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Kansas will face strong schedule in ’15-16

A trip to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational, a Champions Classic clash against Michigan State in Chicago, a road contest versus San Diego State and a home game against a yet-to-be-determined foe in the Big 12/SEC Challenge highlight Kansas University’s 2015-16 nonconference basketball schedule, which was released on Thursday. By Gary Bedore

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Mitchell Ballock accepts Curry invite

Eudora High sophomore basketball standout Mitchell Ballock has accepted an invitation to the 2015 Stephen Curry Select Camp, set for June 29 to July 2, in Alameda, California. By Gary Bedore

The right approach: Gary Woodland wisely picks his spots

Our local touring PGA player can be a frustrating guy to follow. By Tom Keegan

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Morris twins plead not guilty to assault

Phoenix Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris have pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony aggravated assault.

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Kansas will face strong schedule in ’15-16

A trip to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational, a Champions Classic clash against Michigan State in Chicago, a road contest versus San Diego State and a home game against a yet-to-be-determined foe in the Big 12/SEC Challenge highlight Kansas University’s 2015-16 nonconference basketball schedule, which was released on Thursday. By Gary Bedore

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Jayhawks enjoy Special Olympics clinic

A quirk in the schedule that forced the postponement of last winter’s Special Olympics clinic with the Kansas University women’s basketball team turned out to be beneficial for first-year KU coach Brandon Schneider and his new team.

Kawinpakorn tied for first

Kansas University’s Yupaporn Kawinpakorn shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to tie for first after the first round at the NCAA Regional. Kawinpakorn was tied with Baylor’s Hayley Davis for first in the 96-player field.

Kansas rowing lands nine

Kansas University’s rowing team has added nine signees, coach Rob Catloth announced Thursday.

Woodard receives Naismith honor

Former Kansas University women’s basketball standout Lynette Woodard has been chosen for the 2015 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s Basketball Award, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Thursday.

Kansas men's basketball reveals nonconference schedule

Kansas University's men's basketball on Thursday announced its 2015-16 nonconference schedule.

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Lions’ Bledsoe open-minded about college destination

Lawrence High football coach Dirk Wedd has a new nightly routine these days. He picks up his phone to call up lineman Amani Bledsoe and talk about the junior’s schedule for the coming day. By Benton Smith

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Firebird Liston signs KU letter

Free State High senior Ryan Liston remembers sitting down for lunch with a friend last year, and they started talking about their future college options. He liked Kansas University’s journalism program but didn’t think there was any way he would be good enough to make the school’s cross country and track team. A year later, he did just that. By Bobby Nightengale

KU tennis signs three

Kansas University tennis Wednesday announced the signing of three international student-athletes.

Stigler honored by Big 12 again

For the second time this season, Kansas University senior Michael Stigler was named Big 12 Track & Field Athlete of the Week.

Martin’s slam lifts KU baseball

Freshman catcher TJ Martin’s grand slam in the top of the ninth inning lifted Kansas University to a 10-7 nonconference baseball victory over Northwestern on Wednesday at Rocky Miller Park.

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Mitchell Ballock accepts Curry invite

Eudora High sophomore basketball standout Mitchell Ballock has accepted an invitation to the 2015 Stephen Curry Select Camp, set for June 29 to July 2, in Alameda, California. By Gary Bedore

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The right approach: Gary Woodland wisely picks his spots

Our local touring PGA player can be a frustrating guy to follow. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 6, 2015

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, May 6, 2015.