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Nick Collison to return for 14th season |
During his exit interview with the Oklahoma City Thunder media Wednesday, the 6-foot-10 All-American out of Kansas University confirmed he’d fulfill the back end of his two-year contract, which will pay him $3,750,000 in 2016-17.

KU football lands commitment from second linebacker in 2017 class |
Kyron Johnson, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound standout from Arlington's Lamar High attended KU's camp, ran a 4.39-second 40-yard dash and followed it up by accepting KU's scholarship offer, which came prior to Friday's camp.

KU says parents of student alleging rape lack standing to sue under consumer protection act |
KU on Friday filed a motion to dismiss the case of James and Amanda Tackett v. KU, saying that since the Tacketts — whose daughter said she was raped on campus by a KU football player — are neither students nor parents of a current student, the couple are not consumers and have no standing to sue under the law.

KU AD Zenger: Camaraderie, leadership strong in Big 12 Conference |
Fresh off of his final meeting as the chair of the Big 12 Conference athletic directors, Kansas University AD Sheahon Zenger returned to Lawrence late Thursday night from the Big 12’s spring meetings in Dallas and landed with the same feeling as many of his cohorts.

Big 12 bringing back football championship game |
How the 10-team conference will decide which teams play in the championship is still to be determined. The Big 12 currently plays a nine-game, round-robin schedule, with no divisions, but that could change even if the conference does not add members.

KU wide receiver Darious Crawley leaving the program |
Second-year Kansas University wide receiver Darious Crawley on Thursday announced on Twitter that he was leaving the program.

Muhammad Ali Passes away at 74

More than a fighter, Ali proved that quality of belief outweighed quality of life -
We like to believe there is bravery in the acts of sports teams and heroes. That LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Tom Brady or Joe Montana -- any such legend -- speaks to a deeper meaning about who and what we are through the games they dominate. That's rarely true.

Best of 'The Greatest:' Muhammad Ali's five most memorable boxing matches -
To honor his memory, here's one man's list of Ali's top five greatest bouts:

Remembering Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest of All Time,' by his 10 greatest quotes -
Perhaps his most lasting legacy on athletes young and old, fans and critics, and future generations that will read about Ali on the internet, are the words he lived by.

Sports world reacts to Muhammad Ali's passing by remembering the legend -
Muhammad Ali's impact on the sports world -- and the world in general -- was tremendous and unmatched by an athlete of his or any day. He was more than just the greatest boxer of all time. Ali was a transcendent figure that changed the perception of athletes and showed the power and impact they can have in effecting real world change.

USMNT Falls to Colombia at the Copa (Cabana)

USMNT disappoints in Copa America opener, falls to talented Colombia 2-0 -
Well, there's still a lot of work to be done. In Friday night's opener against Group A favorite Colombia, the U.S. struggled all night, losing 2-0 in an uninspiring, dull performance