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Dangerous duo: Oklahoma State stars to provide serious test for KU ‘D’

Kansas University defensive coordinator Vic Shealy praised junior cornerback Greg Brown with a pretty strong statement after last weekend’s loss to Texas Tech.

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Thomas Robinson unanimous choice for preseason all-Big 12 first team

Tyshawn Taylor picked as honorable mention selection

Kansas junior forward Thomas Robinson was a unanimous choice by coaches for preseason All-Big 12 team released on Thursday.

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KU officials celebrate big day for Big 12

AD Zenger: TCU an obvious fit

Intentionally quiet throughout most of the conference realignment chaos that had plagued the Big 12 conference during the past six weeks, Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger was happy to speak up following the positive news that came from the league office on Thursday.

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KU basketball mom Angel Morris to receive 'Life Saver' award

Angel Morris, mother of former Kansas University basketball stars Marcus and Markieff Morris, will receive Headquarter Counseling Center’s first “Life Saver” award. She is being honored for her sacrifice and selfless actions to help others, including KU basketball player Thomas Robinson and his younger sister after the death of their mother, Lisa Robinson, last January.

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Mizzou official: We wanted Big Ten, but we’ll take SEC

Missouri is hoping to join the Southeastern Conference but would have preferred an offer from the Big Ten that never came, a university official said Wednesday.

Dangerous duo: Oklahoma State stars to provide serious test for KU ‘D’

Kansas University defensive coordinator Vic Shealy praised junior cornerback Greg Brown with a pretty strong statement after last weekend’s loss to Texas Tech.

Boot Camp lives up to the hype

Bill Self’s Basketball Boot Camp has lived up to its billing as far as Kansas University newcomer Kevin Young is concerned.

Kansas bowling places 15th in opener

Justin Thompson averaged 202.89 pins to place 42nd and lead all Kansas University bowlers as the KU bowling club opened its season over the weekend at the Midwest Collegiate Tournament.

KU forward Carolyn Davis named preseason All-Big 12

Kansas University women’s basketball forward Carolyn Davis was named to the Preseason All-Big 12 team on Wednesday.

Tennis player inspires

The greed of a sports fan knows no bounds. It’s not enough that we want athletes to run faster, jump higher, hit the target more accurately, and in the end, defeat the bad guys.

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D-line will play more bodies to stay fresh

There have been times this season when Kansas defensive line coach Buddy Wyatt signals to outside linebacker Toben Opurum to come out of the game.