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Outmatched: No. 3 Baylor speeds past Kansas

For exactly five minutes and 33 seconds of Saturday's 66-7 mismatch in front of a crowd of 25,910 at Memorial Stadium, the Kansas University football team hung in there with third-ranked Baylor. Nobody expected it to last. And it certainly didn't.

Afternoon

Baylor offense scores at will in rout of Kansas

The No. 3-ranked Baylor Bears and their merciless offense lived up to their billing Saturday in a 66-7 dismantling of Kansas at Memorial Stadium.

Early Morning

Fine-tuned: Bragg provides Late Night highlight

That wasn’t Billy Joel, Elton John or Stevie Wonder dressed in black and sitting in front of a black grand piano under a spotlight at center court of Allen Fieldhouse on Friday night. No, on this occasion, the Late Night in the Phog performing artist was 6-foot-9 freshman basketball forward Carlton Bragg. By Gary Bedore

Stories

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. Baylor

Ryan Willis: Maintained poise despite heavy pressure and put several long throws on the money. With two beautiful, perfectly placed long spirals, Willis turned a third-and-17 from the KU 42 into a game-tying touchdown on his first series as a starting quarterback.

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Mammoth Baylor TE LaQuan McGowan grabs first TD of season

Football’s biggest eligible receiver — LaQuan McGowan, Baylor’s 6-foot-7, 410-pound tight end used primarily as a blocker — got his first catch of the season versus Kansas, and scored a touchdown with some open-field elusiveness. By Tom Keegan

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Column: QB Ryan Willis gives KU hope for down the road

When asked for their impressions of KU’s true freshman quarterback Ryan Willis, Baylor coach Art Briles and nickelback Travon Blanchard didn’t have to watch their words. All they had to do was speak the truth. By Tom Keegan

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Young guns: Freshman WRs make plays for Kansas

The Kansas University football team seems to get younger by the week, and Saturday’s 66-7 loss to No. 3 Baylor continued that trend. Three true freshmen accounted for 38 percent of KU's completions to wide receivers (6 of 16) and more than half of KU's receiving yardage (56 percent) during the loss. By Matt Tait

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Taylor Cox plays for first time in more than two years

Sidelined because of a couple of different injuries for the better part of the past three seasons, Kansas University senior running back Taylor Cox started and led KU's rushing attack with 45 yards on 19 carries Saturday, in the Jayhawks’ 66-7 home loss to Baylor.

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David Beaty explains punting on fourth-and-short

For the second week in a row, a fourth-down decision early in the game was a part of Kansas University football coach David Beaty's postgame press conference, following Saturday's 66-7 loss to Baylor at Memorial Stadium. By Matt Tait

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Outmatched: No. 3 Baylor speeds past Kansas

For exactly five minutes and 33 seconds of Saturday's 66-7 mismatch in front of a crowd of 25,910 at Memorial Stadium, the Kansas University football team hung in there with third-ranked Baylor. Nobody expected it to last. And it certainly didn't.

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Baylor offense scores at will in rout of Kansas

The No. 3-ranked Baylor Bears and their merciless offense lived up to their billing Saturday in a 66-7 dismantling of Kansas at Memorial Stadium.

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Fine-tuned: Bragg provides Late Night highlight

That wasn’t Billy Joel, Elton John or Stevie Wonder dressed in black and sitting in front of a black grand piano under a spotlight at center court of Allen Fieldhouse on Friday night. No, on this occasion, the Late Night in the Phog performing artist was 6-foot-9 freshman basketball forward Carlton Bragg. By Gary Bedore

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New women’s coach: Don’t judge yet

New Kansas University women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider, while amped up for his first Late Night in the Phog, realized the 12-minute scrimmage his players put on for a packed Allen Fieldhouse wouldn’t exactly give KU fans an accurate preview of what’s to come. By Benton Smith

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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday's Kansas University-Baylor football game

A gameday breakdown of the Kansas-Baylor football game By Matt Tait

Briles, Baylor hold KU’s attention

Whether it was as a high school coach in Texas or an assistant coach in Lawrence, Kansas University football coach David Beaty has seen plenty of Baylor’s Art Briles throughout the past several years.

KU soccer trips Baylor

Parker Roberts’ goal with less than 10 seconds remaining in the second overtime sent Kansas University past Baylor, 1-0, in Big 12 soccer Friday night at Rock Chalk Park.