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Former Jayhawk Lagerald Vick pulls name from NBA draft pool | KUsports.com
Fresh off of his experience at the Professional Basketball Combine in Florida in late May, former Kansas guard Lagerald Vick has pulled his name out of the 2018 NBA draft pool and is undecided about his immediate future.

Special Olympics Kansas inducting Lawrence's Brady Tanner into its hall of fame | KUsports.com
Regardless of what Brady Tanner’s Friday entailed or where it took him, he would be smiling. Tanner’s grin just might stretch a little wider tonight, though, when the Special Olympics inducts the Lawrence athlete into its Kansas hall of fame.

KU junior Anastasia Rychagova earns All-American honor | KUsports.com
"We couldn't be happier for Nas or more proud of her than we are," KU coach Todd Chapman said in a press release. "Being an All-American has been one of her goals, so to see her accomplish this achievement is wonderful. She worked extremely hard last summer to set herself up for a great season."

Aaron Miles soaking up coaching experiences during 2018 NBA playoffs | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com
Whether it was during the Western Conference Finals, earlier in the playoffs or at some point during Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, you might have caught a glimpse of a familiar face near the Golden State Warriors bench that you just couldn’t place.

Kansas baseball recruit candidate to be drafted in first round | Lunch Break | KUsports.com
In most sports, a college coach receives a commitment from a high school prospect, tracks his or her progress, and is delighted to see he just keeps getting better and better and better. College baseball is not most sports in the area of recruiting, which brings us to the case of phenom shortstop Jordan Groshans from Magnolia, Texas.

KU's Grimes experiences camp Bill Self-style in Colorado: 'He is a tough-nosed coach'
Kansas freshman-to-be combo guard Quentin Grimes experienced one Bill Self-led practice on Thursday night, followed by a pair of spirited workouts on Friday at USA Basketball’s under-18 men's national team camp in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Lagerald Vick removes name from NBA draft
Kansas shooting guard Lagerald Vick, who announced plans to enter the 2018 NBA draft on April 6, removed his name from the draft pool prior to Wednesday's deadline, his mom, La La Vick, told The Star on Friday.

Other Sports

Tristan Thompson of Cleveland Cavaliers fined $25,000; flagrant reduced
Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson was fined $25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely manner and shoving a ball into the face of the Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green in Thursday night's Game 1 of the NBA Finals after being automatically ejected for a flagrant foul 2.

Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors had two missed infractions in final seconds of Game 1
The NBA's "Last Two Minute Report" for Game 1 of the Finals on Thursday revealed two infractions that should have been called on Golden State's Draymond Green in the waning seconds of regulation ahead of the Warriors' 124-114 overtime win.

Johnny Manziel debuts for CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Friday preseason game
Former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel made his preseason debut Friday night in the Canadian Football League, completing 9 of 11 passes for 80 yards in five offensive possessions that did not result in any points for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Tiger Woods has some stellar shots but poor putting in 2nd Round at Memorial
There were a few throwbacks to the old days, when Tiger Woods knocked down flags and stirred a frenzy in the gallery with his ability to mesmerize with shot after amazing shot.

North American 2026 World Cup bid outscores 'high risk' Morocco - FIFA
FIFA judged Morocco's 2026 World Cup proposals to be "high risk" in three areas and offered significant praise for the North American bid, which outscored its rival by a wide margin in an inspection evaluation report published on Friday.

Other News

Man posts morel mushrooms on Facebook, gets a visit from the cops
John Garrison is a Maryland resident who has a more interesting Facebook feed than most people. His intro lists him as research assistant at Susquehannock Wildlife Society, so he features many interesting plants and animals (tulip poplar flower, bog turtles, pine barrens tree frog) from his finds. Recently, Garrison posted a lucky motherlode of morel mushrooms, saying he intended to sauté them with brown sugar and cinnamon and “see how that turns out.”

Bofa Deez Nuts Claims Maiden Victory
Paying 7.20, Bofa Deez Nuts outlasted its competitors in the $10,000 maiden claiming race, the sixth of the evening at Remington Park. Owned and trained by Jeff Dean, by Duke Kahanamoku out of Party Eyes, Bofa Deez Nuts ran the 400 yards in just over 20 seconds.