Stories for July 30, 2019


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Why Les Miles thinks his first KU team is more talented than his first OSU team

Just as he did at the conclusion of his new program’s spring practice schedule a few months back, Les Miles reiterated recently his hunch that the first team he’ll coach at KU has “a better talent base” than the one he led at Oklahoma State in his debut season as a head coach 18 years ago. By Benton Smith

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KU standout Bryce Hoppel will forgo senior season to run professionally

The Kansas track and field team is losing a sensational standout. In a letter to the fans, which was posted via Kansas Athletics Tuesday night, Bryce Hoppel announced he had decided to forgo his senior season to pursue his dream of running professionally.

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Former KU football player accused of choking woman, pointing shotgun pleads not guilty, will go to trial

A former University of Kansas football player will face trial in connection with a woman’s allegation that he choked her and pointed a shotgun in her face.

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'It is my last ride': KU safety Mike Lee plans to cherish senior season

Mike Lee is not sure what to expect. Shane Jackson

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Notebook: Les Miles' son, Ben, reportedly enters transfer portal

For the second time since he became the head football coach at the University of Kansas, a son of Les Miles has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. By Benton Smith

KU tennis doubles team falls in final of ITA Summer Circuit Event

Incoming freshman Carmen Roxana Manu and rising KU sophomore Julia Deming competed for the first time as a doubles team this weekend and made a run to the final of the ITA Summer Circuit event in Wichita.