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- KANSAS SPORTS -

KU big man Landen Lucas looking to fund athletic endeavors of local athletes | KUsports.com

Through a co-initiative with his mother, Shelley, Lucas has created the Landen Lucas Foundation – Sports for Life Fund, which, in both Lawrence and his hometown of Portland, will provide scholarships and financial support for young athletes who may not otherwise be able to participate.

Most memorable Josh Jackson moments of 2016-17 season | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

Before Jackson’s name merely becomes a part of the record books, let’s take one look back at some of his best moments at Kansas, followed by a few highlight videos that, after watching them, reminded me just how good he was and how lucky we were to get to see him play, up close and personal, 36 times last season.

KU notebook: Bill Self slated to visit highly-regarded prep forward Zion Williamson

Williamson, who is ranked No. 2 in the recruiting class of 2018 by Rivals.com, is considering KU, Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky, South Carolina and others.

On the bench to On the Boards: March Madness in Seattle theatre

March Madness always brings a rush of memories for Lane Czaplinski, a 5-foot-11 guard on the University of Kansas Jayhawks' in 1992, who is now the artistic director of Seattle’s On the Boards theater.

Spring practices and competition not over for KU football just yet | KUsports.com

Associate head coach Tony Hull said practicing twice more after the spring game had its advantages. Hull thought it was "huge" to be able to evaluate and address what staff members learned.

Baseball - Jayhawks go for season sweep at Wichita State

Kansas looks to sweep the series against in-state rival Wichita State Wednesday, April 19, when the Jayhawks travel south for a midweek matchup against the Shockers at 6 p.m.

Numerous fan events surrounding 90th Kansas Relays

Field events held on the streets of Lawrence, food trucks and fireworks are just a few of the exciting activities that are set to take place in conjunction with the Kansas Relays later this week. The 90th edition of the meet is taking place at the Jayhawks' state-of-the-art track facility at Rock Chalk Park, April 19-22.

- COLLEGE SPORTS -

Twitter roasts Kentucky for giving its players bowl rings in a losing effort - CBSSports.com

Kentucky lost to Georgia Tech in the TaxSlayer Bowl, and fickle fans didn't let them forget.

- IN THE NEWS -

Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in prison - SBNation.com

The former Patriots tight end was discovered dead early Wednesday morning in his cell.

- VIDEOS OF THE DAY -

Salvador Perez somehow made this play at the plate to tag Brandon Belt

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez may have just come up with the best defensive play he’ll have all year and it’s not even May.

Kentucky Wildcats turn an epic 7-2-6 triple play

If you’ve ever thought to yourself "huh, I wonder what a 7-2-6 triple play would look like," we can finally answer that for you.