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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 30, 2016

Jesse Newell, KU beat reporter for The Star, and Bleacher Report's C.J. Moore draft 10-man teams of Kansas men's basketball players from Bill Self's 13-year tenure.

Jun 24, 2016

Larry Drew, a Wyandotte High grad who played at Mizzou, joined Tod Palmer, The Star's MU beat reporter, for a conversation about Drew finally winning a NBA title after 34 seasons in the league as either a player or coach.

Jun 22, 2016
 
Jesse Newell, KU beat reporter for The Star, and Bleacher Report's C.J. Moore preview the NBA Draft while discussing anonymous scouting reports on Cheick Diallo, Wayne Selden and Perry Ellis. Also, what are reasonable expectations for KU freshman center Udoka Azubuike?
Jun 20, 2016

Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian, Blair Kerkhoff and special guest Terez Paylor discussed the Royals' successful homestand and the role the team's new additions played. They also talked about how to keep the team's core players in Kansas City for years to come and how to add pieces around them.

Jun 20, 2016

Terez Paylor, Chiefs beat reporter for The Star, and his A-Team (Vahe Gregorian, Sam Mellinger and Blair Kerkhoff) answered your questions as the team heads into a quiet period before training camp and the 2016 NFL season. They covered the secondary, backup quarterback, the pass rush and other key areas of concern.

Jun 16, 2016

Rustin Dodd, Royals beat reporter for The Star, and sports columnist Vahe Gregorian discuss the team's decision to cut struggling second baseman Omar Infante from the roster despite his nearly $15 million remaining salary.

Jun 14, 2016

KC Star beat reporter Jesse Newell talks to former Jayhawks basketball player Kenny Gregory about church services with Roy Williams, high expectations at KU and his return to Lawrence this week for the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic.

Jun 9, 2016

Jesse Newell, KU beat reporter for The Star, and Bleacher Report's C.J. Moore talk Josh Jackson, LaGerald Vick, Udoka Azubuike and discuss other takeaways from KU's first summer camp scrimmage.

Jun 8, 2016

Rustin Dodd, Royals writer for The Star, and columnist Sam Mellinger talked about Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura's latest altercation, a pitch to Baltimore's Manny Machado that sparked a benches-clearing brawl.

Jun 2, 2016

Royals reporter Rustin Dodd and Vahe Gregorian hand out some awards for the month of May and look toward June. Even with injuries, the Royals are surging.

Jun 2, 2016

Kansas City Star reporter Jesse Newell and Bleacher Report's C.J. Moore are joined by the Star's Blair Kerkhoff, who discusses whether Big 12 expansion is likely and how it could potentially affect KU basketball.

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