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Battery charge dropped against KU basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr.; accuser charged based on video

The single, misdemeanor battery charge filed against University of Kansas basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. was dismissed Wednesday, the Douglas County District Attorney's Office said in a release.

Fish Smithson headed to East-West Shrine Game

Safety Fish Smithson's football career at the University of Kansas is complete, but he has one more game left in which he can represent the Jayhawks. Smithson, following his All-Big 12 senior season in the KU secondary, has accepted an invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Game. By Benton Smith

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David Beaty touts eight new KU football signees

QB Bender expected to push for starting job

Eternally optimistic Kansas football head coach David Beaty had even more fuel for his fired-up disposition Wednesday, when eight members of the Jayhawks’ 2017 recruiting class signed their national letters of intent. By Benton Smith

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KU forward Carlton Bragg: 'I'm glad it's over'

Now that the misdemeanor battery charge against him stemming from an incident that surfaced last Friday has been dropped, the focus can shift back to how Kansas sophomore Carlton Bragg Jr., can help the third-ranked Kansas basketball program the rest of the season. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Praise for a quarterback named Peyton

Never mind that Peyton Bender, the jewel of the mid-year recruiting class, has nothing in common with Crist or Heaps. Never mind that Charlie Weis’ offense has nothing in common with the Air Raid that David Beaty prefers. Bender’s a hyped transfer quarterback, so you don’t want to run the risk of what’s left of your heart breaking yet again.

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Battery charge dropped against KU basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr.; accuser charged based on video

The single, misdemeanor battery charge filed against University of Kansas basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. was dismissed Wednesday, the Douglas County District Attorney's Office said in a release.

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David Beaty: New contract facilitates KU football recruiting

Not too long ago, Kansas football head coach David Beaty or one of his assistants could walk into a recruit’s home and face some difficult questions, with opposing staffs feeding high school or junior college talents with doubts about the future of KU football. That all changed, Beaty said, when the athletic department showed its support for him and the program by extending his contract earlier this week. By Benton Smith