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Lucas says freshman are bringing more personality and competitiveness to the Jayhawks

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The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.

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- Kansas Sports -

Landen Lucas says KU basketball freshmen helping team in two key areas lacking last season | CJOnline.com

Those incoming freshmen are Josh Jackson, Udoka Azubuike and Mitch Lightfoot, and while Lucas has only been around the trio for a few weeks, he said they all bring a level of competitiveness and personality that was lacking at times last year.

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 24 - CB Kyle Mayberry | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

Mayberry, who goes by the nickname "Money," has the talent and skills to challenge for a starting spot immediately. The big question surrounding how successful that quest will be comes in the form of how quickly Mayberry will adjust to college life, the speed of the college game and KU’s defensive schemes and game plan.

Dream job now a reality for Brian Hanni, the new voice of the Jayhawks | KUsports.com

“I was overwhelmed with emotion and, at the same time, trying to stay focused on the call at hand, one of the biggest calls of my career,” Hanni said. “So, starting with that phone call and then calling a win for Texas Tech’s first ever College World Series victory, it’s easy to say this has been the biggest, greatest day of my life.”

Scott Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Former Kansas rowing standout Tessa Scott's work ethic to excel in academics, athletics, service, and leadership led to a trailblazing career as a student-athlete in Crimson and Blue. Tuesday marks the culmination of her collegiate efforts, as Scott was nominated by the Big 12 Conference for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Soucie Tabbed Nominee for Female Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

Kansas volleyball rising senior Tayler Soucie has been tabbed a nominee for Female Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday.

- Professional Sports -

Argentina takes a 4-0 win over the USMNT in the Copa America semifinals - SBNation.com

The Americans had a great tournament, but met an opponent too good for them in the semifinals.

A look at the big picture of USMNT after lopsided loss to Argentina | FC Yahoo - Yahoo Sports

The 4-0 semifinal defeat was a step backward, but the U.S. had already made progress in the Copa America Centenario.

VIDEO - Reds infielder makes nice grab on a grounder and doesn't even realize it - SBNation.com

Eugenio Suarez had zero idea what happened to the baseball. It was a hard hit from Adrian Beltre and would have been a nice stop if Suarez had any idea what he'd done.