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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.01.15

Knights of Columbus, that hurt!

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First WUG Practice in the Books for USA National Team

Approximately 100 Gwangju High School Students cheered the Jayhawks as they went through drills and plays. Following practice many KU student-athletes posed for photos with the students.

KU basketball freshman forward Carlton Bragg breaks nose in Korea |

“Unfortunately today, Carlton broke his nose,” KU coach Bill Self said after practice. “We’ll see how long he’s going to be out of pocket with that. Hopefully he won’t miss anything.”

Jayhawks 'more intense' for second practice in Korea |

Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self wanted to raise the intensity at practice on Wednesday morning at Gwangju High, the second practice in Korea for the Jayhawks.

Young Loneker to walk on to KU |

After earning freshman All-American honors at Baker University during the 2014 season, 2014 Free State High graduate Keith Loneker Jr., son of former KU offensive lineman Keith Loneker Sr., has decided to try his luck at the Div. I level.

Washington Added to KU Women’s Hoops Roster

Washington, who was ranked among the top guards of the 2013 recruiting class, heads to Lawrence with NCAA Tournament experience after playing the past two seasons at North Carolina. She is the second transfer and third addition for Schneider and his staff since taking the helm of the Jayhawk program.

Volleyball - Kansas Stars Shine with USA Collegiate National Team

All-Big 12 Jayhawks Tiana Dockery and Kelsie Payne led their squad to a championship finish to conclude the week at the U.S. Collegiate National Team (CNT) Program at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

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Big 12 expansion is not just a possibility, but an inevitability - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

The issue at hand is whether the Big 12 can survive in the long-term with 10. The tea leaves suggest it can’t (more on why later). But that doesn’t mean the conference needs to act rashly, either.

Longhorn Network: Has Texas' LHN Officially Failed? - Big 12 Blog - Big 12 Conference Blog

It has gotten so bad that the network is now airing fashion shows. A sports network is showing fashion shows. That kind of sums it up. Instead of highlights, previews or sports stories, we get fashion students sashaying down the catwalk.

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USA shuts down Germany's vaunted attack, escapes with 2-0 win -

After a scoreless first half, the game was settled in the cruelest of ways in the final 45 minutes. The outcome ended up coming down to two penalty kicks and two decisions by the referee. All four -- the two penalties and the two decisions -- went in favor of the US.

Agent's Take: A fair contract solution for Justin Houston and Chiefs -

Justin Houston balled out in his contract year, and now the Chiefs are in a bind with their star edge rusher. Ex-agent Joel Corry offers a contract solution.

- Potpourri -

The Definitive ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!’ Fighter Power Rankings

Glass Joe, Mike Tyson and everybody in between. Who are our favorite boxers in 'Punch-Out!!' history?

- Videos of the Day-

WHOOPS! Ronald Belisario wild pitch scores run during intentional walk -

The Indians announcer does get excited, doesn't he? And color man Rick Underwood is right about needing to have Wilt Chamberlain (or, for the sake of someone living, perhaps Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) behind home plate at Tropicana Field. Someone with a ladder. A cherry picker. A pachyderm.

LOOK: Indians minor-league affiliate to wear 'Ninja Turtles' jerseys -

They knew they wanted to wear something inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which is a riveting documentary on urban vigilantism, but they didn't know which member of said wrecking crew they wanted to honor. Now, the people have spoken.

WATCH: Gorkys Hernandez commits mother of all baserunning errors -

Pirates outfielder Gorkys Hernandez was called upon to pinch run in the top of the 14th inning in Detroit Tuesday and, well, the substitution didn't exactly go as planned.

Bill Self impresses South Korean students with silky jumper (VIDEO) | FOX Sports

Self had a chance to put his love of the game on display for some South Korean youngsters. And no, it wasn't through X's and O's or talking recruiting strategies. Instead, Self unleashed his feathery 'J," much to the delight of those in attendance.