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KU’s Little expects big senior year

Aside from an all-too-brief trip home for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, it’s been all work and very little play for Kansas University senior basketball player Mario Little this summer.

The next McAnderson?

Freshman Toben Opurum, mature beyond his years, ready for next level

Teenagers generally don’t talk the way Toben Opurum talks. They haven’t lived long enough to exhibit the sort of wisdom Opurum revealed when answering questions before he handed out meals to the homeless in town recently with a few teammates. A freshman running back from Plano, Texas, Opurum saw past the end of his nose, saw hype for its worthlessness and generally showed he already has a feel for what makes Kansas football a winning program under the direction of Mark Mangino.

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KU men's basketball has Big 12 schedule released

The Kansas men's basketball team will play 13 of this year's 16 conference games on either ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or CBS in a Big 12 slate released by the league Wednesday.

Former Kansas golfer Woodland out for year

Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland, a rookie on the PGA Tour, has decided to end his season in order to have shoulder surgery, said Ross Randall, Woodland’s college coach.

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KU’s Little expects big senior year

Aside from an all-too-brief trip home for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, it’s been all work and very little play for Kansas University senior basketball player Mario Little this summer.

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The next McAnderson?

Freshman Toben Opurum, mature beyond his years, ready for next level

Teenagers generally don’t talk the way Toben Opurum talks. They haven’t lived long enough to exhibit the sort of wisdom Opurum revealed when answering questions before he handed out meals to the homeless in town recently with a few teammates. A freshman running back from Plano, Texas, Opurum saw past the end of his nose, saw hype for its worthlessness and generally showed he already has a feel for what makes Kansas football a winning program under the direction of Mark Mangino.

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Ex-Baylor coach Bliss returns to Texas

Former basketball coach Dave Bliss is back in Texas after hiding from a scandal that started with a player’s killing and snared Bliss in a web of lies and financial shenanigans.