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Duke transfer Thornton to visit Kansas, USC, Washington, Miami

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- Kansas Sports -

Kansas Comet, Seniors Honored During Jayhawk Senior Celebration

Kansas recognized some of its top student-athlete performers - past and present, from near and far - and presented another class of soon-to-be graduating seniors their K Rings at the Senior Celebration inside the Kansas Union Monday night. One of the best athletes to ever come out of Kansas, Gale Sayers, was presented with the K Club Lifetime Service Award, while three other native sons and daughters, along with a record-setting golfer from the other side of the world, garnered top honors.

Transfer target: Ex-Duke guard Thornton to visit KU |

Thornton, a 6-2 freshman who recently announced plans to leave the Durham, N.C., school after one season, announced Monday he will visit USC this weekend, then Kansas University a week from today. He also plans to make trips to Washington and Miami before settling on his transfer destination.

Jayhawks a national title contender in 2016-17 - Busting Brackets

Will 2016-17 be the year Kansas breaks through for a fourth NCAA title in program history?  The talent for a run will certainly be there.

Baseball - Kansas Ready for Midweek Action With Grand Canyon, Nebraska

The Kansas baseball team welcomes Grand Canyon to Hoglund Ballpark, Tuesday, April 26, before heading to Kansas City Wednesday, April 27, to play former Big 12 foe Nebraska at Kauffman Stadium in the National College Baseball Hall of Fame Game.

- College Sports -

DeAndre Ayton is the best basketball prospect on Earth. Only one school is recruiting him -

Everyone agrees Ayton is already a special player with limitless potential. Which raises the question: Why is there only one school recruiting him right now?

How UNC men's basketball, football could avoid punishment from NCAA -

It's hard to read the NCAA's amended notice of allegations against North Carolina released Monday and not think the football and men's basketball programs will avoid major penalties. There is no longer any specific mention of football or men's basketball. They have been removed from the previous notice without an explanation.

Faculty, students want Eastern Michigan to drop Division-I football -

A new report from the faculty and students of Eastern Michigan suggest that the school drop out of Division I football and move to the Horizon League for all sports, making football an optional part of the school's athletic department.

Report: Former Baylor DE Shawn Oakman accused of assault in 2013 -

The alleged victim declined to press charges against Oakman, and according to Dunlap, Baylor knew about the incident, but did not choose to discipline Oakman for it.

- Professional Sports -

Stephen Curry's knee is OK, and the Warriors can breathe again -

So it was with Curry on Monday, when the MRI on his right knee revealed a Grade 1 MCL sprain that is expected to sideline him for only two weeks.

Tom Brady's Deflategate suspension reinstated: 7 things to know -

The Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals dropped the hammer back on Tom Brady and the Patriots Monday morning, reinstating the four-game suspension levied by the NFL against Brady from the Deflategate investigation.