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Friday Forecasts: Careful of betting with a system

Everybody has a system for betting sports. Break Even Benny told me about his surefire method to do no worse than break even. “If you lose the first bet, just double the wager on the next,” he said. “And if you lose again, just double the amount ... Continue reading

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Evan Fairs, Kyle Mayberry still have option of using new redshirt rule

Fourth-year Kansas football coach David Beaty said last week he doesn't anticipate using the new rule that enables players to redshirt as long as they don't play in more than four games, but two juniors on the roster who might be attractive to other FBS schools still ... Continue reading

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Head coach Bill Self talks during KU Media Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY6MtKelh84&feature=youtu.be University of Kansas head coach Bill Self talks to reporters during the team's annual preseason media day Wednesday. Self spoke directly about the FBI investigation and the status of sophomore forward Silvio De Sousa. He also answered questions about junior forward Dedric Lawson, freshman guard Quentin ... Continue reading

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Marty Pattin baseball stories in Donald Duck’s voice

Marty "Duck" Pattin's life will be celebrated Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Naismith Room on the second floor of Allen Fieldhouse. Pattin, a 114-game winner in 13 seasons spent as a starting pitcher and reliever, the final seven seasons with the Royals. His ... Continue reading

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Say What? Tait’s weekly appearance on Rock Chalk Sports Talk

As the federal trial into corruption in college basketball moves into its second week in New York City, a lot remains up in the air. Although witnesses have started to take the stand for questioning and cross examination, there still is a long way to go in ... Continue reading

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Report: Former Jayhawk Joel Embiid set to sign with Under Armour

[According to a report from Yahoo! Sports,][1] former KU center Joel Embiid on Wednesday is poised to finalize a lucrative endorsement deal with Under Armour. The No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, who missed his first two professional seasons because of injury, has been ... Continue reading

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Highly ranked 2020 forward Jalen Johnson trims list to 15

Class of 2020 small forward Jalen Johnson has cut his list down to 15 schools. The 6-foot-8 wing player from Wisconsin is considering Duke, Kentucky, Wisconsin, UCLA, Missouri, Georgetown, LSU, Florida, Minnesota, Marquette, Arizona, Ohio State, Kansas State, DePaul and Kansas. The Jayhawks offered Johnson in mid-June, ... Continue reading

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Visit couldn’t have gone better for Zeke Nnaji and family

Kansas hosted Class of 2019 power forward Zeke Nnaji for his official visit this past weekend and the 6-foot-11 skilled 4 from Minnesota was joined by his family on the visit. Shortly after their return home, KUsports.com caught up to Zeke's father, Apham, about the visit. "The ... Continue reading

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Multiple factors led to major improvement in secondary in one week

The switch from primarily using a three-man front to a four-man front for Saturday's game in Morgantown resulted in a far better pass rush. The appreciative secondary responded with three interceptions in the red zone of West Virginia quarterback Will Grier, who had not thrown a red-zone ... Continue reading

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Weekend recruiting news from 3 top Kansas targets

One class of 2019 prospect was in Lawrence on an official visit. Another top KU target opened up about his recruitment at a USA Basketball event in Colorado Springs. And yet another hinted about making a commitment this fall instead of waiting until the spring. It was ... Continue reading

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Hasan Defense leads ratings in 38-22 loss at West Virginia

**1 - Hasan Defense:** At halftime Defense had more interception return yards (88) than Kansas had total yards of offense (78). Defense returned his two picks 28 and 60 yards. **2 - Daniel Wise:** Was absolutely on fire for the entire game, trying to beat his blocker ... Continue reading

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Hasan Defense leads ratings in 38-22 loss at West Virginia

**1 - Hasan Defense:** At halftime Defense had more interception return yards (88) than Kansas had total yards of offense (78). Defense returned his two picks 28 and 60 yards. **2 - Daniel Wise:** Was absolutely on fire for the entire game, trying to beat his blocker ... Continue reading

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Getting to know: West Virginia football

The University of Kansas football team will have a tough test this weekend. Kansas (2-3, 0-2 Big 12) travels to No. 9 West Virginia (4-0, 2-0) for the third conference game of the season. KU is coming off a 48-28 loss to Oklahoma State, while WVU claimed ... Continue reading

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KU football interim HC countdown: No. 1, Bill Miller

The most experienced assistant coach on David Beaty’s staff has deep recruiting roots in Kansas and Florida and has such a rich well of experience working for head coaches on which to draw in cobbling his own approach to running a college football program, should Kansas decide ... Continue reading

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Friday forecasts: Kevin Kane learned well under Dave Doeren

I went 0-3 vs. the spread last week, which means I either am due or you should go opposite of me based on theory that it’s never wise to bet against a streak. **1 - SMU +24 at Central Florida:** Northern Illinois tied with Michigan for most ... Continue reading

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KU target Jeremiah Robinson-Earl hints at November decision

Rivals.com analyst Corey Evans caught up with five-star forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl this week and posted an update on Robinson-Earl’s recruitment on Thursday afternoon. The former Bishop Miege standout who transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., for his senior season, has long been at the top of ... Continue reading

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Former KU target Josh Green picks Arizona

To almost no one’s surprised, five-star Class of 2019 guard Josh Green on Thursday orally committed to the University of Arizona via one of those social media videos that have become oh so popular. Green, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard from IMG Academy and the No. 11 overall ... Continue reading

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Putting a bow on KU boot camp 2018: Self marvels at showing of 2018-19 squad

For seven days in September, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self watched a cast of newcomers and returning players run through everything boot camp had to offer without blinking. That, Self will tell you, is rare. Most years, there’s at least some kind of hiccup or adversity that ... Continue reading

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KU football interim HC countdown: No. 2, Clint Bowen

Charlie Weis was fired at 2-2 and Clint Bowen took over, juggling the duties of a head coach and defensive coordinator for the remaining eight games of the 2014 season. The team played hard for him, had a late lead against TCU and defeated Iowa State. A ... Continue reading

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5-star center James Wiseman keeps KU in final 5

His visit to KU for Late Night and subsequent good time made Wednesday’s news less surprising. But it is official nonetheless. Class of 2019 five-star center James Wiseman, of Memphis, narrowed his list to a final five on Wednesday and Kansas made the cut. Joining the Jayhawks ... Continue reading