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Tom Keegan: Malik Newman leads Kansas in scoring in stealth fashion

He’s so smooth, so efficient in his movements that it sometimes is easy to forget that Malik Newman is on the floor. Then he gets the ball on the left wing, ball-fakes his defender into thinking he’s going left, blasts right and is at the basket in an instant for an easy bucket.

Cleaning the glass: Lagerald Vick, Jayhawks take advantage of offensive rebounds in exhibition win

It was far from a perfect half, but it had one aspect that Kansas coach Bill Self absolutely loves — offensive rebounding. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Baylor game arrives at perfect time for Kansas

Baylor, the best shot for Kansas to win a Big 12 game, arrives at the perfect time on the schedule for the Jayhawks.

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Former Journal-World sports editor Chuck Woodling dies at 76

Chuck Woodling, sports editor of the Journal-World for 37 years and a resident of Lawrence for 49 years died Wednesday after battling the effects of acute myeloid leukemia for nearly four years.

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Emphasis on glass vs. Pitt State proves Jayhawks were listening

If you’re looking for something meaningful to take away from Tuesday’s 100-54, exhibition victory by Kansas over Pittsburg State at Allen Fieldhouse, don’t look too closely at the stat sheet. By Matt Tait

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Modest Mesa Ribordy praised by KU football teammates

Offense rebounds with center's return

Redshirt sophomore center Mesa Ribordy isn’t the type of football player to tout his own performance or boast about how much he means to the Kansas offense. Don’t worry. His teammates and coaches will. By Benton Smith

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KU basketball opens season 4th in Associated Press poll

The Kansas men’s basketball team cracked the Top 5 in The Associated Press’ preseason college basketball poll, released on Wednesday. By Matt Tait