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Not great late: KU’s carelessness has Bill Self steaming

Sure, it was great that Thomas Robinson scored a career-high 26 points and dandy that Jeff Withey nearly recorded a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocks.

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K-State AD: BCS needs more consistency

Kansas State athletic director John Currie wishes the Bowl Championship Series would pick a philosophy and stick with it.

Big East to introduce Boise State, San Diego State, SMU, other new members

The Big East introduced Boise State, San Diego State, Houston, SMU and Central Florida as its new members, effective 2013.

DA: Statute of limitations to prosecute former Syracuse basketball coach Bernie Fine has passed

A county district attorney who has sharply criticized police and Syracuse University for their handling of sex-abuse allegations against an assistant basketball coach said Wednesday that he cannot bring charges but found that two men who accused him of sexual abuse are credible.

Sheahon Zenger looking at former NFL head coaches

Highly regarded Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst interviewed for the Kansas University job, but KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger’s focus recently has turned to “NFL guys,” according to an industry insider.

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Conner Teahan plays big for Jayhawks

Three Kansas University basketball players sat at the interview table after the Jayhawks survived 16 second-half turnovers and a talented Long Beach State team to win, 88-80, Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse.

KUSports.com honored by APSE

KUSports.com was honored as one of the top sports sites in the nation by the Associated Press Sports Editors Tuesday.

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Gary Bedore's KU notebook: Jeff Withey close to triple-double

Kansas University junior center Jeff Withey came close to a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocks in 31 minutes.

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LBSU’s gamble on Thomas Robinson backfires

Long Beach State coach Dan Monson figured the best way to contain Kansas University junior Thomas Robinson was to make KU’s 6-foot-9, 237-pound monster of a man hang around the perimeter as often as possible. Oops.

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KU’s Thomas Robinson ready for OSU’s Jared Sullinger

Kansas University forward Thomas Robinson was asked if his 26-point, 11-rebound performance against Long Beach State on Tuesday sent a message to Ohio State preseason All-America big man Jared Sullinger.

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Not great late: KU’s carelessness has Bill Self steaming

Sure, it was great that Thomas Robinson scored a career-high 26 points and dandy that Jeff Withey nearly recorded a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocks.

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Ex-KU AD lauds Sheahon Zenger’s approach

Fans of Kansas University football may be growing tired of the silence surrounding KU’s quest to find a new head coach, but there are those out there who are impressed by the crafty way with which KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger has conducted the search.