Stories for December 31, 2020


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Lost opportunity for Kansas basketball to win a title highlights the top KU sports stories of 2020

A new year is upon us and one of the craziest sports years in recent memory is now finished. Here’s a quick look back at the biggest events and happenings in the world of KU sports in 2020.

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Self says Jayhawks free of COVID concerns as of Thursday, more testing to come

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Thursday that the initial COVID-19 tests taken by the Jayhawks revealed no issues, but added that he was not quite ready to exhale just yet. By Matt Tait

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Kenny Logan Jr.'s football education came with lots of help from his older brother

Former Florida returner Brandon James proud of KU standout's approach

Brandon James was headed toward one of the open concession stands on the west concourse at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on a Saturday afternoon this fall when he thought better of it. The public address announcer for KU football’s home game against Iowa State had just said Kenny Logan Jr., James’ younger brother, was back to receive an Iowa State kickoff. So James, a special teams star in his heyday, stopped in his tracks and turned around to see what his sibling and protégé had in store.