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  1. What Does Baylor Football's Downfall Mean for Kansas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rock Chalk Talk

    Will the dismissal of Art Briles as Bears coach bring Baylor back down to the mediocre depths of the conference where, along with Kansas, they were once permanent fixtures? The 'Hawks will most likely be mauled without remorse down in Waco this fall. But sooner rather than later will the Bears be joining the 'Hawks in the Big 12 cellar once again? The pre-Briles Bears were the clear doormats of the old Big 12 South Division.

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  2. Diallo taken #33 overall in NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rock Chalk Talk

    "I was surprised Cheick didn't go in the first round based on preliminary reports I got," Kansas head coach Bill Self said following the draft. "The big thing is he was able to go 33 and that will hopefully put him in a position to sign and get a guaranteed contract."

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  3. Kansas Basketball: Cheick Diallo 2016 NBA Draft ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Diallo came to KU with high expectations, upon which many feel he failed to deliver. What do NBA teams see in him? Cheick Diallo came to Kansas as a consensus top-10 recruit, choosing KU out of a top five that included Pitt, Kentucky, St. John's, and Iowa State.

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  4. Kansas Basketball: Brannen Greene 2016 NBA Draft ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Brannen Greene came to Kansas as a top-40 recruit, choosing KU out of a top four that included UConn, Louisville, and Harvard. Greene also had Memphis, Ohio State, and Florida State and a host of other schools after him as well.

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  5. Brian Hanni named the new radio voice of the Kansas JayhawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Kansas alum Brian Hanni will be returning to his alma mater in the fall of 2016 as the new "Voice of the Jayhawks" per a news release by Kansas Athletics . Hanni is replacing Bob Davis, who retired at the end of the 2015-16 basketball season.

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  6. Fish Smithson great but Kansas football needs moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Rock Chalk Talk

    "When I was younger, this wasn't something that was available for me, and I wish it would have been," said Stuckey, who makes his offseason home with his wife and kids in Lawrence. "I wanted something that exposed me to football a little more and emphasized the fundamentals, something that could help kids fine-tune their skills, get back to basics and heighten their football IQ."

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  7. Wayne Selden fully healthy, working out for NBA teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Rock Chalk Talk

    There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. At Selden's latest pre-draft session, with the Hornets, he hit unguarded 2-point jumpers and 3-pointers from the left wing and left corner with ease.

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  8. Devonte Graham does Q and A with campersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Rock Chalk Talk

    "How old was I when I first started playing basketball? I was 4, which is why I wear No. 4. That's a little fun fact right there," Graham said in a Q-and-A session.

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  9. Will the Boston Celtics grab a Jayhawk in the upcoming NBA Draft?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Rock Chalk Talk

    The Celtics have the No. 3 overall pick in the draft, and certainly won't take anyone from KU at that slot.

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  10. KU adds another linebacker in 2017 classRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Rock Chalk Talk

    KUsports.com During his exit interview with the Oklahoma City Thunder media Wednesday, the 6-foot-10 All-American out of Kansas University confirmed he'd fulfill the back end of his two-year contract, which will pay him $3,750,000 in 2016-17. KUsports.com Kyron Johnson, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound standout from Arlington's Lamar High attended KU's camp, ran a 4.39-second 40-yard dash and followed it up by accepting KU's scholarship offer, which came prior to Friday's camp.

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  11. College Football 2016 Over/Unders ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Rock Chalk Talk

    The over/under win totals for college football are out , and as expected, the Jayhawks bring up the bottom of the Big 12. Kansas has the lowest total of any FBS team, with North Texas the lowest at 2. Remember, this is Vegas trying to determine where half of the bets on each side, not actually trying to predict how many games each team will win. That said, the ones that jump out to me from the Big 12 are Baylor, TCU, and K-State.

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  12. Kansas football, basketball recruiting updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Rock Chalk Talk

    The Kansas football outlook for 2016 season: It continues to be a rebuilding job for the Jayhawks, but after a winless season, they need to come up with something positive. The Kansas coaches have been targeting Josh Rivas who has been to Lawrence to see the campus a couple different times.

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  13. Kansas Basketball to meet Kentucky in 2017 Big 12/SEC ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Per a report on CBSSports.com , Kansas and Kentucky will once again square off in the Big 12/SEC challenge. Dates and times are still TBD.

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  14. 2017 Basketball recruits in Lawrence for AAU tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    It sure would be nice if we got a day off for the president's birthday, like they do for the queen. Of course, then we would have a lot of people voting for a candidate born on July 3 or December 26, just for the long weekends.

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  15. Kansas Football to pick up Colorado State transfer?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Deron Thompson left Colorado State last week and, according to a Wichita sports reporter on Twitter, is likely transferring to KU. Newell is correct in that Thompson was recruited out of Wichita Northwest High School , a three-star RB prospect by Rivals and 247Sports.

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  16. KU Track Coach Redwine Named Big 12 Coach of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time for no good reason. Kansas track & field head coach Stanley Redwine was selected as the 2016 Men's Big 12 Coach of the Year by the league's coaches it was announced by the conference office Thursday.

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  17. David Beaty supports championship game for Big 12 footballRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    The second-year coach, in Tulsa for an alumni function on Wednesday night, spoke about the rebuilding job at KU and how the state of Oklahoma is fertile ground for recruiting. In it, Dineen is sporting his Free State letter jacket and holding a football helmet that features a wild design representing the Kansas mascot - big blue eye, shiny red sheen, gold facemask.

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  18. Kansas Basketball signs Liberty transfer Evan MaxwellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Junior-to-be Evan Maxwell announced his intent to transfer from Liberty back in March , and on May 13 chose Lawrence, KS, and the University of Kansas as his next destination. He also visited Baylor and Virginia Tech.

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  19. Meet the Commenters: illmitchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Thanks for joining us, illmitch. Tell us about growing up. What was your family like? what were you like as a kid? I was born in Oakland, CA , but moved to Lawrence when I was 2, and grew up with a single mom.

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  20. Kansas Jayhawks softball sweeps ISU, awaits Tournament fateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Rock Chalk Talk

    After sweeping Iowa State, the Jayhawks are in a decent position for grab an at-large bid to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament. KU softball bounced back in a big way against Iowa State in Lawrence this weekend.

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