Stories for May 7, 2021


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Notebook: Lance Leipold meeting 1-on-1 with 25 KU football players a day

In a busy first week on the job for new University of Kansas head football coach Lance Leipold, much of his daily calendar from Monday on has been booked with one-on-one meetings with the players. Leipold said Thursday evening during his debut on KU’s “Hawk Talk” radio show he had just completed his latest marathon of meetings — 25 players a day — before driving over to Johnny’s Tavern West Lawrence for the broadcast.

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KU's Lance Leipold envisions creating 'buzz around the area' by recruiting local prospects

When Lance Leipold took over the Kansas football program, the new head coach inherited a roster without many local or in-state scholarship players. He plans to change that. Leipold during his introductory press conference described recruiting locally as “extremely important.”

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KU makes top 4 for Georgia transfer Sahvir Wheeler

The Kansas men’s basketball program made the cut for Georgia point guard Sahvir Wheeler, a sophomore transfer who released his four finalists on Friday morning. By Matt Tait