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Once tied with KU as Big 12's worst, Baylor now contending

In 2009, the Baylor Bears finished tied with Kansas University at the bottom of the Big 12 Conference standings, 1-7 in Big 12 play and 4-8 overall. Three years later the Bears sat at Big 12 media days talking about conference titles, national championships and Heisman Trophies. By Matt Tait

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Chalmers sets sights on repeat

Two-time NBA champion Mario Chalmers is planning on cutting down the nets again in 2013-14.

Opinion: KU football at bottom of new pile

The Kansas University football team headed by Charlie Weis sits at the bottom of a pile. It’s a stinky place to be, all the way at the bottom of a pile that includes 63 teams. Alabama is at the top, Kansas at the bottom. It’s known as Division 4 college football.

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Eleven ex-KU players reporting to camps

By sometime this afternoon, 11 former Kansas University football players hoping to stick in the NFL this preseason will have reported to various training camps around the league.

Baker head coach joins KU softball staff

Baker University head softball coach and assistant volleyball coach Matt Windle announced his resignation of both positions on Sunday and will move on to Kansas University, where he will join the softball coaching staff.

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KU basketball notebook: Ex-Jayhawks set for Chalmers all-star game

Former Kansas University basketball players Jeff Graves, Jeff Hawkins, Brady Morningstar, Russell Robinson and Conner Teahan are scheduled to play in Mario Chalmers’ celebrity all-star game at 7 p.m., Thursday, at Olathe East High School. Admission is $20. Notes by Gary Bedore

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Once tied with KU as Big 12's worst, Baylor now contending

In 2009, the Baylor Bears finished tied with Kansas University at the bottom of the Big 12 Conference standings, 1-7 in Big 12 play and 4-8 overall. Three years later the Bears sat at Big 12 media days talking about conference titles, national championships and Heisman Trophies. By Matt Tait