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Jayhawks in the Olympics

The Summer Olympics are here, and KUHistory.com looks back to the Olympics of 1932 for one of the best showings of current or former KU athletes. Haskell University was represented by Wilson Charles, the defending AAU champion in the decathlon.  Wilson was joined by KU’s Glenn Cunningham in the 1500 meter run, Clyde Coffman and…
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DeBruce Center to Celebrate Naismith’s Rules

The Rules of Basketball and exhibits have been installed and are now open for public view in the DeBruce Center, a new student and visitor center at the University of Kansas. The 32,000-square-foot, three-story building adjoins the northeast corner of historic Allen Fieldhouse. The building houses a display of the original “Rules of Basket Ball,”…
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‘Jayhawkers’ To Premiere Feb. 14th

University of Kansas Film & Media Studies Professor Kevin Willmott’s latest film, “Jayhawkers,” will premiere at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Lied Center. Willmott’s latest film tells the story of a group of unlikely allies who modernized college sports and changed Lawrence during the Civil Rights movement that would transform…
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