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Positive takeaway: Jayhawks fall to TCU, but Weis says they're 'turning corner'

When quarterback Dayne Crist fumbled into the end zone from the three-yard line on Kansas University's final offensive play of Saturday's 20-6 loss to TCU, the turnover put an end to KU's chances and the game was all but over.

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Beware of the Frogs: Today marks TCU’s Big 12 debut

There are no plans to roll out the red carpet, offer baked goods or host a reception of any kind. In fact, as far as first meetings go, the Kansas University football team is hoping to make today’s Welcome to the Big 12 party for TCU one the Horned Frogs would like to forget.

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Frogs: ‘We’ll take the win’

TCU’s football players and coaches, who competed in the Mountain West Conference the past seven seasons, have heard a lot about life in the Big 12.

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Notebook: Tony Pierson impresses in passing game; reserve WRs get chance with injuries

It's hard to call a team's leading rusher its secret weapon, but in a way, that's exactly what KU sophomore Tony Pierson was during Saturday's 20-6 loss to TCU.

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Positive takeaway: Jayhawks fall to TCU, but Weis says they're 'turning corner'

When quarterback Dayne Crist fumbled into the end zone from the three-yard line on Kansas University's final offensive play of Saturday's 20-6 loss to TCU, the turnover put an end to KU's chances and the game was all but over.

Thieving defense bright spot for KU

Hidden in the gargantuan shadows of the Kansas University football team’s inability to score touchdowns and kick field goals, Dave Campo’s defense week after week has practiced what he has been preaching in his hoarse voice since he left the NFL’s most famous franchise to work at the Big 12’s most famous basketball school.

Game Balls and Gassers: TCU

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Kansas volleyball defeats LMU, 3-1

Kansas University’s volleyball team dominated the first and final sets to fend off Loyola-Marymount on Friday and open the Golden Dome Invitational with a victory.

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Patching up passing game a tall order as KU takes on TCU

Notre Dame. Five-star quarterback. Charlie Weis. Tom Brady. Brady Quinn. Jimmy Clausen. Matt Cassel. It all made for such a delightful blend of Kool-Aid, and it was bottoms-up all spring and summer in anticipation of Dayne Crist lighting up Kansas skies.

Jayhawk soccer shut out by Denver

Visiting Denver held Kansas University scoreless for the first time all soccer season, snapping the Jayhawks’ six-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory on Friday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

KU commit Brannen Greene to visit for Late Night

Brannen Greene, a 6-foot-7, 200-pound senior small forward from Tift County High in Tifton, Ga., who orally committed to KU last Dec. 20, plans to make his official recruiting visit to KU for the Oct. 12 Late Night in the Phog.