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Notebook: Rock Chalk Park, Zenger’s Crowning Achievement, Came in Almost Triple its Budget

So go let it out

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Kansas News

Rock Chalk Park started as $39 million deal for KU; now it may top $100 million after KU allowed lease to be changed |
Former Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger agreed to a contract change that could cost KU tens of millions of dollars in additional lease payments at Rock Chalk Park, a review by the Journal-World has found.

Kansas golfers prepare in style for national finals after winning NCAA regional |
The five Kansas golfers who won the NCAA Pacific Regional last week and delivered the university in the NCAA finals for the first time since 2000, gathered Tuesday at the new practice facility at Jayhawk Club to field about the upcoming tournament at Karsten Creek in Stillwater, Okla., which starts Friday.

KU sophomore pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn named 2nd-team All-Big 12 |
On the eve of the Big 12 Baseball Championship, the conference unveiled Tuesday its All-Big 12 teams for the 2018 season.

Draft hopeful Svi Mykhailiuk trying to emulate one of NBA's best 3-point shooters | Smithology |
If you call yourself a shooter, there’s no reason to aim for average. You might as well go ahead and model yourself after one of the best.

Frank Mason reviews first NBA season after throwing first pitch at T-Bones opener
Wearing a maroon Kansas City T-Bones jersey No. 1 and black pants, former Kansas point guard Frank Mason juggled a baseball in his right hand as he strolled to the mound for the ceremonial first pitch before the T-Bones home opener against the Gary (Ind.) SouthShore RailCats on Tuesday night at T-Bones Stadium.

Former KU assistant coach to join Self, Manning at USA Basketball camp in Colorado
Former Kansas assistant basketball coach Joe Dooley will be one of four court coaches at the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s Under 18 National Team Training Camp set for May 31-June 2 at United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Other Sports News

Kevin Durant of Golden State Warriors wishes he had late transition play back after Game 4 loss
Kevin Durant said, "I wish I had that last play back," referring to the Golden State Warriors' final transition possession with less than 12 seconds remaining in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday.

With no answer on Tuesday, NFL owners will resume national anthem discussions
NFL owners spent hours Tuesday attempting to repair their national anthem policy, an effort that has exposed deep divisions among franchises and left them struggling to find common ground.

Hunter Henry of LA Chargers suffers season-ending torn ACL
The Los Angeles Chargers' offense suffered a crushing blow Tuesday, when talented tight end Hunter Henry tore the ACL in his right knee on the first day of OTAs.

Rally is a state of mind as Houston Rockets secure Game 4 win over Golden State Warriors in Oracle Arena NBA
It's all such a blur, the man who assembled these Houston Rockets couldn't remember exactly what sent him out of Oracle Arena on Tuesday night for some air.

ESPN World Fame 100 2018
To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in sports, drawn from 68 countries. ESPN's Sports Analytics Group then ranked them based on a proprietary formula that took into account three fame factors.

Other News

Actresses Arrested in Atlanta for Taking Too Long in the Bathroom
Erica Walker, Brittany Marie Lucio and Asia’h Sharrell Epperson, a former finalist on American Idol and an actress on the television series Greenleaf, entered Houston’s in Atlanta on Mother’s Day. Although the kitchen was closed, the women say the restaurant was open and customers were still dining when they went to the restroom, according to 11 Alive.

So Who Is Barstool's PFT Commenter?
Every so often, some publication or other—often a fancy one—will run a fawning profile of PFT Commenter, the sports satirist who works for Barstool Sports and co-created the wildly popular comedy podcast Pardon My Take. These profiles are all more or less the same.

Man Nonchalantly Pisses On Plane Seat And Himself
A passenger on a Frontier Airlines flight from Denver to Charleston, S.C. Thursday was arrested and charged after he touched his female seatmate, was moved to a different part of the cabin, and then peed all over himself while still seated.