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Dorance Armstrong Jr. becomes KU's first Big 12 preseason Defensive Player of Year

The secret is out. The University of Kansas is the home of one of the Big 12’s best football players. Despite the program’s longstanding struggles to escape the conference’s basement, the talent of junior defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. is so great that media voted Armstrong the preseason Defensive Player of the Year in the Big 12. By Benton Smith

Early Morning

Newcomer Dedric Lawson right at home with Jayhawks

If you didn’t know his name, his number or his situation, you might have thought that junior forward Dedric Lawson was preparing for his third or fourth season at Kansas, not his first. By Matt Tait

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'Meat and potatoes' the focus for Kansas basketball during prep for Italy

With practices for their upcoming trip to Italy in full swing, Kansas coach Bill Self and a couple Jayhawk players recently explained the difference between their summertime exhibition routine and the grind that comes with the regular season.By Matt Tait

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Dorance Armstrong Jr. becomes KU's first Big 12 preseason Defensive Player of Year

The secret is out. The University of Kansas is the home of one of the Big 12’s best football players. Despite the program’s longstanding struggles to escape the conference’s basement, the talent of junior defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. is so great that media voted Armstrong the preseason Defensive Player of the Year in the Big 12. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Kansas-Missouri basketball game possible as soon as 2018

All the whining in the world isn’t going to bring the Border War back to life, but an NCAA tournament bracket has the potential to make it happen as soon as March of 2018. By Tom Keegan

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Newcomer Dedric Lawson right at home with Jayhawks

If you didn’t know his name, his number or his situation, you might have thought that junior forward Dedric Lawson was preparing for his third or fourth season at Kansas, not his first. By Matt Tait

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KU's Johnson and Ribordy land on preseason watch lists

Just as he did a year ago, ahead of his junior season, Kansas tight end Ben Johnson found his name on the John Mackey Award preseason watch list Tuesday, when the rundown of college football’s best at his position was unveiled. By Benton Smith