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Texas turns back Jayhawks in five sets

Losing to powerful Texas in a five-set thriller in a match for first place in the Big 12 Conference — before a loud sellout crowd Wednesday in Horejsi Center — made Kansas University’s volleyball players feel just like one would imagine they’d feel.

Bill Self: Lawyers fighting hard for Cheick Diallo's eligibility

Kansas University freshman basketball forward Cheick Diallo’s legal guardian, Tidiane Drame, has hired Alabama-based attorney Don Jackson to assist him as Diallo attempts to gain eligibility, Jackson told the Journal-World on Tuesday. By Gary Bedore

Tom Keegan: KU's 'old guys' finally get it

Fort Hays State forward Dom Samac efficiently explained Tuesday night what made Kansas University such a difficult opponent. “They’re long, they’re athletic, and they’ve got a lotta old guys,” Samac said. By Tom Keegan

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 11, 2015

Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 11, 2015

Tom Keegan: Kansas volleyball setting loftier goals

Eighteenth-year Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard’s program has come so far so swiftly in the past handful of years that the Jayhawks took mighty Texas to five sets Wednesday night in electric Horejsi and instead of strutting at that achievement they kicked themselves for not winning it in four sets. And rightly so.

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Texas turns back Jayhawks in five sets

Losing to powerful Texas in a five-set thriller in a match for first place in the Big 12 Conference — before a loud sellout crowd Wednesday in Horejsi Center — made Kansas University’s volleyball players feel just like one would imagine they’d feel.

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Beaty believes freshmen are growing

One of the most difficult things for college football coaches to do year in and year out is to find ways to spend time with their families during the grind of the season that keeps their attention from sun up well past sundown.

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Attorney involved in Diallo case confident KU freshman will play this season

Don Jackson hasn't ruled out lawsuit to get Mali forward on the court in games

Attorney Don Jackson told 610 radio today he expects Cheick Diallo will play this season.

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Jayhawks wear down undersized Tigers

Fort Hays State men’s basketball players had trouble against Kansas University’s size and athleticism on Tuesday. At the Division-II level, there’s not too many ways to prepare for it. The Tigers shot 32 percent from the floor, including 27 percent from deep, in a 95-59 loss to the Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse in the final exhibition game for both schools. By Bobby Nightengale

NFL upholds Talib’s suspension

Cornerback Aqib Talib will sit out the Denver Broncos’ game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday after losing his appeal of a one-game suspension for poking a player in the eye.

Miami trades Mario Chalmers to Memphis

Mario Chalmers and Memphis are linked again. Best known in college for helping Kansas University beat Memphis in the 2008 NCAA championship game, Chalmers was traded by Miami to the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday in a four-player deal.

KU volleyball eager for another shot at UT

October 23 sticks out on Kansas University’s volleyball schedule like an overturned car in a botanical garden — a head-scratching abnormality. By Benton Smith

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Willis could start for Jayhawks at TCU

Bruised and battered but far from out, freshman quarterback Ryan Willis, injuries and all, is on pace to start Saturday at TCU.