Stories for October 17, 2013


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Kansas safety Dexter Linton focuses on tackling

Overshadowed somewhat by the stellar play of Kansas University cornerbacks Dexter McDonald and JaCorey Shepherd, senior safety Dexter Linton quietly has gotten his final season off to a solid start. By Matt Tait

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Just cause: ‘Ladies’ event serves as fundraiser

Naadir Tharpe considered it an honor to pose for pictures, sign autographs and demonstrate a few fundamental basketball skills to 450 Ladies Night Out attendees on Thursday night in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

Former KU football player sentenced to 3 years probation for May armed robbery

Former Kansas University football player Jeremiah Letrell Edwards, 22, was sentenced to three years probation this week in connection with a May 13 robbery of cash and marijuana at gunpoint from a man at a home in the 1900 block of Camelback Drive.

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KU men's basketball No. 6 in USA Today preseason coaches poll

The Kansas men's basketball team is ranked No. 6 in the USA Today preseason coaches poll released Thursday.

Opinion: Swing leads to stings for KU men's golfers

Kansas University men's golf coach Jamie Bermel and one of his players endured a particularly painful round on Tuesday at a tournament in Indiana. Column by Tom Keegan