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Notebook: Could Kansas Football be Dropped from the Power 5 Ranks?

Devonte Graham is the LeBron James of college basketball

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Kansas News

'He's a big boy now': Kansas LB Kyron Johnson preparing for larger role |
However, qualifications accompanied each instance of praise. Johnson, teammates and staffers would tell you at the time, needed to add some weight to his 6-foot-1 frame. Plus, due to a lack of college-level experience, he didn’t exactly know what he was doing yet.

Should KU be worried about getting dumped from a Power 5 Conference? The financial stakes are huge |
But due to its struggles on the football field, KU certainly isn’t in the top tier of schools in the Power 5 conferences. When you are in the bottom tier, there are seemingly endless questions hanging in the air: Will there be conference reorganization? Will the Power 5 consolidate into the Power 4? Would we make the cut in a new world order?

Girod: Athletics important to KU, but there is a "disconnect" too |
When University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod thinks about his university’s athletic department, a number sometimes comes to mind. It is not one you’ll find on the scoreboard or in the record books, though. Rather, look through enrollment records.

Oklahoma defeats Kansas baseball, 14-6; KU faces Texas in first round of Big 12 tourney Wednesday |
Oklahoma rode a seven-run third inning and hit four home runs to defeat Kansas, 14-6, Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

Other Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers match LeBron James' tempo to claim Game 3 over Boston Celtics NBA
The Cavaliers' struggles with the Boston Celtics early in the Eastern Conference finals involved nuance, circumstance and shades of gray.

Terry Rozier says Boston Celtics 'needed to get our butts whooped'
Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call during Saturday's lopsided Game 3 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals.

Cleveland Cavaliers say limiting Boston Celtics' Al Horford helped spur Game 3
Following a resounding 116-86 win in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love said that the key to the team getting back into the series has been Tristan Thompson's defense on Boston Celtics All-Star Al Horford.

Johnny Manziel signs with Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats
"I don't want to wait around anymore,'' Manziel said during a news conference at Tim Hortons Field, where he will play his home games this season. The decision to head north of the U.S. border to play football ended months of speculation on his possible path back to the game.

Other news

How Smart Was T. Rex? And Other Dino Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask
At the age of 34, American paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Steve Brusatte has already accomplished more in his field than some scientists hope to over their entire careers.

The Paris Agreement's Reach Goal Might Just Save the Web of Life
The ultimate goal of the Paris climate agreement is to limit human-caused global warming to “well below” two-degrees Celsius, while pursuing efforts to keep it lower than 1.5 degrees. A new, large-scale study suggests that if we can keep the mercury from rising above the 1.5 mark, many of the Earth’s plants and animals—especially insects that form the base of many ecosystems—may be spared the more extreme consequences of climate change.

Video Shows Florida Teacher Allegedly Drowning Two Raccoons in Science Class
On Monday, a science teacher in Florida took his students outside and drowned two raccoons. According to one student, the reason given by the teacher was that the raccoons had killed some chickens housed behind the school. The raccoons were placed in wire cages and submerged underwater for several minutes until they were dead as students both participated and looked on.