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Tom Keegan: Competitive football teams, not shiny stadiums, draw crowds

“Raise the Chant,” seems far too ambitious a slogan for the fundraising campaign aimed at giving David Booth company in trying to bring state-of-the-art upgrades to the Kansas football stadium.

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Tom Keegan: Billionaires latest to hear Matt Baty's stadium-renovation pitch

The search committee, multiple people who would know have told me, recommended University of Kansas Provost Neeli Bendapudi as successor to Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, but the regents went with their own choice, Dr. Doug Girod.

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'I'm gonna talk that trash': KU safety Mike Lee's banter prominent throughout spring

Every time a Kansas football quarterback experienced the misfortune of throwing an interception during a football practice this spring, the guilty party had more to deal with than the instantaneous frustration related to making a mistake. Those passing turnovers, whether they transpired during drills, seven-on-seven work or team periods, came with an impromptu party in the KU secondary, hosted by safety Mike Lee. By Benton Smith