Stories for September 26, 2011


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Sorry, Sooners: LSU AP’s new No. 1

Another decisive victory away from home pushed LSU to No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2007.

Gary Woodland takes 13th after firing 66

Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland recorded four birdies and didn’t make a bogey on his way to a tie for 13th place at The Tour Championship on Sunday at the East Lake Golf Club.

Oklahoma center Ben Habern out 6-8 weeks

Starting center Ben Habern could miss six to eight weeks for top-ranked Oklahoma after breaking a bone in his right arm.

Expansion not in Pac-12’s immediate future, but …

While the door is shut to Pac-12 expansion for now, that doesn’t necessarily mean the league won’t entertain offers in the future.

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Boot Camp begins

KU hoops to start 2-week conditioning nightmare Monday

Merv Lindsay, who has developed a close friendship with former Kansas University basketball player Marcus Morris since arriving on campus in June, had a heart-to-heart talk with his brother-figure the other day.

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Snapper helps shore up KU punting

Although it has gone largely unnoticed, one of the biggest areas of improvement for Kansas University’s football team thus far has come in the kicking game. Specifically, on punts.

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'Beyond the Phog' excerpt: Wayne Simien on getting caught up in the college lifestyle

When you go on a recruiting visit, it’s not uncommon to see things get wild and crazy. But once you sign with a school and get to campus, you realize that life can be like that every night. It’s up to you.

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KU soccer clobbers Oral Roberts, 6-1

Kansas University freshman Ingrid Vidal collected two goals, and four other Jayhawks scored as KU soccer topped Oral Roberts, 6-1, Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.