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Hard Work Pays Off For KU Swimmers and Divers in the Classroom

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The University of Kansas swimming and diving team was among 139 Division I schools honored with the Team Scholar All-America Award from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Top NBA draft pick enters deal with adidas

International sports brand adidas announced that it has signed an endorsement deal with 2014 NBA No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NCAA Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kansas Jayhawks Women's Basketball

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.10.14

A group of workers from Hellas Construction took their turn working on the massive project in northwest Lawrence, beginning the installation of the artificial turf at the new Arrocha Ballpark, home of Kansas softball.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the 10 Biggest Inside-Outside Threats for the 2014-15 CBB Season

This two-ingredient recipe for a balanced attack in college basketball seems simple, but if that were the case, everyone would be serving up that dish.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Louisville NCAA, Louisville Cardinals NCAA Basketball, Russ Smith, Kansas Jayhawks NCAA Basketball, Naadir Tharpe

The Capital-Journal

Former KU football player Brad Thorson announces he's gay, says reaction has been unexpected

Former Kansas offensive lineman Brad Thorson made waves on July 4, becoming the first ex-KU football player to come out as openly gay.

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KRCR

Ex-Kansas G Tharpe headed to D-League

Former Kansas guard Naadir Tharpe has decided to forgo his final season of college eligibility and play in the NBA's Development League, CBSSports.com reported Wednesday.

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The Globe and Mail

Andrew Wiggins finalizes shoe deal with adidas

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, congratulates Andrew Wiggins of Kansas who was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the number one pick in the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York.

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Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.09.14

Oubre is headed to the LeBron James Skills Academy, a four-day camp for elite high school and college players that begins Wednesday in Las Vegas.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.08.14

The Maxwell Football Club announced Monday that Kansas senior linebacker Ben Heeney was named to the 2014 Chuck Bednarik Award preliminary watch list.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Arrowhead Addict

Three questions: Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks

Jun 17, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith throws passing drills during the Kansas City Chiefs minicamp at University of Kansas Hospital Training Complex.

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Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.07.14

Probably the biggest news of the weekend in the world of sports was the Chicago Cubs trading Jeff Samardzija to the Oakland A's.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.04.14

KU only articles today. Everybody enjoy your weekend, try not to lose any fingers, and we'll see ya back here on Monday.

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Mountain West Connection

Hawaii Football: Previewing the Northern Iowa Panthers

FCS programs made a big splash Week 1 of the 2013 season, notching eight upset wins over FBS schools, a record for most wins against the FBS against a lower level in a single weekend.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.03.14

Oubre returned to Lawrence earlier this week after a three-day stint at the Kevin Durant Skills Academy in Washington, D.C. It marked back-to-back invitations to the clinic for Oubre, a 6-foot-7, 200-pound wing who was Rivals.com's No.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Advocate

Withey heads Pelicansa summer league team

Withey, a 7-footer from Kansas who will be entering his second season with New Orleans, will be joined by Pelicans forward Luke Babbitt and James Southerland.

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Examiner.com

Former Jayhawks go one and three in NBA draft

If University of Kansas basketball coach Bill Self needed any more firepower to recruit the best basketball players in the country, he got it last night.

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Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.02.14

The injured big man at least got to meet the Philly press via teleconference on Monday, and the name so often associated with Embiid's - Hall-of-Fame Houston center Hakeem Olajuwon - came up once again.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.01.14

Although Self put together a stellar incoming class that not only ranked highly against other hauls but also fit KU's needs perfectly, the two most touted players in the class, big man Cliff Alexander and wing Kelly Oubre, already are drawing comparisons to Embiid and Wiggins because they figure to pick up a solid chunk of the playing time ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 6.30.14

After a slow start landing commitments in the Class of 2015, Kansas University football picked up the pace and gained pledges from eight players this month, the latest coming Sunday from Trinity Valley Community College safety L.B. Bates.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Rock Chalk Talk

Kansas Jayhawks Sunday News and Notes 6.29.14

Happy 40th Anniversary to my folks! I've been doing anniversary festivities all day today and have about a two-hour break, so I thought I'd post a few links for y'all.

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