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May 26, 2015
Bill Self and Roy Williams, Kansas University’s only two basketball coaches for the past 27 years, combined for six Final Fours, four NCAA title-game appearances and one national title for KU. They have done so employing different coaching styles and personalities.By Tom Keegan
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Milt Newton giving back
Former Jayhawk guard helps create charitable foundation in Virgin Islands
May 24, 2015
Minnesota Timberwolves general manager/former Kansas University guard Milt Newton, who was born and raised in the Virgin Islands, returned to St. Thomas with his wife, Shalaun Newton, earlier this month to speak with youths about the importance of education and also announce the formation of a charitable foundation to assist youngsters who live in the U.S. territory. By Gary Bedore
Inextricably linked: Bourbon, Cox bound through injury, rehab
Running backs preparing for sixth season — but only one as a Jayhawk
May 24, 2015
James Sims exhausted his eligibility and cleared the path for seniors Brandon Bourbon and Taylor Cox to compete for the starting tailback job as seniors. The competition ended for both of them when they suffered season-ending injuries on back-to-back days in mid-August. By Tom Keegan
Cards get to Ventura, avoid sweep with 6-1 victory over Royals
May 24, 2015
Yordano Ventura had a shaky first inning and a bad pitch in the sixth. That led to four St. Louis runs, which was more than enough for Michael Wacha.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 23, 2015
May 24, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 23, 2015
Texas high school safety chooses Jayhawks
May 24, 2015
Kansas University football coach David Beaty was back on Twitter on Saturday, using his #neatdeal approach to tip his hand that the Jayhawks might have landed another commitment in the Class of 2016.
Kansas commit Vick gets positive reviews
May 24, 2015
LaGerald Vick, who has committed to play basketball at Kansas University — likely starting in the 2015-16 season — continues to compete on this spring and summer’s Under Armour Association Circuit.
Sporting KC, Seattle play to scoreless tie
May 24, 2015
Tim Melia needed to make just one save, but it came late in the game as Sporting Kansas City played to a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.
Free State girls claim 6A swimming and diving crown
May 24, 2015
After the final race of the Class 6A girls state swimming and diving championships on Saturday, Free State High junior Cierra Campbell looked at the time on the clock and immediately went over to the edge of the pool to hug senior Courtney Caldwell, who started crying. The joys of a sweet, sweet victory.
Royals rush to beat rain, Cards
May 23, 2015
Expecting some rain, the Kansas City Royals tried to rush their way through five innings to make it an official game and came away with a shortened win.
FSHS baseball draws Campus for opener
May 23, 2015
Free State High will open the Class 6A state baseball tournament against Wichita Campus at 4 p.m. Thursday at Kansas University’s Hoglund Ballpark.
Caldwell, FSHS off to fast start at state swimming
May 23, 2015
Free State High senior Courtney Caldwell hardly bothered to think about individual accomplishments during the season. Friday, during the Class 6A state swimming and diving preliminaries, that continued to be the case — despite the fact she set two state records. By Chris Duderstadt
Providence transfer center to visit Kansas
May 23, 2015
Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2, 225-pound center who has announced plans to leave Providence after his freshman year, will visit Kansas University the first weekend of June, Chukwu told Jayhawkslant.com on Friday. By Gary Bedore
FSHS boys, LHS girls take regional track titles
May 23, 2015
The Firebirds, who beat runner-up Shawnee Mission West, 115-106, celebrated by dumping water and ice from a cooler over their coach, Jordan Rose. By Bobby Nightengale
Royals blank Cards
May 23, 2015
Kendrys Morales is leading the American League with 37 RBIs. A year ago, he wasn’t even playing — he was waiting for an offer as a free agent.
Dirty Kanza 200 taking endurance cycling to an extreme
May 22, 2015
Rick Becker rode away from the starting line outside the historic Granada Theater at 6 a.m., the day just beginning to break in the scenic Flint Hills. By the time he crossed the finish line some 17 hours later, night had fallen hard on Commercial Street.
Schedule announced for KU’s USA National Team
May 22, 2015
Bill Self’s Kansas basketball team will begin representing the USA at the World University Games on July 4, in Gwangju, Korea, when the Jayhawks and SMU’s Nic Moore take on Turkey to open pool play. Because of the 14-hour time difference, it will be 10 p.m. on July 3 back in Lawrence when the game begins.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 21, 2015
May 22, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 21, 2015
KU adds SMU’s Moore for Games team
May 22, 2015
Bill Self has added one of the country’s top perimeter players — a 5-foot-9, 170-pound dynamo who can both score and distribute — to the roster of Kansas University’s World University Games basketball team.
Washburn Rural edges Lions in nine innings
May 22, 2015
Lawrence High baseball players walked off the field stunned into silence on Thursday.
Firebirds’ swimmers have sights set on title at state
May 21, 2015
Free State High’s girls swimming and diving team has won all of its meets and duals this season. Only one meet is left for the Firebirds: the Class 6A state tournament.
Royals reliever Madson taking long road back
May 21, 2015
One or 2 percent. That was it. That was the chance that Ryan Madson gave himself of ever pitching again in the big leagues.

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