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Tom Keegan: Kansas football on lookout for tough guys

It takes more than a stopwatch to determine who would make the best fireman to run into a building when everybody else is running out of it.

Afternoon

To run or not to run: Where KU's offense goes from here

Doug Meacham’s coaching career included stops as an offensive coordinator or co-coordinator at six other college football programs before he arrived at Kansas. As a play-caller, the Jayhawks’ Air Raid authority almost felt out of his element during a rush-heavy loss to West Virginia on Sept. 23. By Benton Smith

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'It just sucks': KU shut out in inaugural soccer Sunflower Showdown

In a match played in front of a Kansas D-I soccer record 2,514 fans, it wasn’t one in the stands, but a straggler in the lounge just off the press box overlooking Rock Chalk Park that perfectly summed up the gut-wrenching loss. By Scott Chasen

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Kansas Athletics official says none of Bill Self's pay comes directly from Adidas

The Louisville Courier-Journal report that revealed that 98 percent of the Adidas money paid to Louisville went directly to basketball coach Rick Pitino suggested an obvious question locally: What percent of the money that Adidas pays Kansas Athletics Inc. goes directly to Bill Self? Zero, according to KU associate athletic director Jim Marchiony.

Former KU golfers Chase Hanna, Chris Thompson advance to second stage of Web.com Tour qualifying

Former Kansas golfers Chase Hanna and Chris Thompson made it through the first stage of Web.com Tour Q school Friday in Nebraska City, Nebraska, at Arbor Links, where the top 24 and ties moved onto the second stage.

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Time to shine: KU needs pass-rush production from star D-linemen Armstrong and Wise

Had someone told coordinator Clint Bowen back in August that a third of the way through the season his Kansas football defense would have just three sacks on its resume, he likely would have left the conversation baffled. Two of the most talented players on the Jayhawks’ roster — juniors Dorance Armstrong Jr. and Daniel Wise — man the defensive line. However, between the two of them they have made just one sack. By Benton Smith

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Gameday Breakdown: KU football vs. Texas Tech

Get the keys to Kansas football's homecoming game before the Jayhawks take on Texas Tech at Memorial Stadium. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Kansas football on lookout for tough guys

It takes more than a stopwatch to determine who would make the best fireman to run into a building when everybody else is running out of it.