Stories for January 30, 2018


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Malik Newman finds his role, confidence through rebounding

Gone is the first-year Kansas player who at times looked lost in thought, wondering how to fit in, what to do and what not to do. Nine days after the calendar flipped to 2018 that player faded away. By Tom Keegan

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Tom Keegan: Rotation likely to stay at seven for Kansas basketball

Most of the rest of us couldn’t help but take our minds off the moment to wonder how much better a bigger, more balanced Kansas basketball roster would look once Billy Preston and Silvio De Sousa were cleared to play in games. By Tom Keegan

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Sophomore forward Mitch Lightfoot logging valuable minutes and delivering for Kansas

Kansas sophomore Mitch Lightfoot was the Jayhawks' best big man on Monday night against Kansas State, and the young forward appears to be more comfortable than ever in the KU lineup. By Matt Tait

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Juco OL Mike Brown backs off KU commitment, opts for WVU

The Kansas football program’s 2018 recruiting class lost one potential addition just more than a week ahead of National Signing Day. Mike Brown, an offensive tackle from Eastern Arizona College, announced Tuesday — nine days after committing to the Jayhawks — his intentions to sign with a more reputable Big 12 team, West Virginia. By Benton Smith