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Basketball players relishing new space

Kansas University’s new basketball practice facility is quite a sight.

Up close and personal

Jayhawks mingle during Fan Appreciation Day

The lasting image to come from the Kansas University football team’s Fan Appreciation Day wasn’t coach Mark Mangino’s urging of fans to make Memorial Stadium a “hostile” place this fall. It wasn’t the shenanigans of an unusually feisty Baby Jay or one fan’s Todd Reesing action figure (complete with yellow Livestrong bracelet).

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KU students can join new Junior Williams Fund to begin earning priority points for athletic events

Kansas University students can start earning priority points for better seating at KU athletic events once they graduate — and at a much cheaper rate.

KU football loses two players

Kansas University football players Jose Rodriguez and Chris Heinz are no longer with the program, a university spokesman said Thursday.

KU volleyball team hoping to get back on track

Progress is often measured in picas in women’s volleyball. No one knows that more than Kansas University coach Ray Bechard.

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Basketball players relishing new space

Kansas University’s new basketball practice facility is quite a sight.

Hoops recruit Barnes to visit North Carolina

Harrison Barnes, a 6-foot-6 small forward from Ames (Iowa) High, will visit the University of North Carolina over Labor Day weekend on an official recruiting trip, the Des Moines Register reports.

Practice provides glimpses

Threatening weather forecasts kept many away, so those who attended Fan Appreciation Day at Memorial Stadium generally were folks who spend a lot of time thinking about the upcoming Kansas University football season filled with promise.

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Up close and personal

Jayhawks mingle during Fan Appreciation Day

The lasting image to come from the Kansas University football team’s Fan Appreciation Day wasn’t coach Mark Mangino’s urging of fans to make Memorial Stadium a “hostile” place this fall. It wasn’t the shenanigans of an unusually feisty Baby Jay or one fan’s Todd Reesing action figure (complete with yellow Livestrong bracelet).