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End all, be all: Versatile Toben Opurum settling in

From promising running back to adaptable defensive end and several stops in between, Kansas University senior Toben Opurum has done plenty during his first three years in a KU uniform.

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Tim Biere among Chiefs’ cuts

The Kansas City Chiefs have released 14 players ahead of the NFL’s deadline to reach the 75-man roster limit, including former Kansas University tight end Tim Biere.

Future Jayhawks solid in basketball showcase

Future Kansas University basketball players Brannen Greene and Conner Frankamp scored 13 and five points respectively in helping the Raymond Lewis squad defeat the Marques Johnson squad, 164-138, in Saturday’s Under Armour Elite 24 all-star game in Venice Beach, Calif.

It’s a marriage made in … Hilton Head ... for local golf instructors

KU assistant, Firekeeper instructor met at golf academy

Heritage Academy in Hilton Head, S.C., is listed as a previous school for three Kansas University golfers, including two on the women’s team. It’s not difficult to trace the connection to the school where world-renowned Hank Haney heads the golf instruction and students partake in an academic year that stretches from mid-August through the end of May.

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Kansas soccer blanks UNLV

Senior Whitney Berry had a goal and two assists, and senior goalkeeper Kat Liebetrau recorded her second-straight shutout as Kansas University blanked UNLV, 3-0, in nonconference soccer on Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

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Lubbock's last stand: KU safety Lubbock Smith's career comes full circle

There are a dozen different ways to describe Kansas University safety Lubbock Smith.

KU volleyball falls in final

Kansas University’s volleyball team suffered a four-set loss to Arkansas in the championship match of the Arkansas Invitational on Saturday at Barnhill Arena.

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KU forward Carolyn Davis’ recovery on course

Kansas University senior basketball forward Carolyn Davis has entered the final stages of rehab from ACL surgery on her left knee.

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End all, be all: Versatile Toben Opurum settling in

From promising running back to adaptable defensive end and several stops in between, Kansas University senior Toben Opurum has done plenty during his first three years in a KU uniform.