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Beaty believes in Memorial Stadium

At Big 12 media days earlier this week in Dallas, one of the more popular inquiries thrown at first-year Kansas University coach David Beaty had to do with how much it helped him to have been at Kansas as an assistant in the past when the Jayhawks were rolling.

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Wrong number: Kansas DE Ben Goodman switches up digits

There’s a permanent stamp on a leg of Kansas University defensive end Ben Goodman that forever will remind him of the jersey number he wore for the first four years of his college football career. But it’s a place in his heart that inspired Goodman to ditch No. 93 — and deal with the tattoo — before his senior season and move to No. 10. By Matt Tait

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Beaty believes in Memorial Stadium

At Big 12 media days earlier this week in Dallas, one of the more popular inquiries thrown at first-year Kansas University coach David Beaty had to do with how much it helped him to have been at Kansas as an assistant in the past when the Jayhawks were rolling.

Column: Make it interesting: Pick Kansas’ football leaders

Instead of accepting that Kansas University will have a decline in average attendance for a seventh consecutive season, it is within your power to make sure that doesn’t happen and start a streak that heads in the other direction.

Basketball showcase on tap this weekend

Some of the best high school boys basketball players in the nation will be in Lawrence today through Sunday for the 810 Varsity Sports-Sunflower Showcase at Sports Pavilion Lawrence.

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Perry Ellis honored for community service

Kansas men’s basketball senior Perry Ellis received the Honorary Hero Award at the Real Men, Real Heroes Annual Recognition Event, Tuesday in Wichita.

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Frank Mason III and Wayne Selden Jr. rack up Games honors

The Kansas University men’s basketball team’s 8-0 run while representing Team USA in South Korea earlier this month earned Frank Mason III, Wayne Selden Jr. and Perry Ellis spots on the All-World University Games teams from Eurobasket.com.

KU softball lands pair of transfers

Two transfers signed grant-in-aid agreements to join Kansas University softball in 2016, KU coach Megan Smith announced Tuesday.

Big 12 football notebook: Briles says Bears just need to win ’em all

After the College Football Playoff committee passed on including either TCU or Baylor in the inaugural four-team tournament for college football’s national championship last season, players and coaches from both programs knew they wouldn’t escape Big 12 Football Media Days without addressing the snubs. By Benton Smith

Column: Kansas football losing games, fans

Just as the 2007 Kansas University football season that ended 12-1 with an Orange Bowl victory wasn’t built in months, the decay didn’t happen all at once. By Tom Keegan

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Wrong number: Kansas DE Ben Goodman switches up digits

There’s a permanent stamp on a leg of Kansas University defensive end Ben Goodman that forever will remind him of the jersey number he wore for the first four years of his college football career. But it’s a place in his heart that inspired Goodman to ditch No. 93 — and deal with the tattoo — before his senior season and move to No. 10. By Matt Tait