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KU football adds former Miami, Fla., D-Lineman Corey King

The Journal-World learned Thursday afternoon that King, a 6-foot-1, 295-pound D-tackle, has been cleared to join the Jayhawks in time for the start of the 2015 season. By Matt Tait

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On the corner: Perry working to replace two NFL picks

Kansas University cornerbacks coach Kenny Perry was not in Lawrence for the 2014 season so he does not miss departed seniors JaCorey Shepherd and Dexter McDonald quite as much as most people associated with the program. By Matt Tait

Single-game football tickets on sale next week

With the Kansas University football season-opener just over three weeks away single-game tickets for Jayhawk games will go on sale to Williams Education Fund members Aug. 17-18 and to the general public on Aug. 19.

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Jayhawks add former Univerity of Miami lineman

Landing a player at the midway point of preseason camp does not always qualify as a huge lift. But in the case of former Miami, Florida, defensive lineman Corey King, that’s exactly what it could be for the Kansas University football team. By Matt Tait

Column: KU golf: Woodland withdraws, Thompson contends

Thursday was a mixed bag on the former Kansas University golfer front. By Tom Keegan

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Milt Newton honored in Virgin Islands

Former KU coach Larry Brown on hand for dedication of park on "Milt Newton Day"

Kenneth Mapp, the 29th governor of the Virgin Islands, declared August 7, 2015 “Milt Newton Day” in the United States territory. By Gary Bedore

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KU football adds former Miami, Fla., D-Lineman Corey King

The Journal-World learned Thursday afternoon that King, a 6-foot-1, 295-pound D-tackle, has been cleared to join the Jayhawks in time for the start of the 2015 season. By Matt Tait

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KU basketball notebook: F Gabriel cuts KU; Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix

Wenyen Gabriel, a 6-foot-9 senior forward from Wilbraham and Monson in Massachusetts who is ranked No. 84 in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, on Wednesday cut Kansas University from his list of prospective schools. By Gary Bedore

KU soccer blanks Drake

Senior Ashley Williams swiped a poorly played ball by the opposing goalkeeper and slammed it into an open net less than six minutes into the match to key Kansas University to a 5-0 rout of Drake in a college soccer exhibition match Wednesday night at Rock Chalk Park.

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Carrying his weight: Juco transfer Ke'aun Kinner no stranger to being asked to ‘step up’

Given that Kansas University running backs Taylor Cox and De’Andre Mann are coming off significant injuries that kept them out of portions of the 2014 season, the Jayhawks could be required to rely on a couple of newcomers to handle a good chunk of the work in the running game this fall. By Matt Tait

Column: Nickel Tevin Shaw crucial for KU

So many new faces. So much for the mostly new Kansas University football coaching staff to evaluate in Saturday’s first intrasquad scrimmage of fall camp. By Tom Keegan