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Notebook: KU Baseball Mauls Talent Show; Les Miles Mauls Recruiting Strategy

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Kansas News

Baseball homestand continues with Wichita State - University of Kansas Athletics
The Kansas baseball team continues its four-game homestand when the Jayhawks welcome in-state rival Wichita State to Hoglund Ballpark for a Tuesday night tilt.

Baseball takes the title at 14th annual JayRock - University of Kansas Athletics
The Kansas baseball team took home bragging rights at the 14th annual JayRock Variety Show, avenging a disappointing loss from a year ago. This year's theme for the variety show was "Lip Sync Battle" and teams brought the heat with great performances across the board.

Report: KU listed as potential spot for Akron grad transfer
That aspect of Utomi's game has been there for a while. In his freshman season (second year), he averaged 2.1 attempts per game and knocked in 41.9 percent of them. As a third-year sophomore, he maintained a mark above 40 percent (40.2) from 3 while increasing his volume to 6.8 attempts per game. He also shot 51.2 percent on 2s in his sophomore season and averaged 5.3 rebounds and a career-best 1.9 assists per game. He averaged just shy of 17 points in that season.

Les Miles' recruiting strategy helping program within 'the Kansas footprint' |
From the day he first flew to Lawrence and was introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles made clear his intention to recruit as much in-state talent as possible.

Other Sports News

Women's Final Four preview -- why each team could win in Tampa
UConn has reached the Women's Final Four 20 times overall, including the past 12 years in a row. Notre Dame is making its ninth trip; Baylor its fourth. And then there's the newbie, Oregon. The Ducks are in the national semifinals of the women's NCAA tournament for the first time, but nobody is doubting them. To the contrary, everyone has been waiting the past couple of years for that breakthrough.

Yanks' Andujar has labrum tear; surgery possible
In the hour before their series opener Monday against the Detroit Tigers, the Yankees were handed some of their most serious injury news to date.

Calipari seals lifetime deal to finish career at UK
Kentucky has agreed to a contract extension with head coach John Calipari that will see him finish his career with the Wildcats, a school official told ESPN.

The truth hurts! Realistic 2019 goals for all 30 MLB teams
Only one team will win this year's World Series, but many more will be happy with the season to come. Teams will surprise themselves, build toward something bigger or find joy in events that are not directly followed by a huge municipal parade.

Other News

U.S. measles cases surge to second-highest level in nearly two decades - The Washington Post
The number of people sickened by measles in the first three months of this year is more than for all of 2018 — and the second-highest number reported since U.S. health officials declared the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease “eliminated” in 2000.

Martin Shkreli Is Reportedly in Solitary Confinement After Trying to Run a Company From Prison
So-called “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli earned the eternal ire of the public when he was the CEO of a company called Turing Pharmaceuticals, which he had buy up the rights to and jack up the price of life-saving drug Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 a pill. He then landed himself a seven-year prison sentence in 2018 on three unrelated counts of securities fraud and conspiracy, with a jury finding that he defrauded investors in two hedge funds in relation to his management of a separate company, Retrophin.

New Alarm Clock App Is Betting You Won't Be Able to Sleep Through the Sound of a Puking Dog
Neural adaptation is our brain’s ability to gradually ignore sounds, smells, and other stimuli we’re routinely exposed to. It’s what allows people who live in crowded urban settings to tune out all the noise at night and sleep, and then continue sleeping right through a familiar alarm clock sound in the morning. Odd Alarm is a new app that almost guarantees you won’t sleep in by offering a list of unorthodox sounds your body will find impossible to ignore.