Joel Embiid wowing Sixers while working back into game shape


For the Philadelphia 76ers, next season can’t come soon enough. As expected (and, let’s be honest, intended), 2014-15 has been a giant bust: Eighteen wins. ...


Former Ramada Inn property at Sixth and Iowa to be razed for redevelopment; announcement expected soon on new tenant for BTBC

Keep your eyes open for a major change of scenery at Sixth and Iowa. Plans are in the works to demolish the former Ramada Inn ...

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Kawehi exceeds Kickstarter goal for next album in a hurry

Hello, World. I've been quiet the last week...because I'm putting together a new project!! I'm SOOO excited I can't's gonna be BANANAS!! Details coming tomorrow yo!!!!!!

"My name is Kawehi and I am a DIY musician. I am not rich. I am not signed to a record label. But what I ...


‘The Daily Show’ roasts recent Kansas legislation

"The Daily Show" and Jon Stewart started last night's show by blasting Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and recent bills from the state legislature. Concealed carry, ...

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‘The Last Unicorn’ a rare kind of kids movie

This next sentence is going to sound like a massive name-dropping brain dump, but bear with me, because if you are a fan of nostalgic ...


Sales tax collections on the rise in early part of 2015; city sharpening pencil to build $50 million sewer plant on budget

While the forklift drivers are dutifully unloading all the clearance rack Easter candy at my house, there’s a new report out that shows Lawrence shoppers ...

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Weekend Picks: Rave of Thrones, Charlie Crawl, sports trivia at Watkins, Farmers’ Market, ‘The Last Unicorn’

Readers, we're drifting a little further from the mainstream than usual this week in an effort to convince you that LFK is still trying hard ...


Ranking KU basketball’s one-and-dones

Kansas guard Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) and forward Cliff Alexander celebrate a three by teammate Wayne Selden Jr. during the second half on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

With Cliff Alexander officially announcing his decision to leave school after one season on Tuesday, we can finish the chapter of Kansas University's one-and-done players, ...


Despite tumultuous season, Cliff Alexander remembers time at KU fondly

Kansas forward Cliff Alexander (2) comes in to celebrate with  guard Devonte Graham after Graham forced a turnover by Baylor guard Kenny Chery (1) during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Like fellow one-and-done Jayhawk Kelly Oubre Jr., Kansas freshman forward Cliff Alexander won’t have a press conference to discuss his decision to leave early and ...


Another urgent care medical clinic slated for Sixth Street; big announcements from Free State Festival; items of note from City Commission elections

If turkey-on-pita or that wonderfully catchy Spangles jingle was medicine for your body, you’re still out of luck in Lawrence. But soon you will be ...

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What caught my eye at Day 6 & 7 of KU football’s 2015 spring practices

KU special teams coach Gary Hyman runs through a containment drill during spring practice No. 7 on Tuesday at Memorial Stadium.

Other than the 80-plus degree temperatures that made the Memorial Stadium turf feel like it would in the middle of a summer day, the main ...


Analysts expect KU hoops to be right in the mix in 2015-16

The 2014-15 college basketball season may just have ended — in thrilling fashion, no less; I mean, how about those Kentucky-Wisconsin and Duke-Wisconsin games to ...


KU debaters fall short of Final Four at National Debate Tournament

KU debaters Jyleesa Hampton, left, and Quaram Robinson, who finished second overall March 23, 2015, at the Cross Examination Debate Association National Tournament.

Hours after the Duke men’s basketball team beat Wisconsin to win last night’s NCAA National Championship, the National Debate Tournament championship was still, well, under ...

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Intimidating and classic: The People’s Punk Band

It's been a while since we last checked in with The People's Punk Band, but judging by Friday night's show, we should never let that ...


Danny Manning, Paul Pierce share their ‘Tales of Madness’

Danny Manning and Larry Brown embrace after clinching the 1988 Men’s NCAA Basketball title.

The spectacle of March Madness entertains and amazes the nation each and every year. But for the vast majority of the players out there deciding ...


NFL Draft Chatter regarding a few former Jayhawks

We've reached April, known in NFL circles as draft month, and it's time to do some quick inventory on the former Jayhawks hoping to get ...


NBA All-Stars gush about Andrew Wiggins’ potential

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) passes against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins (22) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Miami, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The Heat won 102-92. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

With the 2014-15 NBA season quickly winding down, the Minnesota Timberwolves would like to remind you they have a future star in rookie Andrew Wiggins. ...


Farmer proposes monthly potluck dinner with city commissioners, other changes if he is elected mayor; study finds Kansas vehicle tax rates among the highest

Let’s be honest; we’ve all suspected for a while that the answer at Lawrence City Hall is more pea salad and fruit-infused Jell-O. No? Well, ...

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KU’s Elite Eight loss to VCU comes up on Shaka Smart’s first day at Texas

The VCU bench celebrates a turnover against Kansas on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

Shaka Smart, whose 2011 VCU Rams busted onto the college hoops scene by toppling No. 1 seed Kansas on the way to the Final Four, ...


Tarik Black auditioning for his NBA future

Los Angeles Lakers' Tarik Black, center, goes up for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Jazz 80-73. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

In the grand scheme of things, the next couple of weeks are fairly meaningless for the Los Angeles Lakers. At 20-54 with eight games left, ...


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