Stories for June 2, 2016


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Self picks Cleveland Cavs in NBA finals

Speaking before the start of Game One of the 2016 NBA Finals, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self peered into his crystal ball and deemed Cleveland’s Cavaliers the winner of what he predicts will be “a great series.” By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA Finals Game 1

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in the NBA Finals on Thursday.

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Tom Keegan: Newman would be good get for Kansas

Any time a McDonald’s All-American advertised as a one-and-done sensation struggles to find consistency as a freshman and transfers, the spoiled-brat radar goes up, especially when a parent does his talking for him. Then you look at what Horatio Webster said about his son, Malik Newman, leaving Mississippi State and a different picture emerges. By Tom Keegan

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Transfer Malik Newman to visit KU, NC State

Former Mississippi State basketball combo guard Malik Newman, who has announced plans to transfer from the SEC school after one season, is expected to visit Kansas University and North Carolina State in the near future, Jon Rothstein of reported Wednesday. By Gary Bedore

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Big 12 commish presses for decisions on expansion, championship game

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby wants conference leaders to make decisions one way or the other on the lingering topics of expansion, a football championship game and a league network by the end of the summer.