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To correct drops, new receivers coach focuses on Jayhawks’ form

For the past two years, it seemed, Kansas University wide receivers mimicked the stock market of Sept. 29, 2008 — one drop after another. Eric Kiesau, hired in February to coach the Jayhawks’ pass-catchers, came into this job with eyes wide open. “That was the whole thing I heard about from everybody before practice started,” Kiesau said of the rash of drops. By Tom Keegan

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Column: Familiar name would be nice fit for coaching vacancy

No officials from Marquette University, my alma mater, have asked for my opinion since basketball coach Buzz Williams left for the browner pastures of Virginia Tech. And really, why should they? Don’t forget, they have access to my transcript. Then again, I’ve never been one to wait to be asked for my opinion, so I’ll offer it here. Column by Tom Keegan

NCAA-leading victories pace KU track at Texas Relays

Kansas University track and field juniors Lindsay Vollmer and Clint Bowen kicked off their outdoor seasons with nationally ranked victories, Thursday at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.

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Allen’s growth gives KU depth at defensive back

On Tuesday, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis called third-year sophomore Greg Allen “probably the most pleasant surprise on defense” this spring. Thursday, defensive backs coach Scott Vestal explained why. By Matt Tait

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To correct drops, new receivers coach focuses on Jayhawks’ form

For the past two years, it seemed, Kansas University wide receivers mimicked the stock market of Sept. 29, 2008 — one drop after another. Eric Kiesau, hired in February to coach the Jayhawks’ pass-catchers, came into this job with eyes wide open. “That was the whole thing I heard about from everybody before practice started,” Kiesau said of the rash of drops. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 27

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, March 27.