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Afternoon

Receiver LaQuvionte Gonzalez dismissed from KU football program

Thought to be one of the Kansas football team’s deepest positions this fall, the Jayhawks’ receiving corps suffered an unexpected blow just days before the start of preseason camp. KU’s second-leading receiver a year ago, would-be senior LaQuvionte Gonzalez has been dismissed from the program, a KU official confirmed to the Journal-World Sunday afternoon. By Benton Smith

Early Morning

Summertime seven-on-seven workouts keep Jayhawks fresh

Preseason Kansas football camp begins on Tuesday. But the Jayhawks aren’t worried about coming in rusty. Every week they were on campus this summer, team leaders made sure players convened every Tuesday for seven-on-seven competition — offense versus defense. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Maturity translates to minutes for Marcus Garrett

Sometimes the players who don’t hog the highlights are the ones who end up becoming most popular with Allen Fieldhouse spectators. The little things they do that play huge parts in long winning streaks give them crimson-and-blue-collar appeal.

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KU forward Dedric Lawson will not make Italy trip

Practice incident will leave Memphis transfer home

One day before his team boarded a plane for Italy, Kansas coach Bill Self revealed that the Jayhawks’ flight overseas would be one body lighter. By Matt Tait

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Rock Chalk Park draws rave reviews after Junior Olympics

After hosting events such as the NCAA West Preliminaries in 2016 and the Big 12 Championships in May, Kansas track and field coach Stanley Redwine was looking forward to see how Rock Chalk Park would be able to accommodate the USATF National Junior Olympics. By Chris Duderstadt

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Receiver LaQuvionte Gonzalez dismissed from KU football program

Thought to be one of the Kansas football team’s deepest positions this fall, the Jayhawks’ receiving corps suffered an unexpected blow just days before the start of preseason camp. KU’s second-leading receiver a year ago, would-be senior LaQuvionte Gonzalez has been dismissed from the program, a KU official confirmed to the Journal-World Sunday afternoon. By Benton Smith

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Summertime seven-on-seven workouts keep Jayhawks fresh

Preseason Kansas football camp begins on Tuesday. But the Jayhawks aren’t worried about coming in rusty. Every week they were on campus this summer, team leaders made sure players convened every Tuesday for seven-on-seven competition — offense versus defense. By Benton Smith