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Border legends will play July 16 at SMS

The inaugural “Border War Legends Basketball game,” which will be run by private individuals not Kansas University and Missouri officials, will be played at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 16, at Shawnee Mission South High School, event organizers said Friday.

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Oklahoma State ends Kansas baseball season

Junior reliever Stephen Villines matched a career-high six innings pitched, as the Kansas University baseball team fell to No. 12 Oklahoma State, 8-1, Saturday.

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KU targets Porter, Young featured in KC Classic

The opening tip of the marquee game of the KC Classic basketball tournament went to MoKan Elite point guard Trae Young, who after a couple dribbles, launched a deep lob pass to fellow blue-chip college prospect Michael Porter, Jr., who flushed it — one-handed of course.

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Brannen Greene escapes burning car

Former Kansas University basketball guard Brannen Greene, who has been based in White Plains, N.Y., the past six weeks as he trains for the 2016 NBA Draft, barely escaped a blazing car accident late Friday night in N.Y., and survived the ordeal with what appear to be only minor injuries, his dad, Jeffrey, said Saturday.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 21, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of May 21, 2016.

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Report: Colorado State RB transferring to Kansas

According to a report from KWCH television station in Wichita, Deron Thompson, a sophomore from Colorado State University, has decided to transfer to KU, per information from his father.

Kansas baseball drops twinbill

Kansas University’s baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Oklahoma State on Friday and was eliminated from qualifying for the Big 12 tournament.

Timberwolves will not retain GM Milt Newton

When Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor decided to hire Tom Thibodeau as coach and president of basketball operations and Scott Layden as general manager, many in the organization braced for sweeping changes to the front office and coaching staff.

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Border legends will play July 16 at SMS

The inaugural “Border War Legends Basketball game,” which will be run by private individuals not Kansas University and Missouri officials, will be played at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 16, at Shawnee Mission South High School, event organizers said Friday.