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Pour out some liquor and I reminisce, cause through the drama I can always depend on my mama

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Kansas News

Kansas catcher Tinsley stays hot |
In the grand scheme of things, Kansas University junior Michael Tinsley’s triple in the bottom of the ninth inning of Saturday’s 9-2 loss to No. 8 Texas Tech at Hoglund Ballpark meant very little.

KU vaulter Meyer claims crown |
Kansas University junior Nick Meyer became the 10th Jayhawk in school history to break the 18-foot barrier in the pole vault while winning the event Saturday at the Ward Haylett Invitational.

KU golfers miss NCAA tourney |
Kansas University golfers Pornvipa Sakdee and Yupaporn Kawinpakorn placed 15th and 43rd, respectively, at the NCAA regional Saturday at Shoal Creek but missed qualifying for the NCAA women’s golf tournament.

OSU softball tops Kansas |
Oklahoma State hit three home runs to defeat Kansas University, 11-9, in Big 12 softball Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Huskies’ prospects for Porter improve |
It seems the University of Washington wasn’t the only school to offer Michael Porter Sr., dad of high school junior phenom Michael Porter Jr., a coaching job in recent weeks.

Other Sports

Warriors must resist temptation and not rush Steph Curry back into action -
After the beatdown, after the Portland Trail Blazers' 120-108 dismantling of the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinals series, there was a rising temptation to call for the quick and sudden return of Steph Curry.

2016 Kentucky Derby results: Nyquist pulls away late for the win -
Nyquist is your winner of the 142nd Kentucky Derby. The 2/1 favorites coming into the race rallied down the backstretch and pulled away from Gun Runner and Exaggerator to earn the win.

Harper on missed catch: 'I'm not going to run into the wall, plain and simple' -
Saturday afternoon, the wrecking crew known as the Cubs beat the Nationals 8-5 at Wrigley Field (box score). The win improved Chicago to 23-6 on the young season. That's a 128-win pace.

Mother's Day

About To Become A Mom, And Mourning A Mother's Passing : Shots - Health News : NPR
I keep the plastic stick hidden in a round basket on top of our bathroom sink, safely nestled between our hairbrushes. It's been months since it first displayed that fat blue plus sign, a shock after nearly a year of only seeing minuses. I tell myself and my husband that it would just feel weird to throw it out. But at 31 weeks pregnant, I've figured out that there's more to why I can't seem to let it go.

MLB stars share their appreciation for Mom on Mother's Day - SweetSpot- ESPN
Being a mom is a wonderful thing. There are times when your heart is so full and overflowing with love and happiness for your children you think it might burst. But, in between those moments of joy, there are countless hours filled with unglamorous chores. Vacuuming Goldfish crackers off the floor, driving kids to and from games, making meals and removing grass stains from white uniforms, these are not exciting tasks.

Aisha Sultan: When Mothers Day hurts | Aisha Sultan |
While the intent of Mother’s Day is to show some love for the first person with whom we are wired to bond, it can be a painful day for many. It’s an occasion touched with grief for those who lost a mother too young, and for women who struggle with infertility or who have lost a child. But there’s another group rarely discussed around the commercial celebration of motherhood: Those who were raised by unloving, abusive or narcissistic mothers.