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Pooka Williams says he had to humble himself after 'poor decisions' in offseason

Pooka Williams had more to discuss on Saturday night than the first game of his sophomore season with the Kansas football program. By Benton Smith

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Weather impacts Jayhawks at Minnesota Invitational

The Kansas women’s golf team fought the weather and completed its first round and half of the Minnesota Invitational before play was suspended due to lightning Monday at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minnesota.

KU men's golf in 1st place entering final round

Through two rounds at the Badger Invitational, the Kansas men’s golf team is tied for first place on the team leaderboard with Notre Dame at University Ridge Golf Course.

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Notebook: Why Les Miles is sticking with Carter Stanley at QB

Les Miles wanted to rewatch his Kansas football team’s 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina before doing anything drastic like saying he might need to make a change at quarterback. By Monday morning, when Miles spoke to the media for the first time since Carter Stanley threw two interceptions and only passed for 107 yards on Saturday, the head coach had decided no such extreme change was necessary. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks: Ineffective offense somewhat a result of miscommunication

Despite opening the schedule against one FCS foe and a Coastal Carolina team that is in its second year as an FBS program, KU ranks 115th among FBS teams in points per game (15.5), 94th in yards per play (5.24) and, according to ESPN’s analytics, 129th out of 130 teams in offensive efficiency. Based on explanations from both Miles and his players over the past several days, miscommunication has plagued the offense at times, accounting for at least some of its ineffectiveness. By Benton Smith

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New KU strength coach Ramsey Nijem greets Jayhawks with great energy at inaugural boot camp

As far as introductions go, the one Kansas junior Marcus Garrett had with new KU strength coach Ramsey Nijem on Monday morning during Day 1 of boot camp still had him smiling hours later. By Matt Tait