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Kansas, Texas football bemoan plight of rebuilding

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis and Texas coach Mack Brown seem to have different views about what constitutes rebuilding.

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Quick study: Ben McLemore hit books — hard

Ben McLemore had a heart-to-heart talk with his mom, Sonya, in the summer of 2011 before beginning his academic and athletic career at Kansas University.

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Opinion: Big 3 — Klein, Snyder, Self — help Kansas save face

Just when you start to get paranoid that some parts of the country view us as oddballs, college sports figures ride to the rescue.

KU volleyball honored again

Two Kansas University volleyball players were named Big 12 players of the week, and the Jayhawks ascended to unprecedented heights in the national rankings and NCAA RPI projections.

Kansas’ Chris Gilbert tied for golf lead

Chris Gilbert fired consecutive rounds of 3-under 68 to match Blake Biddle of UNLV for the tournament lead, and Kansas University’s men’s golf shot a combined 570 to sit in fifth place after two rounds of the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate on Monday at New Mexico State Golf Course.

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Bill Self pleased with Jayhawks’ progress

Overall, Bill Self likes what he’s seen at practice 10 days into the 2012-13 college basketball season.

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Kansas, Texas football bemoan plight of rebuilding

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis and Texas coach Mack Brown seem to have different views about what constitutes rebuilding.

Jayhawks land commitment from Mississippi juco defensive tackle

Tedarian Johnson, a 6-foot-3, 285-pound defensive tackle from Hinds Community College in Mississippi, orally committed to KU on Monday, according to JayhawkSlant.com. Johnson, a juco teammate of current KU commitment Andrew Bolton, a 6-3, 280-pound defensive end, becomes the 11th member of the Class of 2013 to pledge his services to the Jayhawks.

KU-Baylor to kick off at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 3

The Kansas football team's road game against Baylor on Nov. 3 will kick off at 2:30 p.m., the Big 12 conference announced Monday.