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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: June 28,2015

And he says, "Oh, uh, there won't be any money, but when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness." So I got that goin' for me, which is nice.

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Kansas Sports

10 greatest Kansas basketball players of all time | Sporting News
Ed Note, some bold choices here

Fore thoughts: Self fills in as host of Chalmers’ tourney |
Bill Self, who had been too busy coaching his World University Games basketball team and recruiting to play any golf this summer, grabbed an oversized driver and prepared to hit the ceremonial tee shot at the seventh-annual Mario V. Chalmers Foundation Tournament on Monday at Alvamar.

Former KU CB Chris Harris' rise to stardom a true underdog story | Tale of the Tait |
With the current state of Kansas football leaving more than a little to be desired by the KU fan base, it's often easier to think back about the good days than it is to focus on the present or even forecast the future.

KU basketball's Maui Invitational schedule released |
Kansas will open with Division II Chaminade in the upcoming Maui Invitational, ESPN's Andy Katz reported Monday.

Professional Sports

The Troy Tulowitzki-Jose Reyes trade: Six things to know -
Late Monday night, the Blue Jays and Rockies finalized a blockbuster that sent star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins from Colorado to Toronto in exchange for Jose Reyes and right-handed pitching prospects Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman, and Jesus Tinoco. Here's what you need to know about the biggest trade in some time

Phil Jackson on Kobe Bryant: 'Quite often I could feel his hatred' -
Hate is a strong word. Yet that is the feeling Phil Jackson got from Kobe Bryant during his first stint coaching the Lakers. According to Jackson, there were several times he could physically feel Bryant's hatred of him.

Lawyer: Hall of Fame said Seau's daughter could speak at ceremony -
Sydney Seau, the daughter of Junior Seau, won't be allowed to give her father's Hall of Fame induction speech on Aug. 8 because of a 2010 policy change that prevents it. Instead, deceased inductees are introduced with a video that's put together by NFL Network.

Cardinals add likely first-ever female coach to a NFL team's staff -
On Monday, the Arizona Cardinals did something that no other NFL team in the history of the league has done before. The Cardinals are believed to be the first team to add a female coach to their staff.

Boston out as U.S. candidate to host 2024 Olympics after USOC severs ties
Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint.

Report: Troy Tulowitzki Had No Idea He Was Being Traded
If there’s one thing you can say about this era of Rockies baseball, one that has included five straight seasons with 73 or more losses, it’s that the team has shown a knack for executing big-ticket trades as ham-fistedly as possible.

Other News

Texas couple's property overrun with copperhead snakes | News - Home
A Texas family is dealing with an infestation of copperheads that has hundreds of the snakes slithering over their property nightly.

Hulk Hogan retweets photos of black footballers on Twitter amid racism row | Daily Mail Online
Former wrestling hero Hulk Hogan has taken to Twitter to thank his fans for their support following his dismissal from WWE - but failed to realize he had been duped into retweeting pictures of black soccer players.

Boy Scouts End Ban on Gay Leaders, Over Protests by Mormon Church - The New York Times
The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its ban on openly gay adult leaders.

Texans’ Clowney Won’t Be Ready For Start Of Training Camp « CBS Detroit
Clowney played just four games as a rookie last season before having season-ending microfracture surgery in December. Monday’s move isn’t a surprise. The Texans have said they weren’t sure if he would be ready for the start of training camp, but they still hope that he will be healthy in time for the season opener.

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