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Final chapter: Emotional Brady Morningstar playing last home game at Allen Fieldhouse

Brady Morningstar, who grew up in Lawrence, has listened attentively to countless Kansas University Senior Night speeches throughout the years.

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Freshman QB Berglund won't participate in spring drills

Change in class schedule means prize recruit won't join Jayhawks until August

Kansas University freshman quarterback Brock Berglund’s path to becoming the starter for the Jayhawks this fall, hit a snag on Wednesday. KU coach Turner Gill announced that Berglund, a three-star, dual-threat gem from Valor Christian High in Highlands Rach, Colo., would not participate in spring drills and instead would join the program this summer with the rest of the Class of 2011.

Judge plans to sentence former KU athletic department employees Brandon Simmons, Jason Jeffries to two years of probation

Two former Kansas Athletics Inc. employees are in line to spend two years on probation and pay thousands of dollars in restitution for their roles in a ticket-skimming scheme that cost the department at least $2 million.

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Jayhawk baseball sweeps Southern Utah

Southern Utah pitcher Chase Rezac sure left his mark on Kansas University’s baseball team on Tuesday.

K-State basketball coach Frank Martin has knee surgery; Jacob Pullen's hand OK

Kansas State coach Frank Martin underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Tuesday and was resting comfortably.

Jayhawks in the NBA

Here is how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

Brady Morningstar's name resonates

The only visible signs of his playing days are the letters of his name on the record board and an 8x11 photo plaque celebrating his all-state season of 2004-05 that hangs outside the gym.

Former Lawrence High Lion Stephen Paea shatters NFL combine record

Paea plays defensive tackle for Oregon State

Oregon State defensive tackle Stephen Paea pulled off such an amazing feat Sunday at the NFL combine, by Tuesday he was telling a condensed, somewhat Hollywood version of his life story on Jim Rome’s nationally syndicated radio show.

Gary Bedore’s KU basketball notebook: 'Turg' returns

Fourth-year Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon is 0-5 versus his alma mater, Kansas. His Aggies fell to KU, 73-53, on Jan. 19, 2009, in his only coaching appearance in Allen Fieldhouse.

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Big 12 roundup: Mizzou loses on road again

For Missouri, the best thing about Tuesday night’s game at Nebraska was that it was the Tigers’ last one on the road this season.

KU women's golf finishes 5th at Sir Pizza Cards Challenge

Behind strong final rounds from junior Katy Nugent and freshman Thanuttra Boonraksasat, Kansas University's women's golf team finished fifth at the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge on Tuesday in Weston, Fla.

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Final chapter: Emotional Brady Morningstar playing last home game at Allen Fieldhouse

Brady Morningstar, who grew up in Lawrence, has listened attentively to countless Kansas University Senior Night speeches throughout the years.