Stories for August 1, 2018


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An overview of what's in store as Jeff Long officially moves into AD office at KU

Today is new KU athletic director Jeff Long’s first day on the job. And while that might sound exciting and worthy of some kind of official recognition, Day 1 figures to be pretty tame. Here's a look at his first day along with what might be on the agenda for the weeks and months ahead. By Matt Tait

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Two-time KU All-American golfer Chris Thompson competing close to home

Lawrence resident, two-time Kansas golf All-American and touring pro Chris Thompson, 42, gets to sleep in his own bed for a tournament for a change this week.

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Notebook: Touted KU freshman CB Corione Harris enters preseason in high regard

As Kansas football players experience their first practice of the preseason on Friday, most of the Jayhawks, and all of their coaches, already know what to expect out of true freshman cornerback Corione Harris.

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Ready to Roll: KU AD Jeff Long officially takes over with football, fundraising among top priorities

The bare walls and empty bookshelves were an obvious sign that the athletic director’s office at the University of Kansas had a new tenant. By Matt Tait

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4-star New Orleans QB Lance LeGendre decommits from KU

The already minuscule 2019 Kansas football recruiting class lost its biggest and likely most talented prospect Wednesday morning. By Benton Smith