Stories for October 7, 2019


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Smagina advances in ITA All-American Championships qualifying draw

Sonia Smagina won her first match in the qualifying draw of the Saint Francis Health Systems ITA All-American Championships Monday.

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KU looks to young guards for leadership this coming season

With losing nine players — including seven seniors — from the 2018-19 team, Kansas women’s basketball has emphasized filling gaps this offseason.

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KU cornerback arrested in Missouri on suspicion of failure to appear

A University of Kansas football player was arrested Monday morning in Missouri.

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KU chancellor: Legislation not the best way to change NCAA rules on pay for athletes

State and federal law is not the best way to change NCAA regulations regarding athletes receiving compensation through endorsements, University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod said.

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Les Miles hoping for more consistency on offense following midseason coaching change

With it being the bye week, Kansas head coach Les Miles does not have his usual weekly press conference. That means the Big 12 conference call is the only time that Miles will speak this week, which took place one day after he announced a change at offensive coordinator.

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‘College football is ELECTRIC:’ Video of woman crocheting before KU football game goes viral

A busy news week for Kansas Athletics continued Saturday, when a video of a woman crocheting before the football game went viral.