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Bender and Stanley Have Both Made Strong Case for Starting Role

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Kansas QBs Peyton Bender and Carter Stanley have made cases for starting | KUsports.com
With eight months of competition in their rear-view mirrors, both Bender, a junior transfer who began his career at Washington State, and Stanley, a redshirt sophomore who started KU’s final three games in 2016, have their merits. Bender is touted for his quick release, Stanley can extend plays with his mobility, and both reportedly have protected the ball amazingly well throughout preseason practices.

Coaches encouraged by Kansas football team's growth | KUsports.com
The steps taken to get here were small, but there were enough of them — such as solid recruiting efforts, developing players in the program and Beaty’s first Big 12 victory in 2016 — that KU’s coach and everyone else who spends most of their waking hours in Anderson Family Football Complex think the coming season should include more progress, more highlights and, most importantly, more wins.

Kansas cross country team brings mix of youth, experience | KUsports.com
Lokedi had a standout sophomore campaign that started on the cross country course with an individual Big 12 title and fifth-place finish at the NCAA Championships. The Eldoret, Kenya native then had a strong spring on the track, as she collected Big 12 championships in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters and earned a third-place finish at the NCAA meet in the 10,000 meters.

KU volleyball improves to 3-0 | KUsports.com
Senior Kelsie Payne had 23 kills, 15 digs and five blocks, and Kansas’ volleyball team defeated Missouri State, 25-23, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, in the Wolfpack Invitational on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C.

KU football players share media day experience with parents | KUsports.com
When Hakeem Adeniji and Daniel Wise returned to their home state for Big 12 football media days last month, they had some special guests by their side.

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McGregor shows up to press conference with a bottle of his own 'Notorious' whiskey - CBSSports.com
After McGregor lost via 10th-round TKO at the hands of one of the best boxers in history, he wasn't exactly sulking. In fact, he looked confident as he showed up to the podium to field questions in a snazzy suit with a bottle of whiskey and a cup in hand.

Conor McGregor frustrated with ref's fight stoppage: 'Let the man put me down' - CBSSports.com
Conor McGregor was decisively defeated by Floyd Mayweather via technical knockout in 10th round of his boxing debut, but the Irishman was not all that happy with how the fight was called. McGregor was more than able to speak after the fight, and although he understood the decision to stop the fight, he clearly wanted a few more shots at Mayweather.

Report: Celtics expected to strongly resist adding assets to Kyrie-IT trade - CBSSports.com
Following reports that the Cleveland Cavaliers will seek extra compensation from the Boston Celtics in the deal that sent Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick to Cleveland in exchange for Kyrie Irving, it's now being reported that Boston will strongly resist the Cavs' request.

Report: Celtics expected to strongly resist adding assets to Kyrie-IT trade - CBSSports.com
Following reports that the Cleveland Cavaliers will seek extra compensation from the Boston Celtics in the deal that sent Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick to Cleveland in exchange for Kyrie Irving, it's now being reported that Boston will strongly resist the Cavs' request.

Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas says trade left Isaiah Thomas emotionally 'wounded' - CBSSports.com
Isaiah Thomas and Kyrie Irving have yet to speak out on the blockbuster trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics that went down earlier this week, but we got a glimpse into Thomas' state of mind from a person who spoke directly with him.

Mayweather vs. McGregor fight results, highlights: Money wins via 10th-round TKO - CBSSports.com
In his return from a two-year retirement, Floyd Mayweather improved to 50-0 with a 10th-round TKO over an incredibly game Conor McGregor in their pay-per-view superfight at T-Mobile Arena. But the storyline was just as much about McGregor, the UFC lightweight champion, in defeat than it was about the 40-year-old Mayweather in victory.

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