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KU sports teams’ apparent feud spurs 2nd brawl

Fights Tuesday, Wednesday, lead to meetings, joint statement

An apparent feud between members of the Kansas University men’s basketball and football teams spilled over into the day Wednesday, when a second altercation between the groups was reported on campus.

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Apologies issued

Taylor says he’s embarrassed for role in fights

Wearing a splint on his thumb and heavy wrap on his injured left hand, a contrite Tyshawn Taylor met the media Thursday afternoon in Wagnon Student Athlete Center.

KUsports.com staff’s Week 4 college football picks

The following are the Journal-World/6Sports staffers' picks for Week 4 of the college football season.

Self starts Boot Camp today

Coach gathers players into gym at 6 a.m.

Bill Self’s Basketball Boot Camp 2009 has started a few days earlier than originally planned.

Kansas playing dodgeball

As if athletic director Lew Perkins didn’t have enough things bumming him out Wednesday, he just had to know his archenemy, T-shirt creator Larry Sinks of Joe College, was busy at work cashing in on his misery.

KU soccer's Dolinsky honored

Kansas senior soccer midfielder Monica Dolinsky was named to CollegeSoccer360.com’s National Team of the Week on Wednesday.

Former LB Floodman to be a guest

Former Kansas University linebacker Banks Floodman, a three-time captain and two-time all-conference honoree, will be the featured speaker at the weekly KU Quarterback Club gathering today at Buffalo Wild Wings (1012 Mass Street).

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Sayonara, Sooners

Kansas volleyball outlasts Oklahoma in five-set thriller

It’s probably appropriate that Kansas University’s Big 12 Conference volleyball home opener against Oklahoma went five sets, because the Jayhawks and Sooners were not separated by much on Wednesday night.

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KU coach Self disappointed with feud

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who was out recruiting Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, hustled back to Lawrence early Wednesday night and promptly called a team meeting.

Stuckey recognized

Kansas senior football safety Darrell Stuckey was named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team on Wednesday.

Dugan Arnett’s KU football notebook

Following a highly-publicized two-day feud between members of the Kansas University football and men’s basketball teams — during which sophomore basketball player Tyshawn Taylor admitted to throwing a punch via his Facebook account — Kansas football coach Mark Mangino on Wednesday addressed the precautions taken by his team’s staff to prevent offensive material from being posted.

Laptad named to watch list

Kansas defensive end Jake Laptad was added on Wednesday to the watch list for the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award.