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Notebook: KU Mauls Pro Day; Les Miles Maules Lunch Purchase; Jeff Long Mauls De Sousa Update

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Kansas News

5-star KU target Precious Achiuwa shines at McDonald's AA Game
The No. 13-ranked prospect in the country per the 247Sports Composite — who is considering KU, among other schools — made plays all over the court. He had a steal early on in the contest. He skied for a defensive rebound and, playing the small-ball four, ran the court well and got into the post. Then he started to show his skill on the offensive end in what would eventually be a 115-100 win for his East squad.

Danny Manning to remain at Wake Forest for season No. 6 | KUsports.com
Despite the program finishing 13th in the ACC with an 11-20 overall record during the 2018-19 season, Wake Forest recently announced that basketball coach Danny Manning would return for a sixth season.

Jayhawks experience highs and lows at KU football pro day | KUsports.com
Daniel Wise arrived Wednesday at the Kansas football team’s indoor practice facility with one very specific goal in mind.

KU AD Jeff Long: Still no word on Silvio De Sousa's appeal | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com
The review of the appeal of the NCAA’s suspension of Kansas sophomore Silvio De Sousa remains ongoing and KU officials say they’re working on it “daily.”

A look at Matthew Hurt at the McDonald's All-American Game
Matthew Hurt did not have the most eventful showing at the McDonald's All-American game. In a 115-100 loss to the East Squad, Hurt finished with only eight points and five rebounds in 16 minutes.

Daniel Wise successfully improves in one key area at pro day
It was unmistakeable, as the duo sported a pair of paper-thin gold running shoes as they took off for their individual 40-yard dash attempts. Both had on the same shoes, and both were asked about it after the event — their showing at the 2019 KU football pro day.

What Les Miles had to say after KU football practice
Earlier in the week, the Jayhawks held an outdoor practice on the grass fields next to Allen Fieldhouse. Media were invited to attend the first hour of practice — you can read some of our VIP takeaways, here, and you can see some of the videos we posted from the event, here (VIP) — and KU coach Les Miles later met with reporters for a chat about the team, his recruiting pitch to in-state recruits and a number of other relevant topics.

VIDEO: Les Miles treats students to lunch on KU's campus
The new KU coach was spotted at the on-campus eatery the Underground, which features restaurants and a coffee shop in addition to a convenience store. Miles interacted with students and paid for their lunches, a move not totally unfamiliar to past prominent KU coaches but another in a long line of steps by the new football coach to endear himself to those on campus.

Other Sports News

Bengals' Brown explains no vote on revised replay
"The reason that we are against it is that it interrupts the game. It changes the character of the game, in my mind," he said. "I think it's in some ways sort of odd to see people all sitting there waiting for somebody in New York to tell them it is or it isn't. I'd rather just play the game."

Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent manager
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed Manchester United manager on a three-year deal after a successful stint as caretaker, the club have announced.

Hardaway -- Anti-gay rant keeps me out of Hall
Tim Hardaway was part of one of the original Big Threes, and the other two are in the Basketball Hall of Fame. He thinks he knows why he hasn't joined them: his well-publicized rant from more than a decade ago, in which he said he hated gay people.

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.

KD 'charts' career-best 12-for-13 shooting night
Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant turned in the most efficient offensive performance of his career on Wednesday night, going 12-for-13 from the field for 28 points in a 118-103 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Booker goes for 50 again in another Suns loss
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker reached the 50-point mark for the second straight game Wednesday night, in a 124-121 loss to the Washington Wizards.

Other News

Trump administration sues Facebook over 'discriminatory' ad practices
The agency is seeking damages for any person who was harmed by Facebook's advertising policies, which until recently allowed employers and landlords to limit their audiences on the basis of race, ethnicity or gender. Facebook settled a lawsuit with the ACLU over the practice last week and overhauled its systems as a result.

Hungry Horse News - Breaking News, Arizona man recovered from Lake McDonald
A 48-year-old man from Arizona was recovered from Lake McDonald Tuesday, park officials said.

Prince Harry Upset and Angry Over Meghan Markle Bad Press - Prince Harry Angry Royal Staff Calls Meghan Markle "Me-Gain"
Arbiter also weighed in on Harry's reaction to reports that the royal staff are calling Meghan "Me-Gain," saying "He would be angry that something like this is coming out. You have got to remember too, I mean you were here for the wedding and you saw how the media were operating. They were putting Meghan and Harry right up on a pedestal. Since the end of summer in the autumn, they have been chipping away at those pedestals and really having a go."

What Could Have Been: First American Woman Spacewalker on Potential All-Female Spacewalk | Space
But that moment, which by coincidence would have occured during Women's History Month, evaporated Monday (March 25) when NASA announced that the lack of enough properly sized spacesuits would prevent astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch from venturing outside together. The disappointing news came after weeks of anticipation for the spaceflight milestone that could have been.