clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Notebook: Jayhawks Have Decisions to Make After Combine

There stands a broken man. It’s recess everywhere but in his heart.

Historic Drought Cripples Ranches And Farms In American West Photo by John Moore/Getty Images

Kansas News

Pair of former Jayhawks vying for strong finish at PGA Championship |
With one round left to play at this year’s PGA Championship golf tournament at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., a pair of former KU greats are among those golfers vying for a strong Sunday finish.

Analysts question Dedric Lawson's athleticism, praise his basketball acumen |
In terms of his NBA potential the knock on Dedric Lawson always has centered around his athletic abilities and whether his relative lag in that area would keep him from competing at basketball’s highest level.

KU's Quentin Grimes talks potential position, team fit in NBA
“I think my ball-handling, being able to play on the ball," Grimes said, as shown in a video posted to Twitter on Friday (H/T House of Highlights). "I feel like at Kansas I wasn’t really able to show that as much, having Devon [Dotson] as more of a ball-dominant point guard, so I feel like I kind of showed that here in these past couple games.”

Now at Kansas, Les Miles dons LSU colors once again at Tyrann Mathieu's kickball game: 'My ties run deep' | LSU |
The former LSU coach, now in his first year at Kansas, donned a purple baseball cap with gold lettering, a purple jersey featuring a gold logo, white shorts instead of a white windbreaker and white sneakers, as well as knee-high purple socks.

Other Sports News

Maddon protests loss to Nats over double toe-tap
The Chicago Cubs protested Saturday night's 5-2 loss to the Nationals, with manager Joe Maddon arguing that Washington reliever Sean Doolittle used an illegal delivery in the ninth inning.

Eagles' Long says he's retiring after 11 seasons
Eagles defensive end Chris Long, the reigning Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, is calling it a career after 11 seasons.

Kerr: Green 'a wrecking ball' in comeback win
"I don't even know what to say about Draymond," Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said. "He was like a wrecking ball out there. He was just destroying everything in his path. The pace that he was generating was incredible, and it just seemed like he never got tired. ... It's one of the best games I've ever seen Draymond play."

Wilder settles Breazeale feud with 1st-round KO
Wilder even accentuated that he could legally kill his opponent in the ring, saying a few days before their Saturday night fight that boxing "is the only sport where you can kill a man and get paid for it at the same time. It's legal. So why not use my right to do so?"

Kompany to leave Man City join Anderlecht
Kompany, 33, is City's longest-serving player, having joined in August 2008, but his contract runs out at the end of the season -- and though ESPN FC had been told that there was a willingness from both the club and the player to agree a new deal, he revealed he would be leaving after the FA Cup final win over Watford.

Legion of doom: Portland becomes the latest victim of the road Warriors
Of everything this team has accomplished over the past five seasons, a number that personifies its dominance is the streak the Warriors extended Saturday night when they defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 to take a 3-0 series lead in the Western Conference finals.

Other News

Controversial Studies Suggest Coffee Drinkers Live Longer
Coffee drinkers, rejoice. Two new studies are linking our favorite hot beverage to a decreased chance of being killed by heart disease, cancer, a stroke, and more. So, does this mean we can start drinking coffee with reckless abandon? We spoke to the experts to find out, and not surprisingly, the answer is complicated.

Liam Gallagher responds to fan asking if he'd ever change his sound - Radio X
The former Oasis frontman was asked by a fan on Twitter if he'd ever try a "different musical style in the future," and replied with a simple and resolute: "Never".

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools - The New York Times
Senator Bernie Sanders took aim at charter schools on Saturday, calling for a moratorium on federal funding for the schools in a declaration of his education policy priorities ahead of the 2020 election.

Columbia Falls Eyes Resort Tax Possibility to Fund Public Safety - Flathead Beacon
Under Montana law, there are two types of resort districts: communities and areas. Resort communities are incorporated towns with populations less than 5,500 people, whereas areas would be unincorporated entities with fewer than 2,500 people. The Department of Commerce also looks at other factors when determining if a community qualifies for the resort designation, including economic wellbeing and location.

Parents rally to ‘call the shots' with vaccines as doctor warns measles will likely hit Wisconsin - WISC
With measles outbreaks in surrounding states, an area infectious disease expert believes it’s just a matter of time until the disease makes its way to Wisconsin. So far this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 839 cases of measles have been confirmed in the country, the greatest number of cases since 1994 and since measles were declared eliminated in 2000.