Stories for July 28, 2021


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KU sophomore Dajuan Harris no longer headed to Spain for summer exhibition tour

Kansas point guard Dajuan Harris’ August exhibition trip to Spain has been called off after the U.S. State Department added the country to its “Do Not Travel” list. By Matt Tait

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Big 12 accuses ESPN of trying to 'destabilize' conference

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby accused ESPN of encouraging other conferences to pick apart the league so Texas and Oklahoma can move to the Southeastern Conference more quickly and without paying a massive buyout. The Associated Press

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'Don't panic,' Girod says of Big 12 unrest; stakes are high for KU, but school must avoid making a rash decision

The decision by Texas and Oklahoma to pursue a move to the SEC came like a thunderbolt. The response to that decision shouldn’t, University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod said in some of his first public comments about unrest in the Big 12 Conference. By Chad Lawhorn

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Former Jayhawk Marcus Garrett eager to find out NBA fate at Thursday's draft

For former Kansas basketball standout Marcus Garrett, years of dreaming and imagining life as a professional basketball player have come down to a single night. By Matt Tait