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Despite 'sloppy' play, KU tennis advances past Denver in opening round

There was no tennis racquet flip. There was no Gatorade bath or large team celebration at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. By Shane Jackson

KU football OC: When QB Jordan Medley arrives it will be like opening a present

It’s true that offensive coordinator Les Koenning and his Kansas football boss, head coach Les Miles, won’t know exactly what type of player they have in Class of 2019 signee Jordan Medley until the young quarterback arrives on campus this summer. Both veteran coaches, though, can’t wait to see what the 6-foot-2, 200-pound prospect from Kannapolis, N.C., has in his arsenal. By Benton Smith

KU women's tennis riding high and ready for more

Jayhawks open NCAA Tournament play vs. Denver at 1 p.m. Friday in Lawrence

Riding the wave of some serious confidence and emotion from a 19-4 season, the 13th-ranked Kansas women's tennis program and head coach Todd Chapman will play host to No. 47 Denver University at 1 p.m. Friday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in first-round NCAA Tournament action. By Matt Tait

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Late homers lift KU baseball past Texas

A pair of timely home runs propelled Kansas to a walk-off win over Texas, 4-2, Friday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

Kansas softball falls in extra innings at Iowa State

After battling nine innings against Iowa State, the Kansas softball team suffered a 3-2 loss in walk-off fashion Friday night at the Cyclones Sports Complex.

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Despite 'sloppy' play, KU tennis advances past Denver in opening round

There was no tennis racquet flip. There was no Gatorade bath or large team celebration at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. By Shane Jackson

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Former KU football C Alex Fontana selected 7th overall in CFL Draft

The NFL Draft came and went this past weekend without a member of the Kansas football program hearing his name called. But a few days later not even the first round of the Canadian Football League’s draft had completed before a Jayhawk was off the board. By Benton Smith

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KU veteran Hakeem Adeniji happily challenged by new coaching staff

A regime change can challenge even the most experienced veteran. Just ask University of Kansas offensive lineman Hakeem Adeniji. A starter in every game the Jayhawks played during each of his first three seasons at the collegiate level, the senior left tackle had been asked to do plenty for the program since moving to Lawrence from Garland, Texas. But this was a new one — even for Adeniji. By Benton Smith