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Jayhawks anticipating improved Central Michigan team following 3OT win

Some might cite Central Michigan’s triple-overtime victory over Rhode Island this past Thursday as a sign the Kansas football team should have no problem in Week 2 defeating the visiting Chippewas, picked by Mid-American Conference coaches to finish fifth in the MAC’s West Division. Third-year KU football coach David Beaty spun it the other way Monday morning, during his time on the Big 12 coaches media teleconference. By Benton Smith

David Beaty expected much cleaner on-field product for KU's season debut

In general, upbeat Kansas football coach David Beaty is happy to see his Jayhawks notch a mark in the victory column in any fashion. Still, following KU’s season-opening win against overmatched FCS visitor Southeast Missouri State, Beaty pinpointed numerous areas in need of improvement. By Benton Smith

Houstonians Dorance Armstrong, Steven Sims thinking of home in midst of KU football opener

Steven Sims and Dorance Armstrong, a pair of Houston natives, took the field for KU football on Saturday against Southeast Missouri State. They had more than the game on their minds. By Scott Chasen

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No. 7 KU volleyball overcomes heat, No. 13 Kentucky to move to 7-0

After finishing off a sweep over No. 13 Kentucky, Kansas volleyball senior Kelsie Payne couldn't help but comment on one thing: The temperature. By Scott Chasen

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Matt Tait: Bender's debut worth feeling good about

It was hardly a perfect game and he left plenty of room for improvement. But the Week 1 debut by Kansas quarterback Peyton Bender certainly qualified as reason for optimism among the long-suffering Kansas football fan base. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks anticipating improved Central Michigan team following 3OT win

Some might cite Central Michigan’s triple-overtime victory over Rhode Island this past Thursday as a sign the Kansas football team should have no problem in Week 2 defeating the visiting Chippewas, picked by Mid-American Conference coaches to finish fifth in the MAC’s West Division. Third-year KU football coach David Beaty spun it the other way Monday morning, during his time on the Big 12 coaches media teleconference. By Benton Smith