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KU signee Quentin Grimes rock solid again at Nike Hoop Summit |
With KU target Romeo Langford sidelined because of a minor injury he suffered at last week's Jordan Brand Classic, KU signees Quentin Grimes and David McCormack took center stage — from the Kansas perspective, anyway — at Friday's showcase game at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland.

TCU blasts past KU baseball, ruins Ryan Cyr's first KU start |
There was no question as to where the biggest out of the game was recorded. Even if you missed it, the mark imprinted on the padding out in center field of Hoglund Ballpark told the story of one of the game’s biggest plays.

Kansas Jayhawks Basketball: Romeo Langford best in the country?
Although Indiana University has been the loudest school involved in Romeo Langford’s recruitment, the Kansas Jayhawks are still in the mix. Despite the recent release of an FBI document that simply mentions the University of Kansas but has been twisted around to make it sound like they are in hot water. Despite Taco Bell making their own unique pitch, the Jayhawks have a 33.333 chance in landing what some are calling the best player in the nation.

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Philadelphia 76ers take next step in The Process with Game 1 win
Brett Brown found it early on. A way of coping with what he'd been tasked to endure as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers and the notorious process. A peace that perhaps only he could've found.

Gregg Popovich says San Antonio Spurs 'looked like a deer in headlights' in loss to Golden State Warriors
"I thought we were very prepared physically and mentally," Popovich said. "But I was mistaken. As I said, we looked like deer in the headlights. The defense was really poor as far as following game plan of the first quarter, and it's a bad combination to play defense like that and not shoot at the other end."

Anthony Davis of New Orleans Pelicans gets first playoff win after big Game 1 against Portland
Building off his strong finish to the regular season, Davis had 35 points, 14 rebounds, 4 blocks and 2 steals to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 97-95 Game 1 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. It was the Pelicans' first postseason win since 2011 and the first of Davis' six-year career.

Joel Embiid, Anthony Davis and more NBA bonuses to watch
The All-NBA selections announced next month will have long-term ramifications from Philadelphia to Golden State to New Orleans, where the largest contract in NBA history could be awarded next summer.

Unleash Playoff LeBron
Fifteen years on, you could hardly be blamed for being desensitized to LeBron James. You and me and everyone else that plays with real and fake MVP votes at the end of every NBA season know how boring monotony can get, and so we stitch together some selective, season-specific argument sort-of-proving that LeBron was not the Most Valuable Player in the NBA, by some understanding of Value. These aren’t good arguments and it’s honestly kind of a lot of work, but it’s what needs to be done if we’re not just going to toss the MVP to LeBron every year.

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South Dakota e-commerce sale tax fight reaches U.S. Supreme Court
A high-stakes showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will determine whether states can force out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes in a fight between South Dakota and e-commerce businesses.

Steve Silva recalls Boston Marathon bombing five years later - The Washington Post
I was already feeling anxious at 4:45 a.m. on April 15, 2013. I needed to get to the starting line in Hopkinton, Mass., where at 6 a.m. I would appear live on camera for to preview the 117th Boston Marathon.