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A kick in the teeth: Late FG lifts Owls past KU

About 30 minutes after the final horn sounded on Kansas University’s 25-24, fall-from-in-front collapse against Rice on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, KU senior Daymond Patterson sat with a bag of ice on his hand, a slight shrug in his shoulders and a stunned look on his face.

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Ottawa prep Semi Ojeleye picks Duke

Semi Ojeleye, a 6-foot-6 senior forward from Ottawa High, orally committed to play basketball at Duke during Sunday’s in-home visit with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski.

Kansas soccer edges ’Pack

Junior forward Caroline Kastor picked up her second-consecutive two-goal match to help Kansas University to a 3-2 victory over North Carolina State on Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

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KU football plans to bounce back

When a team comes up short in 27 of its last 33 games, losses have a way of becoming a little too familiar.

Don’t give up just yet

A Kansas University victory, even an unimpressive one, against Rice would have guaranteed a sellout for Saturday’s 11 a.m. kickoff against TCU in Memorial Stadium.

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And the winner is … Diamond Dixon, Thomas Robinson take top honors

Thomas Robinson, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and Diamond Dixon, U.S. Olympic gold-medal winner in the 4x400 relay last month in London, claimed Kansas University men’s and women’s 2011-12 athletes of the year during Sunday’s Rock Chalk Choice Awards at Lied Center.

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Charlie Weis-Dayne Crist duo not so dynamic

The quarterback Midas touch of Charlie Weis, blended with his reunion with the five-star quarterback who spent four years at Notre Dame, made for such a natural marketing campaign to put Kansas University football back under bright lights.

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A kick in the teeth: Late FG lifts Owls past KU

About 30 minutes after the final horn sounded on Kansas University’s 25-24, fall-from-in-front collapse against Rice on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, KU senior Daymond Patterson sat with a bag of ice on his hand, a slight shrug in his shoulders and a stunned look on his face.

KU volleyball sweeps for Jayhawk Invitational title

The Kansas University volleyball team swept Wyoming in three sets to win the Jayhawk Invitational title on Saturday at Horejsi Center.