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Notebook: Big Weekend in Track, Golf, Baseball, Softball Wraps up; Joe Dineen Excited to Start Work with Broncos

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Kansas News

Joe Dineen eager to prove himself with Broncos as undrafted free agent |
However, on what Dineen described as a “stressful” day, the final four rounds went by without him seeing his name appear on the TV screen he kept finding himself watching, even though he really didn’t want to.

Despite late rally attempt, KU softball falls to No. 11 Texas |
On Senior Day and the final home game of the season for the Kansas softball team, a seventh-inning rally against No. 11 Texas fell short at Arrocha Ballpark. Texas earned the 4-2 victory, but was challenged late.

KU baseball rolls to 15-1 win over Furman in series finale |
After jolting out to a four-run lead in the second inning, Kansas didn't look back as it blasted past Furman, 15-1, on a sunny Sunday afternoon at Latham Stadium.

KU men's golf claims 9th at Big 12 Championship |
KU redshirt freshman Jeff Doty was able to finish as KU's top competitor in his first conference postseason appearance. Doty's eight birdies over the three rounds were tied for the most by any KU competitor for the championship. Doty's three-round 214 (+4) score placed him in a tie for 21st place overall in the 50-player field.

A look back at Svi Mykhailiuk's rookie NBA season
Svi Mykhailiuk’s rookie season in the NBA did not go as smoothly as he probably would have liked. Sporadic playing time, a trade and an injury threw a wrench into what looked to be a promising first-year campaign.

After reclassifying to 2019, Johnny Juzang down to four schools
Johnny Juzang previously announced he would be making his college decision in the next few weeks. Of course, there was a reason why the one-time class-of-2020 prospect was moving up his timeline: He didn't have another year to make his decision.

KU basketball players as Avengers (spoiler-free)
So don't take this one too seriously, but sit back and enjoy our comparisons for last year's KU basketball team with the super team that is Tony Stark, Bruce Banner, Steve Rogers and plenty of others...

Other Sports News

The officiating in the Rockets vs. Warriors series threatens to define the rivalry
The worst-case scenario for the NBA, its fans and the game itself is for the Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets series to come down to a he said, he said on officiating.

Washburn DB killed, Giants pick hurt in shooting
A Washburn University defensive back was killed in a shooting Sunday morning in Topeka, Kansas. The shooting also injured teammate Corey Ballentine, who was drafted by the New York Giants on Saturday.

Rockets' Harden wants 'a fair chance' from refs
Houston Rockets guard James Harden pleaded for a "fair chance" from officials after Houston's 104-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Sunday's Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.

Source: NFL may put Hill on exempt list this week
The NFL and the players' union have reviewed the audiotape that a TV station aired last week on which Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancée discuss injuries to their child, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano.

NFL draft in Nashville draws record numbers
The league said Monday that more than 600,000 attended over the three days in Nashville, easily eclipsing the 250,000 that came to watch two years ago in Philadelphia.

Other News

Synagogue shooting in Poway: Injured Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein: "We have lost our soul" - CBS News
The town of Poway came together Sunday night to begin the difficult process of healing. The Chabad of Poway congregation was marking the final day of Passover when police said 19-year-old John Earnest burst into the synagogue and opened fire with an assault-style rifle on Saturday, killing one worshipper and injuring three others. About 100 people were inside, reports CBS News correspondent David Begnaud.

Spain Elections: Socialists Win, Far-Right Makes Inroads : NPR
Spain's center-left Socialist party, led by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, was victorious in Sunday's general election. The party took 29% of the vote, winning 123 seats in the 350-seat Congress of Deputies.

Citizens for a Better Flathead hosts fifth annual Flathead Valley Earth Day | KECI
"We want people to be taking away knowledge and skills that will kind of last them the whole year,” said Allison Batch with Citizens for a better Flathead. “You know ways to enjoy the outdoors or different ways to go a little bit greener in their lifestyle and kind of really make earth day last all year."

Game of Thrones Long Night Recap: Epic, But Not Quite Perfect
After all these years, the White Walkers and their army arrived at Winterfell, where the amassed armies of the North and Daenerys’ troops have joined forces to fight for not just their survival, but for the survival of humanity as a whole. This battle has been teased since the show began in 2011, so it needed to be unbelievably epic—more epic than all the other epic battles the series has given us. This was a daunting task, and Game of Thrones succeeded—but somehow, this incredibly major episode doesn’t feel quite as satisfying as it should.