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Frankamp picks up pointers from pros

Conner Frankamp, who hopes to be in the mix for playing time during his freshman year at Kansas University, certainly didn’t forget about basketball during a 31⁄2-week break between the end of summer school and Monday’s start of the 2013-14 school year. By Gary Bedore

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Teammates sing QB Jake Heaps’ praises

Some of the most frequently asked questions of Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis this offseason centered on his quarterback, Jake Heaps, the junior transfer from BYU who sat out the 2012 season and will start his first game for the Jayhawks nine days from today. By Matt Tait

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Vestal turns up volume on KU football staff

When Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis promoted Scott Vestal into a role as a full-time assistant during the offseason, Weis knew he was turning up the volume. “He is exactly what I thought he’d be,” Weis said. “He’s wired for sound.” By Matt Tait

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Frankamp picks up pointers from pros

Conner Frankamp, who hopes to be in the mix for playing time during his freshman year at Kansas University, certainly didn’t forget about basketball during a 31⁄2-week break between the end of summer school and Monday’s start of the 2013-14 school year. By Gary Bedore

KU volleyball’s Jarmoc up for CLASS Award

Fifth-year Kansas University senior All-American Caroline Jarmoc was named one of 30 candidates to be considered for the Senior CLASS Award in collegiate volleyball, the committee announced Wednesday.

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Teammates sing QB Jake Heaps’ praises

Some of the most frequently asked questions of Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis this offseason centered on his quarterback, Jake Heaps, the junior transfer from BYU who sat out the 2012 season and will start his first game for the Jayhawks nine days from today. By Matt Tait

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Off the Beaten Plate: Wang Burger at the Wheel

ESPN sports announcers visiting Lawrence have been known to hit the Wheel before games to chow on these unpretentious white-bun burgers topped with a fried egg, bacon and cheese — and sometimes even profess their love for them on air.