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Signs of spring

Ten things to watch for at Spring Game

As a general rule of thumb, it is wise not to read too much into the outcome of a collegiate spring football game. Coaches generally limit their playbooks significantly. Players are going against teammates (and schemes) they know inside and out. And most of a program’s newcomers — some of whom likely figure prominently into the team’s immediate plans — haven’t yet arrived on campus.

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KU fans: What you post on Facebook could lead to NCAA rules violations for Jayhawks

College sports fans, be careful of the company you keep on Facebook. You might get yourself — and the program you support — in trouble.

‘Batman,’ Russell back for Relays

Bershawn “Batman” Jackson, a five-time champion in the 400-meter hurdles, and a pair of decorated Canadian track and field athletes will return to the Kansas Relays.

Gary Bedore's Kansas Basketball Notebook

There’s a rumor going around that Collins and Aldrich definitely have decided to return to KU. Self says that's positively not true.

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Signs of spring

Ten things to watch for at Spring Game

As a general rule of thumb, it is wise not to read too much into the outcome of a collegiate spring football game. Coaches generally limit their playbooks significantly. Players are going against teammates (and schemes) they know inside and out. And most of a program’s newcomers — some of whom likely figure prominently into the team’s immediate plans — haven’t yet arrived on campus.

KU, UNC deserve credit, too

Anniversary years in sports have a way of distorting the overall picture and awarding near-sainthood to events and people which may not deserve quite that level of reverence.

KU baseball adds game

Kansas University’s baseball team has added a game Tuesday against Baker University to make up for a game the Jayhawks lost due to inclement weather.