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Diligent junior WR Jeremiah Booker expected to become playmaker for KU

When offensive coordinator Doug Meacham has his Kansas receivers all in a room together and he wants them to understand how much effort their position requires, the coach can cite some handy footage of the men who run routes and catch passes for the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. At KU’s preseason practices this month, the program’s new Air Raid expert sees junior Jeremiah Booker meeting his standards as well as anyone. By Benton Smith

Evening

Hall of Fame officially announces Larry Brown as Bill Self's presenter

Although Kansas coach Bill Self revealed his choice several weeks ago, the pick became official on Thursday, when the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the presenters for this year’s class. When the KU coach is inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sept. 8 in Springfield, Mass., Self will be presented by former Kansas coach Larry Brown.By Matt Tait

Early Morning

'This is my role model': KU volleyball's Allie Nelson aims to fill void left by Cassie Wait

Sophomore libero Allie Nelson is hoping to fill the void left by the departure of program stalwart Cassie Wait. As it were, their paths are quite similar. By Scott Chasen

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Many familiar KU football faces meet fans at annual pep rally

When Kansas football head coach David Beaty had to decide which players to bring with him to the team’s Friday night pep rally, he opted not to limit it to a handful of familiar faces as he had in the past. And that’s because the third-year coach thinks KU’s fan base has gotten to know a lot more of the Jayhawks wearing those crimson and blue helmets and uniforms since he took over the downtrodden program. By Benton Smith

KU volleyball wins regular season opener over NC State

The Kansas volleyball team won its season opener on Friday, defeating North Carolina State in four sets. By Scott Chasen

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Late Night 2017 officially set for Sept. 30

Kansas officials announced Friday afternoon the official date of Late Night in the Phog 2017. As had been expected by fans and recruits alike, the 33rd annual season tip-off event will take place Sept. 30 and will feature a variety of activities beginning at 10 a.m. and running through the on-court basketball fun slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. inside Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Per usual, Kansas basketball roster loaded with future NBA players

So how many players who compete in games for KU this coming season will play in at least one NBA game? Six.

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After Big 12 title last season, KU volleyball searching for more

The seniors on the Kansas volleyball team are proud of the banners that the Jayhawks have been able to hang over the past two years, but they're not content.

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Diligent junior WR Jeremiah Booker expected to become playmaker for KU

When offensive coordinator Doug Meacham has his Kansas receivers all in a room together and he wants them to understand how much effort their position requires, the coach can cite some handy footage of the men who run routes and catch passes for the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. At KU’s preseason practices this month, the program’s new Air Raid expert sees junior Jeremiah Booker meeting his standards as well as anyone. By Benton Smith

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'This is my role model': KU volleyball's Allie Nelson aims to fill void left by Cassie Wait

Sophomore libero Allie Nelson is hoping to fill the void left by the departure of program stalwart Cassie Wait. As it were, their paths are quite similar. By Scott Chasen