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New offensive linemen listed on KU football roster for Fall Camp
As was to be expected, the release of the updated KU football roster headed into Fall Camp revealed several new names of players who had competed for — and won — spots on the team.

David Beaty announces Kezelee Flomo, Larry Hughes, others no longer with KU football
KU coach David Beaty announced that several players previously on the roster would not be returning for the upcoming season. That included running back Kezelee Flomo, who had garnered a ton of buzz in the Spring, and offensive lineman Larry Hughes, who started a pair of games last season.

Minnesota prep sophomore wing to visit KU; Malik Newman agrees to deal with Heat
Kendall Brown, a 6-foot-6 sophomore guard/forward from East Ridge High School in Woodbury, Minn., tells Zagsblog.com that he is in the process of planning unofficial campus visits to Kansas, North Carolina State and Wisconsin.

Though unsettled, KU's 3-man QB race trending toward swift resolution | KUsports.com
Accelerated though it may prove to be, the quarterback competition at Kansas football preseason camp remained nowhere near resolved on Saturday.

Winning at top of Daniel Wise's list of goals for his redshirt senior year | KUsports.com
Only a few months remain in Daniel Wise’s college football career. And the redshirt senior defensive tackle at the University of Kansas would like to cram as many successes as possible into them.

Other Sports News

Terrell Owens held his own Hall of Fame ceremony at alma mater
Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens delivered an emotional, 40-minute speech at his former college, the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, during which he reiterated why he skipped this weekend's Hall of Fame ceremonies and acknowledged Jerry Rice, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant as athletic inspirations.

Kelvin Benjamin -- I was limited by Carolina Panthers, Newton
Kelvin Benjamin wasn't happy being drafted by the Carolina Panthers in 2014 and having Cam Newton as his quarterback.

NBA players come to defense of LeBron James
LeBron James hasn't responded to a shot about his intelligence from President Donald Trump, but Hall of Famer Michael Jordan and other fellow NBA players took to Twitter to defend him.

Ray Lewis headlines Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony speeches
In an unprecedented move, Lewis used a wireless mic and became the first person in Pro Football Hall of Fame history to roam the stage, giving a passionate, 33-minute, 17-second speech that called on everyone to take a leadership role and make the country better.

Other News

Mendocino Complex | Fires nearly 230,000 acres | The Sacramento Bee
Saturday brought hot, windy conditions to dry brush, grass and trees in the path of both the Ranch and River fires, which combined grew to nearly 230,000 acres, making them the state’s largest active fire and now the sixth-largest blaze on record in California, according to Cal Fire.

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving US ties
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries.

HARRY POTTER’S 7 Most Irresponsible Teachers at Hogwarts | Nerdist
The Boy Who Lived recently turned 38 (!!?!?!) which had us all jumping back into our dog-eared Harry Potter books and revisiting the magical world we grew up with. Many of us dreamed of waking up one stormy night to an owl tapping on our window with an acceptance letter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, but as we’ve grown older we’ve also realized it was actually a pretty dangerous place to be. From literal wars to a sport where people regularly broke bones, and basilisks and mass murderers lurking within the walls, Hogwarts was a risky place to be. So for your health and safety, we’ve come up with a list of the most irresponsible teachers to ever walk the hallowed halls.

Lawmaker lists fake Sacha Baron Cohen award on campaign site | TheHill
Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) on Friday acknowledged that his campaign website listed a “bogus award” from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen as one of his “awards and recognitions.”