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Brandon Bourbon Search Ends Sadly

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QB Cozart offered to switch positions |
“I talked to those guys and said, ‘I’m willing to come back and compete (at QB). But I’m willing to do whatever it takes for our team, whether it’s to be on the defense, to be outside, lined up at receiver.’ I was willing to do whatever it took for us,” Cozart explained.

2006 Jayhawks to be honored |
Prior to first pitch in today’s Big 12 Conference game between the Kansas and No. 6-ranked TCU, the Jayhawks will honor the achievements of the 2006 Kansas baseball team, which won the Big 12 tournament and qualified for the NCAA Tournament.

KU, Formby blank N. Texas |
Andie Formby pitched a three-hit shutout and Shannon McGinley hit a run-scoring single in the fourth inning to lead Kansas University’s softball team past North Texas, 1-0, on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark

Women golfers in third place |
The Kansas women’s golf team finished the first day of the Red Raider Invitational in third place with a two-round score of 577, two strokes behind leader Brigham Young.

KU tennis downs West Virginia |
Kansas remained undefeated all-time against West Virginia as the Jayhawks defeated the Mountaineers, 4-1, in Morgantown on Friday afternoon. KU is now, 4-0, in the all-time series against the Mountaineers, 13-5, overall on the season, and 3-2 in Big 12 play in 2016.

Former Kansas Jayhawks RB Brandon Bourbon found dead from gunshot wound after going missing; suicide suspected | FOX Sports
Kansas coach David Beaty released this statement: "Our hearts are broken to hear the news of the passing of Brandon Bourbon. Brandon was a wonderful teammate and friend. He was a tireless worker both on the field and in the classroom and was a constant source of inspiration within our program. The entire Jayhawk family cared very deeply for him and he will always be in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with Brandon's family and friends."

Former KU And Washburn football player Brandon Bourbon found dead
Authorities confirmed to 13 NEWS that Bourbon was located on a secluded river front property off Route AA near Vienna. The Maries County Sheriff's Office said after an investigation Bourbon's death was ruled a suicide.

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2016 Masters odds: Good value past obvious favorites Spieth, McIlroy -
Rory McIlroy was one of those to post a 1-under 71 on Friday and that moved him into solo second place, one shot behind leader Jordan Spieth at 4 under. Spieth posted a 74 on Friday but maintained the lead alone for the sixth consecutive round at the Masters.

Cubs' Kyle Schwarber out for season with torn knee ligaments -
Schwarber, of course, joined the Cubs last June and quickly transitioned from a top prospect to a middle-of-the-lineup cog. He hit .246/.355/.487 with 16 home runs -- all the while seeing action in left field and behind the plate.

UNC scandal forces NCAA to redefine its academic misconduct policy -
There was confusion around college sports last summer when the NCAA hit North Carolina with a lack of institutional control charge for its academic fraud scandal. By charging North Carolina with "impermissible benefits," the NCAA used a phrase more commonly applied for gaining something of monetary value, not free academic grades.

Report: Suns target Mike D'Antoni, Warriors' Luke Walton to coach -
After missing out on the playoffs for the sixth straight year, the Phoenix Suns are casting a wide net and are hoping to land a big name to become their full-time coach next season. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, Phoenix is targeting their former coach Mike D'Antoni, Golden State Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton, current interim coach Earl Watson and former Suns player-turned-coach Dan Majerle.

Buddy Hield wins Wooden Award, concludes great race vs. Valentine -
How close? Well, Oklahoma's Buddy Hield and Michigan State's Denzel Valentine each took home their fair share of national player-of-the-year trophies. The 2015-16 season amounted to the closest race in college hoops since Adam Morrison vs. J.J. Redick in 2005-06, but really, this one was even closer than that -- and among the toughest calls (as of the end of the regular season) ever.