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Duck tales: Ex-MLB pitcher, KU coach Marty Pattin recalls playing days

Escalating fuel prices don’t make the hourlong drive from Lawrence to Kauffman Stadium any easier, even for those who can afford to invest so much time commuting. Those who can’t just might feel as if they are in the middle of a major-league baseball game by pulling up a stool next to Marty “Duck” Pattin, who spent 13 seasons as an American League pitcher.

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Final ticket scandal co-conspirator Ben Kirtland awaits designation at Massachusetts federal prison

The last co-conspirator in an operation that stole and sold thousands of tickets for Kansas University basketball and football games is behind bars, awaiting designation in a federal medical complex in Massachusetts.

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KU safety and former Ohio State recruit Bradley McDougald discusses OSU football scandal

Last month, the Ohio State University football program was rocked by investigations into improper benefits and an alleged cover-up stemming from a tattoo-parlor scandal that involved some of the team’s highest profile players.

Greg Gurley to work with Williams Fund

Former Kansas University basketball guard Greg Gurley has been named director of development for KU’s Williams Fund.

Gary Bedore's KU basketball notebook

KU coach Bill Self was asked if his six-man recruiting class might grow to seven on Monday during an appearance on 810 radio’s Border Patrol:

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‘88 teammates helping Cole Aldrich at camp

Gueldner wages successful battle against cancer

Former Kansas University basketball player Jeff Gueldner teamed with his college roommate, Mark Randall, in a three-day member/guest golf tournament last week.

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Duck tales: Ex-MLB pitcher, KU coach Marty Pattin recalls playing days

Escalating fuel prices don’t make the hourlong drive from Lawrence to Kauffman Stadium any easier, even for those who can afford to invest so much time commuting. Those who can’t just might feel as if they are in the middle of a major-league baseball game by pulling up a stool next to Marty “Duck” Pattin, who spent 13 seasons as an American League pitcher.