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TCU Mauls Kansas

Four legs good, two legs bad

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Zenger: New KU chancellor Doug Girod has shown strong interest in supporting athletics |
“I’ve had the opportunity to work with Dr. Girod since I’ve been here over the past six years and, more specifically, since 2013, during the time that he’s been the executive vice chancellor at the medical school,” Zenger told the Journal-World. “He’s been a valuable colleague during that time as we have worked on issues that pertain to both athletics and the medical school. With both of us being members of the cabinet, I’ve seen him interact at a high level with issues that pertain the University of Kansas at large.”

TCU blanks KU baseball, 6-0 |
Brian Howard pitched a four-hit shutout, and TCU defeated Kansas, 6-0, to knock the Jayhawks out of the Big 12 baseball tournament Friday night in Oklahoma City.

Texas defeats Kansas, 5-4, in Big 12 baseball tournament |
Kansas freshman Jaxx Groshans hit a two-run home run in the ninth, the first of his career, but it wasn’t enough and sophomore right-hander Jackson Goddard took the loss for Kansas.

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NBA Finals 2017: How LeBron James' Cavaliers can upset the Warriors -
James also said that thinking about the Warriors is "stressful." That is an understatement. The Cavs enter the Finals as clear underdogs, and this challenge appears to be even greater than coming back from a 3-1 deficit last June.

Brandon Jacobs rips Jim Harbaugh: 'He didn't know what he was doing' with 49ers -
"You know what? I have a lot of respect for Jim when I was there, before I got to know him. I enjoyed my time there, but we didn't see eye-to-eye. I knew a little bit more about football than they let on to," Jacobs said. "To be honest, that's how I was taught. To go somewhere where they didn't have route conversions was just absurd. They're just running routes against the defense, getting people killed. Size and strength is what they had and it's why they won.

Steph Curry: Talking about lack of parity disrespectful to Warriors, Cavs -
"That almost is kind of disrespectful, because it's not like it's easy for us to get here. It wasn't that at all. Us and Cleveland worked our butts off all year to put ourselves in a position to be playing for a championship. The league is as strong talent wise across the board as it's ever been. Every night we get challenged. Obviously we had that one stat I guess, point differential, all year. We had a pretty solid showing in that respect. But, every night was hard. Every night was challenging.

Report: Turkey seeks Enes Kanter's arrest, says he is part of terrorist group -
Last week, Enes Kanter was held by police at a Romania airport and had his Turkish passport canceled. It would appear this was due to his political beliefs, as Kanter has been an outspoken critic of Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and this kind of action has been taken against many Turkish passport holders.

Kelvin Benjamin looks out of shape at Panthers OTAs and even he's disappointed -
There is an oft-used phrase in the NFL offseason that involves players being in "the best shape of their lives." Kelvin Benjamin, admittedly, is not at that point right now.

Spieth admits cut line was 'in my head' before turning things around at Colonial -
Spieth recovered from a bad start by going 5 under over his final 13 holes at the Colonial on Friday, and his 2-under 68 put the defending champion at 2-under 138, four shots behind second-round leaders Webb Simpson, Kevin Kisner, Danny Lee and Scott Piercy.

Cavs-Warriors III: Ranking every player in the 2017 NBA Finals by importance -
Can the Greatest Player of His Generation, maybe, just possibly, the Greatest Of All Time, do so much, be so great, as to overcome even this super team? James is the most important player in this series for dozens of reasons, but first and foremost, if he is the best player in the series, the Cavaliers have a chance. The Cavs were without Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in 2015 and still took two games off Golden State because LeBron was just that incredible. And this season, he's having maybe his best ever.

Ten players taking a big risk in the NBA Draft but should have stayed in college -
Now that we know, for good, who is returning to college and who is staying in the NBA Draft, let's move on for a moment from teams and instead talk about the prospects -- particularly the players who are staying in this year's draft pool but might be making the wrong decision.