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Night

Les Miles announces hiring of D.J. Eliot as KU's defensive coordinator

New Kansas football coach Les Miles officially has both of his coordinators in place for his first staff. As reports from the Journal-World and other outlets during the hours leading up to Monday evening’s KU announcement indicated, Miles hired D.J. Eliot, a former defensive coordinator at Colorado and Kentucky, to take on the same position at KU. By Benton Smith

Afternoon

LB Joe Dineen becomes KU football's 1st AP All-American since 2007

Although his days of playing for his hometown college football program are over, the honors continue to roll in for University of Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen. By Benton Smith

Evening

KU coach Bill Self seeking mental freedom, toughness as Jayhawks head into home stretch of nonconference schedule

The Kansas men's basketball team left Sprint Center on Saturday night with a 63-60 victory over New Mexico State and a handful of questions about where the Jayhawks are at, mentally, as they approach mid-December. By Matt Tait

Sharpshooting Jayhawks race past Grambling State for 76-45 win

The Kansas women’s basketball team improved on a rough shooting night against Nebraska with a 76-45 sharpshooting win over Grambling State Sunday afternoon at home.

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KU football DBs coach Chevis Jackson signed 3-year term sheet

The first assistant hired by new head coach Les Miles, Chevis Jackson signed a three-year term sheet with Kansas Athletics to become the football team’s defensive backs coach. By Benton Smith

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LB Joe Dineen becomes KU football's 1st AP All-American since 2007

Although his days of playing for his hometown college football program are over, the honors continue to roll in for University of Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen. By Benton Smith

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KU junior Mitch Lightfoot letting trust in the process dictate his approach

His front-court teammate called him the player of the game and, not five minutes later, his coach said he was merely OK. That was Kansas junior Mitch Lightfoot’s Saturday night during the Jayhawks’ 63-60 squeaker against New Mexico State and few players on this KU roster are better equipped to handle that kind of hot-and-cold critique about the same body of work. By Matt Tait