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KU-Texas kickoff set for 3 p.m., Sept. 27

The Kansas University football team's homecoming game will have a mid-afternoon kickoff and a national audience.

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Jayhawks' efforts to move past Duke begin 48 hours earlier than normal

With last Saturday's 41-3 loss at Duke representing the latest lost opportunity for the Kansas University football team to gain some momentum, KU coach Charlie Weis and the Jayhawks made sure not to lose a chance to move forward on Sunday. Normally, Sunday and Monday are about looking back, recovering physically and preparing to tackle the game plan for the next opponent on Tuesday. Not this week. By Matt Tait

Kansas soccer tops Roos, moves to 8-0

Kansas University soccer peppered UMKC with 22 shots before KU junior Ashley Williams lifted the 23rd past goalkeeper Nina Tzianos in the 82nd minute to give KU a 1-0 victory Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex and extend the Jayhawks’ record-setting start to the season.

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Boot Camp ‘torture’ awaits KU basketball players

Boot Camp, which for KU’s current players starts at 6 a.m. today in Allen Fieldhouse and runs for two weeks, consists of an hour’s worth of sprints, backboard touches, defensive drills and slides — all without use of a basketball. By Gary Bedore

Jayhawks aim to move past loss to Duke

It was billed throughout the offseason as a game that could make a huge impact on the psyche of Kansas University’s football players. The hope now has to be that it doesn’t. By Matt Tait

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Column: Make or break — CMU game could seal Weis’ fate

It’s beginning to feel as if Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis’ make-or-break season has been downsized to a make-or-break game, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday against Central Michigan at Memorial Stadium. By Tom Keegan

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Overseas trip helped Mickelson shake ‘rust’

Former University of Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson, who hadn’t played in a real basketball game — with uniforms, fans and referees — since an SEC Tournament loss to Vanderbilt on March 14, 2013, enthusiastically returned to the court in August. By Gary Bedore

Penn State tops KU volleyball

Kansas University’s volleyball team suffered a three-set loss to defending national champion Penn State on Saturday in the Villanova Classic.

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Cutcliffe's judgment proved correct on Wilson's record day

Judging talent could be the most important quality for a college football coach charged with turning around the fortunes of a losing program. Clearly, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe has no shortage of ability in that area. By Tom Keegan

Game balls and gassers: KU at Duke

Cornerback JaCorey Shepherd did an outstanding job against productive receiver Jamison Crowder, who caught just two passes for 14 yards.

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Notebook: Weis shoulders responsibility for 38-point road defeat

After preparing all week to face specific Duke receivers, KU cornerbacks JaCorey Shepherd and Dexter McDonald found themselves lining up against different guys when Saturday's game began. By Matt Tait

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Column: It's time for Cozart to show off his speed

Montell Cozart needs to start using his feet, even if for no other reason than to give punter Trevor Pardula’s left foot a rest. Cozart, a sophomore from Bishop Miege High who came later than most to the quarterback position, is fond of saying he’s a pass-first quarterback who will run when he has to run. By Tom Keegan

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'Embarrassing' road trip

Jayhawks bedeviled at Duke

The more things change, the more they stay the same for the Kansas University football team, which, once again, found itself looking like a sumo wrestler in a sand volleyball match during Saturday's 41-3 loss to Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium. By Matt Tait

KU product Boogaard makes Canadian team

Former Kansas University women’s basketball player Krysten Boogaard made Canada’s 12-woman roster and will represent her country at the FIBA World Championship for Women.

Kansas soccer still undefeated

Jamie Fletcher blasted a shot in from the top of the box late in the second half, sparking Kansas University to a 2-0 college soccer victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

KU volleyball 2-0 at tourney

Kansas University made short work of its volleyball opponents during the first day of the Villanova Classic on Friday. Much tougher tests await.

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Prep Bragg wowed by KU

Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound senior basketball power forward from Villa Angela St. Joseph High in Cleveland, who is ranked No. 14 in the Class of 2015 by, had a great in-home visit with Kansas University coach Bill Self on Thursday, Bragg’s mentor, Michael Graves, told By Gary Bedore

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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Kansas vs. Duke

A breakdown of today's Kansas-Duke football game. By Matt Tait

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Miss. prep Newman busy with in-home visits

Malik Newman, a 6-foot-3 senior combo guard from Callaway High in Jackson, Mississippi, has had in-home visits with Kansas University coach Bill Self, Kentucky’s John Calipari and North Carolina State’s Mark Gottfried so far this week. UConn and Texas A&M’s coaches are also expected to visit with Newman,’s No. 3-rated player, in coming days. By Gary Bedore

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Duke trip reunion of sorts for KU’s Weis

You’ll have to excuse KU coach Charlie Weis if he views the moments leading up to KU’s showdown with Duke — 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Wade Stadium, FOX Sports Midwest Plus — as a bit of a reunion. By Matt Tait