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Bob Davis Recognized at Kansas State Capitol

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Kansas News

ESPN: Duke, KU are top programs of century |
The Jayhawks during the past 17 NCAA tourneys (13 coached by Bill Self; four by Roy Williams) have won 42 games, same as Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils.

Kansas golfers hope for more than whisper at Big 12 Championship |
There’s a rule in place in Big 12 college golf that says players cannot play the course that will host the Big 12 Championship for an entire calendar year leading up to the event.

Bob Davis recognized at state capitol |
Bob Davis was restricted from speaking on both floors — the one thing that he’s done professionally and proficiently as voice of the Kansas Jayhawks — but he was recognized along with 150 years of the University of Kansas at Kansas State Capitol in Topeka Thursday afternoon. The Kansas House of Representatives also declared April 28, 2016 to be “Bob Davis Day.”

Mario Little solid in Korean League |
Former Kansas University basketball guard Mario Little averaged 16.8 points and 4.1 rebounds a game this past season for Anyang Korea Ginseng Corporation, which went 34-28 overall and advanced to the semifinals of the Korean League playoffs.

KU softball game moved back |
The threat of inclement weather rolling through Central Texas on Friday has altered the schedule of the Kansas softball series at Texas.

Other Sports

Marlins' Dee Gordon suspended 80 games for PED use -
Marlins All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon has been suspended 80 games, without pay, after testing positive for exogenous Testosterone and Clostebol, two performance-enhancing substances that are banned under Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program (JDA).

LOOK: Johnny Manziel watched the NFL Draft from a surprising place -
Two years ago, Manziel spent Draft Day in New York, where he was the toast of the town. The Browns were so excited by Johnny Football in 2014 that they made him the 22nd-overall pick with hopes that he'd save the franchise and turn Cleveland's Factory of Sadness into a Factory of Fun.

A hacked draft turns into a real-time nightmare for Laremy Tunsil and NFL -
The Internet -- one of the few things bigger than the NFL -- hijacked the NFL Draft on Thursday night, turning a celebration of the game into a real-time soap opera involving drug use, accusations of pay-for-play shenanigans, the freefall of the player involved, and one bizarre press conference.

Raiders commit to Vegas, offer $500 million for stadium: 4 things to know -
During a presentation in front of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee (SNTIC) on Thursday, Davis pledged to put $500 million toward a new stadium in Las Vegas if the rest of the funding is ultimately approved by the Nevada State Legislature.

Other News

‘Peanuts’ Will Return to U.S. TV on Boomerang | Variety
The cartoons come not from the people who devised TV classics like “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” or “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” but rather Normaal Animation of France, which is operating under license from Peanuts Worldwide LLC. The cartoons began running overseas in 2014 in advance of the debut of a new movie featuring Sally, Linus, Peppermint Patty and others which surfaced in 2015. (Ed Take: The peanuts is a terrible comic strip and even worse animated show)

‘Normal America’ Is Not A Small Town Of White People | FiveThirtyEight
Earlier this week, Jim VandeHei, a former executive editor of Politico, wrote an op-ed article for The Wall Street Journal accusing the Washington political establishment of being out of touch with “normal America.”