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Close to consensus

Sayers widely respected as KU’s greatest of all-time

When the news hit last month that former Kansas University running back Gale Sayers was coming back to Lawrence to become the athletics department’s Director of Fundraising for Special Projects, it didn’t take long for his return to the program to make an impression with the members of the 2009 team.

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Brady Morningstar delivers open letter to KU fans

KU junior guard Brady Morningstar wrote this open letter to KU fans and delivered it to the media Thursday afternoon.

KUsports.com staff’s Week 6 college football picks

The following are the Journal-World/6Sports staffers' picks for Week 6 of the college football season.

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Late Night in the Phog to be featured on ESPNU

Kansas University's Late Night in the Phog will be featured on ESPNU's program "Going Mad of Midnight Madness," a four-hour special that will air on Oct. 16 starting at 8 p.m.

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Aldrich, Collins honored together

Top players together in everything, class included

The Big 12’s Preseason Co-Players of the Year happen to be bosom buddies.

KU fall incidents will fade

The Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, may it rest in peace, died 20 autumns ago and not a day has gone by in which I haven’t missed it.

NU’s top-ranked ‘D’ prepares for MU

No one in the country has scored less than whoever is playing Nebraska in a given week. No one has cared less, it seems, than Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini.

KU Quarterback club meets today

Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan and KUSports.com Big 12 blogger Eric Sorrentino will be the featured guest speakers at today’s KU Quarterback Club meeting at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1012 Mass St.

Kansas volleyball falls to Nebraska, 3-0

No. 9 Nebraska swept the Kansas University volleyball team, 25-20, 25-20, 25-21, on Wednesday night before 4,034 fans at sold-out NU Coliseum.

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Close to consensus

Sayers widely respected as KU’s greatest of all-time

When the news hit last month that former Kansas University running back Gale Sayers was coming back to Lawrence to become the athletics department’s Director of Fundraising for Special Projects, it didn’t take long for his return to the program to make an impression with the members of the 2009 team.

Mangino lauds his players’ attention to detail

Every so often, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino and members of his coaching staff will be sitting in their respective offices at 9 or 10 p.m., going about their business, when a player will drop by to talk football.