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Ex-Jayhawk Sterling done in Denver

Former Kansas University offensive lineman Aslam Sterling is done in Denver. By Matt Tait

KU football players shrug off negativity

It takes a special kind of confidence and optimism to represent Kansas University football. By Benton Smith

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Column: Laying odds on Kansas' top rusher

Vote for the player you think will lead KU in rushing and see if you can find five buddies to pony up for a friendly competition. By Tom Keegan

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Feelin' the Heat: Mario Chalmers still likes Miami’s makeup

Miami Heat veteran combo guard Mario Chalmers knows it won’t be easy to win championships in the post-LeBron James era. By Gary Bedore

KU's Lucas, Mickelson to play for all-star teams in coming weeks

Hunter Mickelson and Landen Lucas will be playing basketball for all-star teams overseas in coming weeks.

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Big Vegas prep Zimmerman to visit for Late Night

Stephen Zimmerman, a 7-foot, 240-pound senior center from Bishop Gorman High in Las Vegas, will make an official recruiting visit to Kansas University for the Oct. 10 Late Night in the Phog. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Top 10 reasons to watch this fall

This football season represents a litmus test for the toughness of the Kansas University sports fan. By Tom Keegan

Earning her stripes: Female official to work KU opener

The 38-year-old Cat Conti had been assigned to the Southeast Missouri State-Kansas game on Sept. 6, making her the first woman to work a football game in the Big 12 Conference.

KU golfer Hanna falls in Match Play semi

Kansas University golfer and defending Match Play champion Chase Hanna won his quarterfinal, 2 up, before losing in the semifinal, 1 up, on Saturday at the Kansas Amateur.

KU thrower 6th, Ottawa alum 9th at World Junior Championships

Kansas University thrower Mitchell Cooper earned a sixth-place finish in the discus on Saturday at the IAFF World Junior Championships.

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Ex-KU guard Naadir Tharpe explains pro decision, desire for Kansas degree

Former Kansas University point guard Naadir Tharpe, who left KU this spring with the intent to transfer after three seasons with the Jayhawks, recently decided to forego his final season of college eligibility to turn pro instead. Saturday, he explained that becoming a KU graduate and finishing what he started, academically, played a huge role in his decision. By Matt Tait

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Ben McLemore delights with dunks at inaugural Summer Slam event

Former Kansas University guard Ben McLemore wanted to bring a taste of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend to his second home. So, late in his first Sir McLemore Summer Slam event Saturday at Lawrence’s Community Building, McLemore set about recreating his routine from February’s Slam Dunk Contest. The All-Star tribute put the finishing touches on a day that connected McLemore’s friends, family and fans in a place he holds near and dear to his heart. By Matt Tait

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KU RB signee Traevohn Wrench headed to juco

The Kansas University football team’s backfield depth got a little thinner on Saturday with the news that four-star freshman tailback Traevohn Wrench would not be eligible this season and, instead, will enroll at Butler County Community College.

KU football player develops app he says can improve the game he loves

Austin Barone's journey to becoming an app developer started when he applied for an internship at Google. The Lawrence native and Kansas University student planned to impress the technology giant by creating hardware, modeled after Google Glass, that would allow football players to view an interactive playbook on their visors during practice. But while he didn't have the capital necessary to create the hardware, he did the next best thing: He developed the digital playbook software. The result is Just Play, the new playbook app created by Barone's company, Just Play Sports Solutions. By Giles Bruce

Hanna wins 2 at Amateur

Kansas University golfer Chase Hanna claimed two match-play victories on Friday at the Kansas Amateur at Mission Hills Country Club.

Ottawa product in discus finals

Ottawa High product Kord Ferguson qualified for the finals in the discus toss at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Friday.

Kansas’ thrower makes finals

Kansas University sophomore Mitchell Cooper placed eighth in qualifying at the discus competition at the World Junior Championships and advance to today’s finals.

Kansas softball adds Rittman to coaching staff

John Rittman, who spent 18 years as head softball coach at Stanford and eight years on the United States National Team coaching staff, has joined the Kansas University softball staff as associate head coach.

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Kansas’ JaCorey Shepherd willing to give nickel a try

After the changes Kansas University senior JaCorey Shepherd has been through, a potential shift in 2014 can’t be that bad. By Matt Tait

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Column: Road success key to KU’s streak of hard-won hardware

Remarkably, Kansas has a .735 road winning percentage in league play during the regular-season conference streak. By Tom Keegan

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