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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 6.04.15

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I am serious. And don't call me Shirley.

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We're definitely getting into the summer doldrums, y'all.

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Benefit basketball game on tap | KUsports.com

The Rock Chalk Roundball Classic KU alumni basketball game will tip at 7 p.m., June 18, at Free State High. First-year KU football coach David Beaty will play in the basketball all-star game. Others to play include current San Francisco Dons coach Rex Walters, as well as Cole Aldrich, Mark Randall, Greg Dreiling, Wayne Simien and many more.

Numbers you don't mess with in the Big 12 Conference - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

Before he made Chicago Bears fans gasp at his greatness, Gale Sayers was a Kansas Jayhawk. His No. 48 jersey has been retired in Lawrence. The two-time All-American rushed for 2,675 yards during his time as a Jayhawk. Nobody will ever wear No. 48 at Kansas, and rightly so.

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Jeff Hornacek's agent denies report his client declined ISU meeting - CBSSports.com

CycloneFanatic.com reported Wednesday that Jeff Hornacek, through his agent, declined to meet with Iowa State about its coaching vacancy. However, Steve Kauffman, who represents Hornacek, called the story "simply inaccurate" on an attached message board.

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Self: LeBron on fire, but ‘I’ll take Warriors’ | KUsports.com

"I’ll take the Warriors, because four out of seven games ... all it takes is those two guys (Curry, Thompson) getting hot on the same night. Klay has played OK. He hasn’t gotten on fire. He kind of did the other day against the Rockets (he had games of 20, 24, 17, 13 and 15 in conference finals). When those two are playing well ... I don’t think anybody is going to beat the Warriors this year," Self added.

2015 Stanley Cup Final recap: What you need to know about Game 1 - CBSSports.com

The Blackhawks just could not get much generated through the neutral zone and even less on special teams. At various points it was hard to just get into the offensive zone in general. Then the third period happened. Chicago took advantage of a passive Lightning squad and ended up scoring twice in the less than two minutes late in the game to steal a Game 1 win and take the series lead.

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Lawrence Phillips describes terrifying situation in letters from prison - CBSSports.com

Nebraska football is a common theme in Phillips' letters. When he's not describing the horrific situation in prison, Phillips spends most of his time talking about the Huskers. (Mr. Ed says: I have a hard time feeling sorry for him. Karma is a b**** I guess.)

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LOOK: Arizona goes with Star Wars theme for new 2015 hype video - CBSSports.com

With the exact audio from the Star Wars trailer as the bed, clips of Rich Rod, Anu Solomon, Nick Wilson and many more Wildcats promote the season ahead in Tucson.

WATCH: Benches clear after home run in Cubs-Marlins game - CBSSports.com

The mortal struggle over the acceptable manner in which to round the bases continues.