Stories for October 23, 2018


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Tom Keegan: Even No. 1 preseason ranking can't lift cloud hovering over KU basketball

News broke Monday that Kansas earned the distinction as preseason No. 1 in the Associated Press men's college basketball poll.

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Tom Keegan: Daylon Charlot finally put on stage

The euphoria of the Kansas football fan base when David Beaty landed a pair of Alabama transfers reached offseason levels that it hadn’t experienced since Charlie Weis’ rapid-fire announcements of a pair of five-star quarterbacks transferring to KU.

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Jury deliberates 2nd day with no verdict in college basketball corruption trial

A jury has completed a second day of deliberations without a verdict in the trial of three men accused of defrauding schools by giving cash to families of college basketball recruits.

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Beaty on 2019 recruiting class: 'We don't have a whole lot to give'

Either during college football’s early December signing period or on National Signing Day in February, one would have to believe, some football players will join lone wolf Cole Mueller, the only prospect from the Class of 2019 currently committed to the University of Kansas. By Benton Smith

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'Heated' about targeting ejection, KU's Mike Lee eager to return to action

Injured for the Kansas football team’s previous game, high-energy safety Mike Lee arrived at Jones AT & T Stadium, in Lubbock, Texas, this past Saturday even more eager to play than usual. But Lee’s day ended abruptly with 32 seconds to go in the first half when the safety drew a targeting penalty and an automatic ejection for his hit on Antoine Wesley after the Tech receiver made a catch. By Benton Smith

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TCU down 2 offensive starters for game at KU

When TCU plays this Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, the Horned Frogs will be without two regular starters at key offensive positions as they take on the reeling Jayhawks.