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Diallo Driven by Fall to Second Round

I've said it before and I'll say it again, democracy simply doesn't work

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Something to prove: Diallo driven by fall to 2nd round |
“I mean, I was on the bench,” Diallo said. “I was like, ‘Wow, that No. 24 (Hield) is good.’ I was like, ‘Wow, he can shoot it. Somebody needs to stop him.’ He was getting buckets everywhere. I was like, ‘Wow.’”

NBA free agent Perry Ellis to play for Dallas Mavericks this summer |
Former Kansas University forward Perry Ellis, whose name was not called in Thursday's NBA Draft, will play for the Dallas Mavericks summer league team, Ellis' mom confirmed on Friday night.

University of Kansas Athletics - Past, Present and Future of Jayhawk Swimming on Display at Olympic Trials
Chelsie Miller will forever be listed among KU's best. Her name is etched on the walls inside Robinson Natatorium - a fact recently discovered by a co-worker at her newly acquired part-time gig as a lifeguard.

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Duke's latest one-and-done phenom is No. 1 in way-too-early 2017 NBA Mock Draft -
NBA scouts are salivating at the prospects of this class, where all of my top-10 players would have likely gone third overall to the Celtics ahead of Jaylen Brown. The talent level is that high in this group, and it's considered to be one of the best crops to enter the NBA in a long time.

Report: Durant to meet with Spurs, Heat, Warriors, Thunder, Clippers, Celtics to start -
Sources told ESPN that the list of teams that get to pitch Durant directly will grow before NBA free agency officially commences July 1 at 12:01 a.m. ET, but the list of confirmed suitors for now features the Thunder and their two main rivals in the Western Conference.

Johnny Manziel's dad says jail 'would be the best place' for his 'druggie' son -
The unraveling of Johnny Manziel continued Friday, when the Associated Press published a report based almost entirely on an accidental text message they received from Manziel's attorney. In that message, the attorney revealed how Manziel's legal team hopes to reach a plea deal in the domestic violence case involving his ex-girlfriend, and added that Manziel might've spent more than $1,000 at a drug paraphernalia store this week.

2016 NHL Draft: Red Wings, USA hockey big winners on first day -
The first day of the 2016 NHL Draft is in the books, and even though we will not know the full impact of this class on the league for several more years we can still analyze what happened in Buffalo on Friday night because it was about more than just the young players that were selected.

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If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, You're (Screwed): 10 Tips For Avoiding Terrible Children's Books
I have two children, and I have spent a lot of time reading to them. When you have the right book, reading to your kids can be tolerable, even fun. But with the wrong book, reading to your kids is MURDER. They squirm. They half-sit on you and wrench your back out of place. They get too close to the book so that their big fat heads block the text.

Deputies: Tarvaris Jackson Pointed Loaded Gun At Woman, Threatened To Kill Her
Former Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was arrested earlier today after authorities said he pointed a loaded gun at a woman he was arguing with and told her, “I’ll kill you bitch.” The arrest happened shortly after 3 a.m. this morning in Florida’s Osceola County; Jackson was booked into local jail on one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and later released on bond.

Man Who Voted For Brexit Is 'A Bit Shocked' His Vote Counted, Is Now 'Worried'
A befuddled British voter named Adam who is having a very bewildering day told the BBC that he is “a bit shocked, to be honest” that he voted to leave the EU and now Britain has done gone and left the EU. Adam, whose last name was mercifully withheld, didn’t think his vote counted, you see.

Hours After Brexit Vote, Leader of "Leave" Movement Admits One Major Promise Was a Sham
One of the central claims made by supporters of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was that £350 million per week that the nation was sending to the EU would instead be put toward the National Health Service. On Good Morning Britain today, UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage said that claim is untrue.

Find the Perfect Beer Pairing for Your Pizza With This Visual Guide
Beer is great and pizza is amazing, but when you have both at the same time it’s one of the best meals known to man. Still, the subtle, nuanced flavors of different beers can be even better with the right pizza pairing.