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KU running back Tony Pierson ‘a special individual’

East St. Louis, Illinois, consistently ranks at or near the top of national listings in unemployment, poverty and violent-crime rates. Nobody has to look for trouble there. It typically is more a matter of being lucky and wise enough to outrun it. Tony Pierson, fastest member of the Kansas University football program, has done it and is closing in on a degree. By Tom Keegan

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KU seniors reflect on highlights at Memorial Stadium

Saturday afternoon marks the final chance for 20 Kansas University football seniors to make one last memory at Memorial Stadium, the place they’ve called home for the past four or five seasons.

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Traylor, Selden impressive, Self says

If Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self issued a Most Valuable Player award for the two-game exhibition season, the hardware would go to ... Jamari Traylor and Wayne Selden Jr.

Kansas women's basketball inks four in Class of 2015

Kansas women’s basketball head coach Bonnie Henrickson announced that the Jayhawks signed four players on Wednesday from the Class of 2015.

McClinton keys KU volleyball’s sweep of Kansas State

Kansas University senior outside hitter Sara McClinton tied her season high with 18 kills against no errors, added a season-high four digs — and converted a rare serve attempt — in the Jayhawks’ 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 sweep of in-state rival Kansas State on Wednesday in Ahearn Coliseum.

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KU running back Tony Pierson ‘a special individual’

East St. Louis, Illinois, consistently ranks at or near the top of national listings in unemployment, poverty and violent-crime rates. Nobody has to look for trouble there. It typically is more a matter of being lucky and wise enough to outrun it. Tony Pierson, fastest member of the Kansas University football program, has done it and is closing in on a degree. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 11, 2014

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Stowers, Bolton expected back

A few Kansas University football players missed last week’s victory over Iowa State, and a few more went down during the game. KU interim head coach Clint Bowen said Tuesday that defensive linemen Keon Stowers and Andrew Bolton were expected back for Saturday and that a few others could play as well.

KU seniors featured during TCU week

Three games remain in the 2014 Kansas University football season, and just one of them — 2 p.m. Saturday vs. No. 5 TCU — is at Memorial Stadium.