Stories for October 9, 2016


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Kansas defense creating loud footsteps of hope

Four quarters of competitive play, especially from an injury-torn defense, brought realistic hope to the Kansas football program.

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Wiggins offers advice for Josh Jackson; Chalmers says he will be 'real good'

Kansas men’s basketball players were watching Saturday's NBA preseason game from a suite, which included freshman Josh Jackson — the first No. 1-ranked recruit to play for the Jayhawks since Andrew Wiggins suited up for Kansas in 2013-14. Wiggins said he’d only seen Jackson’s highlights, but he was asked if had any advice for the 6-foot-8 freshman from Detroit.By Bobby Nightengale

KU soccer 'disappointed' with 1-1 draw

The Kansas soccer team learned the hard way Sunday afternoon that it can’t come out sluggish in the first half and expect to win in the Big 12. By Shane Jackson

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Jayhawks could have used few extra seconds in loss to TCU

In the final minutes of the Kansas football team’s one-point loss to TCU Saturday at Memorial Stadium, visiting junior kicker Brandon Hatfield nailed a 34-yard field goal that proved to be the deciding score. Just before that kick, though, a bit of chaos may have cost the Jayhawks some precious seconds of game clock. By Benton Smith

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. TCU

Sophomore wide receiver Steven Sims delivered his third 100-yard receiving game of the season, finishing with 101 yards on nine receptions.