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Football still the major focus for Kansas AD Jeff Long after one year on the job | KUsports.com
A federal investigation into college basketball and a lawsuit from a former football coach in his first five months on the job presented unusual challenges for Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long.
Celebration of life for Max Falkenstien slated for Aug. 24 at KU's Lied Center | KUsports.com
The family of Max Falkenstien, in conjunction with Kansas Athletics, will host a celebration of life for the late KU broadcaster at 2 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Lied Center on KU's west campus.
Report: Former KU linebacker Drew Harvey enters transfer portal | KUsports.com
A first-string linebacker for the Kansas football team at the conclusion of spring practices, on the eve of preseason practices Drew Harvey has left the program and reportedly has entered the transfer portal.
KU basketball's Garrett Luinstra picks new transfer destination
Garrett Luinstra, a former standout of Free State high school in Lawrence, is now headed to the University of Central Missouri, he announced via Twitter. Phog.net first reported Luinstra would be transfering back in June.
‘Relentless’: Behind Thomas MacVittie’s push to be KU's next QB
The quest for Thomas MacVittie to become a big-time starting quarterback did not begin with KU football, Mesa Community College or even with his original commitment to Pittsburgh. It began on a drive down Montgomery Road in Cincinnati in 2005.
Bits O Chalk
Ashley Wagner -- Coughlin sexually assaulted me
Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted by John Coughlin, becoming the latest figure skater to make an accusation against the former U.S. skater.
Klay on ACL injury - 'Most tragic part of sports'
Warriors star Klay Thompson, in his first in-depth interview since suffering a torn ACL in Game 6 of the NBA Finals in June, characterized the injury as "obviously the most tragic part of sports," saying he was humbled when Golden State then offered him a five-year max contract.
Laimbeer -- WNBA nixed first-class trip for All-Stars
"I put $20,000 in our budget to fly the players first class, and the league said you couldn't do that," he said. "The league refused to let us do that. I made a complaint at the board of governors meeting about that specific issue. They are our best assets, they are our All-Stars; treat them with respect. I apologized to them that I couldn't get that done"
Griffin -- I was miserable building around LeBron
"Everything we did was so inorganic and unsustainable and, frankly, not fun. I was miserable," Griffin said. "Literally the moment we won the championship, I knew I was gonna leave. There was no way I was gonna stay for any amount of money."
44 years. 41 Allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian.
"No, he can f--- himself," comes the reply. "His name is Conrad Montgomery Avondale Mainwaring. He's a serial child molester, and he molested me when I was at UCLA."
INF nuclear treaty: US ends Cold-War pact with Russia - CNNPolitics
The United States announced Friday it has formally withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Moscow, putting an end to a landmark arms control pact that has limited the development of ground-based missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers.
North Korea Sets Off Third Missile Test In A Week; Trump Downplays The Activity : NPR
North Korea has reportedly conducted a third test launch in just over a week, firing what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles, according to South Korean officials.
Sheriff confirms body found in Montana is missing Oregon 2-year-old
Officials confirmed Thursday that the child's body found in a remote area of northwestern Montana was a missing boy from Oregon and that he had been shot in the head.
Here Are the Most and Least Stolen Cars in America
The list is put together by the Highway Loss Data Institute, an arm of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The HLDI derived its data from the insurance claims people filed for stolen vehicles.
Zero Parents Complained About LeBron's Antics, AAU Tourney Director Says
That's the number of complaints AAU tournament director Gary Charles says he received about LeBron James after the NBA superstar went crazy celebrating on the court at Bronny's game.