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Football still the major focus for Kansas AD Jeff Long after one year on the job

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, marked the completion of Jeff Long's first full year as the Athletic Director at the University of Kansas. Just prior to the anniversary's arrival, Long sat down with the Journal-World to look back at the year that was and what's ahead for Kansas Athletics. By Matt Tait

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Celebration of life for Max Falkenstien slated for Aug. 24 at KU's Lied Center

The family of Max Falkenstien, in conjunction with Kansas Athletics, will host a celebration of life for the late KU broadcaster at 2 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Lied Center on KU's west campus. By Matt Tait

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Report: Former KU linebacker Drew Harvey enters transfer portal

A first-string linebacker for the Kansas football team at the conclusion of spring practices, on the eve of preseason practices Drew Harvey reportedly has entered the transfer portal.

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5 important questions to track during KU football preseason camp

Les Miles’ presence undoubtedly has created some buzz around the long struggling program. But some real questions will need to be addressed between now and the Aug. 31 opener versus Indiana State. By Benton Smith

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'We just have to prove them wrong': Jayhawks not concerned by preseason expectations

It was expected, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it was easy to see. For the ninth year in a row, the Kansas football team was picked to finish last in the Big 12 conference in the preseason poll as voted on by media members.

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Football still the major focus for Kansas AD Jeff Long after one year on the job

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, marked the completion of Jeff Long's first full year as the Athletic Director at the University of Kansas. Just prior to the anniversary's arrival, Long sat down with the Journal-World to look back at the year that was and what's ahead for Kansas Athletics. By Matt Tait