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Coachspeak: League peers sound off on Charlie Weis

The connections are few and far between, but the ones that exist are meaningful. Only four of the Big 12 Conference’s nine other football coaches knew Kansas University coach Charlie Weis prior to his being hired by the Jayhawks, and earlier this week at Big 12 media days in Dallas, those four shared their memories with the Journal-World.

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'Jayhawkers,' local film about Wilt Chamberlain, seeks funding

Thursday is the last day for the upcoming feature film “Jayhawkers” to receive much-needed funding from the community whose story it tells.

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Kansas basketball rookies getting workout

Summer practices give newcomers crash course

Kansas University’s basketball players have completed half of their NCAA-allocated 10 practices preceding an Aug. 6-14 tour of Switzerland and France. The five workouts — which have run about two hours apiece — have definitely tested the squad’s six true freshmen and two freshman walk-ons.

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Coachspeak: League peers sound off on Charlie Weis

The connections are few and far between, but the ones that exist are meaningful. Only four of the Big 12 Conference’s nine other football coaches knew Kansas University coach Charlie Weis prior to his being hired by the Jayhawks, and earlier this week at Big 12 media days in Dallas, those four shared their memories with the Journal-World.