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Column: QB change smart for KU

Dayne Crist, Jake Heaps and Montell Cozart stand so much taller, and Cozart runs so much faster than current Kansas University quarterback Michael Cummings. Yet Cummings, a Turner Gill recruit, moves the offense better than those three Charlie Weis recruits did. By Tom Keegan

Brother, move to Utah shaped KU safety Smithson

Given all that Fish Smithson, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound junior-college transfer, has been through in his life to get to this point, it’s hard to imagine anything would faze him. By Matt Tait

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Lunch break: Self and staff hit Underground, buy students' lunch

Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self, never lacking in the category of popularity points on campus, padded his total Thursday afternoon. The head coach and his staff stopped by the Underground at Wescoe to pick up some lunch tabs.

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Column: Royals deserve admiration reserved for championship teams

I’m trying to figure out how losing Game 7 of the World Series instead of winning it made the Kansas City Royals any less worthy of the respect and gratitude typically reserved for World Champions. The empty feeling from finishing second quickly gave way to admiration for the remarkable baseball team that posted the best possible postseason record a team could have without winning the World Series. Column by Tom Keegan

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Larry Brown: 24-second shot clock too short for NCAA

Hall of Fame basketball coach Larry Brown of SMU, the only coach to win both an NCAA national championship (Kansas, 1988) and an NBA championship (Detroit, 2004), said Wednesday he’s against shortening the college shot clock from 35 seconds to the pro and international game’s 24. By Gary Bedore

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Brother, move to Utah shaped KU safety Smithson

Given all that Fish Smithson, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound junior-college transfer, has been through in his life to get to this point, it’s hard to imagine anything would faze him. By Matt Tait

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Column: QB change smart for KU

Dayne Crist, Jake Heaps and Montell Cozart stand so much taller, and Cozart runs so much faster than current Kansas University quarterback Michael Cummings. Yet Cummings, a Turner Gill recruit, moves the offense better than those three Charlie Weis recruits did. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Oct. 29, 2014

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Oct. 29.