Stories for July 9, 2018


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KU point guard Devon Dotson impressing early with serious speed

It’s only been a month, and he clearly still has a lot to learn about playing point guard at Kansas, in the Big 12 and for KU coach Bill Self. But the early feedback from summer pick-up games and team scrimmages thus far have pinpointed one area in which KU newcomer Devon Dotson already is well ahead of the curve for a true freshman — speed. By Matt Tait


Tom Keegan: Eric Peterson follows baseball dream back home to Lawrence

Dreams take the sleeping mind to such strange places, so different from anywhere the waking mind wanders.

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4 Jayhawks to join David Beaty at Big 12 Football Media Days

Those inquiring about what the upcoming season holds for Kansas football will direct their questions at head coach David Beaty and four of his players next week at Big 12 Football Media Days. By Benton Smith

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Chris Harris Jr., Todd Reesing, Larry Brown to join KU football's Ring of Honor

Two of the most popular and impactful Kansas football players in recent history, as well as a crucial member of the program’s first Orange Bowl team a half-century ago, will see their names added to the Ring of Honor inside David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium this coming fall. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Hard-hitting Mike Lee plans to prove he can cover, too

Ever since the early weeks of his first college football season, when he became a full-time starter as a true freshman, University of Kansas safety Mike Lee began standing out with his cutthroat open-field hits. Those types of jolts made for thrilling video clips throughout each of his first two seasons, but Lee wants to become a more complete presence within KU’s secondary this coming fall. By Benton Smith

KU baseball tops Russia to finish pool play

The Kansas baseball team (USA team) erased an early deficit, scoring 12 unanswered runs in a 12-2 mercy-rule victory over Russia Monday at Chiayi City Baseball Field.