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Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa seeking NCAA approval to join Jayhawks early

A handful of Twitter messages that surfaced Thursday suggesting that Class of 2018 power forward Silvio De Sousa had been authorized to join the Kansas basketball program in time for the second semester of the current season were not quite accurate. But the Tweets, which came from what appears to be some kind of KU fan account and have since been deleted, were not completely unfounded. By Matt Tait

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Little by little: KU volleyball shuffles rotation, defeats K-State in four sets

Addison Barry and Allie Nelson started to laugh as they looked back at each other outside the KU locker room. After surviving a hard-fought match against K-State, the two had plenty of reasons to smile. By Scott Chasen

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 4 KU basketball vs. Tennessee State

A look at some of the keys for No. 4 Kansas in tonight's regular-season opener at Allen Fieldhouse against Tennessee State. By Matt Tait

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Devonte' Graham's turn to take the keys for Kansas has arrived

It did not take Kansas senior Devonte’ Graham long to get excited about tonight’s regular season opener. Just minutes after Tuesday’s exhibition victory over Fort Hays State, Graham told teammates in the locker room, ‘It’s finally here,’ and now it really is, as the fourth-ranked Jayhawks will kick off the 2017-18 campaign at 8 p.m. tonight against Tennessee State at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa seeking NCAA approval to join Jayhawks early

A handful of Twitter messages that surfaced Thursday suggesting that Class of 2018 power forward Silvio De Sousa had been authorized to join the Kansas basketball program in time for the second semester of the current season were not quite accurate. But the Tweets, which came from what appears to be some kind of KU fan account and have since been deleted, were not completely unfounded. By Matt Tait

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'Kings of just almost': Numerous issues compromising KU football offense

With only 289 total yards and 163 passing yards to show for a 38-9 home loss to previously winless Baylor, the only games in which the Jayhawks produced fewer total and passing yards this fall came in shutout road blowouts at Iowa State and TCU. Upon reviewing the latest unsatisfactory performance, KU offensive coordinator Doug Meacham wished there was only a single issue to address. Instead he observed plays breaking down because of a specific player one snap and an entirely different offender the next. By Benton Smith