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Tony Hull Hire is Paying off For KU Football

We're heading to Venus but still we stand tall

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Kansas News

Hull of a hire |

During his first four months on the job, Kansas University running-backs coach Tony Hull’s deep connection to his hometown of New Orleans has paid off more quickly than expected for the rebuilding Jayhawks.

KU’s Levy earns Olympic trip |
KU senior Daina Levy won the hammer throw at the Jamaican National Championships on Saturday, her second straight Jamaican title. Levy will become the first Jamaican female to compete in the Olympic hammer throw.

Howard happy to welcome Newman |
Kansas University basketball assistant Jerrance Howard, who had spent two years recruiting Mississippi high school phenom Malik Newman, remembers the disappointment felt on April 24, 2015 — the day’s No. 8-rated player announced for Mississippi State over KU and Kentucky.

NBA Free Agency

Horford didn't want to wait on Durant, 'didn't want to play with Dwight' -
It was a coup for the Boston Celtics on Saturday, landing an agreement with free-agent Al Horford as Danny Ainge began cashing in the truckload of assets left over from the Big Three era in Boston.

Kevin Durant Roundtable: Where does OKC go if he leaves, and predictions -
Kevin Durant is still on the market, and while we've heard the expected leaks out of his team meetings -- he was blown away by the Clippers, things went well with the Warriors, the Celtics brought Tom Brady to their pitch -- we still don't really know anything more than the biggest fish in the sea is still swimming around. Durant's decision isn't quite as big as LeBron James' was when he left for Miami, but it's close.

2016 NBA Free Agent Tracker: Where players are going, who's still available -

Also new this year is the increased salary cap, which has risen from $70 million to $94 million, giving teams even more money to throw at free agents. This means we should see plenty of signings in what should be a crazy summer of spending.

Report: Mavs to offer Barnes $95M deal, Warriors expected to match: 4 things -

While the Golden State Warriors await word of what Kevin Durant will do, their starting small forward is getting a big offer of his own. ESPN reports that the Dallas Mavericks are set to offer Harrison Barnes a max deal -- 4 years, $95 million -- when they are available to do so on July 7th.

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