Stories for September 4, 2018


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Tom Keegan: David Beaty followed wrong recruiting blueprint

As the sun was setting on his tenure as University of Kansas head football coach, David Beaty was talking about the next morning’s sunrise. Somehow, that seemed fitting.

'My dream came true': Bowen in 1st season as KU volleyball assistant

As the Creighton volleyball team rushed the court at Horejsi Family Athletics center in 2016, it finally sank in that Maggie Anderson had served in her final match.

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Tom Keegan: KU AD Jeff Long responds to questions on reeling football program

A pair of curious substitutions that took starting quarterback Peyton Bender out of the game, ill-timed timeouts, repeated troubles with the snap from center, a drop in the end zone by the team’s best receiver, Steven Sims, and several other tough moments during Saturday’s season-opening loss to Nicholls State cranked up the heat on fourth-year Kansas coach David Beaty’s seat.

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David Beaty owns up to 'Hawk Talk' gaffe

According to Kansas football coach David Beaty, he mistakenly described some of the circumstances surrounding his team’s final offensive play of an overtime home loss to Nicholls State, while appearing on his weekly radio show, Hawk Talk, Monday night. By Benton Smtih

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Jayhawks might play reserve O-linemen more after lackluster opener

After a preseason full of coaches and players talking up the potential of KU’s revamped offensive line, the idea was to put a much more polished product on the field to kick off Year 4 of the David Beaty era at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Asked at his Tuesday press conference to assess the play of the new starting five up front, Beaty admitted it looked like Fontana, left tackle Hakeem Adeniji, left guard Andru Tovi, right guard Dwayne Wallace and right tackle Kevin Feder were playing their first game together, which of course was the case.By Benton Smith