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Four-star Tristan Enaruna cuts list to three, schedules visits
Enaruna will take his first official visit to Miami on April 24th. He'll then head to Creighton on April 26th and Kansas on April 28th. His mother, Anneliese Breijer, will fly from Holland to the U.S. to accompany him on his visits.

KU basketball scheduling expert Larry Keating retires
According to a KU Athletics release, Larry Keating, a KU Athletics official (special assistant to the AD) who works closely with the basketball program, is retiring.

Les Miles compares 1st KU football team to those he had at LSU and Oklahoma State | KUsports.com
For a man who has gone out of his way the past several weeks to reveal as little as possible about what’s going on behind the scenes of his Kansas football program, head coach Les Miles made a relatively startling statement on Monday evening regarding his new team.

Chou on pace for top-10 finish at Big 12 Championship | KUsports.com
The Kansas women's golf team sits in sixth place after firing a 320 (+32) during the second round of the Big 12 Championship Monday at the Golf Club of Oklahoma, which brings its 36-hole total to 617 (+41).

KU administrator Larry Keating retiring after 5 decades in intercollegiate athletics | KUsports.com
“Losing a resource like Larry is certainly not a great thing for us,” KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self told the Journal-World on Monday. “But we should congratulate him on retirement, too. He’s certainly earned that right for being in the business so long. He’s been very instrumental behind the scenes in putting our program in the situation to be as well thought of as what it has been throughout the years due to his ability to schedule.”

Les Miles, players evaluate showing at KU football spring game
The Les Miles-led Kansas football program held its annual spring game on Saturday. Dubbed “Late Night Under the Lights,” the game took on an untraditional format, with the offense defeating — rather, outscoring — the defense 45- 7.

VIDEO: Go inside KU football's final practice of the spring
For the 2019 spring, KU had a total of 15 practices, which came to a head at the spring game. The game was played this past Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. The offense defeated the defense 45-7.

Other Sports News

76ers tie record for playoff quarter with 51 points
"He came in here and said a few cuss words -- shocked me a little bit to tell the truth," said Jimmy Butler, describing Brown's tirade. "But I like it; that is the type of energy I love -- make sure everybody did their job, letting them know we can't have it, it's not winning basketball -- and we came out and did what we were supposed to do."

Former Cub Zambrano eyes return to big leagues
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano said he thinks that he can overcome his age, his reputation, and a long major league absence to make it back to the big leagues.

Miller after cut: Indians don't want best players
"They acknowledge that it wasn't fair," he said. "But I'm just a player. I go out there and play my hardest and play for the guys next to me. Obviously, they don't want the best guys up here. So I'm just trying to take it somewhere else and see what we've got."

Source: Seahawks make Wilson top-paid in NFL
The Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson have reached agreement on a four-year, $140 million extension that includes a $65 million signing bonus and makes the quarterback the highest-paid player in the NFL, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Tuesday morning.

How the Clippers pulled off the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history
No matter how many points the Golden State Warriors won by or lost by throughout the 2018-19 season, their emotions never varied. The experienced group never got too high or too low following any single game, remaining confident that they were still better than everyone else. After four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals and back-to-back NBA championships, the Warriors were steadfast in their notion that nothing could stop them and that they could turn on the switch when they needed it most.

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Notre Dame Cathedral fire extinguished; cause of blaze still unknown
Firefighters declared victory Tuesday, saying that the devastating Notre Dame Cathedral inferno was officially put out after an intense effort to save the more than 850-year-old house of worship in the French capital.

Why Netflix Has A 'Game Of Thrones' Problem - Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) | Seeking Alpha
As tempting as it would be to make a bold statement like “Winter Is Coming” for Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), it just isn’t true. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t problem points that investors should keep an eye on, and believe it or not HBO’s (NYSE:T) Game of Thrones is one of them.

George Lucas Phantom Menace Thoughts 20 Years Later
Thank you for coming to the Celebration. [The Phantom Menace] one of my favorite movies and of course Jar Jar is my favorite character. Ahmed [Best], you did a fantastic job. It was very very hard. Also for John Knoll and all the guys at ILM, I made it impossible for them. We broke a lot of ground. We were using test equipment but it was the beginning of digital, even though we didn’t get to shoot the whole thing digitally, we got to shoot part of it so it was really one of the first digital features and I’m very proud of that. The fans are always such a big part of these films and obviously those of you who are here are the fans of Episode 1 and I love each and ever one of you.