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Evening

Seeing red: Charlie Weis 'not content with anything' after KU's 54-16 loss to Texas Tech

The Kansas football team was left trying to explain what went wrong in a game in which the home team raced out to a 10-0 lead and then fell flat. By Matt Tait• Box score

Early Morning

Dunks, anticipation and heat higher than ever at Late Night

More than 16,300 fans who were shoehorned into Allen Fieldhouse for the 29th-annual Late Night in the Phog shared an unexpected group sauna Friday night in KU’s tradition-rich building. By Gary Bedore

Stories

Kelley, Kenney, Lienhard to be honored

Three U.S. Olympic gold medalists and NCAA basketball champions out of Kansas University will be inducted into The State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame today at the Boathouse in Wichita.

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Riggle, wiggles highlight ‘Night

Actor Rob Riggle, who drew rave reviews for his work as host of the 2012 ESPY Awards, had a stellar encore performance at Friday’s 2013 Late Night in the Phog. By Gary Bedore

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Notebook: Tony Pierson injured; Weis not upset KU fans left early

As if the numbers on the scoreboard were not bad enough, the worst news for the Kansas University football team after Saturday's 54-16 loss to No. 20 Texas Tech may have come in the form of an injury to one of its top players. By Matt Tait

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Seeing red: Charlie Weis 'not content with anything' after KU's 54-16 loss to Texas Tech

The Kansas football team was left trying to explain what went wrong in a game in which the home team raced out to a 10-0 lead and then fell flat. By Matt Tait• Box score

Game Balls and Gassers: Texas Tech

Candidates for Game Balls and Gassers following Kansas' 54-16 loss to Texas Tech ...

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Opinion: Fake punt a risk not worth taking

It certainly wasn’t difficult to pinpoint the moment the tide turned in Kansas' 54-16 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score

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Texas Tech wins, but loses quarterback

Texas Tech freshman quarterback Baker Mayfield completed 33 of 51 passes for 368 yards, no touchdowns and one interception before suffering a right knee injury late in the third quarter. By Gary Bedore

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Charlie Weis: Tony Pierson could miss 'substantial' time with head injury

Kansas receiver Tony Pierson could miss extended time after suffering a head injury in the third quarter, KU coach Charlie Weis said in his press conference following the Jayhawks' 54-16 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.

Line-cutting, mobbing has KU Athletics reviewing Late Night admittance protocol

Kansas Athletics will be examining its admittance procedure to future Late Night in the Phog events after many fans complained about a lack of crowd control, line cutting and mobbing at the entrance of Allen Fieldhouse on Friday. By Stephen Montemayor

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KU women kick off season with nods to past, hope for future

For the Kansas University women's basketball newcomers, Late Night in the Phog represented the chance finally to kick off their time as Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

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Dunks, anticipation and heat higher than ever at Late Night

More than 16,300 fans who were shoehorned into Allen Fieldhouse for the 29th-annual Late Night in the Phog shared an unexpected group sauna Friday night in KU’s tradition-rich building. By Gary Bedore

Opinion: 2013-14 Jayhawks' ceiling limitless if ...

The 2013-14 Kansas University men's basketball team looked like a Sweet 16 squad to one set of eyes on Friday at Late Night in the Phog. But if two developments occur throughout the course of the season, KU could blossom into the school to beat heading into March Madness. Column by Tom Keegan

KU football recruit from SMW dies following stroke

Shawnee Mission West standout Andre Maloney, who committed to play football at Kansas University, died Friday after suffering a stroke in a game on Thursday. By Matt Tait

Notebook: Texas Tech to test KU ‘D’

Even though Kansas University already has three nonconference football games in the books, today’s 11 a.m. match-up with No. 20 Texas Tech might feel like the opener for the Kansas defense. By Matt Tait