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Keegan: Fall nears; Kish picks up pace

No need to check the calendar to remember September is two weeks away. Just listen to Bernie Kish talk. He's up to a million words a minute from his normal 750,000, which means college football season nearly is upon us.

Rookie Sharp wants to play

Mangino: Freshman RB likely won't red-shirt

Given a choice, Jake Sharp would rather play in games than wear a red shirt his freshman year at Kansas University.

6Sports video: Salina product ready to take field for KU

Jake Sharp might not red-shirt like most freshman. Coach Mark Mangino says the Salina product might help the squad as a back-up running back or on special teams.

Keegan: KSU boss off to odd start

With every injury to a defense thin on depth, the Kansas University football outlook grows a little hazier. Linebacker James Holt and safety Darrell Stuckey are sidelined. That hurts. Yet, the KU program remains on solid footing.

Butler dealt two more defeats in eligibility quest

After back-to-back knockout blows, Eric Butler's chances of playing football for Kansas University this season are all but dead.

The gift of gab

Talib not afraid to talk a good game

Death. Taxes. Aqib Talib running his mouth on the football field. All three are money in the bank. You know - just know - they're an inevitability before too much longer.

6Sports video: Butler's KU career may be over

Back-to-back negative rulings in Kansas defensive lineman Eric Butler's ongoing eligiblity case with the NCAA may have ended his football career.

6Sports video: Cornish has big expectations for fall

Running back Jon Cornish isn't shy about his predictions for the upcoming football season. Since the spring game, the KU senior has said it would be a disappointment if he didn't put up more than 1,000 yards rushing.

Butler's motion denied

Former Kansas University football player Eric Butler's motion for an injunction that would have allowed him to continue practicing with the Jayhawks was denied Tuesday afternoon by a U.S. District Court judge.

Little lineman beefs up

Rodriguez refined technique last season

Cesar Rodriguez knew how the better - or in this case, bigger - half lived.

6Sports video: Mangino weary of new rule

They say 'time is money,' but apparently in college football, too much time is not good for the sport.

Allen hopes less is more

Ballyhooed KU defensive end 'lean, mean'

Now that Kansas University football fans can expect to see more of The Next Great Thing, there's less of The Next Great Thing to see.

6Sports video: KU benefiting from in-state recruits

In today's world of college football, recruiting is everything and to a greater degree, in-state recruiting is even more crucial.

KU officials meet with NCAA Infractions Committee

All Kansas University officials can do now is wait to see what the NCAA decides. Representatives from KU met with an NCAA Committee on Infractions for six and a half hours on Sunday in Baltimore to give their side of the story on 11 violations that were self-reported last summer.

NCAA hearing serious business

Infractions committee to hear KU's case today

If anybody should know what Kansas University is diving into today with the NCAA Committee on Infractions, it's the university's legal counsel, Overland Park-based attorney Rick Evrard.