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Loud & clear: Kansas volleyball libero Brianne Riley vocal leader

Sometimes at practice, when Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard tires of one player doing all of the talking, he tells senior libero Brianne Riley to stifle. By Gary Bedore

Early Morning

A blessing in disguise: Kansas CB Greg Allen recalls Hurricane Katrina

Eight years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest natural disasters in United States history, began battering the country’s Gulf Coast and brought the city of New Orleans to its knees. It also was when Kansas University cornerback Greg Allen began to see the light. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self fired up for start of school year

Kansas’ men’s basketball coach predicts practices will be ‘competitive’

The start of the 2013-14 school year had Bill Self beaming bright and early on a sunny Monday morning. By Gary Bedore

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Charlie Weis: Early bye nice

Jayhawks get extra week to get ready for opener

Whether they start Friday night, like Kansas State and Texas Tech, or Saturday like seven other league teams, nine of the 10 Big 12 Conference football coaches made the transition from offseason to game week on Monday. Kansas University's Charlie Weis is the exception.By Matt Tait

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Loud & clear: Kansas volleyball libero Brianne Riley vocal leader

Sometimes at practice, when Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard tires of one player doing all of the talking, he tells senior libero Brianne Riley to stifle. By Gary Bedore

Ravens sign ex-Jayhawk QB Crist

Former Kansas University quarterback Dayne Crist has signed with the Baltimore Ravens.

KU soccer clobbers Pacific

Three Kansas University soccer players scored, and four had assists as the Jayhawks won their home opener, 3-0, on Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

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Bill Self’s squad ready to go

Jayhawks hold first team meeting on eve of start of school

Bill Self and his 18 Kansas University basketball players are ready to get to work. By Gary Bedore

Opinion: Fans, friends gather for golfer Gary Woodland

One of my favorite guilty pleasures is sitting alone in my man cave and not only rooting for Gary Woodland to keep it in the fairway, to nail his approach shots and drop his putts, but pulling for every other golfer to find the water, deep rough and steep bunkers and extending their slides with three-putt greens. By Tom Keegan

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A blessing in disguise: Kansas CB Greg Allen recalls Hurricane Katrina

Eight years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest natural disasters in United States history, began battering the country’s Gulf Coast and brought the city of New Orleans to its knees. It also was when Kansas University cornerback Greg Allen began to see the light. By Matt Tait