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Notebook: Jayhawks Maul Being Named to Preseason Big 12 Team

Oh, Bartholomew. I feel like St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion by Ambrose of Milan

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Kansas News

KU's Pooka Williams and Kyle Thompson land on preseason All-Big 12 team |
Despite an offseason full of uncertainty regarding his exact status for the coming Kansas football season, expectations remain high for sophomore running back Pooka Williams.

Jayhawks pick up first 2021 commitment from Texas prep WR Majik Rector |
Still five months away from their first chance to sign recruits in the Class of 2020, the football coaches at Kansas are off to a significant head start on the 2021 batch.

'Back home': Hasan Defense returning to CB for senior year with KU |
When Chevis Jackson approached Hasan Defense with the question, the assistant coach caught his new player a bit off guard.

TBT: 'Self Made' KU basketball reunion team releases jerseys
Elijah Johnson, who was the starting two-guard on the Final Four team in 2012, is the general manager of the team and a player. In a quote by Johnson posted to the team's Instagram account, the former KU guard expressed confidents in his Self Made squad.

Previewing the 2019-20 KU basketball season: Roster strengths
Basketball IQ would be a potential choice for Marcus Garrett's top skill, and the same could be true of his all-around ability, toughness and hustle. But of course the top part of Garrett's game is his defense — not only his skill level on- and off-ball, but also his versatility in defending multiple positions.

Megan Falcon named associate head coach for KU tennis |
"We couldn't be more thrilled to have Megan join our Kansas tennis program," KU head coach Todd Chapman said in a team release. "Megan has an incredible competitive playing background at the junior, collegiate and professional level, and will bring a high level of coaching to Kansas tennis. I feel like we hit a home run with this hire, and I can't wait for Megan to get to campus and start working with us."

Other Sports News

NBA approves use of coach's challenge in '19-20
At its annual meeting here during NBA summer league, the league's board of governors approved a pair of changes for next season: the use of a coach's challenge and the league's replay center initiating replay proceedings for certain types of plays.

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules
"My sense in the room today was, especially when it comes to free agency and the rules around it, that we've got work to do," Silver said Tuesday evening at the conclusion of the league's annual board of governors meetings. "And as I said, it's still the same principles of fair balance of power and a sense that it's a level playing field. I think that's what teams want to know. I think they're put in difficult situations because when they're sitting across from a player and whether it's conversations that are happening earlier than they should or frankly things are being discussed that don't fall squarely within the collective bargaining agreement, it puts teams in a very difficult position because they are reading or hearing that other teams are doing other things to compete, and at the end of the day, that's what this league is about: competing for championships.

Sources -- Warriors waive 3-time champ Livingston
As the Golden State Warriors waive three-time championship guard Shaun Livingston, his intention remains to return for a 16th season in the NBA, league sources told ESPN.

Chris Long, MLS' Fire win Humanitarian awards
Long, whose retirement from football in May ended an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, was honored with the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. He received the award for "his commitment to giving back through strategic, multifaceted efforts," which attack larger systematic issues.

The MLB All-Star Game was mostly boring, but no, that doesn't vindicate Bud Selig -
Let's try to count all the genuinely exciting moments of the 2017 MLB All-Star Game in Marlins Park on Tuesday night, a game which the American League won 2-1 in extra innings.

Marcus Morris reportedly could back out of Spurs agreement
Marcus Morris, who had reportedly agreed to join the San Antonio Spurs on a two-year deal, may now end up on an entirely different team in an entirely different conference.

Other News

McGregor: 'He will be unconscious inside four rounds' -
Conor McGregor gives Floyd Mayweather a guarantee for their superfight.

Bail reduced for Kalispell man after homicide mistrial | KECI
A judge has ordered a significant bail reduction for a Kalispell man who was charged with killing his boyfriend after jurors couldn't reach a verdict in his deliberate homicide trial last month.

Acclaimed Actor Rip Torn From 1990s Hit Show 'The Larry Sanders Show' Died at 88 : NPR
Rip Torn, the eccentric and temperamental Texan actor who won an Emmy Award for his influential role in the 1990s show "The Larry Sanders Show," died on Tuesday at the age of 88.

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