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Kansas News

Michael Jankovich, son of former KU basketball asst., to walk on
The Northfield Mount Hermon basketball program announced on Twitter over the weekend that Michael Jankovich, son of former Jayhawk assistant Tim Jankovich, would be joining the KU men’s basketball program, presumably as a walk-on.

Jayhawks notch 3 entries to NCAA Championships on final day of West Prelims |
Freshmen Cordell Tinch and Treyvon Ferguson punched their tickets to Austin, Texas in the 110-meter hurdles and triple jump, respectively. The women's 4x400-meter relay team also picked up a time qualifier to the national meet, which is set for June 5-8 at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Other Sports News

Na gifts classic car to caddie after Colonial win
Few were happier to see Kevin Na's name added to the wall of champions at Colonial on Sunday than his caddie, Kenny Harms, who got to take home a blue 1973 Dodge Challenger.

Third horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita track
Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race Saturday and was euthanized Sunday.

Wozniacki wastes perfect start in French loss
Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki wasted a perfect start when she lost 0-6, 6-3, 6-3 to 68th-ranked Veronika Kudermetova in the opening match of the day on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Cavs' Gilbert hospitalized with stroke symptoms
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was hospitalized Sunday after experiencing stroke-like symptoms, according to a statement released by Quicken Loans, the company Gilbert founded and chairs.

The Championship playoff final: Get ready for the richest game in sports
It is the most lucrative one-off fixture in the sporting world, with the financial windfall for the winning team a staggering £170 million ($215m) -- three times more than the combined value of winning the Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup. The monetary jackpot vastly overshadows that which comes with winning the Super Bowl ($6.25m), NBA Finals ($3.3m) or World Series ($30.4m), but the flip side of the EFL Championship playoff is that the losers not only end up with nothing, they also see the door to the riches of the Premier League slam shut in their face.

Other News

John Hickenlooper, 2020 Candidate, Urges Democrats To Reject 'Socialism' : NPR
Hickenlooper, one of the 23 candidates running for the Democratic Party's nomination, told NPR why he doesn't believe in some of the party's major policy proposals, such as the Green New Deal and "Medicare for All."

Alberta man dies in Bigfork motorcycle crash | KECI
Montana Highway Patrol says a 60-year-old Alberta man died early Sunday morning after crashing his motorcycle in Bigfork.

Noel has blocked use of Oasis music in new Liam Gallagher film
Liam Gallagher will not be allowed to use Oasis music in his new film, As It Was, after his brother Noel blocked the move.

Liam Gallagher confirms his new album is now finished
The follow-up to 2017’s ‘As You Were’, Gallagher’s second album is said to be his solo ‘What’s The Story (Morning Glory)’, according to Charlie Lightening, director of Gallagher’s upcoming film, As It Was.