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Daniel Wise Advocates for Youths to Play Multiple Sports

I’m sorry officer. I didn’t know I couldn’t do that.

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Kansas News

Word from Daniel Wise: Playing multiple sports pays off in long run |
“I made it to the Junior Olympics a couple of times,” Kansas star defensive tackle Daniel Wise said. “I grew up a long-distance runner. I was a little twig back in the day. I wasn’t always this big.”

Ex-KU All-American golfer Chris Thompson fires 29 on back nine in tour event |
Former University of Kansas All-American golfer Chris Thompson started the third round of the tour’s Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha in atypically poor fashion and more than made up for it with a spectacular finish Saturday.

KU notebook: Wichita Sunrise’s Malik Hall nets scholarship offer from KU
Malik Hall, a 6-foot-5 junior wing from Wichita’s Sunrise Christian Academy, has been offered a scholarship to play basketball at Kansas, he reported on Twitter this week.

Other Sports

Jared Sullinger battling to keep his weight down, get back in the NBA -
Jared Sullinger was once a first-round draft pick. He spent the first four years of his career as a consistent rotation player with the Celtics, but his fifth season would be his last. He played only 11 games with the Raptors before he was traded to the Suns and promptly waived. So far he's without an NBA contract and hasn't been involved in any rumors.

USA vs. Costa Rica in Gold Cup: Dempsey's statement, Howard fantastic and more takeaways -
The U.S. men's national team put together its best performance at the Gold Cup on Saturday, beating Costa Rica 2-0 in the semifinal. Here are the takeaways from the match:

Report: Jimmy Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns recruiting Kyrie Irving to Wolves -
After requesting a trade from Cleveland, perennial All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has interest in joining the Minnesota Timberwolves -- and the feelings happen to be mutual.

Report: Kyrie Irving initially requested trade from Cavs before NBA Draft -
According to David Aldridge of TNT, Irving originally requested a trade back in June before the NBA Draft -- with Irving's preference being to join up with Jimmy Butler in Chicago.

Other News

John Heard, the Frazzled Father in ‘Home Alone,’ Dies at 71 - The New York Times
John Heard, an actor who played pained characters in dramas but was probably best known for his role as the father who mistakenly left his youngest son behind on a family trip to Paris in the comedy “Home Alone,” died on Friday in Palo Alto, Calif. He was 71.

Daniel Stern Remembers Dear Friend, 'Home Alone' Co-Star John Heard | Hollywood Reporter
Daniel Stern on Saturday wrote a lengthy tribute for his dear friend John Heard, who died unexpectedly Friday at the age of 72.