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Jayhawks remember former KU baseball coach Floyd Temple

A proud but humble member of the United States military, Floyd Temple never spoke to his Kansas University baseball players about his being awarded a Purple Heart in World War II.

Early Morning

Peerless leaders: Staff picks for favorite KU coaches

There are plenty of reasons for those playing sports to have a favorite coach. But when you’re covering them, it’s a whole different ballgame. In our business, favorite coaches aren’t necessarily the ones who do the most for you or push you beyond your limits.

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Italian club signs former KU guard Keith Langford

Former Kansas University guard Keith Langford has signed a two-year contract with EA7 Emporio Armani Milano, a professional basketball team based in Milan, Italy, the team announced Monday.

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Sights set on senior season, LHS' Strauss trains with ex-KU QB Webb

Early this year, as a junior still months away from the start of his senior football season at Lawrence High, quarterback Brad Strauss sat down with his coach, Dirk Wedd.

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Jayhawks remember former KU baseball coach Floyd Temple

A proud but humble member of the United States military, Floyd Temple never spoke to his Kansas University baseball players about his being awarded a Purple Heart in World War II.

Conner Frankamp helps U.S. rip Egypt

Future Kansas University guard Conner Frankamp scored 18 points as the United States clobbered Egypt, 111-73, in the Men’s Under 17 world championships.

KU’s Stigler 7th, Geubelle 11th at U.S. Trials

Kansas University freshman Michael Stigler placed seventh in the men’s 400-meter hurdles on Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field.

Texas prep cornerback picks KU

Kansas University’s football program picked up an oral commitment from another highly regarded Texas cornerback over the weekend.

Jeff Withey relishes camp, block

Jeff Withey starts his story with the good news: During two-on-two drills a week and a half ago, he blocked six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire on a shot attempt.

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Peerless leaders: Staff picks for favorite KU coaches

There are plenty of reasons for those playing sports to have a favorite coach. But when you’re covering them, it’s a whole different ballgame. In our business, favorite coaches aren’t necessarily the ones who do the most for you or push you beyond your limits.