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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 5.14.15

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Baseball - Jayhawks Host K-State for Annual Sunflower Showdown

Kansas (22-30, 7-13 Big 12) and Kansas State (24-27, 8-13 Big 12) are slated to get the series rolling Friday, May 15, with a 6 p.m. first pitch.

Late-blooming QB Carter could be just what Kansas needs | FOX Sports

Stanley, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound Vero Beach (Fla.) native, is being considered a steal for Kansas after other major programs failed to notice him and his well-rounded talent.

Pick up your 2015 Kansas Football poster

Mr. Ed says: Man that helmet is cool... I hope we get something like that this fall.  I think that would look sharp.

Softball - Chavez Top Frosh, Five Jayhawks Honored by Big 12

Daniella Chavez set a new Kansas single-season mark for RBIs, tied the KU freshman record for home runs and batted better than .400 in league contests, prompting the Big 12 Conference to select her as co-Freshman of the Year as five total Jayhawks earned recognition Wednesday.

Kansas Track Gears Up for Big 12 Outdoor Championships

The Kansas men's and women's track & field teams will travel to Ames, Iowa May 15-17 for the 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Championships held at the Cyclone Sports Complex on the campus of Iowa State University.

Track & Field - Redwine Named to Team USA Coaching Staff for Pan Am Games

Redwine, who is in his 15th season as the head coach of track & field and cross country at Kansas, will see his fifth stint on Team USA's coaching staff during his time at Kansas, serving as the head men's coach for the American squad at the 2007 Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Rock Chalk Weekly: Hawaii Five-6

The trip to the 2014 NCAA Regionals was just a single highlight of one of the most unique and successful eras in the history of KU baseball. Starting in 2007 Kansas has listed at least one Hawaiian on its roster, totaling five in the past nine seasons. Every single Hawaiian that has played for head coach Ritch Price has made it to the NCAA Tournament, and three have signed professional contracts.

- College Sports -

UAB president: Football reinstatement decision will come by June 1 - CBSSports.com

A study by College Sports Solutions (CSS) into the financial viability of the sports is expected to be provided to UAB on Friday. The report comes as UAB football supporters are trying to box the UAB administration into a corner by raising money for the football program.

Summer homework for the Big 12 | FOX Sports

Here's some homework for various folks around the Big 12 to work on while the temperature rises and demands on time decrease.

- Professional Sports -

Disputed | The Players' Tribune - By Victor Ortiz

I don’t hold grudges. I’m not an angry person. But I’ll tell you this much — the night he and I fought in 2011, he lost all my respect. He definitely owes me a rematch because of how he knocked me out, costing me the WBC Welterweight Championship belt.

MLB Recap - St. Louis Cardinals at Cleveland Indians - May 13, 2015 - CBSSports.com

Kluber struck out 18 - the most by an AL pitcher since Roger Clemens in 1998 - and allowed just one hit in eight innings to get his first win this season in style, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0 win over St. Louis on Wednesday night.

- Videos of the Day -

10 clutch moments that show why Paul Pierce is the Truth - CBSSports.com

He's undoubtedly a Hall of Famer at this point, a fan favorite, and has evolved into one of the NBA's best clutch performers of the last 20 years. Even at age 37, Pierce has added to his legacy, including last weekend's all-time post-game quote, "I called game."

WATCH: Pitcher Sean O'Sullivan makes bare-handed catch - CBSSports.com

The looks on the faces of his teammates in the dugout — notably pitchers Chad Billingsley and Cole Hamels — might have been the best part.