Stories for May 11, 2018


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Tom Keegan: Too early to bury Tall Ball in college basketball

Even sports, from time to time, fall prey to fads. In basketball, NBA and college, 3-pointers are all the rage.

Tom Keegan: Competing in third language doesn't keep KU scholar-athlete from winning award

When an athlete takes up track and field at the age of 17 and within four months becomes the national junior champion of Moldova, word has a way of spreading to college coaches in the United States.


KU's Lokedi and Dudarev successfully defend Big 12 track and field titles

Kansas senior Sharon Lokedi’s final journey to the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championship looked a lot like her previous two when the distance runner from Kenya captured her third consecutive league title in the 10,000 meters race on Friday.

KU baseball takes Game 1 from K-State, 9-8 in 10 innings

Despite a five-run ninth inning by Kansas State, the visiting Kansas baseball team emerged victorious in Game 1 of its Sunflower Showdown series in Manhattan Friday night, 9-8 in 10 innings.

KU tennis beats Denver, 4-3, for program's first NCAA Tournament win in 19 years

The Kansas tennis team needed one more victory to advance past the NCAA Tournament’s opening round for the first time in 19 years, and sophomore Maria Toran Ribes delivered it Friday at Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center, in Malibu, Calif.

Chase Hanna finishes round with two eagles in three holes at Costa Rica Classic

Chase Hanna, Big 12 individual golf champion as a senior at Kansas in 2017, eagled two of his final three holes Friday in the Costa Rica Classic, carding a 3 on a pair of par-5 holes.

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Notebook: Dorance Armstrong reportedly signs 4-year deal with Cowboys

Former Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. didn’t waste any time making his partnership with the team that drafted him official. By Benton Smith

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The Final Act: Big weekend of celebrations awaits KU point guard Devonte' Graham and his family

As far as weekends go, they don't make them much bigger than the one KU senior Devonte' Graham and his family will experience during the next couple of days. By Matt Tait