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Linebacker Jake Love is retiring from football for medical reasons. Running back Corey Avery and wide receiver Rodriguez Coleman both have been dismissed from the program following indefinite suspensions for violating undisclosed team rules this spring.
And it's an even better tool for the KU coaches, who view recruiting as the lifeblood of the program and are in a position where they simply cannot miss on guys if they hope to get the latest KU football rebuilding project off the ground any time soon.
It's quite possible things could get worse, record-wise, for a Jayhawks team that had multiple NFL draft picks depart after a 3-9 season. It would not be wise to judge Beaty's first season on record alone because there are major foundational things he needs to address in Year 1.
“I’m trying to develop everything. I’m trying to get better at some of my weaknesses and get stronger. I think that (strength) is one of my biggest weaknesses. I try to go to the weight room more than anybody else and work out,” Mykhailiuk said Tuesday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse, a day after returning from a month-long stay back home in Cherkasy.
“If I have the option to play in the NBA, I’ll look into it and consider it,” Kaun said. “I’ll see what my options are. If there are none, we’ll be done.”
The Kansas volleyball team added another key piece to its roster when head coach Ray Bechard announced senior Ashlyn Driskill will join the Jayhawks. Driskill is the second transfer of the offseason and becomes the third member of the senior class heading into the 2015 campaign.
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Stephen Curry, the league MVP who was 5-for-23 in Game 2, was a non-factor for three quarters before leading a fourth-quarter rally that fell short. He finished with 27 points.
Giants rookie starting pitcher Chris Heston threw a no-hitter against the Mets on Tuesday in New York, striking out 11. He didn't walk any batters, either, but he hit two batters consecutively and then hit another in the ninth.
The US Open always produces some eye-opening amateur stories. It hasn't produced this many in quite a while. On Monday, 13 amateurs qualified for the US Open -- the most since 2009, according to the AP's Doug Ferguson. The most incredible was probably a 15-year-old named Cole Hammer (seriously!) who shot 64-68 in Dallas, Texas to sneak into the field.
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Graves wore a GoPro helmet camera -- a device that surfers, bikers, snowboarders and skydivers frequently utilize -- at his seat down the right-field line at MGM Park. Because you never know what might happen.