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Brad Penner - USA TODAY Sports
June 21, 2018 - 10:49 pm
Landry Shamet’s professional journey will begin in Philadelphia. The former Wichita State standout was selected by the 76’ers with the 26th pick of Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Shamet – a 6-foot-5 point guard from Kansas City -- is WSU’s 23rd NBA Draft pick but the first to be taken in the opening...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
May 30, 2018 - 2:42 pm
Investigators say a fire that destroyed the former Kansas City home of baseball legend Satchel Paige might have been arson. The Kansas City Star reports investigators found evidence an accelerant was used in the fire Tuesday at the home where Paige lived until he died in 1982. The house has been...
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Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
May 29, 2018 - 2:24 pm
Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif can finally put away the medical books for a while and spend all his free time studying up his playbook. Duvernay-Tardif graduated from McGill University's medical school on Tuesday. The Chiefs picked Duvernay-Tardif in the sixth round of the 2014...
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May 24, 2018 - 3:09 pm
Kentucky will host Kansas on Jan. 26 in the headline matchup of the 2019 SEC-Big 12 Challenge. The one-day event pits all 10 Big 12 schools against 10 of the Southeastern Conference's 14 members on various campuses. Other matchups this year include Alabama at Baylor, Arkansas at Texas Tech, Florida...
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