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Notebook: Jeff Long Pushes New Rule to Help KU; No Word on DeSousa Appeal

This is the first time anyone has ever sat next to me since I successfully lobbied to have the school day extended by twenty minutes

Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long - News Conference Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

Kansas News

Film room: How Devon Dotson played at NBA Draft Combine
The majority of prospects at the combine participated in the scrimmages, but some prospects slated to go at the top of the draft skipped the scrimmage portion. The scrimmages can be a good place to show off the areas a prospect excels in and showcase areas of growth from the end of the college season.

Jeff Long: NCAA needed 'more information' from KU after initial Silvio De Sousa appeal |
A month after the University of Kansas filed its formal appeal to the NCAA’s two-year suspension of Silvio De Sousa, the status of the forward from the KU men’s basketball team remains unresolved.

AD Jeff Long pushing for rule change that would help dig KU football out of scholarship hole |
Now Long is trying to speed up KU’s timeline for digging out of that hole by proposing that college football programs be allowed to sign more than 25 players in a single recruiting class.

Kansas baseball finishes off series sweep against Kansas State |
For the first time since 2008, Kansas swept the series against in-state rival Kansas State on Senior Day during the Sunflower Showdown Sunday evening at Hoglund Ballpark.

Former Jayhawk Gary Woodland shoots best round of the day to crack Top 10 at PGA Championship |
Woodland, who finished at +1 for the four-round tournament at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., shot a two-under-par 68 on Sunday to move up from 39th into a tie for 8th.

KU basketball trending in Crystal Ball for major 2019 prospects
So far, the Jayhawks have four scholarships that have been definitively opened, three of which have been filled. The Jayhawks had two players depart via transfer. They had one previously open scholarship and one senior on last year's team.

Other Sports News

Cubs won't protest Nationals game after all
The Chicago Cubs have decided not to move forward with their protest of Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Nationals.

D'Antoni has sights on 3 more years minimum
The Houston Rockets and coach Mike D'Antoni have had preliminary discussions about the framework of a contract extension that would keep the two-time NBA Coach of the Year from entering the final year of his deal.

Sources -- Wolves finalizing deal with Saunders
Interim coach Ryan Saunders is finalizing a multiyear deal to become head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, league sources told ESPN.

Kawhi shrugs off leg issue after win - 'I'm good'
With his Toronto Raptors' season on the line, Leonard played a career-high 52 minutes -- almost all of them coming after he landed awkwardly on a layup in the first quarter. And he put up his latest stellar line, finishing with 36 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists to lead Toronto to a 118-112 victory in double overtime against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Other News

In Trump's Trade War, How Patriotic Will Americans Be? : NPR
"I think you have an element of patriotism," Olsen says. "People recognize that the Chinese government is not a free government, it's not a democratic government, and that it's increasingly becoming a threat to us and the other countries that do believe in those things."

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? - The New York Times
Robert F. Smith was giving the commencement address to the graduating class of Morehouse College when he made a surprise announcement: He would be paying off the student loans of the roughly 400 graduates.

Kalispell restaurant giving back to the community -
Kalispell’s Kobe Steak and Sushi will give 100% of their proceeds to CASA and Dream Adaptive on May 20 in honor of the restaurant’s one year anniversary.

Kalispell's 5th annual Spring Into Safety event focuses on safety, health | KECI
Over 1,000 people came out to the 5th annual Spring Into Safety Event at the Flathead County Fairgrounds Trade Center on Saturday.

Daily Inter Lake - Local, Online rare-guitar store has Bigfork presence
Wilcox now only purchases rare, boutique or vintage guitars with the intent to sell them, usually at prices from $1,000 to $10,000.