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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 5.19.15

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KU Basketball Notebook |

Tyrel Reed back in Lawrence, joins OrthoKansas LLC as a physical therapist; LaGerald Vick skipped UK visit; Jayhawks have one scholarship remaining and lots of options

Ben Heeney's childhood goals included playing at KU and in the NFL | Smithology |

In 2004, Heeney laid out his goals for becoming a football lifer by mapping them all out with a pencil and paper. A fifth-round pick in the NFL Draft 11 years later, the linebacker shared the list of goals from his childhood on Twitter.

Healthy Schyler Miles looking to make impact for KU football |

“I’m 100 percent,” he said with a “can-you-believe it” shrug. “I feel good out there. This is the first time that I’ve been running around out on the field without any pain most of the time. It’s been a lot more fun than in the past.”

Volleyball - Jayhawks in Europe

From May 18-30, Kansas volleyball is embarking on a European training trip aimed at combining cultural eduation with intense practices and competition. The team will play six matches, sandwiched between training sessions and travel destinations in Italy, France and Spain. Check back each day of the trip to hear a different player's perspective.

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Providence's Paschal Chukwu to transfer -

Providence big man Paschal Chukwu will transfer, sources told He will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out next season per NCAA rules. The 7-foot-2 big man would have been the Friars' starting center this season.

Reinstate UAB football? New study shows both options are 'viable' -

College Sports Solutions produced a 97-page report that became the third — and presumably final — study examining life with or without UAB football. The study, first reported on by, offers material that football supporters will undoubtedly cling to as justification to reinstate the sport.

Charlie Weis hired to coach at Alabama? | FOX Sports

The Charlie Weis headed to Tuscaloosa isn't the former Kansas coach fired last season, no it's his son Charlie Weis Jr., a recent graduate of the University of Kansas.

Bill Guthridge Wrote A Short But Beautiful Chapter In College Basketball History

The bulk of his career was spent supporting Smith as an assistant, but when the Dean of North Carolina turned over the program to his friend, it is very much worth noting that Bill Guthridge maintained the standards the Tar Heels and their fans expect to meet.

Everett Golson not announcing decision, may visit more schools -

According to's Brett McMurphy, Golson will not be announcing his decision on Monday as had long been anticipated. In fact, while it's been widely assumed that Florida State will be Golson's ultimate destination, McMurphy also reported that Golson may visit more schools.

The Most Important Part Of the Big 12-SEC Challenge Is Not The Matchups Themselves

As much as UK-versus-KU might excite the senses, there’s a very significant story which might get lost in the excitement which will rightly greet Cats-Jayhawks. It’s something that another bunch of Wildcats from Philadelphia might want to pay attention to.

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Blind high school vaulter in Texas nearly medals - Yahoo News

Brown vaults with a combination of fearless abandon and meticulous attention to detail. She counts the seven steps of her left foot on her approach and when she picks up the sound of the beeper placed on the mat, it's time to plant the pole and push up.

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MLB Recap - Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox - May 18, 2015 -

Carlos Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning Monday night to give the streaking White Sox a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians after a sparkling pitchers' duel between Sale and Kluber.

The A's have been amazingly bad in one-run games -

Somehow, someway the Athletics have managed to go 1-13 in one-run games this season. It's rather remarkable that the A's have played 14 one-run games even though we're still two weeks from June. It's downright astounding that they've managed to lose 13 of those 14 one-run contests.

Flyers hire former North Dakota coach Dave Hakstol -

The Philadelphia Flyers announced Monday morning that they have named Dave Hakstol to be the 19th coach in franchise history, filling the spot that was opened up when the team fired Craig Berube after the 2014-15 season. (Mr. Ed says: Sorry, fetch.)

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LOOK: Virginia Tech gets first look at 'Battle at Bristol' setting -

Come Sept. 10, 2016, the Speedway will play host to the long-awaited "Battle at Bristol" -- a game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech that promises to shatter the all-time record for highest attendance at a college football game.

WATCH: Ole Miss' Errol Robinson makes catch of the weekend -

During the course of a key win 7-4 win over no. 8 Texas A&M on Saturday, Ole Miss shortstop Errol Robinson took to wing and made the following delicious play.

WATCH: Buzz Williams reads mean tweets about himself -

Jimmy Kimmel's inspired, turn-the-table bit on Twitter users blasting blind hate at celebrities has made for some good, meta television. Now Virginia Tech's taken to having its coach, Buzz Williams, read aloud some of the hate hurled his way in recent months.