KU Q&A: David Beaty’s job security and looming Jayhawks basketball questions
KU football has one of the weakest non-conference schedules in the nation, with home games against Nicholls State and Rutgers sandwiched around a road contest at Central Michigan.
Former KU forward Arthur leaving Denver Nuggets after five seasons; Preston speaks
Former KU forward Darrell Arthur has been traded from Denver to the Brooklyn Nets, according to reports. Cleveland rookie Billy Preston, meanwhile, says his plan was always to be a one-and-done college player at KU.
Kansas basketball’s lone 2019 recruiting pledge wants this player to join him at KU
While some prospects remain cautious about being recruited by schools tied to the FBI’s investigation of college basketball, Kansas’ lone 2019 commit, Markese Jacobs, remains unworried about his future school.
Former Kansas Jayhawk Darrell Arthur left mark on Denver Nuggets as a leader
“What really separates him, I think, is that the players have so much respect for Darrell Arthur,” said Nuggets coach Mike Malone during the season, as noted by NBA.com. “(Arthur) sets the example first and foremost, and then he gets on guys, whether it’s to hold them accountable or to encourage them. With all our young players, they listen to him. His voice carries weight and I think it really starts with the fact that he sets the example every single day."
Kansas Jayhawks' best wins of the Bill Self-era: No. 3 — North Carolina Tar Heels (Final Four, 2008)
Darrell Arthur and Cole Aldrich each scored six points, while the two combined for five blocks in the first half. Aldrich actually hit the turnaround shot to make the score 40-12 and then came down on the other end and swatted Ty Lawson.
First family of Fort Worth basketball still shining after careers at TCU, Kansas
Keith and Kevin Langford, along with Justin Wesley, might be the best basketball family to ever come out of Fort Worth.
Running back DeMarco Murray retires after seven-year NFL career
"It's been a long time thinking, the last year or two, and physically, mentally and emotionally, I think it's time for me to hang it up," Murray said while making his announcement Friday on ESPN's NFL Live.
Jimmy Butler turns down extension offer from Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler has turned down a four-year extension worth $100 million, a league source confirmed to ESPN.
Los Angeles Lakers' Magic Johnson says team's three-year plan is at 'a whole nother level' with LeBron James arrival
Magic Johnson says LeBron James' arrival has taken the Los Angeles Lakers' three-year rebuilding plan to "a whole 'nother level" and that the team plans to remain disciplined and maintain salary-cap space to pursue another max free agent next summer.
Jabari Parker, Chicago Bulls making progress on offer sheet
Restricted free-agent forward Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls are progressing on an offer sheet deal, league sources told ESPN on Friday.
Coach In LaVar Ball's League Squares Up On His Own Player, Tells Him To "Stop Being A Bitch"
During a timeout in the Seattle Ballers’ 115-97 victory Thursday over the Chicago Ballers—yes, all eight teams in the league are the Ballers—Chicago coach Edward Denard greeted his player Montrell Dixson with two fists in the chest, then shoved him again. That wasn’t the end of it. Thanks to an attentive boom operator, the broadcast picked up Denard yelling at the 20-year-old as he once again got in his face, “Get the fucking ball. Stop being a bitch.”
Here's What Flint's Mayor Wants Elon Musk to Do
The mayor wouldn’t mind some help with Flint’s ongoing pipe replacement. The city currently plans to replace all its lead service pipes by 2019, a feat that is expected to cost nearly $200 million (which the city is funding through a legal settlement and with state and federal help). “If we could finish that sooner, that would be a wonderful thing,” Weaver said. “This year would be great!”
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Space Rides Said to Cost $200K or More
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is making rapid progress on his plan to leave all of us poor suckers behind on this godforsaken planet, and he plans to start selling tickets for suborbital space flights in 2019. On Friday, a new report claimed that the right to be a Blue Origin guinea pig will cost $200,000 to $300,000.
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