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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 7.6.2015

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Sorry for the late start on this. I was having some technical difficulties with my computer.

Kansas Basketball

Notebook: Frank Mason struggling with shot after suffering 'nicked' wrist |

Selden sparks Jayhawks after sloppy start; USA beats Brazil, 81-72 |

KU's Perry Ellis suffers 'tweaked' ankle |

Eating on the run in South Korea or, "Do you have anything with protein?" | Kansas in Korea |

Other Sports

'Particular frequency' of 'Sandstorm' causes Kyle Field stands to shift -
Texas A&M has reinforced its new south end zone stands at Kyle Field after the song 'Sandstorm' caused some minor shifting.

Serena Williams defeats sister Venus, advances to Wimbledon quarters -
Serena Williams won in straight sets against her sister Venus in the fourth round at Wimbledon.

Rory McIlroy ruptures ankle ligament, could miss British Open -
Rory McIlroy announced on Sunday evening that he hurt his ankle playing soccer and it appears he will have to sit out the Open Championship at St. Andrews.

Report: Nets signing Sasha Kaun, pending physical | FOX Sports
Report: Nets signing Sasha Kaun, pending physical

Women's World Cup

The perfectly unpredictable ending to the U.S.'s confounding World Cup win | FC Yahoo - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: A dominating performance against Japan and a third Women's World Cup title was unexpected when you look back on what the U.S. had to endure.

Brad Guzan's wife drops major shade over Carli Lloyd's wondergoal -
This is borderline cruel.

Videos: Fans React To USA World Cup Win
It’s becoming something of an American soccer tradition: the day after the match, we get to see how our countrymen and countrywomen cheered.


Why Does Batman Hate Superman in Batman v. Superman?
How will future Terminator films handle John Connor? Netflix may be having trouble deciding how to take on Iron Fist. Plus there’s a ton more Batman v Superman details, speculation on the return of a certain Game of Thrones star, and new looks at Mockingjay Part 2 and Once Upon A Time. Spoilers Get!

Man Dies Instantly After Launching Firework From Top of Head
A Maine man was killed instantly on Saturday when he ignited a fireworks mortar he had placed on his head, WCHS reports, an incident the victim’s brother described as "a freak accident."