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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 6.11.15

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- Kansas Sports -

Jayhawks Out to Fast Start at NCAA Championships

The KU men saw a pair of top-15 finishes in the pole vault, while senior Michael Stigler cleared another hurdle in his march to an NCAA title. Senior Lindsay Vollmer also got out to the best start of her career as she competed on day one of the heptathlon.

Lagerald Vick draws praise at camp |

"Coming to Lawrence was probably the best thing that has ever happened to me," said Vick, who averaged 26 points and 11 rebounds last season at Douglass High. "I like the Jayhawk family. The community is amazing. I’ve never had a feeling like this."

- College Sports -

East Tenn. State lands former Indiana PF/four-star recruit Mosquera-Perea -

The school notes Mosquera-Perea is "likely the most decorated recruit in ETSU program history." ETSU has not reached the NCAA Tournament since 2010.

- Professional Sports -

2015 Stanley Cup Final recap: What you need to know about Game 4 -

Four games in the 2015 Stanley Cup Final. Four games decided by one goal. It's something that has happened only two other times in NHL history. On Wednesday night, it was the Chicago Blackhawks who came out on top by a 2-1 margin to tie the series, 2-2, as it goes back to Tampa Bay for Game 5 on Saturday night.

USMNT beat defending World Cup champs Germany 2-1 -

As meaningful as the result was for the US, both sides were missing key pieces. Germany fielded a team without Manuel Neuer, Thomas Muller, Marco Reus and Mario Gomes, while the US played without the likes of Jozy Altidore, Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones and Alejandro Bedoya.

Colts hang 'AFC Finalist' banner at stadium, Internet laughs at them -

A Super Bowl banner makes sense. A division title banner makes sense, too. But a banner to mark a loss in the AFC Championship Game?

5 reasons Marshawn Lynch will be better than Adrian Peterson in 2015 -

AP has been the de facto best running back in football through injury and suspension. You always take him. Except when you don't, and this is one of those cases. Marshawn Lynch represents a safer bet for 2015.

Chiefs RB Knile Davis: There's no gap between Jamaal Charles and me -

Davis' confidence is a good sign. But the Chiefs are going to need Davis to actually live up to his words (or come close to them) if not this year, than next year -- when Charles enters his 30s, and, perhaps, the final days of his dominance.

- Video of the Day -

WATCH: Torii Hunter strikes out, gets ejected, takes off clothes -

In the eighth inning of Wednesday night's Royals-Twins game (KC 7, MIN 2), Minnesota outfielder Torii Hunter took palpable exception to the strike zone of plate ump Mark Ripperger.