Stories for September 1, 2017


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Mark Mangino opens window to his Kansas success, obsession with job

Now that he is retired from coaching, Mark Mangino can reveal the secret sauce that led to his football success at a basketball school.

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Mark Mangino: 'Hard-working, grinding' approach to thank for Orange Bowl legacy

David Beaty only spent two seasons as an assistant on Mark Mangino’s Kansas football staff. But when he looks back on it now, Beaty appreciates the groundwork he saw Mangino put in more than ever. Before Mangino and the entire 2007 Orange Bowl team is enshrined in the Kansas Athletics Hall of Fame as part of the Jayhawks’ season-opener versus Southeast Missouri State (6 p.m., Memorial Stadium), Beaty said his former boss found a way to make an impact on the program during his eight-year run (50-48 record from 2002-09) that remains even today. By Benton Smith

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Gameday Breakdown: KU football vs. SEMO

Get the keys for Kansas football, the mega matchup, hear from quarterback Peyton Bender and much more, before the Jayhawks open the 2017 season versus Southeast Missouri State. By Benton Smith

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KU Athletics to offer Free State beer at sporting events — for a very limited number of fans

Kansas Athletics has inked a deal with Lawrence’s own Free State Brewing Co. that will bring some of the brand’s most popular craft beers to KU sporting events.

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KU volleyball sweeps Utah Valley, improves to 4-0

Kansas senior setter Ainise Havili recorded her fourth double-double and the KU volleyball team rolled past Utah Valley in straight sets, 25-20, 25-19, 25-23, on Thursday in Orem, Utah.