Stories for September 22, 2017


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Memorial Stadium renovation plans unveiled; campaign bolstered by $50M pledge

The future of Memorial Stadium now has a vivid picture to go with it — and some of the money required to eventually carry out that vision. Kansas Athletics on Friday unveiled renderings for large-scale improvements to the football program’s facilities, which were met with a $50 million pledge — the largest in the athletic department’s history — from KU alumnus and benefactor David Booth.

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Tom Keegan: New KU chancellor backs football coach, athletic director

A couple of things quickly became clear about the new University of Kansas chancellor, Douglas Girod, during his initial session Friday with reporters who cover KU Athletics.

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Quickley picks Kentucky; McCormack to announce Sunday

Five-star point guard Immanuel Quickley officially committed to Kentucky on Friday evening during a ceremony at his school, leaving the Kansas basketball program to turn its attention to an announcement from four-star big man David McCormack, who has scheduled his announcement for Sunday. By Matt Tait

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Gameday Breakdown: KU football vs. West Virginia

Get the keys to the KU football team's Big 12 opener before the Jayhawks (1-2) take on West Virginia (2-1). By Benton Smith

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Gary Woodland tied for sixth heading into second round of Tour Championship

Gary Woodland fired a 3-under 67 Thursday in the first round of the Players Championship, the final tournament of the FedEx Cup playoffs, played at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.