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Several Jayhawks advance to NCAA Track & Field Championships

Speak softly and carry a big stick.

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- Kansas Sports -

Jayhawk Discus Throwers, Relay Punch Tickets to Eugene

Junior Mitch Cooper posted the region's best qualifying mark in the discus, while the Jayhawk 4x400-meter relay team ran the ninth-fastest time in program history en route to securing its place at the National Championships in two weeks.

Cooper wins NCAA West |

It’s quite important to KU's Mitch Cooper — who barely missed qualifying for the finals at NCAA a year ago — to continue his steady ascent in the sport. He entered regional as the NCAA’s third-ranked discus thrower and threw to that standard.

- College Sports -

Baylor recruiting is collapsing amid scandal, *and* top freshmen might not enroll -

Despite major improvement, Baylor was only beginning to recruit like a national power. Recruiting now gets much harder.

Former Baylor hoops coach Dave Bliss knows the pain of a Bears scandal | FOX Sports

Nearly 13 years later, the disgraced Bliss says he's learned from the mistakes that cost him his career.

Baylor should cancel its 2016 football season | FOX Sports

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- Professional Sports -

Klay and Steph save Warriors season, stun Thunder to force Game 7 | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

The Warriors needed their superstars to play like superstars and the Splash Brothers delivered in spades, dominating the fourth quarter to lead Golden State to a 108-101 Game 6 win that left the fans at Chesapeake Energy Arena absolutely stunned, and sent the Western Conference finals back to the Bay for a winner-take-all Game 7 on Monday night at what promises to be an exceptionally raucous Oracle Arena.

The NBA's official Facebook page already revealed which teams will be playing in the Finals -

NBA conspiracy theorists now have yet another piece of tin foil to load into their "The NBA Is Fixed" gun.

Royals score 7 in 9th to beat White Sox 8-7; Perez hurt - Yahoo Sports

It was the biggest 9th inning comeback in Royals team history.

Royals' Perez hurts leg in collision with Cuthbert - Yahoo Sports

Perez was taken for a MRI, and the extent of his injury was not announced. The preliminary diagnosis was a bruised left thigh.

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