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Good game: A look at the best KU games in the Bill Self era

For the eighth installment of our summer series, which looks back at the top players and moments of the Bill Self era thus far, we rank the best basketball games, taking into account the stakes, outcomes and pure entertainment of it all.

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KU’s Jake Heaps out to prove he can be a top QB

Of the 34 players who made their way to Dallas for this year’s Big 12 media days, only two were quarterbacks. Kansas University junior Jake Heaps, one of those two, says he may not be as well-known as passers in other conferences, but he's working hard to prove he belongs with the best of them. By Matt Tait

KU running back Sims confident, motivated as senior

As a freshman, Kansas University running back James Sims didn't want to do interviews. Now a senior, Sims comfortably sat at an elevated table answering questions for two hours during Monday’s Big 12 media days and said he's come a long way both on and off the field. By Jesse Newell

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Notebook: Charlie Weis draws attention for 'pile of crap' comment; Marcus Jenkins-Moore has knee surgery

It may have been unexpected, but the Kansas University football program and coach Charlie Weis captured the media’s attention on Monday, the opening day of Big 12 media days at the Omni Hotel. By Matt Tait

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Big 12 commish Bob Bowlsby: NCAA needs changes

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, now in his second year on the job, kicked off Big 12 Media Days by addressing the media for 20 minutes and then fielding questions for another 20.

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Good game: A look at the best KU games in the Bill Self era

For the eighth installment of our summer series, which looks back at the top players and moments of the Bill Self era thus far, we rank the best basketball games, taking into account the stakes, outcomes and pure entertainment of it all.

Morris twins to play for NBA summer league title

Kansas University’s Morris twins will be playing for an NBA summer league championship today in Las Vegas.