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Paul Pierce’s all-time KU starting 5 goes heavy in frontcourt

Without any NBA games or March Madness to discuss, the crew from ESPN’s “NBA Countdown” decided to take a nostalgic approach earlier this week and have former players, including 1997-98 Kansas All-American Paul Pierce, assemble their all-time teams. The task was an easy one for Pierce ...

As virus threat grows, so too may drive-thru weddings in Lawrence

I always assumed drive-thrus were out of the question when it came to marriage planning, which is why the rehearsal dinner was in the dining room of the McDonald’s. But now, in this crazy virus world, drive-thru weddings might become a thing in Lawrence. A rural Lawrence bed and breakfast ...

Why didn’t KU have a 1st-team AP All-American? It’s complicated

Some years in college basketball, picking All-America teams can be uncomplicated, even obvious. This bizarre, postseason-less 2019-20 campaign was not one of those years. Sure, Dayton’s Obi Toppin fell into the clear-cut category, but as Friday’s release of the Associated Press All-America ...

Introducing ‘Self Madness 2020’

Just because the 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled because of the coronavirus does not mean that Kansas fans have to miss out on their annual bracket fun. I’m sure many of you have seen — or even filled out — the fast-food bracket, the binge-watch bracket or even the 64 greatest moments ...

16 teams that could have won it all

Even though there won’t be an NCAA Tournament in 2020, we thought it might be entertaining — and a decent distraction — to think about the would-be field and some of the teams that could have joined Kansas in the chase for this year’s national championship. Kansas Many people ...

Hiatuses in sports put life in perspective for Bill Self

Life has a way of reminding people about what’s actually important and what’s ultimately of far less consequence. On a Monday afternoon that many of us would’ve spent scrutinizing the still fresh NCAA Tournament bracket, and maybe even getting into occasionally heated debates about ...