Stories for February 18, 2010


Lead stories


KU football uniforms to change in 2010

Players' names will not appear on the backs of uniforms

Kansas football fans will see some slight changes in the football uniforms starting in the 2010 season.

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Jayhawks to move Quigley to running back again in 2010

The ongoing search to find a position for Angus Quigley to play is back where it started: running back.

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Tyshawn Taylor will make return to starting lineup

Taylor makes return to starting lineup

Kansas sophomore guard Tyshawn Taylor will start for the Jayhawks over Brady Morningstar on Saturday against Colorado, KU coach Bill Self announced at his weekly press conference Thursday.Sometimes a starter, sometimes a sixth man, versatile Kansas University combo guard Tyshawn Taylor will start Saturday’s KU-Colorado game, set for a 3 p.m. tip in Allen Fieldhouse.

Baseball debate relived

Do you remember where you were Sept. 14, 1994, the night the World Series was canceled? New York-based Rob Manfred, a lead negotiator for the owners, does.

Bills cut Fine; TE joins Rams

Former Kansas University tight end Derek Fine, a fourth-round selection in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills, was released by the team Tuesday.

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Thompson loss hurts, but KU baseball still confident

If Kansas University’s baseball team is worried about replacing All-American Tony Thompson in its lineup for the first several weeks of the season, it sure isn’t panicking about it.

Comparably, Kansas hoops hasn’t had many close calls

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who breathed a sigh of relief after Monday’s five-point victory at Texas A&M, told media members he felt the Jayhawks were “playing too many” close games.

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Late TV starts for Big Monday not ideal, but mostly unavoidable

At 8 p.m. Monday, when viewers turned on ESPN to watch Kansas University’s basketball team take on Texas A&M, they had no choice but to watch the conclusion of the game between Connecticut and Villanova.

Kansas University football notebook

The Kansas University football roster will be one defensive end lighter when the Jayhawks open spring practices on March 27.

KU golf commit wins diving event

Meghan Potee, who will join the Kansas University women’s golf team in the fall of 2010, won the Indiana High School Athletic Association Girls Swimming and Diving Championship on Saturday in a competition that came down to the final dive.