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KU target Romeo Langford says latest FBI news hasn't hurt Kansas | Tale of the Tait |
In the wake of the latest news in the FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball, this time involving a mention of players and parents associated with Kansas, there was some movement in the 247 Sports Crystal Ball prediction world regarding unsigned, five-star prospect Romeo Langford.

KU legend Lynette Woodard honored with yet another Hall of Fame induction |
Already a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and carrying the distinction of being the first female inducted into the Kansas Athletics Hall of Fame, KU great Lynette Woodard added to her list of accomplishments as a pioneer of the game on Thursday night by being inducted into the KU Women's Hall of Fame as selected by the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity.

In need of improvement: Kansas QBs trying to make most of off-season competition |
Whether it was Peyton Bender or Carter Stanley playing quarterback for Kansas this past season, more often than not passing plays failed to produce their desired results.

Chancellor mum on whether independent review of KU Athletics is needed; KU saying little about partnership with Adidas |
A spokesman for Kansas Athletics Inc. stopped short Thursday of saying the department would support a third-party, public review of its recruiting practices and policies.

Romeo Langford keeping Kansas on his list of schools despite FBI report
“They’re still in my top three,” Langford said of the Jayhawks as quoted by USA Today. “It (FBI case) doesn’t hurt them. It doesn’t make them any better — well, I don’t know why it would make them better — but it doesn’t hurt them at all.”

What does FBI probe now mean for KU?
The FBI investigation into illicit college basketball recruiting landed at Kansas this week with the revelation money exchanged hands to steer two players to the Jayhawks.

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NBA playoff preview - 5-on-5 debate on biggest Round 1 question
Our NBA Insiders give their bold predictions and what to watch in a supersized edition of 5-on-5.

Lonzo Ball of Los Angeles Lakers says Magic Johnson told him it will be "the biggest summer of his life"
"No, the way I play is to help my team win, I am not really worried about who is not here, I am worried about the guys that are here and I tried to do what I could and help my team out," Ball said when asked if he felt pressure to show star free agents what he could do this season. "So, whether it be LeBron, Paul George or whoever, if they liked it, they liked it. If they didn't, they didn't, I can't do anything about it now."

Johnny Manziel plays in final Spring League game, has time to mull CFL offer while awaiting NFL spot
Quarterback Johnny Manziel played in his second and final game of the Spring League on Thursday night and has a little more than a month before he has to make a decision about his future in football.

Tyronn Lue says Cleveland Cavaliers will use 10-man playoff rotation
When the Cleveland Cavaliers open up the NBA playoffs with Game 1 of their first-round series with the Indiana Pacers on Sunday (3:30 p.m. ET, ABC), the Cavs will play their first game with a completely healthy team since overhauling their roster at the trade deadline.

Oklahoma City Thunder say broadcaster 'offensive, inappropriate' in Westbrook remarks
The Oklahoma City Thunder said play-by-play announcer Brian Davis used "offensive and inappropriate" words when he said during Wednesday's broadcast that Russell Westbrook was "out of his cotton-pickin' mind."

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King Of Kong's Billy Mitchell has been stripped of all his high scores, banned from competitive gaming
We can now add The King Of Kong: A Fistful Of Quarters to the list of documentaries that have affected real-world change. Sure, it didn’t get anyone released from prison or anything, but now, more than a decade after director Seth Gordon introduced the world to modest underdog Steve Wiebe and flashy arcade-game superstar/hot sauce salesman Billy Mitchell, Wiebe has ultimately triumphed.

Substitute Teacher Charged With Running Student 'Fight Club' | Time
A former substitute teacher is charged with supervising a student “fight club” at a Connecticut high school.