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Myles Turner to announce college choice on April 30

KU, Texas, SMU, Duke, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M on list

Myles Turner will announce his college choice on April 30. By Gary Bedore

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Joel Embiid to announce future plans at news conference today

Kansas University freshman center Joel Embiid will announce his future plans today at a 2 p.m. news conference in Allen Fieldhouse, coach Bill Self said Tuesday night. Sources close to the situation told the Journal-World that, barring some late change of heart, the 7-footer from Cameroon is expected to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. By Gary Bedore

Big 12 Teleconference notes: Embiid's family asked for second opinion from back specialist

Self says KU happy to comply and that's why 7-footer is in Los Angeles

Joel Embiid is in Los Angeles today receiving a second opinion on his aching back

It's tough being a Wichita State fan in Jayhawk Nation

While Wichita State Shockers fans say they get pretty good treatment in Lawrence overall, that may be, in part, because Jayhawk Nation isn't ready to give them their due. So they have chips on their shoulders, ready with a response for anyone who brings up the Wichita State's mid-major status or lesser Ratings Percentage Index, or RPI. By Giles Bruce

J-W sports wins in four categories

For the second consecutive year, the Journal-World has hit a grand slam in the Associated Press Sports Editors annual national contest.

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Joel Embiid to miss next two KU games

Self says 7-footer will be reevaluated Sunday

Kansas University freshman Joel Embiid will miss the Jayhawks' game against Texas Tech on Wednesday and the game Saturday at West Virginia because of his lower back strain, coach Bill Self said Monday afternoon. By Gary Bedore

Cliff Alexander's Chicago Curie High team forfeits all victories

Squad may be allowed to compete in Illinois state tournament

Seven unnamed Curie High players were deemed ineligible on Friday.

No. 6-ranked recruit Myles Turner to visit KU for Texas Tech game

Big man recruit Myles Turner will visit Kansas University, Rivals.com reports.

Lawmaker tells KU of strong opposition to proposed apartment complex for athletes

A state legislator told Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little on Wednesday that there is strong opposition in the Legislature to the proposed $17.5 million Allen Fieldhouse apartments for KU basketball players.

Jayhawk fans wear pride on their walls

A peek inside three of Lawrence's 'KU rooms'

Pat Sullivan is one of those KU fans who wears his Jayhawk pride on his walls — and he’s far from the only one. The Journal-World last week visited Sullivan’s and two other Lawrence fans’ “KU rooms” and received photos from more than a dozen others. By Sara Shepherd

KU, K-State partner for NCI designation run

Today's forecast: Mostly sunny and chilly in the morning. Highs around 34 today. Today's headlines: In order to make a more attractive bid for National Cancer Institute designation, cancer research centers from Kansas University and Kansas State University partner; the ...

KU Fans at MU game

KU fans display their support for KU and talk about MU leaving the Big 12

Journalists discuss college sports scandals

Steve Wieberg, a sports reporter with USA Today since 1982, discusses the recent KU ticket scandal and the Penn State sex scandal Wednesday at the Kansas Union. Wieberg was one of three sports reporters who spoke at a panel discussion titled "The Media and Big-Time College Athletics: The View from the Sports Desk." The event was part of a semester-long forum on college athletics sponsored by Ecumenical Christian Ministries.

Ladies Night Out with Bill Self

Women joined the KU men's basketball team for "Ladies Night Out with Bill Self" Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. They got the opportunity to run drills and receive one-on-one training from the KU coaching staff. The event raised money for Jayhawks for a Cure, which supports cancer treatment and research at the KU Cancer Center and Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

2011 Late Night in the Phog

Late Night in the Phog kicked off the 2011-12 basketball season Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse. Coach Bill Self rides in on a motorcycle, the men's team performs a skit on the evolution of dance and boxer Victor Ortiz lands a KO punch.

KU Custom motorcycle

Greg Zappala, of Knievel Motorcycles in Greenville, Pa., shows off the first Jayhawk custom motorcycle behind Allen Fieldhouse on Thursday Oct. 14, 2011. His company builds custom motorcycles for universities upon request. The Jayhawk motorcycle has a Bill Self motif complete with championship rings, and a Jayhawk on the tank.

Half-court shots: Xavier Henry vs. Cole Aldrich

Xavier Henry and Cole Aldrich held a half-court shot competition before the Legends of the Phog scrimmage Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Victor Ortiz to finish college at KU

WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz intends to complete his college degree at Kansas University.

Tyrel Reed: Experience important in tourney

Tyrel Reed said being a senior helps keep him loose now that every game counts after defeating Boston University in the 2011 NCAA Tournament.

KU women's basketball team visits Cottonwood Inc.

Members of the KU women's basketball team visited Cottonwood Inc., Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 to work alongside employees there and learn about the facility.

KU athletics says ticketing more effective now

The last 24 hours have been rough for the KU Athletics Department. 6News reporter Cory Smith spoke to officials to find out how effective the new ticket policies have been, and what they're hearing from Jayhawk fans.