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Tom Keegan: Gap between KU and K-State narrowing in two sports

Kansas has the better basketball program, Kansas State the superior football team. It’s been that way nearly every year for more than a quarter of a century.

Afternoon

Jayhawks savor TCU win and chance to celebrate

The last time the Kansas football team actually got to celebrate a Big 12 victory, linebacker Joe Dineen felt more like a spectator than an active participant. So when the Jayhawks defeated TCU, 27-26, on Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, Dineen reveled in taking some ownership in the on-field and locker room parties that followed. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Udoka's time will come, just not Thursday

The day before Kansas played Emporia State at Allen Fieldhouse in the exhibition opener, coach Bill Self spoke in interesting fashion about the contrasting styles of his two tallest starters, Udoka Azubuike and Dedric Lawson.

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KU football alternate uniforms to honor World War II veterans

Kansas football players, coming off a home win against TCU, will don special alternate uniforms that honor World War II veterans the next time they take the field at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.

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'That's just what he does': Kansas RB Pooka Williams making crucial plays in passing game, too

It didn’t matter Saturday against TCU that Kansas running back Pooka Williams recorded a season-low 33 rushing yards on 11 carries. By Benton Smith

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KU sophomore Charlie Moore comfortable with whatever role team needs him to play

During Thursday’s exhibition opener against Emporia State, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self went with two freshmen starters in his backcourt instead of a couple of sophomores with starting experience. By Matt Tait