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Notebook: Which Jayhawks are Playing in the Summer League?

I’m sorry, M.B. But I’m having trouble with this character. Is he supposed to have some kind of neurological impairment, like Rain Man or Awakenings? I mean, what the hell am I doing here?!

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KU newcomer Tristan Enaruna noticed Bill Self's success with foreign-born players when picking Kansas |
Although their measurements and skills are not exactly the same, the college success of Ukrainian sharp-shooter Svi Mykhailiuk played a small role in Kansas landing 4-star forward Tristan Enaruna.

Joe Dineen confident about future with Denver ahead of Broncos' training camp |
For someone who loves the city of Lawrence, where he grew up playing football and even stuck around for another five years after graduating from Free State High in order to play linebacker at the University of Kansas, Joe Dineen hopes to soon become a longterm resident of Denver, Colo.

Ten former KU basketball players to watch at NBA Summer League
Devonte' Graham should have some opportunities with the Hornets this season. Tony Parker has retired and Kemba Walker is gone. The Hornets acquired Terry Rozier at the start of free agency, but if Graham can prove that he’s made some strides from his first year, he should be able to get on the court with some frequency.

Welcome to July: Previewing the month of KU basketball, football
Well, a busy June has concluded. It was a massive month for KU football on the recruiting trail and the KU basketball team even picked up a name in the class of 2022. June and July are typically quieter months on college campuses — outside of recruiting — but there's actually quite a bit to look forward to as the Jayhawks progress toward their first football season under Les Miles and players work out on the basketball side of things over the summer.

Charlie Hughes Shootout Recap
The Charlie Hughes Shootout has long been a staple of June basketball in the state of Indiana. A long running team camp, this year with the change to the NCAA recruiting calendar, it was open to coaches for the first time. The event did not disappoint with many of the top players and schools in attendance. Here is a rundown of who stood out from the weekend’s action.

Every Big 12 team's dream scenario in 2019
Dream scenario: Les Miles goes bowling during first season with Jayhawks — Feed Pooka Williams. In all seriousness, Williams is one of the nation's most dynamic playmakers and if he stays healthy, the Jayhawks will improve on last fall's three wins with a better staff and slightly more manageable slate (Indiana State, Coastal Carolina, Texas Tech, Kansas State all at home). First-year coach Les Miles is confident the Jayhawks won't be an easy out. “The expectations are that we will win and not be bashful to tell people that our view is winning football,” Miles told The Advocate in May. “We’ve got some good players. There’s some good news.”

Other Sports News

Driver, 16, arrested in Auburn announcer's death
Police on Monday arrested the 16-year-old driver of a car that was involved in a fatal wreck that killed longtime Auburn radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife on May 25.

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal
The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on a three-year, $30 million contract on Monday, opening an opportunity for Thomas to be a backup point guard for the franchise. The 30-year-old met with Wizards interim general manager Tommy Sheppard on Monday

Warriors thank Durant, say they will retire No. 35
The Golden State Warriors issued a statement Monday thanking Kevin Durant and announcing that no player will ever wear No. 35 for the team again.

Sources: Heat complete 4-team trade for Butler
The Miami Heat completed a four-team trade that allows them to sign All-Star guard Jimmy Butler to a four-year, $142 million contract, league sources told ESPN on Monday.

Report: Kaepernick moves Nike to pull flag shoe
Nike struck down a plan to release a shoe featuring the original version of the U.S. flag this week at the request of Colin Kaepernick, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

Other News

Nation With Zero Women's World Cups Thinks Defending Champs Are Too Arrogant
The United States women’s national team—three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals to their name—will meet England—zero of either—tomorrow afternoon in Lyon to decide who plays in Sunday’s final, and the English seem rather perturbed with the brimming confidence shown by the Americans.

‘Liam only slags off Noel because he really misses him’: Gallagher movie director's take on Oasis feud - Manchester Evening News
It’s been the biggest question on every Oasis fan’s lips since they split in 2009 - will the band ever reunite? But for Liam Gallagher, it seems that the main issue on his mind is whether he will ever reunite with his brother, Noel.

Lewis Capaldi Hits Back At Noel Gallager | SPIN1038
Lewis Capaldi kicked off his Glastonbury set with a hilarious response to Noel Gallaghers comments about him. The 22 year old walked on stage to a video of Noel repeatedly saying 'Who is this Capaldi fella?'. He was also dressed in the iconic parka and bucket hat made famous by Oasis in the 90's.