Get to know the 2018 KU football roster: QBs and RBs
With players having reported in Lawrence and Fall camp underway, Phog.net will be taking you through the current roster to look at how the team stacks up at each position and what newcomers and returners should be expected to contribute.
Jamari Traylor reflects on KU basketball memories before returning to Japan
“Oh man it’s so many. I don’t even know if I could pinpoint just one moment," Traylor said, asked what the best moment of his career was. "I want to say the best moment was when Elijah Johnson had 39 points [in a win over ISU]. It’s like nothing can top that, as far as like being in that moment, seeing that happen on that team, the celebration after the game in a crazy environment. I feel like that was one of my favorite moments. I was a younger guy, so it was definitely, I think that was my favorite game to be a part of.”
KU football news: Joe Dineen pleased with early impressions of linebackers coach Bill Miller
Joe Dineen is one of the unquestioned leaders of the 2018 KU football team. So it shouldn't come as any surprise that when a new coach for his position group was installed, the senior linebacker went up, introduced himself and quickly got acquainted.
KU’s Charlie Moore scores six points in USA East Coast’s loss to Germany
Kansas sophomore point guard Charlie Moore scored six points and dished three assists while playing 17 minutes in USA East Coast’s 77-67 loss to Germany on Friday in the U.S. college all-star team’s opening game of its four-game Tour of Venice competition in Italy.
Former KU guard Sam Cunliffe lists six possible transfer destinations
Former University of Kansas shooting guard Sam Cunliffe, who announced plans to leave KU’s program on July 23, is currently considering six possible transfer destinations, he told The Star on Friday.
Other Sports News
Lebron James' Space Jam 2 May Have Found Its Director
Fans have been talking about a sequel to Space Jam starring Lebron James for a while and the project may be about to take a big step forward. Reportedly, the production is looking at Terence Nance, the producer of the new HBO series Random Acts of Flyness to take on the role of directing the film. While Nance directed all six of the initial episodes of the series, Space Jam 2 would be his first major motion picture.
What LeBron James Keeps Doing Is More Impressive Than You Think
Two days after LeBron James opened an $8 million public school for the ages in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, Derrick Rose did something nearly as impressive. The Minnesota Timberwolves guard announced Wednesday that he's beginning "The Rose Scholar," which will give more than $400,000 in tuition money "to provide students a path to college that was not previously available to them."
LeBron James’ public school in Akron will help parents, too | The Kansas City Star
“Looking at reading data, we identified students who were a year, two years behind in reading,” Keith Liechty of the Akron Public Schools told USA Today. “From that, we had more than 120 kids. We had to put a cap on it so we could fit under one roof. We did a random selection of all students who met that criteria and got to make these awesome phone calls to parents and say, ‘How would you like to be part of something different, the I Promise School.’”
LeBron James discusses the opening of his public school in Akron and his move to the Los Angeles Lakers - NBA
AKRON, Ohio -- In his first interview since joining the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James sat down with ESPN to talk about the opening of his foundation's I Promise School in Akron, his move to Hollywood and what it's like watching his son, LeBron James Jr., follow in his footsteps as a young basketball star.
President Donald Trump takes shot at LeBron James in tweet
James was interviewed by CNN's Don Lemon on Monday, after his LeBron James Family Foundation and the Akron (Ohio) Public Schools launched a new elementary school for at-risk children in his hometown.
Inspired By Her Game Dev Dad, 7-Year-Old Releases Her First Steam Game
Penny McDonald’s debut game, Answer The Question, released on Steam this week to unanimously positive reviews. Also, Penny is 7 years old.
Small Dogs Pee Higher to Lie About Their Size, New Study Concludes
We all know dogs can communicate through scent. They urinate on new areas, their own home turf, and certainly things that other dogs have peed on. We also know that some male dogs lift their legs in order to pee higher. But new research found that smaller dogs lift their legs at an even higher angle than larger dogs, perhaps to make themselves appear larger.
NASA Announces First Crew for Commercial Space Travel
These U.S. astronauts previously flew aboard Russian spacecraft to get to the ISS. The coming launches will be the first from American soil since the Space Shuttle’s 2011 retirement, according to a NASA news release. The astronauts will travel in the new Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon.
FCC Almost Does Something Right, and It May Give Google Fiber a Boost
There is plenty of reason to be skeptical when this FCC decides to do anything that isn’t a gift to the biggest telecoms in the nation. But on Thursday, it created new rules that could help upstarts like Google Fiber break into wireless and broadband markets.
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