Stories for November 19, 2017


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Tom Keegan: Heisman favorite Baker Mayfield's right hand at center of two controversies

When the best football team in the Big 12 meets the worst, the last thing anyone expects is a memorable game that grabs national attention. Yet that’s exactly what happened Saturday at Memorial Stadium, and for all the wrong reasons.

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Lawrence's Amani Bledsoe enjoys 'fun' homecoming game against KU

There were more family and friends in the stands than usual, but Amani Bledsoe tried to treat Saturday’s football game against Kansas like all of the others. By Bobby NIghtengale

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‘Crazy decisions’: KU overcomes turnover woes, sneaks past Yale

The sound of the final buzzer following KU’s 81-75 win over Yale brought joy to many of the 1,918 fans in Allen Fieldhouse on Sunday. Six-year-old Cole Schneider was not one of them. By Scott Chasen

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KU's offense once again falls flat in loss to Oklahoma

The No. 3-ranked Oklahoma Sooners are known for their highly effective offense and a tough-to-defend quarterback in Baker Mayfield, who just might win the Heisman Trophy, in spite of his combustible personality. OU’s football team, at least this season, is not known for its defense. Nonetheless, Kansas failed to score a touchdown in its 2017 Memorial Stadium finale, a 41-3 defeat. By Benton Smith

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Self thrilled by 2018 recruiting haul, but still searching for more

Even with four future Jayhawks already signed in the 2018 recruiting class, KU men's baskteball coach Bill Self and his staff are searching for more.By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: KU's undisciplined football showing grants chancellor chance at mulligan

At what point will the power brokers at the University of Kansas pretend to care about the football team enough to be embarrassed into action? By Tom Keegan

Lokedi places 44th at NCAA championships

Kansas cross country standout Sharon Lokedi placed 44th at the NCAA Championships on Saturday at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville.