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April 13, 2021

Add Bryce Thompson of Kansas to the transfer portal

Drew Franklin 1:49pm April 13, 2021 4/13/21

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The portal welcomed another college basketball transfer, this time a guard leaving Kansas for other opportunities. Bryce Thompson played one season under Bill Self but will now transfer to a new destination for his sophomore season and beyond. A five-star recruit and former McDonald’s All-American from the Class of 2020, the 6-foot-5 Thompson battled injuries…

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April 2, 2021

Kansas signs Bill Self to lifetime contract amid NCAA investigation

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:29am April 2, 2021 4/2/21

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Kansas and Bill Self, together until the bitter end. The Jayhawks just announced they have signed Self, age 58, to a lifetime contract. His current contract, set to expire in March 2022, will be replaced by a new five-year rolling agreement that adds one year at the end of each season for the remainder of…

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March 12, 2021

Kansas out of the Big 12 Tournament with a positive COVID case

Drew Franklin 2:00pm March 12, 2021 3/12/21

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Kentucky got a little help protecting its all-time wins record after a Kansas player tested positive at the Big 12 Tournament. The Jayhawks have been sent home only hours before they were set to play Texas in one of the league’s semifinal games. Matt Norlander of CBS Sports fame broke the news: BREAKING—Kansas has a…

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December 2, 2020

How the hell was Garrett allowed to play with all those COVID symptoms?

Drew Franklin 12:51am December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Before we get to all of the complaints about Kentucky’s offense, we should address the reckless and tone deaf decision to play Marcus Garrett with a list of COVID symptoms, and then ESPN celebrating his courage throughout the night. Michael Jordan’s flu game in the ’97 NBA Finals is a classic, but it is the…

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December 1, 2020

5 things to know about the Kansas Jayhawks, presented by UK Federal Credit Union

Brett Bibbins 12:30pm December 1, 2020 12/1/20

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A message from our sponsor: Join Matt Jones and Drew Franklin from Kentucky Sports Radio as they battle it out to raise money for Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Lexington Rescue Mission, as part of the Dueling DJs Holiday Drive sponsored by the UK Federal Credit Union. From November 30 through December 18, Matt and Drew…

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November 30, 2020

10 Things Calipari Said Today, Presented By Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45pm November 30, 2020 11/30/20

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November 29, 2020

Fact or Fiction: Kansas Basketball

Wynn McDonald 10:00pm November 29, 2020 11/29/20

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With the thoroughly disappointing “Bluegrass Classic” now in the rearview for Kentucky, it’s time to quickly switch gears and prepare to face an even steeper test in the likely top-10-ranked Kansas Jayhawks. Here’s a list of facts and fiction you need to know about Kansas basketball ahead of Tuesday’s highly anticipated Champions Classic matchup. FACT:…

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July 3, 2020

Kansas suspends voluntary workouts following positive COVID tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Another Power 5 program is hitting the pause button amid the coronavirus pandemic. This afternoon, the Kansas football team suspended voluntary workouts after 12 players tested positive for COVID-19. An additional four student-athletes from other sports tested positive. All members of the football team, including the staff, will now be asked to quarantine for 14…

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January 21, 2020

There was a wild brawl in the Kansas-Kansas State game

Drew Franklin 9:14pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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All hell broke loose in The Phog tonight as the basketball game between Kansas and Kansas State turned into a street fight behind the basket as time expired. Punches were thrown, a chair was thrown, and I think Brick killed a guy with a trident. Watch this madness: An all-out brawl just happened. pic.twitter.com/73MBmr0RNf —…

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October 8, 2019

Snoop Dogg blasts Kansas’ apology for his performance

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45pm October 8, 2019 10/8/19

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It’s been a few days since Snoop Dogg and his ‘acrobatic dancers’ made Kansas fans at Late Night in the Phog clutch their pearls, but this afternoon, we finally heard from the rapper himself. During an appearance on The Howard Stern Show, Snoop teed off on Kansas athletic director Jeff Long’s apology for the performance, saying…

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