Stories for September 3, 2017


Lead stories


KU honors, learns from 2008 Orange Bowl team in first game

A day before being inducted into the Kansas Athletics Hall of Fame, Mark Mangino sat at a table in the Chancellor’s Lounge of the Anderson Football Complex, some 40 feet away from the windows overlooking Memorial Stadium. He had one piece of advice for the current team, though it wasn't something that could be spoken. By Scott Chasen


Maddie Dobyns' improbable save preserves KU soccer's upset win over No. 7 USC

Once ahead by two goals, the Kansas soccer team had one thing in mind as it neared the final whistle against No. 7 USC: Just hang on. By Scott Chasen

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David Beaty expected much cleaner on-field product for KU's season debut

In general, upbeat Kansas football coach David Beaty is happy to see his Jayhawks notch a mark in the victory column in any fashion. Still, following KU’s season-opening win against overmatched FCS visitor Southeast Missouri State, Beaty pinpointed numerous areas in need of improvement. By Benton Smith

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Houstonians Dorance Armstrong, Steven Sims thinking of home in midst of KU football opener

Steven Sims and Dorance Armstrong, a pair of Houston natives, took the field for KU football on Saturday against Southeast Missouri State. They had more than the game on their minds. By Scott Chasen