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Emotional meeting: KU coach Turner Gill faces Tom Osborne, Nebraska for first time

Sometime Monday afternoon, Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne reached out to Kansas University football coach Turner Gill by telephone. Osborne’s attempt to chat up his former quarterback was not uncommon. Throughout the years the two have built a bond that seems to be just one step below family and certainly is as strong as any that exists between a former player and his coach.

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Bill Self addresses issues at pre-Longwood media session

Still no word on Selby; Teahan likely to red-shirt, Woolridge likely to play; lineup uncertain

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self held a media session in advance of KU's opener against Longwood University on Thursday afternoon, addressing a few topics of interest.

Basketball recruit Naadir Tharpe signs with Kansas Jayhawks

Wearing a beige suit and crimson and blue tie, Naadir Tharpe sat at a table with four of his Brewster Academy basketball teammates on Wednesday in Wolfeboro, N.H.

Five players sign letters of intent with Kansas women's basketball

Five basketball players signed national letters of intent with Kansas University’s women’s program on Wednesday.

Nebraska AD Tom Osborne says basketball coach Doc Sadler’s job is safe

Nebraska coach Doc Sadler goes into Friday’s opener against South Dakota with strong support from athletic director Tom Osborne.

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Emotional meeting: KU coach Turner Gill faces Tom Osborne, Nebraska for first time

Sometime Monday afternoon, Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne reached out to Kansas University football coach Turner Gill by telephone. Osborne’s attempt to chat up his former quarterback was not uncommon. Throughout the years the two have built a bond that seems to be just one step below family and certainly is as strong as any that exists between a former player and his coach.

Kansas defensive tackle Patrick Dorsey shows interest in coaching

Turner Gill cited continuity of the coaching staff as one key to Nebraska establishing itself as a consistent national powerhouse that he intends to bring to Kansas University. Consider the position coaches of Patrick Dorsey, a junior defensive tackle for KU: Bill Young during Dorsey’s 2007 red-shirt season; Joe Bob Clements in 2008; Tom Sims in 2009; Buddy Wyatt this season.

KU volleyball edges Texas A&M

hind a career-best 32 digs from freshman Brianne Riley, Kansas University’s volleyball team recorded its first victory in College Station, as the Jayhawks defeated Texas A&M, 3-2, Wednesday.

Texas rolls over LaTech

Jordan Hamilton scored 19 points, and freshman Tristan Thompson had a breakout performance with 17 to lead Texas to an 89-58 victory over Louisiana Tech on Wednesday night in the 2K Sports Classic.