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KU's Sims eager for shot at Rice after sitting out loss

Last season, when Rice kicker Chris Boswell knocked a 45-yard field goal through the uprights as time expired to give the Owls a one-point victory over Kansas University, the Jayhawks’ best football player wasn't even at the game. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks aware of Rice QB’s talent

The Kansas University defenders know they will have their hands full this weekend in Houston when they stare across the line of scrimmage at Rice quarterback Taylor McHargue. By Matt Tait

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Self visiting top prep basketball recruits

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self was to visit with the families of top ten guards Tyus Jones and Rashad Vaughn on Wednesday in Minnesota, about the same time No. 43-rated point guard Jordan McLaughlin orally committed to USC. By Gary Bedore

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KU's Sims eager for shot at Rice after sitting out loss

Last season, when Rice kicker Chris Boswell knocked a 45-yard field goal through the uprights as time expired to give the Owls a one-point victory over Kansas University, the Jayhawks’ best football player wasn't even at the game. By Matt Tait

Opinion: Jayhawk fans can take over at Rice

The Coors Events Center on the Colorado campus became known as Allen Fieldhouse West once a year because when Kansas University came to town half the noise from the stands was made in support of the visiting team. Saturday represents a rare opportunity for KU alumni to turn Rice Stadium into Memorial Stadium South. Column by Tom Keegan

Ex-Jayhawk Newton achieves goal of becoming NBA GM

When Milt Newton was finishing up his graduate studies at Kansas University, he told anyone that would listen that his goal was to one day become an NBA general manager.

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Darnell Jackson signs free agent deal with Indiana Pacers

Former Kansas University power forward Darnell Jackson has signed a free agent contract with the Indiana Pacers, the NBA team announced on Tuesday. By Gary Bedore

KU volleyball falls at No. 24 Creighton

Freshman middle blocker Tayler Soucie slammed three block assists to help Kansas University fight off match point seven times against No. 24-ranked Creighton, but the Bluejays defeated the Jayhawks, 25-21, 15-25, 25-17, 29-27, on Tuesday night.

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Jayhawks aware of Rice QB’s talent

The Kansas University defenders know they will have their hands full this weekend in Houston when they stare across the line of scrimmage at Rice quarterback Taylor McHargue. By Matt Tait

Opinion: Receivers dropping? Go hand shopping

Some Jersey sarcasm bubbled to the surface again Tuesday afternoon when Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis turned his attention to the performance of his wide receivers in Saturday’s victory against South Dakota: "I say different things to different players. Usually, it’s the Kmart special. I say, ‘They’re selling hands. Why don’t you go buy yourself a pair.’" Column by Tom Keegan