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Six Jayhawks named to Big 12 All-Tournament Team |
Six players from the Kansas women's tennis team were named to the Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team, which was announced Monday by the conference office.

KU football coaches opened recruiting period in K.C. and Kansas |
On the job at the University of Kansas for a little more than five months, head football coach Les Miles repeatedly has made clear his plan to win over as many local prospects as possible while rebuilding the program.

Jayhawks' success in doubles was key to capturing first Big 12 title |
During Sunday’s final against top-seeded Texas, the Kansas women’s tennis team had two singles matches going on at the same time. Senior Anastasia Rychagova, KU’s top singles player, won the first set and was leading by a 6-5 margin in the second set before turning her attention to the court at the end of the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

4-star prep G Cassius Stanley chooses Duke |
On the same afternoon that Kansas basketball coaches and players learned center Udoka Azubuike will be back for his senior season, the Jayhawks missed out on a highly regarded prep guard who could have complemented the 7-footer inside.

Udoka Azubuike makes NBA decision, chasing 'unfinished work'
"We're all very excited about Udoka making the decision not to enter the [2019 NBA] draft," said KU coach Bill Self through a university release. "Unfortunately for him, injury is the reason as he still cannot participate [in] the NBA combine or workouts for the NBA teams. We really anticipated that this would be the year he would enter the draft but that was also based on him having an injury-free year."

Report: Charlie Moore picks transfer destination in Big East
Jeff Goodman of Stadium is reporting that Charlie Moore, who played for KU basketball last season, will be heading to DePaul. The move comes after it was revealed that Moore's name was in the transfer portal and thus he would be leaving the program.

Landen Lucas excited to be part of Bill Self-era TBT team
Landen Lucas has spent much of his post-KU basketball career overseas. Still, he has tried to stay in touch with his former KU basketball teammates, which led to a bit of an announcement when Lucas returned to Allen Fieldhouse to speak to media a week or two back.

Other News

Harper ejected for yelling at umpire from dugout
Bryce Harper's first game at Citi Field as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies began with a long rain delay and ended with a short stay. Harper was ejected in the top of the fourth inning of a 5-1 loss after chirping from the bench after he struck out looking on a high fastball.

Source: Wilson gifts O-line $12K in Amazon stock
Quarterback Russell Wilson, fresh off signing a four-year, $140 million contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks, is thanking each of his offensive linemen with $12,000 in Amazon stock, ESPN confirmed on Monday.

Broncos' Miller off the hook for shark catch
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will reportedly not be prosecuted for catching a hammerhead shark off the coast of Miami a year ago.

Suns fire Kokoskov; Williams eyed, sources say
"After extensive evaluation, I determined it is best to move in a different direction with our head coaching position," Suns general manager James Jones said in a news release. "I want to thank Igor for his work this past season and wish him the best with his future endeavors."

Giannis-led Bucks win first playoff series since '01
The Bucks, led by a playoff career-high 41 points from Antetokounmpo, defeated the Detroit Pistons 127-104. With the win, the Bucks completed a first-round sweep of Detroit. Milwaukee won the first game of the series 121-86, the second 120-99 and the third 119-103. Before Monday night, the Bucks had lost eight straight first-round playoff series.

Kings' Walton accused in lawsuit of sexual assault
A lawsuit alleges that new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton sexually assaulted a woman sometime before he was named coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in April 2016.

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MDT looks to improve Kalispell's West Reserve Drive -
“I think the public is starting to get insistent, you have a crisis which was mentioned in the meeting, how are you going to address the crisis?” These are the words of Ed Toavs with the Montana Department of Transportation.

Harley-Davidson Q1 2019 earnings
President Donald Trump appeared to reverse course on Harley Davidson on Tuesday, pledging to retaliate against “unfair” European Union tariffs that the company partially blamed for its nearly 27% drop in first-quarter profit.

Sanders says the right to vote should be extended 'even for terrible people' - CNNPolitics
Asked at a CNN town hall Monday night if he thought felons should be allowed to vote -- even while they're incarcerated, not just after they're released -- Sanders said the country needs more people to vote.

'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' Kurt Cobain's Anti-Anthem For Generation X : NPR
"They started playing the new song and people erupted," says Jennie Boddy. She was a friend of the band and a publicist for Sub Pop Records, the indie label that put out Nirvana's first record, Bleach. "We were being slimed on by shirtless guys, just moshing," Boddy says. 'My friend Susan started hyperventilating, she thought it was so good: 'I cant, gasp, believe what they just played!' It was just instantaneous; it was crazy."