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Joel Embiid on track to return to the court.

Mom, tell them. Tell them I'm not fat, I'm just big boned. 

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Kansas baseball game at Creighton canceled
Kansas closes out the regular season and Big 12 Conference play when it travels to Lubbock, Texas, for a three-game series at No. 4 Texas Tech, May 18-20.

This time around, Williams hires Frederick | Tale of the Tait |
According to multiple reports out of North Carolina, Brad Frederick soon will replace McGrath as the newest UNC assistant coach.

Former KU guard Nick Bradford hired as girls hoops coach at Olathe North
Since playing professionally in Iceland, France, Romania and Finland from 2001 to 2011, he has worked as a men’s assistant coach at Labette County Community College and Missouri Southern and was boys head coach at Mexico (Mo.) High School.

Coaches want the NCAA to let redshirting freshmen play in 4 games each -
According to Fox Sports’ Stewart Mandel, a new rule is being proposed to the NCAA by the American Football Coaches Association that, if passed, would allow players to play in up to four games during a season without burning their redshirt years. So coaches could save their four-star signees and break them out just in time for bowl games or FCS games, all while preserving four years of eligibility for those players.

Duke and Kentucky own recruiting, but any team can make it to the next highest level -
After the Wildcats and Blue Devils, the rest of the Class of 2017 team rankings may surprise you.


Joel Embiid expects to be back playing basketball in 2-3 weeks | 'Hawks in the NBA |
Philadelphia’s favorite 7-foot-2 Cameroonian is returning to the court soon. Even though the Sixers don’t have a game on their schedule for more than five months, any time Joel Embiid has good news on his basketball well being, it qualifies as a significant development for the potential franchise center.

NBA Draft Lottery results: Celtics get No. 1 pick, Lakers No. 2; 76ers sneak into top 3 -
The Celtics have received the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft via the Nets.

What would the NFL look like if it used the NBA draft lottery? -
Well, for one, the Browns would probably get screwed.

Aaron Judge goes incognito to ask Yankees fans about Aaron Judge - Yahoo Sports

Judge put on a “disguise” and asked Yankees fans how they feel about him during a segment for “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.” We use the term “disguise” loosely here, as all Judge did was put on a pair of glasses. Despite that, no one seemed to recognize the Yankees star until he connected the dots.

Josh Harrison gave us either the best or worst slide of the season - Yahoo Sports

So was it a good slide? I guess. Was it also bad? Technically, yes. But he was safe. Harrison turned an out into a runner at second. That’s good, even when it’s ugly.

In new book, David Ortiz sounds off on the Twins, the Red Sox and his ex-manager

The best athlete memoirs answer the questions writers and fans asked fruitlessly throughout a player’s career. As you might expect, longtime Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz’s Papi: My Story (co-written with Michael Holley) settles some real stumpers.