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Surprise addition: KU football adds Maryland WR Nigel King

Kansas University has added another big name wide receiver via transfer. Former Maryland standout Nigel King, a 6-foot-3, 210-pound, junior who will be eligible to play his final season of college football for the Jayhawks this fall has joined the Kansas program and is in Lawrence.

Early Morning

Mentor: Ex-Oregon recruit Kasongo college-ready athlete

Former Oregon signee Ray Kasongo, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound unranked power forward from Canada who will visit Kansas University with his parents Friday through Sunday, as a freshman will be able to hold his own physically against top college talent. So said his mentor, former Louisville player Brandon Bender. By Gary Bedore

Stories

Sources: Cleveland finalizes deal to send Wiggins to Minnesota

Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed in principle to a trade that will send Love to the Cavaliers for a package that includes Andrew Wiggins, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday.

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Surprise addition: KU football adds Maryland WR Nigel King

Kansas University has added another big name wide receiver via transfer. Former Maryland standout Nigel King, a 6-foot-3, 210-pound, junior who will be eligible to play his final season of college football for the Jayhawks this fall has joined the Kansas program and is in Lawrence.

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Column: KU offense's recent woes warrant closer look at hype

The average Kansas University football fan brings healthy skepticism to any conversation regarding the offense. Let’s look at the most common sources of suspicion and label each one fair or unfair. Column by Tom Keegan

Five storylines stand out as KU fall football camp nears

Beginning Friday, the Kansas University football team will hop back onto the practice field for the first time in months, marking the official beginning of the 2014 season. Here’s a quick look at some of the more interesting storylines as camp kicks off. By Matt Tait

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Mentor: Ex-Oregon recruit Kasongo college-ready athlete

Former Oregon signee Ray Kasongo, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound unranked power forward from Canada who will visit Kansas University with his parents Friday through Sunday, as a freshman will be able to hold his own physically against top college talent. So said his mentor, former Louisville player Brandon Bender. By Gary Bedore