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College basketball moves back three-point line
Slowing the trend of the three-point shot becoming too prevalent in men’s college basketball by making the shot a bit more challenging, while at the same time keeping the shot an integral part of the game

'It feels great just to be back' | KUsports.com
During a question-and-answer session with a wide-eyed bunch of Washburn University basketball campers on Wednesday afternoon at Lee Arena, Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa was asked one simple question: What emoji do you use the most?

Dudarev, Bradford earn All-America honors to begin NCAA Championships | KUsports.com
The Kansas men's track & field team earned two First Team All-America honors on the first day of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Austin, Texas. Junior Gleb Dudarev earned a silver medal in the hammer throw, while freshman Zach Bradford placed sixth in the pole vault.

Moving 3-point line back 1 of 4 rule changes adopted by NCAA for 2019-20 season | KUsports.com
Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA’s Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a set of proposed rule changes including moving the college 3-point line back to the international distance of 22 feet, 1.75 inches.

Former Jayhawk gives advice to KU team after Big 12 streak ends
“Learn from it — that’s the one thing that we did after my freshman, and especially after my sophomore year,” Lucas said. “Guys like myself, Frank [Mason], Devonte’ [Graham], all those people that were around, we learned from it because we knew exactly what to do, what not to do and we were able to bring those new guys in on it.”

Duece Mayberry felt connection with Chevis Jackson, Les Miles
Duece Mayberry has had a relationship with the University of Kansas that predates his days at Owasso high school in Oklahoma. That longstanding relationship and knowledge of the university and its athletic programs comes, in part, because of his older brother Kyle Mayberry, who is a cornerback entering his redshirt junior year with KU football.

Other Sports News

Pats cut TE Seferian-Jenkins on 1st day of camp
Seferian-Jenkins had signed a modest one-year, $895,000 contract on April 10, and he was vying for a roster spot at a position where the Patriots are transitioning without the retired Rob Gronkowski. The contract included just $50,000 in guaranteed money.

Anisimova upsets Halep to reach French semis
In the latest surprise at a French Open filled with them, defending champion Simona Halep was knocked out in the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova on Thursday.

Cops -- Bell's girlfriends, $520K of jewelry vanish
Authorities said two female acquaintances vanished with more than half a million dollars in jewelry from star NFL running back Le'Veon Bell's Florida home.

Courtside fan ejected for shoving Raptors' Lowry
A fan seated courtside for Wednesday night's Game 3 of the NBA Finals was ejected after shoving Kyle Lowry when the Toronto Raptors guard crashed into a row of seats while trying to save a ball from going out of bounds.

Warriors hopeful to have Klay, KD for Game 4
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry scored 47 points in a 123-109 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night. It was the most he has scored in any postseason game in his career, besting the 44 he put up in the 2013 playoffs against the San Antonio Spurs.

Other News

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Powwow ready to roll in Kalispell
A powwow honoring missing and murdered indigenous women that is scheduled to hit the Flathead County Fairgrounds beginning Thursday is “a go,” according to organizers of the event.

World War II Paratrooper Recounts Parachuting Into Normandy On D-Day : NPR
"It was very moving and exciting," Cruise tells NPR's Noel King. "We fly over the channel; you can look out the window and see the silhouettes of the ships. We know what's going to happen now. We've talked about it, but look at all those ships down there, my gosh."

Last few remaining U.S. veterans thanked on 75th anniversary of D-Day
“We knew that in order to stop Hitler and get rid of the evil things he was doing we had to fight,” Lambert told NBC News at a small ceremony in his honor in the town hall of Colleville-sur-Mer on the eve of the Thursday celebrations.

How the Allies kept D-Day secret - The Washington Post
Here’s how the Allies were able to keep the D-Day invasion secret from the Germans — and two big reasons maintaining this secrecy would be more difficult to achieve today.

French beaches at dawn set scene for solemn D-Day observance
When the sun rises Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, the diminishing number of World War II veterans who know firsthand of the sacrifices that were made to dismantle tyranny will remember D-Day and hope the world never forgets.