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Purple people leader: Even in Jayhawk country, Bill Snyder garners respect

Call him a rival, call him old, call him a thorn in the side of Kansas University football. But don’t even think about disrespecting Kansas State coach Bill Snyder. Around here, that doesn’t fly — not even with Jayhawks.

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Kansas to appear in 2011 Maui Invitational

The Kansas men's basketball team will be part of a loaded field in the 2011 Maui Invitational.

KUsports.com staff’s Week 7 college football picks

The following are the Journal-World/6Sports staffers' picks for Week 7 of the college football season.

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Marcus Morris, Josh Selby earn preseason all-Big 12 honors

Kansas junior forward Marcus Morris was named preseason first-team All-Big 12, while freshman Josh Selby was named preseason freshman of the year, the Big 12 announced Thursday after a vote of the league coaches. Kansas University junior forward Marcus Morris was named to the five-player preseason All-Big 12 team Thursday as voted by the league’s coaches.

KU vs. K-State: Head to head

Gary Bedore’s KU basketball notebook

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self was in New York on Wednesday night for the Jimmy V. Classic Dinner Auction at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers.

Prep guard Naadir Tharpe emotional after picking Kansas

Naadir Tharpe became a bit emotional upon committing to play basketball at Kansas University on Wednesday morning.

Know the foe: Running back Daniel Thomas key for Wildcats

Through four games, Kansas State University running back Daniel Thomas was on a torrid pace, leading the Big 12 in rushing and averaging 157 rushing yards per game.

Matt Tait’s KU football notebook

FOX Sports Midwest’s media contact, Geoff Goldman, sent out a release Wednesday that indicated Dish Network subscribers in the area would not be able to tune in to tonight’s college football game between Kansas University and Kansas State.

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Purple people leader: Even in Jayhawk country, Bill Snyder garners respect

Call him a rival, call him old, call him a thorn in the side of Kansas University football. But don’t even think about disrespecting Kansas State coach Bill Snyder. Around here, that doesn’t fly — not even with Jayhawks.

KU tops Baylor in four sets

Kansas University’s volleyball team beat Baylor, 25-22, 25-27, 26-24, 26-24, on Wednesday night at Ferrell Center.

KU women’s golf team finishes 9th in N.M.

Junior Katy Nugent fired a final round 72 to finish tied for 22nd and help Kansas University’s women’s golf team to its fourth straight top-10 finish this season, as the Jayhawks placed ninth at the Price’s “Give ‘Em Five” Intercollegiate on Wednesday.

CU’s Big 12 farewell tour lacks sparkle of NU’s

No. 5 Nebraska got a raucous welcome at Kansas State as they faced the Wildcats for the last time as a Big 12 opponent. It didn’t take long for the Huskers to quiet the crowd and turn the 95th and potentially final meeting between the longtime rivals last week into a rout. Colorado? The Big 12’s other lame duck program is on the verge of going out on a much more silent note.

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Mile-stone: Jim Ryun wants to see 4-minute mark challenged more at high school level

The adidas-351 track spikes bear the numbers of Jim Ryun’s world-record mile (3:51.1) that stood for more than seven years, but Ryun didn’t always have shoes named after him. In fact, he didn’t always have shoes on his feet.