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Tom Keegan: Kansas volleyball humbly celebrates success

The greatest team in the history of Kansas University volleyball gathered for a banquet Sunday in the Horejsi Family Athletic Center without a hint of conceit in the air. By Tom Keegan

Tom Keegan: Bill Self busts out junk defense to top Kentucky

In the area of coaching defense, Bill Self takes pride in the shiny staples in his toolbox. Motivational tools, instructive tools, video tools, all employed to tweak his helping man-to-man defense in just the right way for that night's opponent. And then there is that roll of duct tape hidden under a pile in the corner of the toolbox. By Tom Keegan

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‘Freebie’ against Kentucky gave KU brief respite, boost

Playing Kentucky on Jan. 30 — eight games into the Big 12 Conference season — made for a rather unique experience for Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches Saturday night in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Tom Keegan: Kansas volleyball humbly celebrates success

The greatest team in the history of Kansas University volleyball gathered for a banquet Sunday in the Horejsi Family Athletic Center without a hint of conceit in the air. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 31, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 31, 2016

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KU football adds to both 2016 and 2017 recruiting classes

In its final push to fill the 2016 recruiting class, the Kansas University football program wound up getting a head start on the 2017 class. Sunday afternoon, after another busy weekend of hosting official visitors, the Jayhawks landed a pair of 2017 commitments from Dallas-area offensive linemen and two more from defensive end and a wide receiver in the 2016 class.By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Jayhawks overcome free-throw struggles

The Jayhawks defeated Kentucky, 90-84, in overtime Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, but they didn’t do so without some struggles. KU made 30 free throws but missed 17. Perry Ellis (10 points, nine rebounds, 31 minutes because of foul trouble) was 8-of-13 at the line. By Gary Bedore

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Frank Mason III nearly hit desperation heave

Frank Mason III fired up a half-court shot that almost won Saturday’s Kansas-Kentucky game in regulation.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 30, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 30, 2016

Woodland one back at Farmers Insurance

K.J. Choi one-putted his last six holes Saturday to salvage an even-par 72 and a share of the lead with Scott Brown going into a final round at the Farmers Insurance Open that seems to have everyone nervous. Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland, tied with Choi going into the third round, birdied his last hole for a 73 to join Jimmy Walker at one shot behind. Woodland birdied two of his last four holes.