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KU coaches meet with Thornton | KUsports.com
ESPN reports that Kansas University coach Self and assistant Jerrance Howard on Monday met with 6-foot-2 freshman point guard Derryck Thornton, who recently announced plans to leave Duke University after one season.

Which version of Frank Mason was better? 2014-15 or 2015-16? | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com
The speculation from most fans and observers regarding Kansas guard Frank Mason throughout the 2015-16 KU men’s basketball season was that some kind of nagging injury might have been bothering him during various portions of the Jayhawks’ run to a 33-5 record and trip to the Elite Eight.

Comparing potential point guard transfers for KU | Smithology | KUsports.com
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and his assistants remain in the hunt for a high school player who can help the Jayhawks in the upcoming 2016-17 season. In the meantime, it seems increasingly likely they will also add a transfer with college experience.

Second Kansas Blast underway | KUsports.com
With spring football in the books and a long list of desired targets in the 2017 recruiting class warranting a little attention, several KU coaches hit the road on Monday with the goal of visiting as many high school football programs in Kansas as possible.

Kansas Relays adds Thursday night, off-site pole vault competition | KUsports.com
The pole vault is moving off site for the first time this year, a brainchild of Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger, according to meet director Milan Donley. The parking lot outside of the Salty Iguana (southwest corner of Sixth and Wakarusa) will be turned into a pole vault runway and pit for the event scheduled to take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Kansas Relays adds Thursday night, off-site pole vault competition | KUsports.com
The pole vault is moving off site for the first time this year, a brainchild of Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger, according to meet director Milan Donley. The parking lot outside of the Salty Iguana (southwest corner of Sixth and Wakarusa) will be turned into a pole vault runway and pit for the event scheduled to take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Warriors take care of Rockets with ease, even without Steph Curry - CBSSports.com
The Golden State Warriors bested the Houston Rockets 115-106 Monday night to go up 2-0 in their best-of-seven series in the NBA playoffs. The Warriors took care of business even without Stephen Curry who missed the game with his ankle injury. Curry tried to go out for warmups pre-game but didn't feel comfortable enough to play.

Stan Van Gundy fined $25K for saying the officials favored LeBron James - CBSSports.com
During the Pistons' loss to the Cavaliers on Sunday in Game 1 of the first round of the NBA playoffs, Stan Van Gundy had some comments about how LeBron James was being officiated. Specifically, he said that LeBron "gets do what he wants" in regards to offensive foul calls.

Raptors even series with Game 2 win over Pacers: 6 things to know - CBSSports.com
The Toronto Raptors evened their best-of-seven series with the Indiana Pacers Monday night with a Game 2 victory, 98-87. The win snaps a seven-game losing streak by Toronto in the postseason and eases the city of Toronto off the panic button.

Report: Tom Thibodeau 'aggressively pursuing' full control with Wolves - CBSSports.com
After relieving Sam Mitchell of his interim head coaching duties, the Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly interviewing Tom Thibodeau and Jeff Van Gundy this week to fill the role. However, Thibodeau doesn't just want to be Minnesota's head coach, he also wants to be the team's president of basketball operations and have full control of personnel decisions.

Urban Meyer: Cardale Jones 'wasn't necessarily very good at school' - CBSSports.com
"I wonder if that kind of set him back a little bit. That's one difference between pro and college -- now he doesn't have to worry about classes and going to school and all that stuff. He can focus completely on football."

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'This Is The Happiest Day Of My Life,' Lies Man Holding Baby
Realizing he was now forever tethered to this utterly helpless new life, responsible for its shelter, upbringing, education, safety, and all related expenses for the next 18—or, perhaps more accurately, 25—years, Rudloff rattled off a series of patently false pleasantries about being overjoyed with his new baby girl.