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Jayhawk Flashback: Video of 1952 NCAA championship game

I had to go deep into our dusty 6Sports archives for today's Jayhawk Flashback — one that will take us back some 58 years.

Afternoon

Todd Reesing signs with Saskatchewan Roughriders

Former Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing is officially a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Stories

Kansas Athletics pledges to go 'above and beyond' to restore confidence of Jayhawk community

Kansas Athletics Inc. officials plan to go “above and beyond” the recommended fixes for their broken ticket-distribution system, one that permitted the documented diversion of nearly 20,000 football and basketball tickets for the personal gain of five former employees and a paid consultant.

Pump brothers release statement on KU ticket scandal through CBSsports.com

Dana and David Pump, who were linked to the current Kansas University ticket scandal in a Yahoo! Sports report Wednesday, have released a statement, according to a blog post by CBSsports.com's Gary Parrish.

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Jayhawk Flashback: Video of 1952 NCAA championship game

I had to go deep into our dusty 6Sports archives for today's Jayhawk Flashback — one that will take us back some 58 years.

KU scandal prompts universities to look at ticket rules

Athletic departments around the country said Thursday they are taking a close look at their ticket policies, one day after the University of Kansas admitted losing at least $1 million in an alleged scalping scheme run by a handful of school employees.

Sporting News taps KU football No. 31

The Sporting News Preseason Top 100 list ranked the Kansas University football team No. 31 in the country for the upcoming 2010 season.

KU volleyball adds four

Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard announced the addition of four players on Friday.

KU thrower Finley 2nd

Kansas University freshman Mason Finley placed second in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field West preliminary Thursday.

Legal eagles circling

Local legal eagles, their ears aflame with anger vented from Williams Fund members who feel cheated by the ticket scandal, are circling, looking for prey that could lead to a class-action lawsuit.

How the scam happened and what KU is doing about it

Employees took tickets that otherwise would go to donors, then sold them to brokers.

Blubaugh resigns from university

Charlette Blubaugh, who was the executive administrative assistant to the athletic director at the University of Central Oklahoma, resigned that position Wednesday, the Daily Oklahoman reported Thursday.