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Kansas outlasts Oklahoma in five sets, 3-2 - Kansas Jayhawks
On a record-setting night for freshman middle blocker Rachel Langs, the Kansas volleyball team defeated Oklahoma in five sets on Wednesday in front of a national television audience on ESPNU, 3-2 (22-25, 25-16, 18-25, 25-20, 15-10).

NBC Sports picks Kansas basketball No. 1 for 2018-19
NBC Sports has been pretty consistent about naming Kansas as the top team in the country. So it came as no surprise this week when NBC writer Rob Dauster picked Kansas atop his preseason rankings.

Late Night in the Phog: Players expecting competitive scrimmage
"I think we're going to play defense this year," the sophomore guard told a small group of reporters just off the court at Allen Fieldhouse. "I think it might be a little bit competitive out there."

Late Night in the Phog: A primer to get you ready for Friday
Phog Fest, which will feature a host of activities including live music, food trucks and giveaways, will begin at 11 a.m. on the lawn to the east of Allen Fieldhouse. The Booth Family Hall of Athletics will close down at 1 p.m. and the Debruce Center will close at 2 p.m.

4-star Corione Harris not afraid to mix it up and hit somebody
The narrative has appeared with players like Deion Sanders. It's shown up more recently with Marcus Peters. There are videos you can find of cornerbacks either missing tackles or choosing not to tackle. But an early glance at the film from the Baylor game revealed a bit of the opposite with four-star freshman and Louisiana-native Corione Harris.

4-star Corione Harris not afraid to mix it up and hit somebody
The narrative has appeared with players like Deion Sanders. It's shown up more recently with Marcus Peters. There are videos you can find of cornerbacks either missing tackles or choosing not to tackle. But an early glance at the film from the Baylor game revealed a bit of the opposite with four-star freshman and Louisiana-native Corione Harris.

Self praises KU players for ‘excellent’ Boot Camp, heads to Texas on recruiting trip
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self hit the road Tuesday morning — after the seventh and final Boot Camp session of the 2018-19 preseason — to visit R.J. Hampton, the No. 5-rated prospect in the high school recruiting class of 2020 according to Rivals.com.

KU basketball players muscle up at Boot Camp, ready for Late Night in the Phog
“It’s probably the hardest thing I’ve ever gone through,” McCormack, KU’s 6-foot-10 first-year power forward out of Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., said Wednesday in a media session at Allen Fieldhouse.

Hype, expectations surrounding KU junior Dedric Lawson have reached All-American levels | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com
Already mentioned as a potential Big 12 player of the year by his own coach and discussed as an almost-certain all-Big 12 first teamer before even having played a minute, the hype and expectations for Kansas junior Dedric Lawson have now reached All-American levels.

KU basketball practice officially under way | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com
“Today is going to be the easiest practice of all-time,” Self told reporters shortly before taking his new team onto the floor for its first real practice of the new season. “It’s going to be a walk-through. Still practicing, going three-quarter speed, but just something so we can get through the drills that we’re going to do the first week of practice.”

Other Sports News

Soddy-Daisy High School AD Jared Hensley put on leave after saying girls 'pretty much ruin everything' in video address
A Tennessee high school athletic director has been placed on administrative leave after saying girls "pretty much ruin everything" in a video address to students.

12 fun facts about the women who make up Team USA! - Swish Appeal
Want to know what your favorite Team USA players are up to off the court? Look no further than this list of fun facts for each player on the USA Basketball Women’s National Team.

2018 Ryder Cup pairings: Cocky Tiger Woods is back, may play with cockier Patrick Reed - SBNation.com
Tiger Woods is feeling himself. And why shouldn’t he? There is no player who has ever strutted around professional golf fairways better than Woods. From club twirls to fist pumps to staring down opponents, the Tiger oeuvre is so much more than just golf shots and trophies.

Dwyane Wade’s personal chef makes healthy eating fun again. Here’s how - SBNation.com
These aren’t Ingraham’s children. They’re athletes, just like their father. So he prepares a stack of oatmeal-stuffed, gluten-free pancakes with turkey sausage and a fruit cup of kiwis, orange slices, blueberries, and strawberries. Orange juice on the side. Dwyane Wade will walk downstairs shortly after his kids.

Jimmy Butler trade to Miami Heat could happen in these 3 ways - SBNation.com
First, Jimmy Butler’s preferred trade destinations were reportedly the Knicks, Nets, and Clippers. Now, there’s a new team the disgruntled All-Star prefers the Timberwolves deal him to: The Miami Heat.

How the FBI’s college basketball investigation impacted every school involved - SBNation.com
It’s been exactly one year to the day since the FBI turned college basketball on its face with the release of an indictment alleging widespread corruption within the sport. Ten people, including four assistant coaches at power conference programs, were arrested, and the promise that this was just “the tip of the iceberg” was repeated ad nauseam.

Other News

Disneyland Theme Park Recreated in Detail in Man's Basement
To make a Disneyland trip as enjoyable as possible, you’ll want to plan your visit for a time when the park isn’t crammed wall to wall with tourists. Or, you can do what this devoted fan did: recreate parts of Disneyland’s iconic Fantasyland in your basement, ensuring your family are the only people who can visit!

Texas attorney general joins Pledge of Allegiance lawsuit in India Landry case - The Washington Post
Her classmates stood nearly in unison all over Windfern High School, outside Houston. But Landry stayed seated and did not recite it. Principal Martha Strother, according to court filings, immediately took action. “Well, you’re kicked outta here,” she told Landry.

O.J. Simpson Fears Bill Cosby Will Be In Danger In Prison | HuffPost
“I’m sure there will be guys protecting him, but they’re gonna have to put him in protective custody because it takes one nut, ya know?” the notorious former football star told TMZ in a story posted Wednesday. (Watch the clip below.)