th

Kansas University junior Ben Welle is in 16th place, but KU men’s golf is next-to-last after Tuesday’s round of the Big 12 Championship at Southern Hills Country Club.

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Column: Addition makes Kansas Final Four contender

Nearly every talent evaluator who watches Cheick Diallo comes away with reports that go something like: Runs rim to rim with excellent speed and passion. Super high motor. Explosive leaper. Potential to become a decent shot-blocker. Physical. Strong rebounder at both ends. Powerful. Raw offensive skills keep him from being a guy around whom a team would want to build its offense.

Tease photo

McDonald’s MVP Diallo commits to Jayhawks

Cheick Diallo, the MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic who had Big Apple school St. John’s on his final list of prospective colleges, didn’t hold a lavish news conference at Our Savior New American High in Centereach, New York, on Tuesday to announce his college choice.