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All eyes on James Sims: Kansas RB making up for lost time

Many players in James Sims’ position would have entered the 2012 season on cruise control, ready to reap the benefits of leading the Kansas University football team in rushing as a freshman and sophomore, eager to soak up the special treatment that comes with being one of the team’s top players. Not Sims. By Matt Tait.

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Sooners thought KU would be 'formidable opponent'

Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops scoffed when asked if his team spent any extra time earlier in the week looking at film of its next opponent, No. 5 Notre Dame.

KU notebook: Michael Cummings makes first start

Red-shirt freshman quarterback Michael Cummings made the first start of his career on Saturday, and even though his squad wound up on the wrong end of a 52-7 drubbing by the 10th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, Cummings managed to crack a smile when talking about his debut.

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Opinion: It's time for Charlie Weis to move on from Dayne Crist

It takes quite a while for a man who weighs 309 pounds to pick up a football and run 45 yards with it, which only served to prolong the pain of everyone on the opposite sideline watching the play that ended an unforgettable mini-series featuring Charlie Weis and Dayne Crist.

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Playing two quarterbacks doubles the troubles for KU football in 52-7 loss to Oklahoma

If you had to pick one series to recap the failed experiment that was Kansas University's two-quarterback approach on Saturday night against No. 10 Oklahoma, the only option came late in the first quarter of the Sooners' 52-7 domination of the Jayhawks at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

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All eyes on James Sims: Kansas RB making up for lost time

Many players in James Sims’ position would have entered the 2012 season on cruise control, ready to reap the benefits of leading the Kansas University football team in rushing as a freshman and sophomore, eager to soak up the special treatment that comes with being one of the team’s top players. Not Sims. By Matt Tait.

Cardona lone Jayhawk left at ITA regional tennis championship

Kansas University’s Maria Jose Cardona picked up two wins in her first singles action to stay alive at the ITA Regional tennis championships on Friday at the University of Tulsa.

KU wary of 'Belldozer'

While Kansas University’s football team has begun to look to red-shirt freshman quarterback Michael Cummings to bring a different — read: more mobile — look to the Jayhawks’ offense, what Cummings does on the field pales in comparison to what the Sooners get from their change-of-pace quarterback, Wichita native Blake Bell. By Matt Tait.

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Pay-for-play among Bill Self talk topics

Bill Self, who is beginning his 20th season as a college basketball head coach and his 10th at Kansas University, has modified his position regarding certain issues throughout the years.

Jayhawk doubles tennis team advances to semis of KU Invitational

The Kansas University doubles tennis team of Claire Dreyer and Anastasija Trubica won two matches on Friday to advance to the semifinal round of the KU Invitational at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

Kansas-Oklahoma tale of the tape

A unit-by-unit look at the Kansas-Oklahoma football game