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Notebook: Sherron Collins Moves Back to Lawrence; KU Football to Participate Against KSU

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A look behind the curtain of KU's 2008 national title win from 5 players who were there | Tale of the Tait |
By now, almost 10 full years after Mario’s Miracle and the Kansas men’s basketball team’s run to the 2008 national championship, many of the stories about that team, its tournament run and the title game against Memphis have been told.

The final numbers are in; Showdown for Relief nets $2.01 million |
According to the university, that amount includes a combination of ticket sales ($1.15 million), the Pay-per-View online stream ($768,000) and text-to-give contributions ($68,000). Donations from other entities totaled approximately $25,000, bringing the total donation to some $2.011 million.

Former Jayhawk Carlton Bragg Jr. steps away from Arizona State basketball program |
Former Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr., who left KU following the 2016-17 season to transfer to Arizona State is stepping away from basketball.

Gameday Breakdown: KU football vs. Kansas State |
In the previous nine-plus quarters of Big 12 competition the Jayhawks have failed to score a single point. Not a touchdown. Not a field goal. Nothing.

Romeo Langford’s campus visit started on Friday. He’s in Lawrence until Sunday
Blue-chip Indiana high school shooting guard Romeo Langford began his official recruiting visit to Kansas on Friday.

Why has Sherron Collins been spotted in Lawrence so often? He lives there now
There have been Sherron Collins sightings the past several weeks: at Kansas’ Late Night in the Phog in Lawrence as well as the Philadelphia 76ers-Miami Heat NBA exhibition game and then the KU-Missouri hurricane relief contest at Sprint Center.

Other Sports

Warriors, Wizards react to wild Draymond Green-Bradley Beal fight, ejections -
The Golden State Warriors pulled off an incredible 18-point comeback to beat the Washington Wizards, 120-117, but the victory was overshadowed by the scrum between Bradley Beal and Draymond Green that captivated the NBA world on Friday night.

Fastball fails Yu Darvish in Game 3, putting Astros one step closer to World Series title -
The first World Series victory in Astros history was complete madness, a thrill ride that broke multiple records, and sent Dodger Stadium into fits of ecstasy and agony, all within minutes of each other. The second World Series victory was over by the second inning, because one of the most dominant pitchers in the world suddenly threw a bunch of meatballs.

LOOK: Oklahoma City Thunder plane damaged in mid-air, everyone safe -
Following their loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team flew from Minneapolis to Chicago, where they will play the Bulls on Saturday night. Along the way, their airplane was damaged in mid-air, with the nose of the plane being completely caved in.

No longer in Sixers' rotation, Jahlil Okafor is reportedly back on the trade block -
After a rough start to his career, there were some good vibes surrounding Jahlil Okafor coming into the season. He had completely changed his diet, and was coming into camp with the Philadelphia 76ers healthy and in tremendous shape.

NBA Trade Rumors: How Suns could use Tyson Chandler in Eric Bledsoe deal -
The Phoenix Suns don't have much leverage in their efforts to trade disgruntled point guard Eric Bledsoe given the publicity of their feud, but general manager Ryan McDonough has also made it clear that the Suns are in no hurry to make a deal. They're willing to continue playing games while Bledsoe sits at home until they find something they believe is worthwhile.

Marshawn Lynch apparently violated some rules when practicing with high school team -
Earlier this week, Lynch showed up at his high school alma mater, Oakland Tech, where he put on some pads and started practicing with the school's football team. And since this is Lynch we're talking about, you know he didn't take it easy on the high school kids because Lynch doesn't take it easy on anyone.

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