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Kansas News

KU junior Svi Mykhailiuk invited to NBA combine |
Kansas junior Svi Mykhailiuk recently received word that he had been invited to participate in this year’s NBA combine, May 9-14 in Chicago.

Fish Smithson reaches free-agent deal with Redskins |
After seven rounds and 253 picks, though, Smithson’s professional aspirations weren’t thwarted. The 5-foot-10, 201-pound defensive back from Baltimore knew entering the weekend free agency could be his path toward his dreams, and not long after the league’s 32 teams were done making selections, Smithson accepted an offer from the Washington Redskins to compete for one of their roster spots.

KU transfers eligible to play during summer stint in Italy |
Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World that transfers Sam Cunliffe, Dedric Lawson, K.J. Lawson and Charlie Moore will be eligible to play with the Jayhawks during this summer’s trip to Italy.

KU notes: transfer Malik Newman enjoys doing some coaching at Bill Self’s Fantasy Procamp
Kansas redshirt sophomore guard Malik Newman and Fresno State associate head coach Jerry Wainwright applauded Saturday afternoon as eight men, ages 35 and over, ascended a ladder and clipped strands of the north-goal net in Allen Fieldhouse.

KU notebook: Assistant coach Jerrance Howard’s play at Self fantasy camp as ‘atrocious’ as Joe Dooley’s performance day before
“I think both of us were atrocious, and that’s being very generous.”

Other Sports

The Bills fire general manager Doug Whaley the morning after the 2017 NFL Draft -
The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley after four seasons. The team announced the move Sunday morning, less than 24 hours after the 2017 NFL Draft.

2017 NFL Draft, Winners and Losers: Browns make smart moves, Bears fall short -
Three years is about the right time to judge an NFL Draft, and even then is kind of early. So how about three minutes? The draft is barely cold right now, and we've got winners and losers hot of the press.

NBA playoff matchups: Wizards and Celts will rumble; can Raptors hang with Cavs? -
The NBA's second round begins Sunday with three of the four matchups set. In the East, a rematch of last season's conference finals pits the Cavaliers against the Raptors, while Boston and Washington play in what promises to be a nasty matchup between teams that dislike one another. In the West, the Spurs and Rockets face off in another MVP showdown. The Warriors await the winner of Sunday's Clippers-Jazz Game 7.

Prisco's NFL Draft Grades for all 32 teams: Five earn 'A's, two fall short with 'D's -
The five teams that earned "A" grades in my mind were the Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers and -- surprise, surprise -- the Cleveland Browns.

Other News

Star Trek Fan Forced to Surrender 'ASIMIL8' License Plate for Being Offensive
A Star Trek fan in Canada has been forced to turn over his personalized license plate after people complained its message, ASIMIL8, was insulting to indigenous people.

John Boyega Got Dumped After Date Found Out He Was in Star Wars
While chatting on The Graham Norton Show, Boyega shared details about a bad dating experience he had right before the release of The Force Awakens. Boyega said his friend Orlando Bloom (who was on the show with him) advised him to “try and secure the love of your life” before the movie came out, because otherwise, it might be harder to make a real connection. So, that’s what he did. He went on a date with a woman in New York without telling her who he was. Sadly, once the Kowakian monkey-lizard was out of the bag, things didn’t go too well.