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Column: Bowen brings needed passion

Having a poor shot is better than no shot at all, and Clint Bowen has a shot at winning his dream job, minus the interim tag. His eight-game job interview begins Saturday in Morgantown, West Virginia, where as is almost always the case in Big 12 play, KU will come in as a double-digit underdog. By Tom Keegan

Morning

Charlie Weis out as Kansas University football coach

The Journal-World has learned that Charlie Weis was dismissed as the Kansas University football coach early Sunday morning after posting a 6-22 record in two-plus seasons in charge of the Jayhawks. KU confirmed the news in a release sent out shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday morning. By Matt Tait

Stories

KU men’s golf in fourth place

Junior Connor Peck shot a 1-under 71 to pace Kansas University to a fourth-place start to the Badger Men’s Golf Invitational on Sunday at the University Ridge Golf Course.

Kansas soccer blanks TCU

Kansas University scored twice in the first 14 minutes, then held on for a 2-0 Big 12 soccer victory over Texas Christian on Sunday.

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For Graham, Boot Camp brutal

Bill Self’s two-week Kansas University basketball Boot Camp proved to be as difficult as advertised, freshman point guard Devonté Graham said Friday.

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Column: Bowen brings needed passion

Having a poor shot is better than no shot at all, and Clint Bowen has a shot at winning his dream job, minus the interim tag. His eight-game job interview begins Saturday in Morgantown, West Virginia, where as is almost always the case in Big 12 play, KU will come in as a double-digit underdog. By Tom Keegan

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Zenger: Program had lost support at all levels

KU athletic director sheds light on decision to fire KU football coach Charlie Weis

Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger spoke with the Journal-World on Sunday afternoon and shed some light on his decision to fire KU football coach Charlie Weis four games into his third season with the program. By Matt Tait

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Speculation about Weis' future quietly took toll on Jayhawks

Anyone who thinks that the uncertainty surrounding former Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis' future with the program had no impact on the players themselves during the past couple of weeks, would be wise to pay attention to the recent actions of senior cornerback JaCorey Shepherd. By Matt Tait

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Charlie Weis out as Kansas University football coach

The Journal-World has learned that Charlie Weis was dismissed as the Kansas University football coach early Sunday morning after posting a 6-22 record in two-plus seasons in charge of the Jayhawks. KU confirmed the news in a release sent out shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday morning. By Matt Tait

’Horns juiced over shutout

A reporter from the state of Texas — who is used to covering games with more than 90,000 fans in the stands of University of Texas Memorial Stadium — asked coach Charlie Strong how his Longhorns were able to “create energy and enthusiasm” with the atmosphere “dead” on Saturday at Kansas University’s own Memorial Stadium. By Gary Bedore

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Self hopes camp made Jayhawks tougher

Bill Self has learned that two weeks of Kansas Basketball Boot Camp is better than one.

KU volleyball falls to Sooners

Oklahoma rallied from a two-set deficit to defeat Kansas University in Big 12 volleyball Saturday night, 19-25, 20-25, 25-19, 25-23, 15-9.