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Jayhawks matched up with UAB in 2016 CBE Classic

Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

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2016 CBE Hall of Fame Classic championship round matchups set | KSN-TV

On Monday, November 21, George Washington will take on Georgia at 7:00pm ET on ESPNU, followed by Kansas and UAB at 9:30pm ET on ESPN2.

'For the kids': McLemore in town for youth camp |

The former Kansas University standout, who is in Lawrence hosting a youth basketball camp with Andrew Wiggins at Sports Pavilion Lawrence, has received the NBA Cares Community Assist award in recognition of his charitable efforts in Sacramento and his hometown of Wellston, Mo.

Ben McLemore ponders what-if of teaming with Andrew Wiggins at KU | KUsports Video |

“It would’ve been crazy playing with Wiggins and Joel and stuff like that,” McLemore said Wednesday. “But things happen for a reason. We’re both in a situation where we can give back to the kids and (try to) be one of the top players in the league, and work on our games and get better and play the game that we love, and that’s basketball.”

Matt Tait: Big 12 honors elude Kansas football; here are top Jayhawk candidates |

So what if the Big 12 made a rule that every program had to be represented on the All-Big 12 teams? Which 2016 player would represent KU, and why?

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 10 - WR Jeremiah Booker | Tale of the Tait |

An injury that kept him out for most of camp and a good chunk of the 2015 season severely limited Booker’s productivity, but there’s no denying the impact he made when he was on the field.

Fish Smithson Tabbed for Wuerffel Trophy and AFCA Good Works Team Watch Lists

For his continued efforts serving the community, Smithson was selected to a pair of preseason community service awards as the Wuerffel Trophy and Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team were announced Wednesday.

Former KU Hurler Selected to Triple-A All-Star Game

The International League selected former Kansas hurler Frank Duncan to represent the Indianapolis Indians at the 2016 Sonic Automotive Triple-A All-Star Game presented by Gildan in Charlotte, North Carolina, Wednesday, July 13.

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Apparently Mizzou is a bigger dumpster fire than Baylor - Pat Forde - Yahoo Sports

Mack Rhoades leaving Missouri says even more about the state of Mizzou, and it's not a flattering commentary.

Art Briles will return to coaching by 2017, so he says

Briles was shown the door at Baylor in May amid controversy surrounding the Bears' football program.

VIDEO - Texas A&M QB Trevor Knight Compares SEC and Big 12 Fans [Video]

Texas A&M quarterback Trevor Knight spoke at the 2016 SEC Media Days and compared SEC and Big 12 fans. Knight played at Oklahoma from 2012-2015 before transferring to the Aggies.

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Andrew Wiggins: Young T'wolves will be 'a nightmare to play' | 'Hawks in the NBA |

“We are young, we’re gonna be playing hard, we’re going up and down, we’re gonna be all over the place on defense,” Wiggins said. “I feel like we’re gonna be a nightmare to play.”

Undeterred Tarik Black ready to earn larger role with Lakers | 'Hawks in the NBA |

Black’s character and work ethic figure to serve him well as the Lakers try to change course, under new coach Luke Walton. When Black, a 6-foot-9 big, reached a deal to stay with the Lakers, an increased role next season seemed implied. At the very least, the 24-year-old backup has a pretty good idea of what he’s getting into with the new regime.

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‘Pokemon Go’ helped me meet 100 new friends at a baseball stadium -

The feeling of ennui poured over me during the drive to Durham, N.C. What if it was just me and three middle-aged guys walking around the outfield of an empty stadium catching Pidgeys? As much as I hoped the event would be amazing, my expectations were low.