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Diallo to Hire Agent, Kansas Signs 6-10 Transfer

So now we sittin' in a drop-top, soakin wet; In a silk suit, tryin' not to sweat

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Kansas News

2016 NBA draft -- Cheick Diallo not returning to Kansas Jayhawks
Cheick Diallo told ESPN he will sign with an agent and leave Kansas after just one season.

KU adds transfer in Liberty University sophomore center Evan Maxwell |
Former Liberty University center Evan Maxwell, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound sophomore out of Clarks Summit, Pa., is headed to Kansas University on a basketball scholarship, Maxwell told the Journal-World on Friday night.

KU track nabs 3 titles |
Kansas University won three individual tittles on the first day of the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday at the Lowdon Track complex.

Kansas baseball claims opener at KSU |
Senior left-hander Ben Krauth allowed just one run over 81⁄3 innings, and Kansas University collected 11 hits off four Kansas State pitchers in a 4-1 Big 12 baseball victory over the Wildcats on Friday at Tointon Stadium.

KU men’s golfers relish NCAAs |
“It’s fun,” Kansas University junior Chase Hanna said. “You get to go on somebody else’s dollar and see the country. It’s not a bad thing.”

KU-ISU softball to play 2 today |
Due to the threat of severe weather, Kansas University officials opted to postpone Friday’s scheduled Big 12 softball game between Kansas University and Iowa State. The teams will conclude their three-game series with a doubleheader beginning at noon today at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.

Kansas tennis falls in NCAAs |
Kansas University’s women’s tennis season ended with a 4-3 loss to UC Santa Barbara on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Championships at Hellman Tennis Center.

Naismith’s original rules of ‘Basket Ball’ freshly installed, now on view at KU’s DeBruce Center |
Kansas University’s DeBruce Center is now truly complete: James Naismith’s original rules of “Basket Ball” — the high-profile acquisition for which the building was constructed — are installed and on display.

Other Sports

Goran Dragic, Heat force Game 7 against Raptors: Four things to know -
Of course the Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat's second-round series is going seven games. The Heat beat the Raptors 103-91 in Game 6 on Friday, so this slugfest that has already seen three overtime games will conclude on Sunday at the Air Canada Centre.

NFL owner has big questions about Raiders' possible move to Las Vegas -
When the Raiders first announced they were exploring Las Vegas as a possible relocation site, it looked like one of the biggest obstacles standing in their way was going to be the NFL's stance on gambling.

LeBron James credits giving up pork for keeping peak fitness -
You don't have to tell LeBron James about the intoxicating dangers of pork though, because in a show of great will power, the Cleveland Cavaliers star has not eaten the other white meat for the last seven years.

Five conference realignment moves, trades to improve college football -
Considering it's May and there typically isn't a whole lot going on in the college football world at this time of year, it's no surprise that satellite camps and conference realignment have dominated the headlines. The later specifically in the Big 12, where we could see the smallest of the Power Five conferences soon expanding back to 12 schools.

Pistons may use VR devices to improve Andre Drummond's free-throw shooting -
He shot a pitiful 35.5 percent from the line this season and further regressed in the playoffs, shooing 32.4 percent in Detroit's first round matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Drummond's free-throw shooting is so bad that Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy has to pull him from the lineup when teams start to foul him intentionally. This really angered Van Gundy throughout the playoffs, which is why he suggested that Drummond shoot his free throws underhanded next season.