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Turning a corner? KU finally wins close one in improbable 13-10 victory over LA Tech

At a school like Kansas, where wins and feel-good moments have been hard to come by, Saturday's come-from-behind win in front of 39,823 fans at Memorial Stadium may have been just what the program needed. By Matt Tait• Box score• Weis postgame audio

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Full-speed ahead: Kansas LB Ben Heeney gung-ho from the get-go

To say that Ben Heeney has blown up during the past 13 months would be an understatement. But to say his overdrive attitude and blue-collar success came out of nowhere would be flat-out wrong. By Matt Tait

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Opinion: Matthew Wyman earns rock-star status with clutch kick

Matthew Wyman — in the bleachers a year ago and the most anonymous player in camp a few months ago — made a name for himself with Saturday's game-winning kick, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score• Weis postgame audio

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Notebook: TE Jimmay Mundine responds to benching; KU shuffles offensive line

He may have started the game on the bench, but Kansas University junior tight end Jimmay Mundine was on the field when it mattered most. By Matt Tait

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Key fumbles by key players doom Lousiana Tech

The unthinkable happened as Louisiana Tech sophomore running back Kenneth Dixon carried the football to Kansas University’s five-yard line with a minute-and-a-half left and the score knotted at 10 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. By Gary Bedore

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Turning a corner? KU finally wins close one in improbable 13-10 victory over LA Tech

At a school like Kansas, where wins and feel-good moments have been hard to come by, Saturday's come-from-behind win in front of 39,823 fans at Memorial Stadium may have been just what the program needed. By Matt Tait• Box score• Weis postgame audio

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Game Balls and Gassers: LA Tech

Candidates for Game Balls and Gassers following Kansas' 13-10 victory over LA Tech on Saturday.

KU soccer tops S.D. State, 2-1

Kansas University junior defender Haley Yearout scored her first career goal in the 75th minute, and the Jayhawks beat South Dakota State, 2-1, in nonconference soccer Friday at Fishback Soccer Park.

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Jayhawks survive tougher, condensed Boot Camp

Kansas University senior Tarik Black and the rest of his Jayhawk teammates completed the five-day Bill Self Basketball Boot Camp on Friday. By Gary Bedore

Opinion: KU must get football to playmakers ... a lot

Kansas University's football team is at its best when the Jayhawks' star backfield gets the football on offense. If KU wants to win comfortably against Louisiana Tech today, James Sims, Tony Pierson, Darrian Miller and Brandon Bourbon should combine for over 50 touches, at least. Column by Tom Keegan