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Goodman ranks Kansas among nation's top teams
Kansas returns three starters from last season in point guard Devon Dotson, wing Ochai Agbaji and center Udoka Azubuike, two more players who started double-digit games a year ago in David McCormack and Marcus Garrett and longtime reserve Mitch Lightfoot. And Kansas adds back in Silvio De Sousa, who missed last season after the NCAA declared him ineligible; a player that Bill Self said at times last offseason was Kansas’ best frontcourt player.

A note from Brian Hanni on the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic
By now, most KU fans are well aware of the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic, which will be making its return in just a couple weeks.

Montell Cozart reflects on journey to CFL, winning championship
Montell Cozart is a champion. The former KU football and Boise State quarterback spent last season playing in the Canadian Football League with the Calgary Stampeders. He wasn’t the starting quarterback for the club, but he joined the team for the 2018 season and ended up getting a pretty nice ring out of the deal.

Duke, Maui, Villanova headline KU's 2019-20 non-conference basketball schedule |
A return trip to Maui, a meeting with perennial power Duke in the Big Apple and December visits to Northern California and Philadelphia highlight the non-conference portion of the 2019-20 Kansas men’s basketball schedule.

Mason Fairchild looking forward to 'intense' summer work with KU football |
While much of his focus for the past few months turned Mason Fairchild’s attention toward his track and field exploits, culminating with his top-three finishes in Class 4A in both the shot put and javelin at the state meet, Fairchild never went long without thinking about what was to come in June.

Other Sports News

DeMar DeRozan Is Mad at Jimmy Kimmel Over Game 2 'Invisiball' Sketch | Complex
n the sketch, DeRozan is starring in a fake commercial where he's selling an invisible training basketball called the "Invisiball." The fact that the Raptors made it to the Finals less than a year after trading him away makes the timing awkward. So, when his camp caught wind of the sketch's proposed air date, they urged Kimmel and ABC to pull the clip.

Kawhi files lawsuit against Nike over 'Klaw' logo
"In 2011, just after being drafted to the National Basketball Association, Kawhi Leonard authored a unique logo that included elements that were meaningful and unique to him," the lawsuit reads. "Leonard traced his notably large hand, and, inside the hand, drew stylized versions of his initials 'KL' and the number that he had worn for much of his career, '2.' The drawing Leonard authored was an extension and continuation of drawings he had been creating since early in his college career.

Steelers' Smith-Schuster attends prom with fan
The Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver attended Chartiers Valley (Pa.) High School's prom over the weekend after student Anthony Molinaro asked him.

Warriors' Looney likely out for Finals with fracture
Looney "will be out indefinitely," the Warriors confirmed Monday night, following an MRI in the San Francisco Bay Area after he missed the second half of Sunday's 109-104 NBA Finals Game 2 victory over the Toronto Raptors. The costal cartilage connect the sternum to the ribs.

Holzhauer's run on Jeopardy! ends shy of record
One of the most dominant competitive performances ever witnessed on TV is over -- James Holzhauer has been defeated, his remarkable run on "Jeopardy!" stopped just short of the iconic game show's all-time winnings record.

Other News

What Economists Think About Democrats' New Education Proposals : Planet Money : NPR
By global standards, American teachers are well paid. According to OECD data, the starting salary of a typical American teacher in 2017 was about $40,000. That's ninth of the 36 countries on the list. A $60,000 minimum would push the U.S. to the number two position, behind Luxembourg, which is way out ahead with a starting salary of over $70,000.

Bears euthanized in Kalispell area, Glacier | State & Regional |
One was a grizzly bear near Kalispell, euthanized by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks last Thursday; the second, a black bear near Glacier National Park's Lake McDonald Lodge.