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De Sousa guardian has had long relationship with KU freshman and his family |
Although the involvement of guardian Fenny Falmagne and KU forward Silvio De Sousa in a federal investigation into corruption in college basketball remains up in the air in the eyes of the law, Falmagne maintains that neither he nor De Sousa have done anything wrong.

KU baseball falls to Creighton |
In a game that produced a combined 25 runs and 32 hits, the Kansas baseball team couldn't keep up with Creighton in a 14-11 loss on Wednesday at TD Ameritrade Park.

Hakeem Adeniji 'ahead of schedule' after off-season surgery; Kenyon Tabor remains sidelined |
The 6-foot-4, 300-pound left tackle can’t yet fully participate in practices, and Adeniji won’t be asked to do so until pre-season camp rolls around late this summer. Still, KU head coach David Beaty described the first-string tackle’s progress as “ahead of schedule.”

Construction of KU football's indoor practice facility to begin soon |
In November, the Kansas Board of Regents gave the university authority to build the $26 million indoor practice facility. The facility is just one part of an overall $300 million renovation project that KU has planned for Memorial Stadium, a project expected to be funded entirely with private donations.

Bill Self responds to allegations in federal indictment regarding illegal payments |
“I haven't read the entire information or whatnot; I've seen parts of it,” Self said. “It came out right before the banquet so I haven't had a chance to really study it. What I do understand is that the University of Kansas was listed (and) there was some wrongdoing that occurred that was affiliated with Kansas. I did not see anywhere, nor do I believe that we were thought of to be anything other than a victim in the situation.

Class of 2018 shooting guard Ochai Agbaji officially signs on with Kansas | Tale of the Tait |
The 3-star prospect committed to KU in early February after a recruitment that picked up steam faster than any major college recruit in recent memory. After beginning his senior season at Oak Park with next to know interest from Division I programs, the smooth shooting guard with a wide range of skills ended the process by holding offers from Nebraska, Oregon, Texas A&M, Wisconsin and, of course, Kansas.

It’s official: Oak Park senior Ochai Agbaji signs with Kansas basketball
In a February ceremony with his classmates behind him, Oak Park senior Ochai Agbaji unzipped his jacket, revealing his college choice with a Kansas basketball shirt. After the announcement, he explained his reasoning behind the decision to attend KU — its proximity to home, his relationship with the coaching staff, his love for the campus.

Banquet-speaker Self jokes about KU's 'risky move' in playing Missouri last October
Kansas coach Bill Self’s 30-minute review of the 2017-18 basketball season at Tuesday’s postseason awards banquet included both light-hearted and serious comments regarding the Jayhawks’ exhibition-opener against Missouri.

Other Sports News

Everything you need to know about the binge-worthy NBA playoffs
After six months of streaks, showdowns and social-media mayhem, it's time for even more drama. With intriguing storylines from top to bottom, the 2018 playoffs are shaping up to be must-see TV.

Orlando Magic fire coach Frank Vogel after two seasons
"We would like to thank Frank for his contributions to the Orlando Magic," Weltman said in a statement. "We appreciate the sacrifices he made as head coach and certainly wish him and his family well going forward."

Markelle Fultz of Philadelphia 76ers becomes youngest player to ever post triple-double
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Markelle Fultz finished his regular season with a flourish Wednesday, becoming the youngest player in NBA history to notch a triple-double.

Former Oakland Raider, San Franciso 49er Aldon Smith had a .40 BAC when he was arrested
Troubled former NFL linebacker Aldon Smith had a blood alcohol content of .40 when he arrived at the San Francisco Sheriff's Department last week, prosecutors said Wednesday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

2018 NBA playoff race - What's at stake and what to watch
The last night of the regular season is over, and playoff spots and seeds have been set.

Other News

Pluto's Moon Charon Now Has a Crater Called Dorothy, Among Other Newly Named Features
Up until July 2015, Pluto’s largest Moon, Charon, was just a pixel in terms of what we knew about it. That all changed when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft zipped through the system, revealing craters, deep crevices, valleys, and mountains on the distant moon—surface features that now have formal names.

Facebook Does the Bare Minimum and Backs Off Opposition to California Privacy Bill [Updated]
In a move that is surely in no way related to Mark Zuckerberg getting grilled by Congress for two days over the company’s flippant approach to user privacy, Facebook is backing off its opposition to a piece of legislation in California that would strengthen privacy protections for citizens of the state.

Tesla Blames Driver In Fatal Model X Autopilot Crash As Family Considers Legal Action
Tesla has released a statement blaming last month’s fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X in Autopilot mode on the driver who died in the incident following news that his family is exploring legal options against the automaker.

These Are the Five States Where Adulthood Has Gotten Deadlier
The probability of someone dying between those ages declined in 31 states and Washington DC. But in five states—Kentucky, Oklahoma, New Mexico, West Virginia, and Wyoming—the probability of death had increased by 10 percent or more from 1990 to 2016.