Stories for October 14, 2021


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Oklahoma ends KU soccer's 2-game winning streak

The Kansas women's soccer program dropped a 3-2 decision at Oklahoma on Thursday night, ending the Jayhawks' two-game winning streak that featured a pair of victories over ranked opponents.

Kansas volleyball falls to No. 11 Baylor in 4 sets

The Kansas women's volleyball team dropped the opening match of the series to Baylor in Waco, Texas, on Thursday night, falling 25-19, 28-26, 23-25 and 25-15.

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'We can't let this happen': KU football's O-linemen helping Jason Bean avoid sacks of late

When Kansas football quarterback Jason Bean got sacked five times during a Week 2 loss against Coastal Carolina — the team’s first FBS opponent of the season — no one knew for sure how much of an issue protecting the QB would be for the Jayhawks. In the three games since then, however, the play of KU’s offensive line has improved, and Bean has only suffered one sack.

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Kansas basketball picked by Big 12 coaches as preseason favorite

The Kansas men’s basketball team landed in a familiar spot in the Big 12 preseason coaches poll, released by the conference on Thursday. By Matt Tait

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Former KU football coach David Beaty cleared in NCAA investigation

Officially cleared by the NCAA of any wrongdoing during his tenure as the head football coach at the University of Kansas, an at times emotional David Beaty on Thursday said he’s eager to finally return to the profession he loves. Beaty spoke to reporters via video press conference from Dallas, along with his lawyer, Michael Lyons, to announce the IARP sent the former KU football coach and his attorneys a letter that stated he is no longer involved in the NCAA’s case against the KU athletic department.

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Sixth Man Strategies rolls out 2 NIL initiatives for Kansas basketball

Sixth Man Strategies, which oversees and manages name, image and likeness opportunities for all 18 Kansas men’s basketball players, has rolled out its initial NIL initiatives. By Matt Tait

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Q & A with KU football S Kenny Logan Jr.

As Kenny Logan Jr. and his teammates come off their bye week and return to action on Saturday versus Texas Tech (3 p.m., ESPN+), he took some time during the Jayhawks’ media session to look back on his experience at ISU and share his thoughts on what’s ahead for KU (1-4 overall, 0-2 Big 12).