Stories for August 17, 2018


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Tom Keegan: And the winner is ... indecision

The fourth-and-1 decision arrived Thursday for David Beaty in the form of his final press conference until the week of the season-opener against Nicholls State.

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Kansas soccer upsets No. 18 Pepperdine in season opener

Freshman Sarah Peters got her first chance at giving the Kansas women's soccer team a win against No. 18 Pepperdine before she even went to her first class. With two saves already on the night, into the 61st minute, Peters saw pressure coming toward the net from Pepperdine's forward line. Deciding to not play the ball short, she launched a goal kick as hard as she could into the Jayhawks backline that wasn’t being defended.

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Jeff Long starting small with KU football changes

AD also 'very optimistic' KU will extend contract with Adidas

As more than 20 University of Kansas football players and head coach David Beaty began mingling with fans Friday night at the athletic department’s 13th annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square, new athletic director Jeff Long outlined a few of the ways he hopes to help the long struggling program head toward recovery. By Benton Smith

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Starting jobs up for grabs as Jayhawks enter 2nd camp scrimmage

Kansas quarterbacks aren’t the only players on the football team gunning for a starting role this weekend. Head coach David Beaty plans on using Saturday’s scrimmage, the second of preseason camp, as a proving battleground to sort out positions all over the depth chart. By Benton Smith