Stories for October 18, 2009


Lead stories

Early Morning

KU rallies, but suffers first loss

Kansas University’s football team came back from the dead Saturday night.


FINAL: Colorado defeats Kansas, 34-30

Dezmon Briscoe couldn't hold on to a potential touchdown catch on the game's last play, as KU falls for the first time this season.


How Keegan voted

The following is Tom Keegan’s Oct. 18 ballot for the Associated Press college football poll.

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KU football drops to 21st, 24th in polls

The Kansas football team fell six spots to 21st in the USA Today coaches poll and seven places to No. 24 in the Associated Press poll. Both rankings were released Sunday.

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Buffs relish rare win over Reesing

Colorado cornerback Jalil Brown was tired of seeing Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing lead his team to victory against the Buffaloes.

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Off the unbeaten path

Call costly, but so were 2 turnovers

Makeup calls by officials don’t happen in football games. That’s a basketball thing. Or is it?

Game balls and Gassers

Game balls and Gassers from KU's contest against Colorado.

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Changes solidify defense

A lackluster defensive effort in last week’s narrow victory over Iowa State led Kansas University coach Mark Mangino to say unit changes were imminent, and the coach made good on that declaration Saturday.

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Texas squeaks past Oklahoma

Sooners' Bradford re-injures throwing shoulder

Colt McCoy was a mess. His right thumbnail was ready to fall off, a nagging cold was wearing him down and Oklahoma was confusing him with blitzes he’d never seen.

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KU rallies, but suffers first loss

Kansas University’s football team came back from the dead Saturday night.

KU cross country teams finish 17th, 18th

The Kansas men’s cross country team finished 17th in a field of 34 teams, four of which are ranked in the top 10 nationally, while the women placed 18th in field of 37, also with four of the nation’s top 10 squads, at the ISU Pre-Nationals Invitational on Saturday.

Kansas volleyball sweeps Kansas State

Sophomore Allison Mayfield's team-high 14 kills powered the Kansas University volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-22) sweep over in-state rival Kansas State on Saturday afternoon.

KU’s Robinson enjoys Late Night

The 25th-annual Late Night in the Phog was everything Kansas University freshman Thomas Robinson expected. And more.