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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.31.15

Happy Friday!

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- Kansas Sports -

Numbers crunch: Failed recruiting efforts leave Jayhawks short-handed |

Because of the way the rules are set up, where programs can sign a maximum of 25 players in any given recruiting class, Beaty knows that getting the numbers up will not be something he can fix overnight. Asked last week at Big 12 media days in Dallas how he planned to go about getting back to a full deck, Beaty laid out a clear and concise plan.

KU target Bolden schedules Duke visit, will still visit Kansas |

Bolden, a 6-10, 240-pound senior from DeSoto High, tells he will definitely make an official visit to KU at a yet-to-be-determined date.’s No. 14-rated player in the Class of 2016 is also considering Kentucky, LSU, Baylor, SMU North Carolina, Louisville, Texas, N.C. State, Oklahoma and others.

Kansas' Kuchkarova to Swim Among World's Best in Kazan

Last year Kuchkarova recorded two of Kansas' all-time fastest marks in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke and will be looking to rewrite Jayhawk history in the 2015-16 collegiate season.

- College Sports -

Larry Brown denies wrongdoing in SMU academic case vs. the NCAA -

SMU has met with the NCAA, and we await the next big shoe to drop.

Pac-12 Notes: Fans in stadiums to see same replays officials do at games -

This season, the league will begin showing on stadium scoreboards the same replays available to officials reviewing it upstairs during the game. If there are six angles of a particular play, fans in attendance will see all six angles.

Former Wisconsin four-star RB signee announces he's going to Nebraska -

Four-star RB Jordan Stevenson announced on Thursday that he will be going to Nebraska after he was denied admissions at Wisconsin. (Mr. Ed says: Gee and you wonder why Nebraska lost their AAU status.... lol I guess anybody can get into that school! The 'N' on the helmet stands for Knowledge!)

- Professional Sports -

Jayhawk Alums Eye Start of NFL Training Camps

As the summer months draw to a close and preparations for the 2015 National Football League (NFL) season begins to get underway, 13 Kansas football alumnus have earned a roster spot for their respective team's training camp.

Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest announce new long-term deal - Yahoo News

The 15-year deal begins in 2018 and runs through the 2032 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Eagles' Brandon Graham: Tim Tebow will 'make the team' and 'play a lot' -

At least one member of the Eagles thinks Tim Tebow is here to stay in Philadelphia. And not just as a backup quarterback, but as a player who frequently sees the field. According to linebacker Brandon Graham, Tebow will survive roster cuts this summer. Then, he'll be a contributor during the regular season.

Dolphins owner channels inner Walter White when asked about team -

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross had the perfect response when asked if he's getting antsy for some results.

Blue Jays get Price in blockbuster trade: Eight things to know -

The Blue Jays are all-in. A few days after swinging a trade for Troy Tulowitzki, Toronto has acquired ace lefty David Price from the Tigers for a package of prospects, both teams have announced.

- Video of the Day -

WATCH: Cowboys cheerleaders act out Dez Bryant 'non-catch' play -

It's not quite as heartbreaking as the original.