Stories for September 18, 2013


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Opurum released, McDougald added for practice squad

The Kansas City Chiefs have released fullback Toben Opurum and signed safety Bradley McDougald to their practice squad in a swap of former Kansas University standouts.

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Scout praises 2016 KU recruit in new ranks

Jayson Tatum, a 6-foot-7 sophomore forward from St. Louis Chaminade High who has already received scholarship offers from Kansas University and Missouri, has been ranked No. 4 in the Class of 2016 by Notes by Gary Bedore

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KU shuffles O-line to overhaul toughness, not chemistry

With a couple of changes affecting KU’s offensive line this week, it’s logical to wonder if putting senior Riley Spencer into the starting lineup and opening up the competition between Pat Lewandowski and Dylan Admire at center will have an impact on the chemistry up front. By Matt Tait

CoSIDA names Lawrence's Doug Vance new executive director

Former KU official returns to college athletics

Doug Vance of Lawrence has been named executive director of CoSIDA.

KU football adds home-and-home series with Houston for 2019-20

The Kansas University football team will meet Houston for the first time since 2005 when the Jayhawks travel to Houston in 2019 as the first part of a home-and-home series, KU announced Wednesday afternoon.

Jayhawk men's golf 8th at CSU tourney

Kansas University’s Ben Welle carded a final-round 2-under 68 to lead the KU men’s golf team to an eighth-place finish Tuesday at the 15-team Ram Master Invitational.

KU women’s golf second in opener

Kansas University’s Yupaporn Kawinpakorn tied for second place as the KU women’s golf team finished runner-up on Tuesday at the Cardinal Cup.

Top basketball recruits tease possible 2-for-1 at KU

It’s starting to look as if Kansas University is the top choice of JaQuan Lyle, a 6-foot-5 senior guard from Huntington (W.Va.) Prep, who recently decommitted from Louisville. Recruiting notes by Gary Bedore