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KU coach Charlie Weis: Recruiting class 'filled several of our declared needs'

Kansas football coach Charlie Weis said his first recruiting class was aimed at filling some glaring weaknesses, which included defensive line and quarterback. Weis spoke during a National Signing Day press conference on Wednesday afternoon at the Anderson Family Football Complex.

Early Morning

Out of time: KU women can’t grab momentum, fall in OT

The Kansas University women’s basketball team drained clutch three-pointers in the final seconds of each half during Tuesday night’s Big 12 battle with Oklahoma.

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KU coach Charlie Weis: Recruiting class 'filled several of our declared needs'

Kansas football coach Charlie Weis said his first recruiting class was aimed at filling some glaring weaknesses, which included defensive line and quarterback. Weis spoke during a National Signing Day press conference on Wednesday afternoon at the Anderson Family Football Complex.

KU track star wins Big 12 weekly honor

Kansas University track athlete Diamond Dixon was named the Female Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week after her first-place performance in the Jayhawk Classic 400-meter on Friday.

Contracts reveal KU football assistants’ pay

According to information obtained by the Journal-World through the Freedom of Information Act, the total salary for Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis’ assistant coaches almost matches the total of the head coach himself.

National Signing Day kicks off Weis era at KU

National Signing Day has arrived, and even though the Kansas University football program spent most of December transitioning from former coach Turner Gill to new coach Charlie Weis, the Jayhawks appear to have landed a recruiting class that will help them in 2012.

Jayhawks regroup after loss to ISU

Kansas University’s 15 basketball players have yet to experience back-to-back losses during their college careers.

Delayed Big 12 schedule keeps fans, schools guessing

The office phone of Kansas University athletic administrator Larry Keating rings, and visions of a thick, buttery slice of wedding cake, airborne rice, Adam Sandler on the microphone, a beaming bride walking down the aisle — her father on her arm, orange blossoms in her hands — begin to dance in Keating’s head, by now a Pavlovian response after almost nine years on the job.

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Out of time: KU women can’t grab momentum, fall in OT

The Kansas University women’s basketball team drained clutch three-pointers in the final seconds of each half during Tuesday night’s Big 12 battle with Oklahoma.

Jayhawks in the NBA

A look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.