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Source: Weis to hire John Reagan as offensive coordinator; KU confirms Tim Grunhard to step down

The wheels are in motion for Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis to bring in an offensive coordinator following this season. Sources told the Journal-World that Rice offensive coordinator John Reagan, a former KU assistant on Mark Mangino’s staff, will be hired to serve in the dual role of OC and offensive line coach after Weis confirmed current O-line coach Tim Grunhard would step down after Saturday's season finale. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

Holding court: KU volleyball overcomes slow start, wins on fieldhouse floor

In their final regular season match in Lawrence, the Kansas University volleyball team overcame a slow start and knocked off visiting Denver University in four sets, 25-23, 26-28, 25-16, 25-16, Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Stories

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 27

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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KU volleyball’s Ray Bechard, son and nephew part of growing coaching tree

Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard is a member of a growing coaching tree that includes his son, Brennan, and his nephew, Connor. By Chris Duderstadt

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Source: Weis to hire John Reagan as offensive coordinator; KU confirms Tim Grunhard to step down

The wheels are in motion for Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis to bring in an offensive coordinator following this season. Sources told the Journal-World that Rice offensive coordinator John Reagan, a former KU assistant on Mark Mangino’s staff, will be hired to serve in the dual role of OC and offensive line coach after Weis confirmed current O-line coach Tim Grunhard would step down after Saturday's season finale. By Matt Tait

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 26

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Nov. 26.

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Bahamas drama? Self says tourney ‘competitive,’ but KU heavy favorite

Kansas University's men's basketball team is the heavy favorite to emerge as champion of the 2013 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, a three-day Thanksgiving-week extravaganza that includes Wake Forest, Villanova, USC, Tennessee, UTEP, Xavier and No. 23 Iowa. By Gary Bedore

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Weis sticking with Cozart as starting QB for finale

One day after saying he had no plans to divulge the identity of this week’s starting quarterback, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis released the latest version of his depth chart with true freshman Montell Cozart listed as the first-team quarterback. By Matt Tait

Kansas swimming adds four signees

Kansas University’s swimming and diving team has signed four athletes to national letters of intent, KU coach Clark Campbell announced Tuesday.

Opinion: Snyder’s genius, longevity impresses

How does Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder keep winning? Snyder’s relentless attention to every detail plays a huge role in his success. And so does the football genius Kansas University coach Charlie Weis referenced Tuesday in his weekly presser. Column by Tom Keegan

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Jayhawks, fans arrive at Atlantis resort

It’s hard to hide a seven-footer outfitted in Kansas University gear at a resort teeming with college basketball fans. Once the No. 2-ranked Jayhawks arrived at Atlantis Tuesday evening, it didn’t take long for KU fans to notice freshman center Joel Embiid and approach him to pose for a photo. By Benton Smith

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Holding court: KU volleyball overcomes slow start, wins on fieldhouse floor

In their final regular season match in Lawrence, the Kansas University volleyball team overcame a slow start and knocked off visiting Denver University in four sets, 25-23, 26-28, 25-16, 25-16, Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait