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"On the sideline, Dorance was really mad," a grinning Mike Lee reported. "He was like, ‘They keep holdin’ me! I can’t even get a sack!’ He was like, ‘I wish it was a real game, because I’d have a bunch of sacks.’ And D-Wise was just laughin’ at him, like, ‘It’s just the spring game, son.’"
The longtime KU assistant made it clear the team’s defensive ends, outside of Armstrong, need to continue to develop. Bowen said sophomore Isaiah Bean, junior Josh Ehambe (credited with three sacks in the spring game) and junior Willie McCaleb, a juco transfer from Northwest Mississippi C.C., all need to step up and give the Jayhawks more depth.
The 6-foot-8 Jackson is projected as a top-five pick by pretty much everyone in the business. If he has a strong pre-draft process, there is the potential he could go No. 1. Jackson is the No. 2 selection in the latest NBA Mock Drafts by CBS Sports' Gary Parrish and Howard Megdal.
Kansas softball travels to Nebraska for its final midweek matchup of the 2017 season on Wednesday, April 19. First pitch against the Cornhuskers is slated for 6 p.m., on the Jayhawk Radio Network.
2B James Cosentino helped Kansas to a 3-1 record last week with tremendous presence at the plate. He posted a .417 batting average in four starts that included two doubles, three runs, three RBIs, four walks, a .583 slugging and a .579 on-base percentage.
Kansas Athletics will open Memorial Stadium on Thursday, June 1 for the third-consecutive year for fans to bring their blankets and pillows and enjoy a free movie on the stadium videoboard as it is hosting Movie Night at Memorial Stadium.
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Terry Watson pleaded guilty to 13 counts of athlete-agent inducement, including providing around $24,000 in cash and travel accommodations to three former Tar Heels -- Robert Quinn, Marvin Austin and Greg Little -- in 2010. The felonies, which are considered minor for those without a criminal record, came in violation of North Carolina's sports agent law.
House Bill 610 seeks to ban public universities from licensing alcoholic beverages and would forbid LSU and UL-Lafayette from renewing their existing deals with Tin Roof Brewing once they expire.