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Kansas baseball standouts Tinsley, Krauth named first team All-Big 12

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Often, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher. That is, I used to, until she got an unlisted number.

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KU-Kentucky to meet Jan. 28, 2017 in SEC/Big 12 Challenge in Lexington | KUsports.com

The two conferences announced Tuesday that Kansas and Kentucky would meet again in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, this time on Jan. 28, 2017, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Baseball - Five Jayhawks Earn All-Big 12 Honors

The league office announced Tuesday morning that five different Kansas baseball players garnered All-Big 12 recognition for their performances throughout the season with senior lefty Ben Krauth and junior catcher Michael Tinsley earning first team distinction.

Jayhawks Set to Host Nation’s Best at NCAA West Prelim

The Kansas men's and women's track & field teams will play host to some of the top collegiate athletes in the nation as they welcome the 2016 NCAA West Preliminary held at Rock Chalk Park May 26-28.

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Kentucky Basketball called biggest underachiever in college basketball by ESPN - A Sea Of Blue

Also, I'm guessing Borzello is either an alumni and/or huge fan of Kansas, because any list on underachieving starts and ends with Bill Self's annual exit from the Big Dance before the Final Four begins.

(Mr Ed says: A cogent argument always ends with pointing the finger somewhere else, right?)

Ken Starr reportedly fired as Baylor president; university declines comment - Yahoo Sports

Baylor University declined to comment on reports on Tuesday that Kenneth Starr, the former independent counsel charged with investigating Bill Clinton during his presidency who is now the president of the world's largest Baptist college, has been fired over sexual abuse scandals at the school.

- Professional Sports -

Warriors vs. Thunder 2016 final score: Oklahoma City overpowers Golden State to take 3-1 series lead - SBNation.com

The Thunder's athleticism was once again too much for the Warriors as Oklahoma City rolled to a 118-94 win in Game 4.

Chris Sale viciously critiques himself after failing to go 10-0 | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

Sale made it clear that he wasn't upset with any of his teammates. He took sole blame for the team's loss.

A new low? Marlins suing ex-season ticket holders, stadium vendors | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

According to a report from the Miami New Times, the club is suing a number of ex-season ticket holders and stadium vendors who say they either grew tired of the club's unkept promises or were driven out of business when the Marlins didn't meet their projected attendance figures.

NBA star coming to Kansas City to host free basketball camp for kids - + KSHB.com

Brooklyn Nets center and Kansas City native Willie Reed will be back in the city to host a free basketball camp. The camp will be held on June 25 at MCC-Pen Valley Community College. NBA Champion Clay Johnson will also be in attendance.

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Special Report: Kansas town ends youth tackle football program after concussion concerns

It's that fear (of CTE) that caught the attention of Parsons native and veteran NFL quarterback Shaun Hill.

Up, up and away: A birthday balloon's unbelievable, improbable cross country adventure - + KSHB.com

A few days later, a guy named James Garity was jogging out in the country when he found a balloon--still slightly inflated--in a ditch. There was a note taped to the balloon. And a number.