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Server accuses KU's Dedric Lawson of skipping out on bar tab; eatery's manager issues statement supporting KU forward | KUsports.com
Early Thursday morning, the name of Kansas forward Dedric Lawson appeared in a police report in his hometown of Memphis after a server at a local bar and grill alleged that Lawson skipped out on a tab worth $88.20.

Kansas backup QBs Starks and Fallin bring different strengths to field | KUsports.com
Barring unforeseen injuries or issues, KU will at no point in the coming months have to consider the merits of redshirt freshman Tyriek Starks or true freshman walk-on Miles Fallin as a starting quarterback. Still, both are just one unavailable QB in front of them away from moving up the depth chart.

Notebook: Jayhawks practice at Chiefs' facility | KUsports.com
Instead of practicing inside at Anschutz Pavilion, as KU typically does to avoid wet conditions, the players packed their gear, boarded a bus and headed to Kansas City, Mo., where they borrowed the Chiefs’ indoor practice facility for a few hours.

KU soccer setting big goals for '17 season | KUsports.com
After finishing second in the Big 12 regular season race in 2016 and as runners up in the Big 12 tournament the year before, the Kansas women's soccer team is looking to end on a different number in 2017.

KU soccer's Grace Hagan prepping for more attention, higher expectations | KUsports.com
When Grace Hagan arrived in Seattle for the U.S. Soccer U23 Women's National Team Camp, her greeting came in the form of a rather ominous message from B.J. Snow, head of U.S. Women's National Team talent identification.

Other Sports

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred addresses growing support for automated strike zone - CBSSports.com
Given the increasing velocities of pitchers, the electric late movement of so many contemporary hurlers, and the emphasis on catcher pitch-framing, you're seeing more and more people advocate for an automated strike zone. To cite one recent example, Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist recently stumped for letting the computers call balls and strikes.

After Subway Series sweep, Yankees tell Mets to 'bend the knee' - CBSSports.com
As noted in our nightly recap, the Yankees on Thursday edged the Mets, thanks in part to another big night from Gary Sanchez. With that win, the Yankees swept the Subway Series for 2017. That's the first time the Pinstripers have swept their crosstown rivals in a season series since 2003.

Camp holdout Le'Veon Bell reportedly might not join the Steelers until September - CBSSports.com
It's been exactly three weeks since the Steelers reported for training camp back on July 27 and running back Le'Veon Bell still hasn't shown up, and that's not even the bad news for the Steelers.

Second Chance U: Lane Kiffin explains his risky roster churn at Florida Atlantic - CBSSports.com
It has and will continue to be an open casting call for the program that has become the FBS version of "Last Chance U." And not just because four subjects of the Netflix series have arrived on campus from East Mississippi Community College. Their antics from the hit streaming documentary series have made them celebrities before they hit the field.

LOOK: Buccaneers offensive linemen pull cruel dinner prank on two rookies - CBSSports.com
The rookie dinner is one of the most time-honored traditions in the NFL, and it's something that's usually a fun night for everyone, except for the rookies who end up paying the bill.

He is Completely in the Right and is Actually Lowballing it a Little News

Former High School Baseball Player Is Suing His Coach For $150,000 Because He Got Benched And Says It Was "Bullying" - Barstool Sports
A former Los Altos High School student and baseball player is suing the school district and his former coach for hundreds of thousands of dollars because the coach repeatedly benched him. According to the suit, the school’s head varsity baseball coach, Gabriel Lopez, repeatedly refused to let 17-year-old Robbie Lopez, no relation, play throughout his senior year. The suit claims this constituted a pattern of “harassment and bullying.” The teenager and his parents are seeking $150,000 or more