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Buffalo transfer Nick Sizemore eager to add new element to KU offense

All Kansas University fullback Nick Sizemore ever wanted to do was play linebacker. Back at Manheim Township High in Lititz, Pa., Sizemore was an all-state selection after finishing his senior year with 111 tackles and 5.5 sacks.

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Monday message from Zenger to set tone for KU Athletics

On Monday, when he stands in front of the entire Kansas University student-athlete population, Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger will deliver a message he hopes will reshape Kansas athletics.

'Challenge' ahead for basketball rules at KU

David Booth can do the math: 13 rules + two sheets of paper + one signature = one heck of a tourist attraction.

Kansas soccer slips past Southern Cal

Freshman Jamie Fletcher’s goal in the 62nd minute proved to be the game-winner as Kansas University beat Southern Cal, 3-2, on Friday night in the opening game of the USD Tournament.

KU volleyball opens with victory over FAMU

Powered by a career-best .700 attack percentage from junior middle blocker Tayler Tolefree, Kansas University opened its volleyball season with a 3-0 victory over Florida A&M on Friday.

UConn adds top prep to haul

Defending national champion UConn on Friday night drastically improved its chances of cutting down the nets at April’s Final Four in New Orleans.

Time for Big 12 to raid Big East

Publicly, Big 12 officials and athletic directors of member schools must voice a positive, calm spin every time an institution bolts for another conference. Privately, they know they must poach or be poached. They’re looking, but maybe they aren’t looking in the right places.

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Buffalo transfer Nick Sizemore eager to add new element to KU offense

All Kansas University fullback Nick Sizemore ever wanted to do was play linebacker. Back at Manheim Township High in Lititz, Pa., Sizemore was an all-state selection after finishing his senior year with 111 tackles and 5.5 sacks.