Stories for January 25, 2011


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Kansas players cope with loss of Thomas Robinson's mother together

Team will attend funeral services, NCAA clears KU to pay for expenses

Kansas University’s basketball players didn’t practice Sunday, a day after incurring their first loss of the 2010-11 season.


Funeral plans set for Thomas Robinson's mother

Scholarship fund created to benefit younger sister

Funeral services for Lisa Robinson, the mother of Kansas basketball player Thomas Robinson, will be at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday at the Antioch Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.

Former KU AD Lew Perkins fined $4,000 over exercise equipment allegation

His attorney, Todd Thompson, released a statement from Perkins. "As the consent decree states, I never acted with any intent to violate any laws or ethical rules," Perkins said.

Kansas basketball falls to 6th in AP poll; UT 7th

Ohio State is again the runaway No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll, receiving all but two first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel.

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New-look Buffs: Cory Higgins, Colorado put their trust in first-year coach Tad Boyle

When Colorado senior guard Cory Higgins first heard the news last April, he wasn’t particularly fond of the development.

K-State slips past Baylor

Jacob Pullen and Will Spradling had 17 points apiece, and slow-starting Kansas State held on Monday night for a ragged, foul-plagued victory over Baylor.

Jayhawks in the NBA

Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.

Jayhawk football adds speed with linebacker Tunde Bakare

The Kansas University football team’s continued quest to add speed this offseason may have just landed its biggest burner.

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KU hoops notebook: Jayhawks prepare for Colorado

CU’s shift from the Big 12 Conference to the Pac-10 next season will halt one of the strangest occurrences in sports: Jayhawk basketball fans’ migration to Coors Events Center for the annual KU-Colorado hoops game.

NOCSAE safety group gathers data from football helmet manufacturers

The group that sets safety standards for sports equipment has gathered information from manufacturers about football helmets made over the past 10 years.