Stories for May 25, 2017


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Safety Sam Skwarlo leaves KU football after redshirt season

Former FSHS standout switching back to RB

After a year of Division I college football in his hometown, former Free State High standout Sam Skwarlo decided to leave the University of Kansas behind in search of a more prominent role. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Teammates pushing for playing time can rev Svi's motor

For three seasons, I have watched nearly every minute Svi Mykhaliuk has played for Kansas and still I couldn’t figure it out: Does he play with less energy than most of his teammates or is he just not as quick?

KU tennis players make 21st-century history at NCAA Doubles Championship

Senior Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum and sophomore Nina Khmelnitckaia combined to achieve a 21st-century first for the Kansas tennis program Thursday in the NCAA Doubles Championship at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia.

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KU center Udoka Azubuike expected to return to full-contact drills next week

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike’s recovery from the wrist injury that cost him the final three months and 25 games of the 2016-17 season remains in good shape. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self wants to see a more aggressive Svi Mykhailiuk during senior season

Less than 18 hours after learning that junior Svi Mykhailiuk would return to Kansas for his senior season, KU basketball coach Bill Self already was thinking about what more the Ukrainian wing could do to help the Jayhawks in 2017-18. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball to host Texas A&M in 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge

The Big 12, SEC and ESPN on Thursday released the match-ups for college basketball's 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge and the Jayhawks are in line to face a familiar foe. By Matt Tait