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Jayhawks in the NBA for Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

How former Kansas Jayhawks fared in NBA games played Friday, Feb. 19, 2021.   --- Joel Embiid (Phi) W, 112-105 vs. Chi 50 points (17-26 FG, 1-2 3PG, 15-17 FT), 17 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, 4 blocks, 2 turnovers in 35 minutes. --- Josh Jackson (Det) L, 95-109 at ...

Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball vs. Lawrence High

Lawrence High's boys basketball team knocked down 11 3-pointers during a 16-point win over Free State Friday night at FSHS on Feb. 19, 2021. The Lions have now three consecutive meeting in this rivalry, while also securing a victory in seven of the last eight meetings. Photos by Chance ...

FSHS girls close out competitive City Showdown with road win

It took almost the entirety of Friday night’s City Showdown, but Free State High’s girls basketball team finally put rival Lawrence away late in a 55-46 victory at LHS. The Lions, who trailed by four entering the fourth quarter, scrapped in the opening minutes of the period, much like they ...

Sports on TV for Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts (All times Central) AUTO RACING 6:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: The BrakeBest Brake Pads 159, Daytona Road Course, Daytona Beach, Fla. COLLEGE BASEBALL 2 p.m. ACCN — James Madison at North Carolina SECN ...

Former Jayhawk Joel Embiid named NBA All-Star Game starter

The voters have spoken: They wanted LeBron James of the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers to be an All-Star captain, again. So, he is. And Brooklyn’s Kevin Durant will be his opposition. James and Durant were revealed Thursday as the leading fan vote-getters in the Western and Eastern ...

Royals moves for Santana, Benintendi proof it’s time to win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals had been quiet the past couple of offseason cycles, letting the young core they plan to lead their next assault on the World Series to grow and develop out of the bright spotlight of the major leagues. Two significant moves the past couple of months are evidence ...

Lawrence boys defeat Olathe North for seventh consecutive win

Lawrence High’s boys basketball team will head into its rivalry matchup with plenty of momentum following a 46-42 win over Olathe North at LHS on Thursday. The Lions (15-1, No. 3 in Class 6A) have now won seven games in a row after earning back-to-back victories on Wednesday and Thursday. ...

Photo gallery: Free State bowling vs. Lawrence High

Lawrence High's bowling program earned a win in varsity boys and varsity girls during a dual against Free State Thursday afternoon at Royal Crest Lanes. The Lions has success in the Baker format in both matchups to pull out the come-from-behind victory against their rival. Photos by Chance ...

KU football’s new OC inheriting offense without clearcut No. 1 QB

Pending might be the best way to describe the Kansas football program’s current quarterback situation, leading up to the start of spring practices in late March. Now that the QB group has a new position coach — Mike DeBord, Les Miles’ latest offensive coordinator — the starting job for ...