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Tom Keegan: No chance Josh Jackson lets the big stage get the better of him

Josh Jackson arrived at Kansas amid inevitable comparisons to Andrew Wiggins. Their similar size (6-foot-8), ranking (No. 1 by Rivals) and excuse-me-while-I-kiss-the-sky dunking histories made it impossible not to compare them, not to wonder which would leave a louder one-year mark on Kansas basketball.

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KU senior Landen Lucas takes a trip down Memory Lane to prep for 2017 tourney

Rested and ready for one final run at the Final Four before his career ends, Kansas forward Landen Lucas is leaving no stone unturned. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Clint Bowen sees better days ahead for Kansas football

An assistant coach to four different Kansas head coaches in 17 seasons, defensive coordinator Clint Bowen can attest as well as anybody to how tough it is to compete against a Big 12 schedule. That realty probably helps to explain why Bowen tends not to spread hype about the football program for which he has worked for most of his adult life.

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Beaty and Meacham expect seamless transition for KU offense

The Kansas football team’s offense has a new coordinator for 2017, but that doesn’t mean the Jayhawks hit the restart button on the Air Raid system head coach David Beaty implemented prior to Doug Meacham’s arrival. By Benton Smith

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Known commodities: Big-name opponent could await Kansas

Winning 600-plus games, 13 consecutive conference championships and reaching the Elite Eight or beyond in eight of your 22 seasons as a college basketball coach will get you to the brink of the Hall of Fame.