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A good sign: Landen Lucas to work on offense with Wayne Simien

Rugged Landen Lucas, who led Kansas University’s 33-5 basketball team in rebounding during his breakout junior season, plans to improve his “offensive game” the next few months. By Gary Bedore

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Talib released from hospital

Star cornerback Aqib Talib was released from a Dallas hospital on Monday amid reports suggesting he may have accidentally shot himself.

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Kansas appeals court upholds conviction in theft, sale of KU championship rings for meth

Mandy Hurd was convicted in 2014 of stealing two KU championship rings from her father-in-law, a Kansas University Athletics Department official, and selling the rings in exchange for methamphetamine.

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Vegas: KU football won’t win 2

The verdict is in, and the bottom line has not changed. For the second year in a row, the folks in Las Vegas do not seem to have much faith in Kansas University football. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: A stab at the Kansas football defense 2-deep

Kansas University football coach David Beaty didn’t go public with a depth chart until the brink of the 2015 season-opener and doesn’t have one now, which makes it fun to cobble together an educated guess. Here’s a stab at the two-deep on defense heading into summer conditioning, listed first string/second string. By Tom Keegan

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A good sign: Landen Lucas to work on offense with Wayne Simien

Rugged Landen Lucas, who led Kansas University’s 33-5 basketball team in rebounding during his breakout junior season, plans to improve his “offensive game” the next few months. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared Game 2 of the NBA Finals

How former Jayhawks fared Game 2 of the NBA Finals

McGirt claims Memorial; Woodland ties for 4th

William McGirt thought he hit it big when he won the Cabarrus Classic and pocketed $16,000, the second-largest prize on the Tar Heel Tour. That was in 2007, and it felt like a lifetime ago compared with the perks from winning the Memorial on Sunday. Gary Woodland, a former Kansas University golfer, shot a final-round 73 and fell into a tie for fourth.

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Ex-Jayhawk Talib shot in nightclub

Star cornerback Aqib Talib will miss the Denver Broncos’ trip to the White House today after getting shot at a Dallas nightclub early Sunday morning.