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NCAA recommends testing all athletes for COVID-19 within 72 hours of games

The NCAA on Thursday released its latest guidance to help member schools navigate competition during the pandemic, and they come as the prospects of actually playing look grim. By Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press

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KU's Andrew Parchment, Pooka Williams Jr. named preseason all-Big 12

Kansas football senior Andrew Parchment and junior Pooka Williams Jr. were two of the 15 players named to the Big 12 Conference’s preseason all-Big 12 offense, league officials announced Thursday. By Matt Tait

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NABC aiming to eliminate standardized testing from initial eligibility equation

Men's and women's college basketball coaches are proposing the NCAA eliminate standardized testing requirements from initial-eligibility standards, calling exams such as the SAT and ACT “longstanding forces of institutional racism.”

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KU receiver Andrew Parchment lands on Biletnikoff Award watch list

After a strong 2019 season in which he earned honorable mention all-Big 12 honors, Kansas wide receiver Andrew Parchment landed on the Biletnikoff Award’s preseason watch list for 2020 on Thursday. By Matt Tait

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Kansas football to conduct next round of COVID-19 testing Saturday

The Kansas football program is planning another round of COVID-19 testing on Saturday and the results of those tests will determine how soon the Jayhawks can get back on the field, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long said Wednesday. By Matt Tait