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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday's Kansas-Iowa State football game

A game-day breakdown of Saturday's Iowa State-Kansas University football game. By Matt Tait

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Iowa State 'ashamed' of slow start

Paul Rhoads was focused on shaking the hands of Kansas University’s coaches and players, not the KU students who stormed the field after the Jayhawks’ 34-14 victory over his Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Seniors lead defense of Bowen

On the way to a 34-14 victory against Iowa State in Memorial Stadium, the KU defense opened with a trio of three-and-outs and each of the Cyclones’ first five possessions ended with a punt. Nobody came up bigger than senior outside linebacker/defensive end Victor Simmons, a graduate of Olathe North High. By Tom Keegan

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Twitter poll: Sacrificing goal posts a good or bad idea?

The Journal-World’s Gary Bedore asked his Twitter followers to comment on what they thought of the KU students tearing down the South end zone goalpost after Saturday’s football win over Iowa State.

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KU football notebook: Bowen, Mangino share postgame moment

The Kansas University football team was not a very gracious host in welcoming former KU head coach and current Iowa State offensive coordinator Mark Mangino back to Lawrence for the first time since his ugly departure following the 2009 season. By Matt Tait

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. Iowa State

Victor Simmons had two sacks for 18 yards in losses, forced a fumble and recovered it and broke up a pass. He was all over the place.

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Bathing in Victory: Jayhawks grab first win under interim head coach Clint Bowen

In a locker room that Kansas University running back Tony Pierson called the most excited he had ever seen, KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger waited for the entire KU football team to finish celebrating Saturday's 34-14 victory over Iowa State on the field with some of the 33,288 fans who showed up and then tossed a football to senior captain Ben Heeney. By Matt Tait

KU basketball notebook: Recruit Rabb to wait; Self on Mr. October

Ivan Rabb, a 6-10 forward from Bishop O’Dowd High in Oakland, California, is the latest player in the Class of 2015 to say he’ll be signing in the spring. By Gary Bedore

McLemore gives agent the boot

Former KU guard Ben McLemore of the Sacramento Kings, who fired his agent (Rodney Blackstock) a couple of weeks ago, has chosen Klutch Sports Group as his new representation.

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Former Jayhawks Releford, Morningstar pack bags

Former Kansas University guard/forward Travis Releford is playing for the Mississauga Power, a professional basketball team based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. By Gary Bedore

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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday's Kansas-Iowa State football game

A game-day breakdown of Saturday's Iowa State-Kansas University football game. By Matt Tait

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 7, 2014

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

Two KU golfers fire 66s in Hawaii

Kansas University golfers Chase Hanna and Brock Drogosch each shot a 5-under 66 on Friday to tie for eighth place in the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic.