Stories for September 15, 2021


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Lance Leipold hopeful KU football RB Amauri Pesek-Hickson can play 'a little bit more'

Following a brief appearance for Amauri Pesek-Hickson late in the Kansas football team’s road loss at Coastal Carolina this past week, head coach Lance Leipold hopes the redshirt freshman running back can keep easing his way into a larger workload moving forward.

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5 questions with KU football super-senior D-end Kyron Johnson

Ahead of KU’s Week 3 Big 12 opener versus Baylor (2:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN+), Kyron Johnson spoke about his role and what he’s hoping to get accomplished — on and off the field — this fall with the Jayhawks.

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Freshman forward KJ Adams an early standout at Kansas basketball boot camp, according to 2 of his teammates

Three days into the Kansas basketball program’s latest round of boot camp, seniors Ochai Agbaji and Cam Martin highlighted freshman forward KJ Adams as one of the standouts so far. By Matt Tait

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Coming off first productive game with KU football, RB Devin Neal wants to be 'more physical'

The Kansas football coaches asked far more of running back Devin Neal in Week 2 than they did in the Jayhawks’ opener. So much so that the true freshman became the featured back for the offense on its second possession at Coastal Carolina, with Neal seven days removed from his one-carry, one-yard college debut.

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Kansas men's basketball program to open Big 12 slate at home vs. TCU on Jan. 1

The Kansas men's basketball team will open Big 12 play on Jan. 1 at home against TCU, the conference revealed Wednesday. The Big 12 Conference released the complete conference schedule for both the men's teams and the women's teams Wednesday, and the Kansas men's basketball program will be featured four times on ESPN's Big Monday.