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Matt Tait: Get to know the Kansas women's soccer team

Kansas’ women’s soccer team has been on a roll in recent weeks. The Jayhawks won their first Big 12 tournament title two weeks ago. They kicked off their NCAA Tournament appearance with a Round 1 victory over Iowa last weekend at Rock Chalk Park. Last Friday night, the team was greeted by a standing ovation at Allen Fieldhouse after trotting their Big 12 trophy onto the court.

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Matt Tait: Rock Chalk Park helping Kansas women's soccer reach new heights

There’s a theory floating around the Kansas athletic department that suggests that brand new, first-rate facilities for the KU football program will help the Jayhawks return to their winning ways. The resurgence of the Kansas women’s soccer program is proof positive that such a vision can come true. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: Next time, the matchup with K-State has to mean more

Despite all kinds of momentum suggesting it might be and a fun and flashy new offense to play with, Kansas football under Les Miles is not quite ready to beat Kansas State, even with a new coach in Manhattan. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: Moral victories have their place with Kansas football

Moral victories suck. By definition, they’re a cold, empty reminder that the one reason all teams suit up did not happen. But that doesn’t mean they’re totally worthless. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: QB Carter Stanley the big winner in KU's Brent Dearmon promotion

Facing yet another new opportunity and fresh start, Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley picked up a big win during the Jayhawks’ bye week. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: New O.C. Brent Dearmon has all the tools to spark the Kansas offense

It takes about 10 seconds for anyone talking to him to get a feel for why the Kansas football players like new offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon so much. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: Les Miles' move to name Brent Dearmon KU's new OC only works if he lets it

Give Kansas football coach Les Miles credit for making the difficult move to part ways with offensive coordinator Les Koenning. Now for the easy part — slide out of the way and let Brent Dearmon do his thing. By Matt Tait

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Benton Smith: Jayhawks, fans enter season without NCAA allegations on their minds

This Kansas basketball season is going to be a movie. And a packed Allen Fieldhouse on Friday night proved the program’s fans are ready to suspend their disbelief, throw down some popcorn and take in the show. By Benton Smith

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Matt Tait: Hopping off the roller coaster the next step for Kansas football

The first three weeks of Kansas football have provided an interesting case study in riding the proverbial roller coaster. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: KU's new-look defensive front earns passing grade with room to grow

Call the Kansas football team's 24-17 victory over Indiana State a good first step in the Jayahwks’ quest to replace the sizable hole left in the lineup by the departures of Joe Dineen and Daniel Wise. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: Les Miles' decision to stick with 1 QB the right move for Kansas

Carter Stanley was not perfect during Saturday’s 24-17 KU victory over Indiana State. But the decision to use him was. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: Kansas football coach Les Miles determined to make KU rebuild about more than him

It doesn’t matter where you look or who you talk to, everybody wants to make the upcoming Kansas football season about new head coach Les Miles. Except Les Miles. By Matt Tait

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Shane Jackson: KU's revamped energy is evident during preseason camp

By now, you have surely seen it. This past weekend, a video from a Kansas football team meeting surfaced via social media. KU head coach Les Miles, who is now a little over two weeks away from his debut with his new team, was captured dancing to ‘Before I Let Go’ by Frankie Beverly & Maze. Shane Jackson

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Matt Tait: Les Miles' plan to fill spots a better approach than rewriting depth chart

It’s a daily conversation between Les Miles and his coaching staff, but there’s no tag line or marketing ploy associated with it. It’s just good, old-fashioned evaluation, and it’s just as important today as it was on Day 1 of preseason camp and as it will be on the final Friday before the season opener, which is now just 19 days away. By Matt Tait

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Shane Jackson: Landing 4-star linebacker Brennon Scott is a huge win for KU football

Even though the season opener is a little over three weeks away, Kansas football might have picked up one of its most significant wins of the year. Shane Jackson

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