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Tom Keegan: Too many Kansas football fans in show-me state of mind

Sure, when Todd Reesing was tougher to catch than the wind, scrambling in every direction and still managing to keep his eyes downfield, spectators flocked to Memorial Stadium to watch him lead Kansas to victory. It became very fashionable to attend games and talk about them all week.

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Unshakable: Ryan Schadler overcomes organ disorder to return to KU football

Anomaly threatened to end receiver's career

Throughout his youth and first few years as a college athlete, Ryan Schadler never felt quite right. No one ever would have guessed Schadler, who returned a kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown in his debut with the Jayhawks in 2015, had any sort of health issues, let alone jumbled organs. By Benton Smith

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KU baseball rallies past OSU

Kansas’ baseball team score five runs in the sixth inning to erase a four-run deficit and defeated Oklahoma State, 6-5, on Friday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

Powerful Sooners blast KU softball, 16-7

Through three innings, the Kansas softball team didn’t resemble a team on a three-game losing streak as it went blow-for-blow with No. 8 Oklahoma. The Jayhawks answered each Sooner run, at least until they unleashed a barrage in the fourth inning.

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Billy Preston fairly quiet at Jordan Brand Classic

Future Kansas forward Billy Preston was back on the all star circuit Friday night in the 16th annual Jordan Brand Classic in Brooklyn, where his West all-stars topped the East squad, 124-116, in comeback fashion. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Too many Kansas football fans in show-me state of mind

Sure, when Todd Reesing was tougher to catch than the wind, scrambling in every direction and still managing to keep his eyes downfield, spectators flocked to Memorial Stadium to watch him lead Kansas to victory. It became very fashionable to attend games and talk about them all week.

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Friendly trash talk sets table for competitive KU spring game

Generally, college football coaches downplay the significance of a spring game. It’s no different than any of the numerous other offseason practices, they will tell you, with the players getting analyzed and coached up — same as a Tuesday afternoon on a field void of spectators. The designated head coaches for the Kansas Jayhawks’ intrasquad scrimmage would agree with all of that, too, but at least Tony Hull and Kenny Perry are making sure all involved thoroughly enjoy the experience. By Benton Smith

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KU basketball player Josh Jackson's inattentive driving case rescheduled

A Lawrence Municipal Court case involving traffic citations filed against University of Kansas basketball star Josh Jackson has been rescheduled.

KU softball falls to Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s Paige Parker struck out 15 batters, and the Sooners defeated Kansas, 4-1, in Big 12 softball Thursday night at Arrocha Ballpark.

OSU topples KU baseball

Oklahoma State scored at least one run in each of the first six innings and defeated Kansas, 11-6, in Big 12 baseball Thursday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

KU tennis loses to Tulsa, 4-2

Anastatsia Rychagova and Janet Koch claimed singles victories, but Kansas’ women’s tennis team fell to Tulsa, 4-2, on Thursday at Jayhawk Tennis Center.