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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.22.15

Juuuuuuust a bit outside!

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- Kansas Sports -

Wrong number: Kansas DE Ben Goodman switches up digits |

He realizes that a jersey is just a jersey and that the big, bold number on it is irrelevant if the player wearing it cannot deliver. But a series of events that took place from the end of last season to the beginning of this one has Goodman believing big things are in store for KU’s new No. 10.

KU football notebook: QB Cummings already throwing but nowhere near ready |

“When that happened to him in the spring, man, it broke my heart,” KU coach David Beaty said Monday at Big 12 media days in Dallas. “The kid had surgery in the middle of June, and I looked out my window the other day and (saw) him throwing the ball already. He is a unique guy. So if anybody can make it back this year, it would be him. We're obviously trying to see if we can maybe get another year for him. That would be great.”

2015 CFB Preview - Kansas - Campus Insiders

New head coach David Beaty knows the program after serving as both a receivers coach and a co-offensive coordinator, and he knows high-octane offenses as a part of the Texas A&M coaching staff over the last four years. And now he has a totally blank sheet of paper of a program to work with.

Softball - Smith Adds Pair of Transfers to 2016 Roster

Jordan Zolman, an infielder from Arbyrd, Missouri, comes to Kansas after two seasons at Missouri, while Andie Formby, a pitcher from Orange, California, spent her freshman campaign at Virginia.

University of Kansas Athletics - Nina Khmelnitckaia Takes Home Singles Title at ITA Summer Circuit

Kansas incoming freshman Nina Khmelnitckaia took home the singles title at the ITA Summer Circuit being held at the Jayhawk Tennis Center Sunday morning. Khmelnitckaia defeated her Jayhawk teammate, Anastasiya Rychagova.

- College Sports -

Big 12 football notebook: Briles says Bears just need to win ’em all |

“We’re actually working on our schedule to maybe make it look better to the public and help us,” Briles said, “if it does come down to that. But I’ve never met a good loss or met a bad win.”

Big 12 Media Days: West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen | FOX Sports

Best quote: Dana Holgorsen on new Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley. "Mike Leach saw something in him as a freshman QB. And what he saw was a s***ty player and a great mind."

Big 12 Media Days - Superlatives - Cowboys Ride For Free

Funnest Coach - David Beaty This guy was pretty great. Hope he can turn it around even a little bit, he brings an excitement to the league that not a lot of guys do.

Big 12 Media Day - What I've Learned - Cowboys Ride For Free

New Kansas coach David Beaty is a great guy, really charismatic. He may steal a recruit or two from some teams soon.

Gus Malzahn: SEC at disadvantage in playoff, other leagues fresher -

Gus Malzahn told ESPN he feels the SEC may be hamstrung when it comes to the College Football Playoff.

UAB says it will return to playing football in 2017 -

The NCAA determined that UAB can resume playing in 2017 and compete immediately at the Football Bowl Subdivision level, according to a university news release. UAB will not be subject to FBS requirements for three years starting in 2015-16 and will be counted as an FBS opponent once it begins playing again. UAB could also be immediately eligible for a bowl game and the Conference USA championship in 2017.

- Professional Sports -

CFL Top Performers of the Week Named - OurSports Central

Cornish, a former Kansas Jayhawk and single-season rushing yard leader rushed the ball for nine or more yards six times during the contest. Through four games, Cornish has rushed for 305 yards (5.6 yards per carry) and is only one yard behind Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Jerome Messam for the lead.

- Video Game News -

How NBA 2K could use real college teams without getting in trouble -

Looks like you will be able to play as Kansas, UCLA and others ... but probably not with any players based on actual college athletes.

Marshawn Lynch tops Adrian Peterson in 'Madden 16' RB rankings -

Lynch is the No. 1 back in the Madden ratings this year, checking in at 96 overall and barely topping Peterson (95).

- Videos of the Day -

Archie Manning: Peyton at first refused to hit kids with ball in 'SNL' bit -

According to Archie Manning, one of the funniest Saturday Night Live skits ever featuring a professional athlete almost never happened. Per the Shreveport Times, Archie said that Peyton was uncomfortable with the sketch at first.

Top 10 Harry Doyle lines in honor of 'Major League Night' in Milwaukee -

Here are the top 10 Harry Doyle lines from Major League (no, I'm not including Major League 2 or whatever madness followed in "Back to the Minors"). These are obviously scientific and if you disagree with how I ranked them it definitely serves as a commentary for the sorry state of journalism these days. Or something.

LOOK: Machine breaks, Wainwright pitches in daughter's game -

Wainwright is not with the team, he's off rehabbing his injury. On Monday night he was at his daughter's eight-and-under game when the pitching machine broke. So Wainwright stepped in and helped out by toeing the rubber.