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Streaking in wrong direction

Jayhawks drop 30th straight away from Lawrence

The Kansas University football team's streak of second-half shutouts by its defense ended at two on a drizzly and dreary Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium, where Texas Tech's 17 second-half points helped the Red Raiders put away Kansas, 34-21, in front of a crowd of 54,071. That's four losses in a row for Kansas (2-5 overall, 0-4 Big 12) and the end of a four-game losing streak for Texas Tech (3-4, 1-3). By Matt Tait

Early Morning

GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday's Kansas-Texas Tech football game

A look at Saturday's Kansas-Texas Tech football game. By Matt Tait

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Column: KU linebacker Heeney remarkable, irreplaceable

Seldom has a football player who does everything so right and with all his might so often been asked to explain what went wrong as Ben Heeney. Kansas University’s senior middle linebacker is a team captain and as such a team spokesman. His team usually loses. So he has to try to break down why. By Tom Keegan

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Heeney's monster day impresses Red Raiders

Ben Heeney's 21-tackle performance during Saturday's 34-21 loss to Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium may have shocked some of the folks watching the game from the bleachers. But it did not catch anyone in a Red Raiders uniform by surprise. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Containing Tech offense not KU's only issue

The Texas Tech curse strikes again. One year after a head injury knocked Tony Pierson out of Kansas University's game against the Red Raiders in Lawrence, Pierson again was bounced from Saturday's 34-21 loss at Jones AT&T Stadium with an undisclosed injury. By Matt Tait

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Streaking in wrong direction

Jayhawks drop 30th straight away from Lawrence

The Kansas University football team's streak of second-half shutouts by its defense ended at two on a drizzly and dreary Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium, where Texas Tech's 17 second-half points helped the Red Raiders put away Kansas, 34-21, in front of a crowd of 54,071. That's four losses in a row for Kansas (2-5 overall, 0-4 Big 12) and the end of a four-game losing streak for Texas Tech (3-4, 1-3). By Matt Tait

Game balls and gassers: KU at Texas Tech

Ben Heeney’s interception and 37-yard return gave the offense great field position and it took advantage, getting its only points in a first half that ended with Texas Tech leading, 17-7.

Tech shuts out KU soccer

The No. 9-ranked Kansas University women’s soccer team suffered its first Big 12 loss Friday at Rock Chalk Park. By Chris Duderstadt

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Brandon Rush: ‘Brutal’ 2 years history

Now 29 years old and in his seventh season in the NBA, Kansas City native Brandon Rush is a different player and different person than the one who helped Kansas University claim the 2008 NCAA basketball championship. By Gary Bedore

Column: ‘Dark side,’ Bowen driving KU football

When true freshman Derrick Neal made the switch from offense to defense, team captain Ben Heeney initiated him with five words: Welcome to the Dark Side. It’s the side you want to be on. By Tom Keegan

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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday's Kansas-Texas Tech football game

A look at Saturday's Kansas-Texas Tech football game. By Matt Tait

KU’s Ludueña advances

Kansas University senior Maria Belen Ludueña won in singles and doubles Friday to advance at the Central tennis regionals.