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Traylor returning to court-storming site

Jamari Traylor did not get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his calm, cool, collected behavior after last Feb. 23’s Kansas-Kansas State basketball game at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan.

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Two KU women academic picks

For the first time since 2012, Kansas women’s basketball has multiple first-team honorees for academic honors, after junior forward Caelynn Manning-Allen and sophomore guard Lauren Aldridge were named as Academic All-Big 12 First Team selections, as announced by the league office on Thursday.

Husband-wife team to head tennis center

Jared and Christy Ward have been appointed tennis professionals at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence.

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Dunk talk: Wildcats using play as motivation

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self was furious at junior guard Brannen Greene for flushing a meaningless, unguarded, unopposed dunk right before the final horn sounded in the Jayhawks’ 77-59 win over rival Kansas State on Feb. 3 in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Tom Keegan: Shorter bench means Kansas wins

Notice the correlation between the size of Bill Self’s rotation and the Kansas University basketball team’s national ranking. When the rotation gets smaller, the ranking becomes higher. By Tom Keegan

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Depth, weather have KU’s Price smiling

If you bump into Ritch Price and he seems more lively than usual, it’s not just the “unheard of” string of warm pre-season weather that has put a smile on the Kansas University baseball coach’s face.

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Traylor returning to court-storming site

Jamari Traylor did not get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his calm, cool, collected behavior after last Feb. 23’s Kansas-Kansas State basketball game at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan.

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Beaty: Kansas drawing interest of coaches

With four full-time assistants recently leaving his first coaching staff, second-year Kansas University football coach David Beaty sounded upbeat about the prospects of replacing them Wednesday afternoon before speaking to a crowd of roughly 150 KU football supporters at the Ramada Inn Topeka Convention Center.

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KU women roughed up by visiting TCU

Despite a strong start in which the Jayhawks raced out to an early lead, the Kansas University women’s basketball team remained winless in Big 12 play following a 70-44 home loss to TCU on Wednesday night.