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Kansas freshmen drawing praise

Sports Illustrated has great expectations for two of Kansas University’s incoming freshmen basketball players.

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Beaty likes KU’s options at running back

When David Beaty arrived at Kansas University as its new football coach in December, it looked as if finding a starting running back would be the least of his problems.

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Jayhawks predicted to extend Big 12 title streak

Kansas University’s basketball team will win its 12th consecutive regular-season Big 12 title this season, predicted on Friday.

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KU cornerback Stewart profits from Perry’s insight

So impressed was cornerback Brandon Stewart about the opportunity to continue his football career at Kansas University, that he committed to KU while on a visit to California last December.

KU golfer second

Kansas University incoming freshman women’s golfer Ari Fonseca Diaz shot a 2-under 286 total to place second in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championship on Friday.

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KU target Bolden schedules Duke visit, will still visit Kansas

Texas high school power forward deluxe Marques Bolden, who attended last season’s Late Night in the Phog on an unofficial campus visit, will visit Duke officially Sept. 18-19, according to By Gary Bedore

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Numbers crunch: Failed recruiting efforts leave Jayhawks short-handed

It’s no secret that first-year head coach David Beaty and the Kansas University football program are dealing with a light deck heading into the 2015 season. By Matt Tait

KU swimmer to compete at World Championships

Kansas University backstroker Yulduz Kuchkarova will compete against the top swimmers on the planet at the 2015 FINA World Championships next week in Kazan, Russia.

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KU target Giles to play at Oak Hill

Kansas University recruiting target Harry Giles, a 6-foot-10, 220-pound senior power forward out of Wesleyan Christian Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has decided to play basketball for Oak Hill Academy this school year.

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Bragg’s progress pleases Beaty

While spring practices in April gave Kansas University football coach David Beaty and his new team an opportunity to say hello and work through some of the growing pains associated starting from scratch, it’s preseason camp where the most serious work will be done.

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Column: No. 1 choice: Defensive end Mosby could make impact for Jayhawks

The question, posed in various word combinations, is often asked and almost always followed by a long pause and then a long list of possible answers, not one stated with much conviction.

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Manning in no rush to face Jayhawks in Maui

The leading scorer and rebounder in Kansas University basketball history, who has earned NCAA championship rings at KU as a player and coach, is in no hurry to oppose his alma mater.

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Jayhawks to face Chaminade in Maui Invitational opener

KU's Bill Self, Wake's Danny Manning happy their teams are on opposite sides of bracket

The Kansas University men's basketball team will open this year's Maui Invitational with an 8 p.m. central time tip-off against Chaminade on Nov. 23. The full bracket, which was released Tuesday, features KU taking on the host school in the opener and then facing the winner or loser of the final game of the opening day between UNLV and UCLA.

Column: Kansas football's Bates, Stewart: New team but still teammates

The summer months can drag for college football players, which is why it’s always nice for newcomers to have familiar faces with whom to pass the time.

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Fore thoughts: Self fills in as host of Chalmers’ tourney

Bill Self, who had been too busy coaching his World University Games basketball team and recruiting to play any golf this summer, grabbed an oversized driver and prepared to hit the ceremonial tee shot at the seventh-annual Mario V. Chalmers Foundation Tournament on Monday at Alvamar.

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Column: Mario Chalmers is still super

I wish every freshman college basketball player considering leaping to the pros could have been in the Alvamar Country Club fireside room Sunday night to hear Mario Chalmers answer a question about what was a happier feeling, winning a national championship with Kansas University or an NBA title with the Miami Heat. By Tom Keegan

SE Elite Florida 16-and-under team wins 17-and-under division

The SE Elite Florida 16-and-under team did not betray its youth on its way to winning the 17-and-under platinum division of the Sunflower Showcase Sunday at Sports Pavilion Lawrence. By Chris Duderstadt

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Column: Games experience to benefit Bragg

When the World University Games stretch of basketball started for Kansas University at Sprint Center with a pair of exhibitions vs. Canada, Carlton Bragg was getting tossed across the lane by a Canadian post player. No whistle. Hello basketball vs. men. Goodbye basketball vs. boys. By the end of the South Korean experience, Bragg was diving for loose balls, giving no thought to protecting his broken nose. It didn’t take him long to get the hang of it.

KU players pay tribute to ex-recruit Maloney

Sixteen members of Kansas University’s 2015 football recruiting class, which included former Shawnee Mission West standout Andre Maloney, who passed away in 2013 after collapsing on the sideline during a game with the Vikings, recently made a surprise visit to Cafe 29 in Overland Park, the restaurant run in Maloney’s honor by his mother, Rosaelida.

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Linebacker reveals his plans to play for Kansas

Snow in Kansas in the heart of the summer is hard to imagine, but the Kansas University football program keeps finding a way to make it happen.