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Passing judgment: Weis says KU air attack 'not acceptable' following 34-19 loss to Oklahoma

On a day when Kansas University coach Charlie Weis took the first step toward looking to the future at quarterback, the present bit him in the rear as the Jayhawks managed just 16 yards passing in a 34-19 loss to 18th-ranked Oklahoma in front of 41,113 at Memorial Stadium. By Matt Tait

Morning

Andrew Wiggins scores 21; KU draws 10,000 fans for scrimmage

Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points in a series of three, 10-minute scrimmages before 10,000 fans on Saturday morning at Allen Fieldhouse.

Night

Ring a Bell? Oklahoma quarterback’s cousin a walk-on linebacker for Jayhawks

Earlier this week, on his “Hawk Talk” radio show, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis joked that he just might insert walk-on linebacker Beau Bell into the KU lineup this week so the first-year Jayhawk can blitz his older cousin, Blake Bell, the starting quarterback at Oklahoma. Beau’s all for it. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks show 10K fans reluctance to run

Kansas University’s basketball coaches have been encouraging their players — actually pleading with the players — to get the ball and run this preseason. By Gary Bedore

Buchanan paces Kansas runners

Junior Reid Buchanan placed 37th to pace the Kansas University men, and sophomore Hannah Richardson led the women with her 36th-place finish Saturday at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational on Saturday.

KU tennis 7-0 at regional

Kansas University tennis went 7-0 and put two players into the Round of 16 on Saturday at the ITA Central Regional.

Kansas volleyball upends WVU

Fifth-year Kansas University senior Catherine Carmichael had 18 kills, including crucial back-to-back kills in a second-set comeback, to spark KU to a four-set Big 12 volleyball victory over West Virginia on Saturday at the WVU Coliseum.

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Opinion: Jayhawks playing hard for Charlie Weis

With each Kansas loss, some people might jump off the Charlie Weis bandwagon, but it doesn't appear his players are doing the same thing, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.

Trick play sparks Sooners

Lacoltan Bester who connected with Sterling Shepard for 49 yards and a score that erased a 13-8 deficit and gave the Sooners the lead for good in a 34-19 victory. By Gary Bedore

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Notebook: KU sees early ground success; Weis gives injury updates for Heeney, Pierson

Aslam Sterling was a busy man during his second start of the season at right tackle on Saturday. And that's because most of the power running plays that worked beautifully during the early portion of Kansas University's 34-19 loss to No. 18 Oklahoma went right behind the 6-foot-5, 315-pound senior, who started the season at left tackle. By Matt Tait

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Passing judgment: Weis says KU air attack 'not acceptable' following 34-19 loss to Oklahoma

On a day when Kansas University coach Charlie Weis took the first step toward looking to the future at quarterback, the present bit him in the rear as the Jayhawks managed just 16 yards passing in a 34-19 loss to 18th-ranked Oklahoma in front of 41,113 at Memorial Stadium. By Matt Tait

Game Balls and Gassers: Oklahoma

Candidates for Game Balls and Gassers following Kansas' 34-19 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday ...

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Andrew Wiggins scores 21; KU draws 10,000 fans for scrimmage

Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points in a series of three, 10-minute scrimmages before 10,000 fans on Saturday morning at Allen Fieldhouse.

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KU unselfishness impresses ex-NBA coach Van Gundy

There might not be a more qualified man to assess a Kansas University basketball practice than Stan Van Gundy, former head coach of the NBA’s Miami Heat and Orlando Magic. “What I like beyond the obvious talent is it’s a very unselfish team," Van Gundy, a guest speaker at Bill Self's KU coaches clinic, said Friday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

Opinion: Open practice a peek at recruits, rotation

Late Night resulted in so many local crazed basketball fans getting turned away at the door that Kansas University coach Bill Self has decided to have another open practice. Call it Early Morning. Column by Tom Keegan

KU tennis wins three on Day 2 of ITA regionals

Kansas University doubles partners Maria Belen Ludueña and Maria Jose Cardona advanced to the round of 16 before losing Friday at the ITA Regional Tennis Championships.

WVU blanks KU soccer

Kansas University’s soccer team gave up two goals in the first 15 minutes at West Virginia on Friday night, and the Mountaineers held on for a 2-0 victory.