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Well-traveled Hyman finds his calling

College assistant football coaches, in many ways the nomads of the sports world, have been known to go just about anywhere to stay in the game. New Kansas University special teams and tight ends boss Gary Hyman, in the early days of his first big-time coaching break, has left many a post office with his forwarding address.

Early Morning

SMU’s Moore arrives, takes charge

SMU senior point guard Nic Moore, the reigning Player of the Year in the American Athletic Conference, arrived on Kansas University’s campus Friday and immediately was escorted to the Jayhawks’ basketball practice facility. By Gary Bedore

Finally first: Kansas' Michael Stigler claims hurdles crown

After consecutive runner-up finishes at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, Kansas University senior Michael Stigler finally found gold.

Stories

76ers’ Embiid suffers setback

Former Kansas University center Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers has suffered a setback in the healing process of his right foot, Philly.com reported Saturday. He missed the 2014-15 season after suffering a stress fracture in a bone in his foot on June 20, 2014. General manager Sam Hinkle said a recent CT scan revealed less healing than anticipated.

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Well-traveled Hyman finds his calling

College assistant football coaches, in many ways the nomads of the sports world, have been known to go just about anywhere to stay in the game. New Kansas University special teams and tight ends boss Gary Hyman, in the early days of his first big-time coaching break, has left many a post office with his forwarding address.

Column: Football appearances sometimes deceiving at first glance

The impression a football player makes when he walks through the locker room door for the first time can be misleading. It only reveals what the athlete looks like on the outside.

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Jayhawks’ Mason turning heads

Bill Self’s 600 basketball campers chanted “MVP, MVP” as Frank Mason III hustled back on defense after hitting his fifth three-pointer in Wednesday’s 30-minute Red-Blue scrimmage in Horejsi Center.

Jayhawks learning about Korea

KU’s basketball players are taking a course for credit this semester on South Korea.

One camp ends, another begins

KU’s two-day Parent/Child camp concluded on Saturday. KU coach Bill Self then held his Basketball Boogie on Saturday night at Abe and Jake’s in downtown Lawrence. Today, the second session of his camp begins through Thursday.

Levy 19th in discus

Kansas University junior Daina Levy placed 19th in the women’s discus Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor track and field championships.

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Column: Jimmay Mundine in good position with Pats

In the case of former Kansas University tight end Jimmay Mundine, the odds of making a deep run at a roster spot this fall increased recently when Mundine signed a free-agent deal with the New England Patriots. By Matt Tait

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SMU’s Moore arrives, takes charge

SMU senior point guard Nic Moore, the reigning Player of the Year in the American Athletic Conference, arrived on Kansas University’s campus Friday and immediately was escorted to the Jayhawks’ basketball practice facility. By Gary Bedore

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Finally first: Kansas' Michael Stigler claims hurdles crown

After consecutive runner-up finishes at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, Kansas University senior Michael Stigler finally found gold.