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Les Miles reveals KU football planning to have Rick Ross perform at spring game |
Following his team’s sixth spring practice Tuesday evening, University of Kansas football coach Les Miles didn’t reveal much about the status of any position battles, but he couldn’t hold back a detail regarding the program’s upcoming spring game.

KU football lands fourth commitment from Topeka High quarterback
After earning a third commitment on Saturday, the Jayhawks landed a fourth prospect from the class of 2020, once again from inside the state, on Monday. Topeka-product Da'Vonshai Harden announced that he would be committing to KU.

Hasan Defense tweaking technique with Chevis Jackson, D.J. Eliot
Hasan Defense was all over the field during his junior season. Not only did Defense play both safety and corner during the year, he also had three interceptions and deflected six passes.

Report: David Beaty calls KU's claims he refused to cooperate with investigation 'verifiably false' |
Former University of Kansas football coach David Beaty, who recently filed a lawsuit against KU, said Tuesday that the university's claim that he refused to cooperate with an investigation into possible NCAA violations is "verifiably false."

KU target Matt Hurt sets date to announce college decision |
Matt Hurt, a 5-star McDonald’s All-American who is ranked No. 7 overall in the 2019 class by, will announce his decision on April 19 during a ceremony at his high school in Minnesota.

Former Kansas LB Joe Dineen aiming to prove detractors wrong at pro day |
College football’s FBS leader in solo tackles in each of his final two seasons at the University of Kansas, Joe Dineen was vexed.

Topeka QB Da'Vonshai Harden Jr. commits to KU football |
Da’Vonshai Harden Jr., a standout dual-threat quarterback at Topeka High, announced on Twitter his intentions to join KU, with a message thanking coaches and those close to him, accompanied by a photo of the native Kansan decked out in a white No. 2 Jayhawks jersey, which he tried on for size while visiting the program in late February.

KU women's golf inks third signee for 2019-20 |
The Kansas women's golf teamed officially announced the addition of a third signee for its 2019-20 class Monday afternoon. The Jayhawks inked Rivani Sihotang, who is from from Depok, Indonesia.

Charlie Hillier notches first career victory, KU men's golf claims runner-up |
Behind an 8-under score in the final round, the Kansas men's golf team climbed up the leaderboard to claim a runner-up finish at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Invitational. The Jayhawks shot an 849 (-15) for their fifth finish inside the top-five this season.

What (and who) to watch for: McDonald's All-American Game
The McDonald's All-American Game is right around the corner, tipping off at 6 p.m. CT on Wed., March 27 (ESPN2), and while last season the event conflicted with KU basketball's run to the Final Four, this year there's no such issue for KU fans.

McDonald's: Precious Achiuwa likely to take more visits
“It’s going good,” Achiuwa said. “For a long time, I kind of pushed it away and now my family and I are taking a big look at it, taking a couple of visits and we’re still looking out there and looking at other places also.

Les Miles: KU plans to bring in Rick Ross for spring game
From the sound of things, the KU football program might have a pretty big-time performance following its 2019 Spring Game (April 13, 2019).

KU basketball news: Dedric Lawson named NABC All-American
In the meantime, it's award season for the Jayhawks — the latest announcement of such came on Tuesday. Dedric Lawson was named a third-team All-American by the NABC, which is the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

Other Sports News

Pass interference now reviewable by NFL officials
NFL owners approved a massive philosophical expansion of the league's replay review system Tuesday, bowing to pressure from coaches and fans who were outraged by a missed pass interference call late in January's NFC Championship Game.

Long-shot Orioles get bets to win World Series
The Baltimore Orioles are coming off one of the worst seasons in baseball history, a 115-loss debacle that left them 61 games out of first place in the American League East.

2019 MLB expert predictions -- Division picks, playoff field, World Series winner
With a new baseball season about to begin, it's time to pin down our expectations for what we expect to happen.

Cowboys News: Michael Irvin Announces He Underwent Testing for Throat Cancer | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin spent two days in the hospital undergoing tests for throat cancer.

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And Now, Your Worst Roommate Horror Stories
But was I the shittiest roommate ever? Reader, I dare say that I was not. Take it from these poor readers, who cohabitated with the worst that humanity has to offer and somehow lived to tell their sordid, naked tales...

Biden regrets that Anita Hill 'paid a terrible price': 'I wish I could have done something' - CNNPolitics
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Anita Hill "paid a terrible price" when she testified in 1991 that she had been sexually harassed by now-Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, adding that he regrets he didn't give Hill the "hearing she deserved."

Asbestos being ID'd, removed in Kalispell school projects -
According to the Montana DEQ, asbestos is the most highly-regulated substance in Montana, and Kalispell public schools have a plan to attack this issue.

Americans will return to moon by 2024 -- with or without NASA, Pence says | Fox News
Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called on NASA to step up its game and land astronauts on the moon within five years, “by any means necessary.”