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Opening Act: Graham steps into senior role at Late Night | KUsports.com
Remember, these are folks who, just a handful of months ago, became awfully used to reserving all of the feels for then-senior-leader Frank Mason III, who led the Jayhawks to another monster season in 2016-17 and picked up a truckload of national player of the year trophies while doing it.

Notebook: Lil Yachty performs at Late Night; Graham enjoys skits | KUsports.com
“It’s a little long for me,” Self said of the Late Night spectacle on the whole. “But I admit, I’m a Lil Yachty fan. I’m gonna join his fan club and sign up. I thought that was good. Of course, I’ve never heard of any of the songs, but, obviously, the students know them.”

Late Night big night for KU women's basketball recruiting | KUsports.com
“I think just from a recruiting perspective, we see this as our top weekend of the year,” Kansas coach Brandon Schneider said. “We obviously use it for official visits, but also it enables us to attract some of the young talent from around the country because it’s (experiencing Allen Fieldhouse) on a lot of people’s bucket lists.”

Ainise Havili's play, hustle leads No. 11 KU volleyball to sweep over TCU | KUsports.com
Ahead by four points in what would be the final set, senior Ainise Havili tracked after a ball toward center court. Havili, who just three days earlier dove straight into one of the courtside tables while trying to make a play, put her body on the line again, crashing headfirst into the padded platform alongside the net.

KU Sports Extra: Lil Late Night 2017 | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

Late Night includes Chalmers appearance, lots of recruits, Self speech
Wearing a light gray University of Kansas golf shirt, casual black pants and gray and white sneakers, Bill Self stood at center court with microphone in hand and 16,300 fans clinging to his every word during Saturday’s 33rd-annual Late Night in the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse.

Other Sports

O.J. Simpson released from Nevada prison after serving nine years for robbery - CBSSports.com
O.J. Simpson is a free man after being released from a Nevada prison early Sunday morning after serving nine years for armed robbery and kidnapping.

2017 MLB standings, playoff picture, schedule: Postseason bracket is now set - CBSSports.com
The final two postseason seeds were clinched Saturday as the Red Sox nailed down the AL East title and the Rockies locked up the second NL wild-card spot. Boston beat the Astros to clinch the division title. The Rockies clinched when the Brewers lost to the Cardinals.

Takeaways from Lonzo Ball's preseason debut: He can only go up from here - CBSSports.com
Earlier this week, much was made of the fact that Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball was 6-0 in training camp scrimmages. That, combined with how the Lakers have spoken of him, as having a transcendent talent, a way about him that was reminiscent of the greatest players in the history of the most famous team in the league, only ratcheted up the sky-high hype around Ball and his preseason debut.

Steelers still upset about how last week's national anthem protest was handled - CBSSports.com
No team is dealing with more internal strife following the president's remarks about NFL players last week than the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tensions have lingered after the team's decision to remain -- mostly -- off the field during the playing of the national anthem last Sunday in Chicago.

2017 Presidents Cup scores, coverage: U.S. rout continues behind young stars - CBSSports.com
Behind its young stars -- and superstars -- the United States nearly ended the 2017 Presidents Cup a day early on Saturday at Liberty National. With a 14.5 to 3.5 lead going into Day 4, the Sunday singles matches will be a formality for posterity. The U.S. will clinch early, and a tidal wave of scoring should follow. The record for most points scored in a Presidents Cup is 21.5, and the U.S. has a chance of easily surpassing that.