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Bright future ahead: KU safety Olaitan Oguntodu’s professional outlook felt on, off field

One of the easiest ways to spot a football player on the Kansas University campus is to look for the guys wearing sweats and sweatshirts that say Kansas Football. That’s not the case with KU senior Olaitan Oguntodu.

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KU women rout Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 85-44

Boosted by a quick start, the Kansas University women's basketball team cruised to a 85-44 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

Phone companies set up mobile signal boosters at Memorial Stadium to ease network strain during KU football games

All those texts, photos and calls zipping into and out of Memorial Stadium on football game days are putting a strain on wireless phone signals.

Blue Valley West lineman Dylan Admire officially a Jayhawk

The Kansas University football program received its first official commitment from the Class of 2011 on Tuesday, when Blue Valley West offensive lineman Dylan Admire signed a letter of intent with KU.

Coach Bill Self counting on slew of leaders this KU basketball season

Self says Morris twins, Taylor, Morningstar, Little and Reed all leaders in their own way

Kansas University’s basketball players aren’t shy about speaking up when a teammate needs direction on the court.

KU QB Quinn Mecham receives nod vs. Oklahoma State

Three completions versus nine that hit the turf during last week’s loss to Nebraska were not enough to knock Kansas University junior Quinn Mecham out of the starting quarterback role.

K-State pulls away from Virginia Tech, 73-57

Martavious Irving, Rodney McGruder and Nick Russell came off the bench to hold things together in the first half and then helped spark a 28-9 run when Jacob Pullen got back, carrying the third-ranked Wildcats to a 73-57 victory Tuesday over the Hokies.

Texas A&M RB Cyrus Gray gives boost to red-hot Aggies

Cyrus Gray had a role in No. 18 Texas A&M’s offense before fellow running back Christine Michael broke his leg Oct. 30.

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Bright future ahead: KU safety Olaitan Oguntodu’s professional outlook felt on, off field

One of the easiest ways to spot a football player on the Kansas University campus is to look for the guys wearing sweats and sweatshirts that say Kansas Football. That’s not the case with KU senior Olaitan Oguntodu.

Billionaire booster T. Boone Pickens revels in Oklahoma State's football success

As a self-made billionaire, T. Boone Pickens can relate to being an underdog that comes out on top. Seeing his favorite team do just that makes Oklahoma State’s top booster smile.

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KU women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson looking for spark from offense

It’s only one game into the season, so Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson doesn’t expect her young team to have perfected its offensive identity just yet.

KU women’s golf signs 4

Kansas University announced four women’s golf signees Tuesday: Michelle Woods (Manhattan), Gabriella DiMarco (West Chester, Pa.), Nadia Luttner (Pittsburgh) and Jamie Caylor (Indianapolis).

KU volleyball lands 7 on honor roll

A league-leading seven Kansas University volleyball players were named to the Academic All-Big 12 team Tuesday.