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Notebook: Bill Self Mauling USA Basketball Coaching Duties

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KU coach Bill Self has some serious talent at his disposal at USA Basketball Camp | Tale of the Tait |
Kansas coach Bill Self has been up to his ears in basketball evaluations during the past couple of days, but not in search of players to add to the KU roster in the Class of 2019 and beyond.

Big 12 Conference announces record revenue number for 2017-18 |
For starters, the Big 12’s $364.87 million revenue from the 2017-18 year, announced on Friday by commissioner Bob Bowlsby, set a record and was an increase of more than $8 million from the previous year.

4-star Class of 2020 OT Turner Corcoran's long list of options includes KU |
The 6-foot-6 Free State High offensive lineman’s college recruitment exploded over the past couple of months, as he began receiving scholarship offers from such celebrated programs as Notre Dame, Nebraska, Michigan and Clemson, making his future a popular topic.

JR Smith of Cleveland Cavaliers changes tune on Game 1 blunder, ready to turn page to Game 2
"After thinking about it a lot after the last 24 hours and however long it's been since the game was over, I can't say I was sure of anything at that point," Smith said.

LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 1 loss was one of the worst in his playing career
"It's one of the toughest losses I've had in my career as well because of everything that kind of went on with the game and the way we played," James said Saturday. "It was a tough 24 hours not only for [George] Hill and for myself but for our whole ballclub because we put ourselves in a great position to be successful."

Klay Thompson of Golden State Warriors questionable for Game 2 of NBA Finals with left ankle sprain
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is optimistic his left ankle sprain will not prevent him from suiting up for Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

2018-19 NBA title odds open with Golden State Warriors favored, Philadelphia 76ers tops in East
As has been the case the past several years, the Golden State Warriors are the favorites at +125. After them, it isn't surprising that the Houston Rockets are tied for the second-best odds at +350.

The Sixers Really Need To Fire Bryan Colangelo Right Now
It’s no secret that the Sixers plan to court all the premier free agents this summer. It is also no secret that LeBron James will be the premier free agent this summer, seeking a long-term contract after he opts out of the final year of his deal in Cleveland. With that in mind, I hereby present LeBron James clowning Bryan Colangelo unprompted in a press conference (skip ahead to about the 6:00 mark in the video

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Advance To Marquee Showdown At French Open
Serena Williams took down 11-seed Julia Görges in straight sets in their Round of 32 match at the French Open Saturday to advance to a marquee fourth-round showdown against Maria Sharapova, scheduled for Monday.

NBA L2M Report: The Refs Made A Big Dumb Mess Of The End Of Game 1
It would be hard to overstate just how badly the Cavs were screwed by the universe at the end of Game 1 Thursday night. A rare reversed judgment call, an unexpected missed free throw, an uncalled lane violation, an apparent uncalled loose-ball foul, and an all-time blunder by one of their own, all inside the final minute of regulation, ultimately ruined what could’ve been an incredible upset by an overwhelming underdog.