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Andrew Baker

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KU football summer tour rolls through Topeka

The 2009 Jayhawk Summer Tour rolled through Topeka Sunday. Fans in Topeka gathered to help welcome in the upcoming football season.

Garlington leads KU volleyball into 2009 season

KU volleyball player Karina Garlington leads four returning starters back to the Horjesi Center this season.

KU volleyball holds youth camp

The Kansas University volleyball team hosted kids Thursday at its annual youth camp.

Langford hitting his stride overseas

Keith Langford, who scored nearly 2,000 points as a Jayhawk, is putting his NBA dreams on hold for another go-round in Europe.

Perkins hosts Golf Classic

KU Athletics Director Lew Perkins hosted his fifth annual Golf Classic at Alvamar Golf Course to benefit the Douglas County Special Olympics.

KU's Robinson embracing life on the hill

The regular season is five months away, but for KU freshman Thomas Robinson, it's never too early to get your feet wet.

KU softball seeks favorable postseason seeding

The Kansas University softball team is wrapping up its regular season this weekend at Iowa State with Big 12 Tournament seeding on the line.

Kansas women to play Creighton

On Saturday, the Kansas women's basketball team will play its third road game of the season.

KU womens basketball team tops Washburn

The Kansas women's basketball team achieved a 2-0 record after their exhibition win against the Washburn Lady Blues.

Volleyball players receive conference honors

Two members of the Kansas volleyball team have been awarded Big 12 honors.

Kansas basketball recruiting class reminiscent of past

As the Kansas basketball team embarks on its national championship defense, this year's squad has striking similarities to the 2005 recruiting class of Coach Bill Self.

Disability doesn't slow KU soccer standout

Imagine a soccer game with no starting lineup introductions, no national anthems and no whistles. For Kansas red shirt freshman Emily Cressy, that's the norm. However, just because Cressy is deaf, that doesn't mean she allows it to be an obstacle on the pitch. In fact, she left her home in Ventura, California and is excelling as a Kansas Jayhawk. Andrew Baker has more...

KU football to face Iowa State

The Kansas football team opens Big 12 play this weekend against Iowa State. It's a game you can see live on Versus (Sunflower Broadband channel 38).

Kansas storms back to win against Iowa State

The Kansas volleyball team was looking for its first conference win of the year against Iowa State.

Morris twins busy preparing for upcoming hoops season

The twin towers known as 'The Twins' have officially landed in Kansas. Philadelphia prep phenoms Marcus and Markieff Morris arrived at KU last week. On a nightly basis, they can be found playing basketball in Kansas City. Andrew Baker has more...

Aaron Miles keeping NBA dreams alive

It's been a long, strange pro basketball journey for former Kansas guard Aaron Miles. After helping KU to the 2003 National Title game, Miles did get a brief shot at the NBA. But since that month-long stint with Golden State in 2006, the point guard has kept his pro career alive by playing basketball in France, Spain, and the NBA Developmental League. But as Andrew Baker explains - the NBA dream is still very much alive...

Julian Wright no longer an NBA rookie

Last week, an NBA record five Kansas Jayhawks were selected in the 2008 draft. But it was just a year ago that only a single, high-flying, 'Hawk made the leap to the pros. Julian Wright has his rookie season with the New Orleans Hornets behind him. And, as Andrew Baker explains, that's good news for the 2007 Lottery pick...

6Sports video: Wildcat win ends KU baseball season

No celebration today for Rich Price and the Kansas baseball team: in fact, it's quite the opposite. 6Sports reporter Andrew Baker has more.

6Sports video: Ryne Price ready for K-State series

The Kansas baseball team readies itself for this weekend's series with K-State. Senior Ryne Price is hoping the season doesn't end on Sunday. If Ryne can continue to do what he's done for four straight years, the Jayhawks should have no problem advancing to next week's Big 12 tournament.

6News video: NBA exodus underway

Two KU underclassmen will head to the pros next year. 6Sports reporter Andrew Baker joins us from the News Center with the latest.

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6News video: Self is staying

Good news for KU basketball fans today as KU head coach Bill Self makes his intentions known for next year. 6Sports reporter Andrew Baker joins us live in the News Center with details.

6Sports video: Self will stay

It didn't take head coach Bill Self long to make a decision. Andrew Baker has more.

6Sports video: Bill's boys meet with media

For the 13th time in school history, the Kansas men's basketball team is headed to the Final Four. Andrew Baker has more.

6Sports video: Fans greet triumphant Jayhawks

Tonight, shortly after the clock struck midnight, the Jayhawk faithful were awake and waiting as the Kansas Jayhawks made their way back to Allen Fieldhouse.

6Sports video: Useless trivia from Allen Fieldhouse

Useless trivia with Kevin and Andrew.

6Sports video: Tokarcyzk takes Hawks to top

The Jayhawk tennis team's current success dates back farther than their Saturday shut-out of UMKC. Less than 10 days again, freshman Magdalena Tokarcyzk was promoted to #1.

6Sports video: Hawks up against CU for round two

A rematch takes place tonight in Lawrence when the Colorado women face Kansas. 6Sports reporter Kevin Romary joins us live from the Fieldhouse for pregame talk and trivia.

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6News video: Jayhawks Orange Bowl bound

There is no 'Fiesta' for KU, but the Jayhawks are celebrating with a BCS bowl game. The Jayhawks are heading back to the Orange Bowl for the first time since 1969.

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6News video: Broken dreams

The dream of a perfect season and BCS championship was scratched out by the border rival Missouri Tigers. 6Sports reporter Andrew Baker joins us live from the Newscenter with more from the Border Showdown.

6Sports video: Useless trivia with DJ

DJ Whetter and Andrew Baker play useless Fieldhouse trivia.

6Sports video: KU soccer team returns 19 players

Nineteen returners - five of which are seniors...reason enough for a positive outlook on the 2007 Kansas soccer season.

6Sports video: KU freshman volleyball player Karina Garlington making her presence known

Two state championships, first-team all conference honors, and high school female athlete of the year - an impressive resume' for any incoming freshman. Now Karina Garlington is making her presence felt on the collegiate level.

6Sports video: Jayhawk volleyball team improves to 2-2 in conference play

The Kansas Jayhawk volleyball team picked a perfect time to turn things around by improving to 2-2 in conference play over the weekend.

6Sports video: Reesing thriving in new KU offense

Todd Reesing for Heisman? Probably not...but the Jayhawks' starting QB has kicked off the 2007-2008 KU football season off with a bang after stellar play in KU's first 3 games.

6Sports video: Talib shines on offense

Three games into the season, the Kansas Jayhawk football team has been firing on all cylinders on offense. Already KU's top defensive player, Aqib Talib has been a big part of the offense pulling down a TD catch in each game thus far.

6Sports video: No double OT this year

When the Jayhawks locked up with Toledo last season, it was a double overtime thriller with the Rockets eventually clinching the win. But with a new year also comes new opportunity.

6Sports video: KU soccer struggles

After a run of three NCAA tournament appearances in four years, the Kansas soccer team has been on the outside looking in for the past two seasons.

6Sports video: KU soccer still looking for win

The ladies of the Kansas soccer team are still looking for the win column.

6Sports video: Jayhawks 2-0 on the season

1975 was the last time a Kansas football team held back to back opponents under ten points, until Saturday. The Jayhawks were looking to start the year 2-0 for the fourth straight season against FCS opponent Southeastern Louisiana.

6Sports video: KU volleyball hosts Jayhawk Classic

The Kansas Volleyball team looked to sweep the competition at the Jayhawk Classic. Off the Eagle serve, Emily Brown set up Savannah nows with the spike.

6Sports video: Wissel, KU dominate home meet

This past weekend for Colby Wissel and the men's cross country team was just another day at the office. The Jayhawk senior continued his reign on Rim Rock by finishing first for the second time in three years knowing it would be his last in the Crimson and Blue.

6Sports video: KU offense goes vertical

Saturday, the Kansas offense exploded onto the scene by going vertical, racking up over 300 yards through the air. When the switch was made earlier in the year to Ed Warner as the new offensive coordinator, change was to be expected, but not this quickly.

6Sports video: 'Hawks rout Chippewas

The 2007 college football season is officially underway and Kansas football fans finally received some answers to their questions. Just how would Todd Reesing perform after earning the starting QB job? And would the Kansas defense bounce back after a season that ranked them dead last in the country on pass defense?

6Sports video: KU XC dominates home invite

It was back to business as usual this weekend for Colby Wissel and the KU mens and womens cross country teams. For the third consecutive year, bot teams swept the competition at the Bob Timmons Invitational.