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Peer pressure: Weis names captains early, hoping to stem off-field woes

Most seasons and at most schools, college football teams select their captains in August, a few weeks after players report to preseason camp.

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Charlie Weis trying to drum up game-day tradition

Coming from a place like Notre Dame, where tradition drips off the walls of the football stadium, and operating in the shadow of Allen Fieldhouse, which he called “the Mecca of college basketball,” first-year Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis has his sights set on adding a little tradition to Saturdays.

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Kristen Samp says: an insider’s look at LCC

Kristen Samp, a Class A teaching professional at Lawrence Country Club, golfed at the University of Missouri (1992-1996), spent 11 years as a touring pro (LPGA and LPGA Futures tour) and is in her fourth year at LCC. Samp finished as high as third in the Big 8 championship and knows the keys to going low at LCC, a course that is neither particularly long nor tight, but is mined with trouble.

Football player James Sims appears in court

James D. Sims, a 20-year-old Kansas University football player, appeared in Lawrence Municipal Court on Wednesday on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence.

Captains: O-line in good hands

A big chair looked small when Tanner Hawkinson sat in it and talked about the honor of being selected as one of the Kansas University football team’s three captains.

How former Jayhawks fared (April 25)

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of April 24.

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Peer pressure: Weis names captains early, hoping to stem off-field woes

Most seasons and at most schools, college football teams select their captains in August, a few weeks after players report to preseason camp.

Kansas men's basketball notebook: Lyons to visit KU; Self offers NYC prep

Former Xavier University basketball combo guard Mark Lyons said Tuesday he is considering a transfer to just three schools — Kansas University, Kentucky and Arizona.