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Heeney: KU’s football struggles hurt draft stock
May 3, 2015
When 139 college football players — including 18 linebackers — heard their names called in the 2015 NFL Draft before Ben Heeney did, the first-team All-Big 12 linebacker from Kansas University began to wonder why he was still available in the fifth round Saturday. By Benton Smith
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Tigers’ Price shuts down Royals
May 3, 2015
David Price lost his shutout bid in the ninth inning, but still had enough to finish off the Kansas City Royals.
KU rowing upends KSU
May 3, 2015
Kansas University’s rowing team defeated Kansas State, 14-9, Saturday in the Sunflower Showdown at Wyandotte County Lake.
Baker track wins at HAAC
May 3, 2015
Baker University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams swept the Heart of America Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships, Saturday.
Stigler powers Kansas track
May 3, 2015
Senior Michael Stigler was victorious again in the 400 hurdles to lead Kansas University’s track and field team Saturday in the Rock Chalk Classic at Rock Chalk Park.
Big names to host camps
May 3, 2015
Some heavy-hitters in the basketball world will be holding camps in Lawrence in coming months.
Baylor hangs on against Kansas baseball
May 3, 2015
A seventh-inning home run from Kansas University freshman Owen Taylor gave the Jayhawks just a momentary boost Saturday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark, where KU’s bullpen faltered in the final two frames of a 6-3 loss to Baylor.
Baylor turns back Kansas softball on Senior Day
May 3, 2015
Kansas University softball players were hoping to give their seniors a few extra reasons to celebrate on their Senior Day, but a couple of bad innings cost them in a 6-1 loss against No. 14 Baylor on Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.
Chiefs welcome cornerback Peters
May 3, 2015
John Dorsey knew people would have questions if the Kansas City Chiefs chose Marcus Peters in the first round of the draft, so the general manager kept team owner Clark Hunt in the loop.
Jayhawks land NFL deals
May 2, 2015
Although only three Kansas University football products heard their names called during the NFL Draft on Saturday, a number of their fellow Jayhawks signed free-agent deals in the hours that followed.
Not a perfect game: Jaybowl’s 62-year run ends Saturday
May 2, 2015
When the 62-year-old Jaybowl closes Saturday, following a day of festivities, it will be for good. As times have changed, so has Jaybowl — ultimately going away altogether. Union leaders say dwindling crowds and revenue led to their decision to close Jaybowl and repurpose it into some other type of gathering space. By Sara Shepherd
Pro day standout Dexter McDonald goes to Oakland in Round 7
09:26 p.m., May 2, 2015 Updated 01:24 a.m.
Only 14 picks remained in the final round of the NFL Draft when Oakland made Kansas cornerback Dexter McDonald the 25th pick of the seventh round (242nd overall). “It’s definitely an intense feeling,” the happy new Raider told the Journal-World.“ By Benton Smith
Offseason hamstring issues hurt JaCorey Shepherd’s draft stock
May 2, 2015
A torn left hamstring compromised JaCorey Shepherd’s ability to impress NFL scouts in drills leading up to the NFL Draft. But Philadelphia took him with the 15th pick of Round 6. By Benton Smith
Fiery Ben Heeney calms down once Raiders draft him
May 2, 2015
Even though four linebackers got picked ahead of him on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, former Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney finally calmed down Saturday when the Oakland Raiders chose him with the fourth pick in Round 5. By Benton Smith
Raiders draft KU’s Dexter McDonald in final round
May 2, 2015
Only 14 picks remained in the entire seven-round NFL Draft Saturday when Kansas University cornerback Dexter McDonald finally heard his name called.
JaCorey Shepherd picked by Philadelphia in 6th round
May 2, 2015
JaCorey Shepherd began his Kansas University football career as a wide receiver, but he’ll enter the NFL as a cornerback after turning heads in the secondary during his final three seasons for KU. Philadelphia made the 5-foot-11 defensive back the 15th pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Oakland selects Kansas LB Ben Heeney in 5th round
May 2, 2015
A starting linebacker in his final three seasons at Kansas University, Ben Heeney learned what his NFL future holds Saturday, when the Oakland Raiders selected him with the fourth pick of the fifth round, in the NFL Draft.
Young, K.C. stifle Tigers
May 2, 2015
Chris Young pitched five no-hit innings, but he knew he would not be permitted to go the distance Friday night.

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