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KU baseball rallies past OSU |
Kansas’ baseball team score five runs in the sixth inning to erase a four-run deficit and defeated Oklahoma State, 6-5, on Friday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

Powerful Sooners blast KU softball, 16-7 |
Through three innings, the Kansas softball team didn’t resemble a team on a three-game losing streak as it went blow-for-blow with No. 8 Oklahoma. The Jayhawks answered each Sooner run, at least until they unleashed a barrage in the fourth inning.

Billy Preston fairly quiet at Jordan Brand Classic |
The 6-foot-10, 230-pound, five-star forward from Oak Hill Academy was one of just four players who teamed up with a prep teammate (Texas-bound point guard Matt Coleman) in the game attended by notable names such as Michael Jordan, Spike Lee, Carmelo Anthony, Reggie Miller and Charles Barkley among others.

Friendly trash talk sets table for competitive KU spring game |
Generally, college football coaches downplay the significance of a spring game. It’s no different than any of the numerous other offseason practices, they will tell you, with the players getting analyzed and coached up — same as a Tuesday afternoon on a field void of spectators.

KU basketball player Josh Jackson's inattentive driving case rescheduled |
A Lawrence Municipal Court case involving traffic citations filed against University of Kansas basketball star Josh Jackson has been rescheduled.

KU notebook: Recruit Shakur Juiston on Iowa State’s campus this weekend; KU, UNLV, others remain in mix
Hutchinson Community College sophomore power forward Shakur Juiston, the No. 1-ranked junior college basketball player in the country and long-time target of Iowa State, will spend this weekend in Ames, Iowa on an official recruiting visit.

Other Sports

Cal loses its fourth starter after former four-star freshman says he is transferring -
The decision for Moore delivers a massive blow to new Bears coach Wyking Jones and his hopes for a seamless transition from the Cuonzo Martin era. Moore finished the 2016-17 season third on the team in scoring, averaging 12.2 points while also delivering a team-high 3.5 assists per game. He started in 34 games.

WATCH: John Daly hits driver off a beer can then chugs it while barefoot -
John Daly is still going strong into his 50s, even as he starts a career on the PGA Tour Champions. Daly played golf in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina earlier this week at an outing following his RV trip to Augusta, Georgia for the Masters.

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Three-round mock includes 15 trades, seven quarterbacks -
The Browns are reportedly split on whether to take Myles Garrett or Mitchell Trubisky No. 1 overall. Two weeks ago, I examined what it would cost to move all the way up from No. 12 to No. 2 and secure both, figuring that if the Browns were truly sold on Trubisky, that's how high they would have to climb to make sure they don't miss out on him.

Ex-NFL player Todd Heap accidentally kills 3-year-old daughter while moving truck -
Authorities say former NFL player Todd Heap was moving a truck that ran over and killed his 3-year-old daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home.

NBA Playoffs 2017 storylines: Durant chases first title, LeBron chases Jordan -
This has been the most explosive scoring season since the 1980s. We've seen three of the best offenses in NBA history. We've seen the best MVP race, maybe in the history of the league. We've seen five 50-point triple-doubles. We've seen records for 3-pointers, offensive efficiency, scoring with a triple-double, most triple-doubles in a season, and the list goes on and on.