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From bad to worse

KU’s losing skid hits five; ‘It sucks’

They’re running out of adjectives.

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KU women top ORU in season opener

All five of the Kansas University's women's basketball team's starters scored in double figures as KU defeated Oral Roberts, 106-80, Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU-Texas set for 7 p.m. kickoff

The Kansas University football team's game against No. 2 Texas next Saturday in Austin has been slated for a 7 p.m. kickoff and will be part of a split national feed along with the Oregon-Arizona game, the Big 12 Conference announced Sunday.

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From bad to worse

KU’s losing skid hits five; ‘It sucks’

They’re running out of adjectives.

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For a change, NU offense delivers

Kansas University’s pooch kickoff — with the wind and a 17-16 lead — certainly surprised lots of fans Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Not Nebraska return man Niles Paul, however.

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Game balls and Gassers

Game balls and gassers for KU vs. NU, November 14, 2009.

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Kansas neutralizes NU’s Suh

For a Kansas University offensive line that seemingly had regressed in recent weeks, the prospect of going against Nebraska defensive tackle and All-American candidate Ndamukong Suh didn’t seem like an overly promising venture.

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Memphis coach tosses bouquets Self’s way

Memphis coach Josh Pastner had nothing but nice things to say about Kansas University's Bill Self.

KU volleyball upsets Baylor

In the record book, it will go down as a single victory. But in the minds of the Kansas University volleyball coaches and players, it meant so much more.

KU women to open season against ORU

Back in the spring of 2006, Olathe East’s Danielle McCray was honored as the Kansas City Metro female high school athlete of the year. About the same time, Janae Voelker of Newton was named Kansas female prep athlete of the year by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.

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Kansas seniors deserved better

In some ways, it seemed like just yesterday that Todd Reesing stretched his arms and started tossing a football on the sideline, warming up to rip off his red shirt, save a sinking game and, as it turned out, push a tradition-poor football program to new heights.

KU runner Bonds qualifies for nationals

Kansas University senior Lauren Bonds earned an automatic bid to the 2009 Cross Country National Championships after a fifth-place finish (20:49.10 in the 6K) at the Midwest Regional Championships on Saturday.

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Title IX suit targets KU men’s athletics

Complaint focuses on level of competition for under-represented gender

A former Kansas University swimmer and member of the 1980 Olympic team has filed a Title IX complaint against the university, alleging that the school does not offer adequate competition for men.

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KU’s late D lacking

Jayhawks can’t get key stop again

Justin Thornton knows there’s something that needs to be fixed with Kansas University’s defense late in games.