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Notebook: Hampton Eyes 2nd KU Visit; Long Outlines Timeline for DeSousa

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Kansas News

RJ Hampton may visit Kansas, to decide in early June
“I’m thinking that he may visit Kansas with Jalen [Wilson],” the elder Hampton told 247Sports.

Five-star target R.J. Hampton eyeing return visit to Kansas; may join good friend Jalen Wilson later this month | Tale of the Tait |
There has been plenty of chatter in the past several days about the possibility of top-tier Class of 2019 prospects R.J. Hampton and Jalen Wilson teaming up in Lawrence for the 2019-20 college basketball season.

Motion filed by KU aims to dismiss David Beaty's lawsuit |
As first reported by the Kansas City Star, lawyers representing Kansas Athletics filed this past Friday in the U.S. District Court of Kansas a motion for dismissal of Beaty’s lawsuit for, in part, a “lack of subject matter jurisdiction.”

Les Miles shares KU football expectations at charity event in LSU country |
Though Les Miles could be seen wearing the purple and gold colors of his former employer, LSU, this past weekend at a charity event in Metairie, La., the head football coach spent much of his time sharing his thoughts on what he hopes to build at the University of Kansas.

Jeff Long talks timeline for Silvio De Sousa's appeal
KU's athletic director is expecting a resolution to be reached soon regarding KU's appeal of the NCAA's prior ruling on Silvio De Sousa.

Sophomore Jaylin Davies set for busy summer
Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei sophomore defensive back Jaylin Davies has had a strong off-season on and off the field.

CBS Sports ranks Big 12 football coaches
The Big 12 has some of the best coaches in college football, which is probably why so many of them are consistently tied to NFL head-coaching vacancies. Lincoln Riley, Matt Rhule and Matt Campbell all fended off a wave of that in the last cycle.

Other Sports News

Sources: U-M interviewing Cooley, Juwan Howard
Cooley was expected to interview with Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel on Monday, sources told ESPN. Manuel is also expected to interview Juwan Howard, the Miami Heat assistant and former Michigan star, on Tuesday.

Bucs 'mutually part ways' with longtime DT McCoy
A six-time Pro Bowler and arguably the Bucs' most visible player over the past nine seasons on and off the field, McCoy has been a no-show for the Bucs' offseason program that began last month. Although attendance for the offseason program has always been optional, McCoy, who was the third overall draft pick in 2010, always was a fixture at these workouts.

Source: Redskins' Foster (ACL) done for season
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster suffered a season-ending tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Monday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Blazers swept despite big minutes-led advantage
Competitive sweep? It sounds like an oxymoron, but it provided a bit of consolation for the Portland Trail Blazers after the franchise's longest playoff run in 19 years ended with a four-game dismissal by the dynastic Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals.

Warriors first to 5 Finals in row since 1966 Celtics
"It's special," Warriors forward Draymond Green told ESPN. "The first since Boston? Yeah, that's special. We've been through a lot. It just wasn't all peaches to get here. We've had our mountains to climb, but for this group to stick together and do the unthinkable, it's special. Nonetheless, our goal was never to make five straight Finals, it's to win. So, our work ain't done yet."

Other News

Day-To-Day Financial Insecurity A Burden For People In Rural Communities : Shots - Health News : NPR
Polling by NPR finds that while rural Americans are mostly satisfied with life, there is a strong undercurrent of financial insecurity that can create very serious problems for many people living in rural communities.

After 19 tornadoes ripped through 4 states, millions are now under flash flooding threat - CNN
At least 19 tornadoes swept through central Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas Monday, carrying warnings of "considerable" damage to homes, businesses and vehicles with the possibility of "complete destruction."

Daily Inter Lake - Front Page Slider, Creston farmer dedicates time, money to helping others
In 1995, he arrived in Africa determined to use his good fortune and knowledge to help the Maasai tribe, sharing with them his agricultural knowledge and putting up $25,000 to establish a school for middle- and high school girls.

Anthony Davis trade rumors: Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Pelicans chatter
What would Phoenix have to give up for the former Kentucky standout? How would he fit with the Suns?