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Afternoon

FINAL: Ressel's last-second field goal gives MU 41-39 victory over KU

The Missouri kicker knocked through a 27-yard field goal with no time remaining, as Todd Reesing's 498-yard passing day wasn't enough to save the Jayhawks.

Early Morning

Season salvager? Jayhawks say win today could ease sting of season

The Kansas University football team’s season can be salvaged today. That’s how senior defensive back Justin Thornton sees it, anyway.

Stories

No. 18 KU women lose to TCU

Jayhawks fall to 0-2 at Junkanoo Jam

The 18th-ranked Kansas University women's basketball team lost to Texas Christian University, 74-69, in the consolation game of the Junkanoo Jam tournament on Saturday afternoon.

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Mangino 'optimistic' he'll return next season

Embattled Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino said before Saturday's Border War matchup with Missouri that he was optimistic he'd return to coach the team next season.

Top-rated basketball recruit Bradley Beal to make college choice Monday

Bradley Beal, a 6-foot-3 junior basketball guard from Chaminade High in St. Louis, will orally commit to a college sometime Monday, his high school coach told Rivals.com.

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FINAL: Ressel's last-second field goal gives MU 41-39 victory over KU

The Missouri kicker knocked through a 27-yard field goal with no time remaining, as Todd Reesing's 498-yard passing day wasn't enough to save the Jayhawks.

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For Markieff Morris, the screen’s the thing

It’s not quite Robin Ventura getting a hit in 58 consecutive games for Oklahoma State, or Joe DiMaggio doing it in 56 in a row for the Yankees, but Kansas University reserve post player Markieff Morris has a nice little streak going.

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Season salvager? Jayhawks say win today could ease sting of season

The Kansas University football team’s season can be salvaged today. That’s how senior defensive back Justin Thornton sees it, anyway.

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SNL actor in ‘House'

“Saturday Night Live” actor Jason Sudeikis, a huge Kansas University basketball fan who graduated from Shawnee Mission West, attended the game and sat lower-level, east side. He was introduced to the crowd via the videoboard during the second half.

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Eagles’ Davis gets his fill

Guard strikes for 23

A crazy road trip didn’t keep Tennessee Tech’s Frank Davis from enjoying Thanksgiving dinner just outside Lawrence.

KU’s Johannessen wins in Norway

Kansas University freshman Monica Johannessen competed in the Norwegian Junior Championships Thursday, winning the 100 butterfly and placing second in two other events on the first day.

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‘It’s about time’

Taylor busts slump

A wide-open Tyshawn Taylor accepted a crisp pass from Markieff Morris, elevated high, then hoisted a three-pointer from the left side. Swish.

Rested Kansas women to face weary TCU today

Kansas University's women's basketball team, which bowed to No. 9-ranked Xavier, 76-71, on Thursday afternoon, will meet TCU in their Junkaroo Jam finale at noon in the Freeport YMCA gym.

Today’s Big 12 capsules

Sooners didn’t expect adversity

Season unusual, but ‘I’m not going to overreact to it’

Bob Stoops has never had a season like this at Oklahoma. The injuries keep piling up, along with the losses. For the first time in Stoops’ 11 seasons in Norman, the Sooners have lost five games in the regular season and are limping toward the postseason instead of trying to finish off another run to the Big 12 championship game.

Roles have changed for OU, OSU

The Bedlam rivalry has been defined over the past decade by one Oklahoma team pursuing postseason greatness and another trying to stand in the way.

Mizzou wideout having huge year

Nine games into the 2009 college football season, it became quickly apparent that Missouri receiver Danario Alexander needed to re-evaluate his preseason expectations.

KU vs. MU head to head