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Big man Marcus Lee leaving UK; KU in hunt?

Yet another basketball big man became available to colleges Wednesday when Kentucky junior Marcus Lee, a 6-foot-9, 225-pounder from Antioch, Calif., not only dropped out of the 2016 NBA Draft but also announced plans to transfer from the SEC powerhouse school. By Gary Bedore

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 26, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in the NBA playoffs on May 26, 2016.

Markieff Morris detained at airport

A person familiar with the situation says Washington Wizards and former Kansas University forward Markieff Morris was detained at Philadelphia International Airport and then released.

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Storms trim NCAA Prelims to two days

Heavy rain, strong winds and lightning made made it impossible to hold a track meet on Thursday afternoon/evening at Rock Chalk Park. Thus, the first day of the NCAA West Prelims were beset with delays until first day’s action was officially postponed at 6:53 p.m. By Gary Bedore

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Reports: Baylor dismisses football coach Art Briles

One of the Big 12’s top football coaches is out of a job. According to multiple media reports on Thursday, Baylor dismissed head coach Art Briles.

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Big man Marcus Lee leaving UK; KU in hunt?

Yet another basketball big man became available to colleges Wednesday when Kentucky junior Marcus Lee, a 6-foot-9, 225-pounder from Antioch, Calif., not only dropped out of the 2016 NBA Draft but also announced plans to transfer from the SEC powerhouse school. By Gary Bedore

KU-hosted track regional runs Thursday-Saturday

Kansas University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams will play host to the 2016 NCAA West Preliminary track and field championships today through Saturday at Rock Chalk Park.