Stories for April 1, 2021


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Notebook: Defense 'flying around' as Jayhawks have spring practices for first time in 2 years

Now a junior on the Kansas football roster, Kenny Logan Jr., one of the Jayhawks’ breakthrough contributors on defense in 2020, is currently experiencing spring practices for the first time in his college career.

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'The little things matter': Former Notre Dame O-lineman Colin Grunhard hopes to help KU win

When Colin Grunhard was a freshman at Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish were coming off a 4-8 season — a disaster by that program’s standards. Now the offensive lineman is at KU, where 4-8 would be viewed as progress, and Grunhard is hoping to bring some of his former team’s winning mentality with him to Lawrence.

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Former KU, current UNC coach Roy Williams retiring at age 70, saying he's 'no longer the right man for the job'

After being entrusted as the caretaker of blue blood basketball programs Kansas and North Carolina for the past 33 years, Roy Williams announced his retirement from coaching on Thursday at a news conference in Chapel Hill, N.C. By Matt Tait

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North Carolina basketball announces Roy Williams' retirement after 33 seasons

North Carolina basketball announced Thursday morning that longtime coach Roy Williams, who spent 15 seasons at Kansas prior to UNC, was retiring after 33 years as a college head coach. By Matt Tait