Stories for July 18, 2013


Lead stories


Hudy hoorah: Kansas strength coach, visiting Wounded Warrior ‘clicked’

Sgt. Michael Pride, a 33-year-old Marine from Kansas City, Mo., has been in Lawrence the past several days for instruction and conditioning — Andrea Hudy-style — on Kansas University’s campus. By Gary Bedore

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McLemore: Summer league struggles correctable

Former Kansas University star Ben McLemore has made just 28 percent of his shots in four Las Vegas summer league games, all losses. But the Sacramento Kings rookie vows to keep improving before his first NBA season. By Gary Bedore

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KU football picked last in Big 12 media poll

The Kansas football team was picked last out of the 10 Big 12 football teams in the media preseason poll released Thursday. By Matt Tait

KU basketball notebook: Andrew Wiggins recognized at ESPY show

Kansas University freshman basketball player Andrew Wiggins was recognized at the ESPY Red Carpet Show on Wednesday in Los Angeles. By Gary Bedore

OL Pearce Slater ‘recruited’ by fellow signee

Although he has been relatively quiet since arriving on campus earlier this summer, Kansas University defensive tackle Marquel Combs, the team’s unofficial recruiting guru, is still at it. So says El Camino Community College offensive lineman Pearce Slater. By Matt Tait

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Opinion: KU football assistant Jeff Blasko making juco inroads

Jeff Blasko not only is Kansas University's tight-ends coach, he was a key reason the Jayhawks landed so many big fish from the juco ranks. By Tom Keegan