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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 8.13.15

Wipe out all thought? My God, they're like flying televisions.

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Two-Minute Drill: Adjustments

Individual defensive techniques were showcased in the morning as Hyman instructed each different facet of kick coverage on how to fight through both one-on-one and wedge blocking schemes.

Carrying his weight: Juco transfer Ke'aun Kinner no stranger to being asked to ‘step up’ |

It’s not just Kinner’s skills and past success that make him an easy player to identify as an important part of the offense this season. Running-backs coach Reggie Mitchell, who called Kinner “under-recruited,” said the young back’s versatility and ability to run, catch and protect the quarterback in passing situations made him the ideal player to have in any offense.

What caught my eye at Day 6 of KU football's 2015 preseason practices | Tale of the Tait |

Speaking of Beaty getting after it, the first-year KU coach is definitely getting more and more intense by the day. There's nothing choir boy about the way he rips into guys when they're not doing something right or up to the standard he's trying to establish for Kansas football. There was a hint of that during the spring, but it's definitely on another level right now, which makes perfect sense given that the season opener is fast approaching.

VIDEO - Peek inside KU football preseason practice No. 7 |

The Kansas football team goes through its second practice of the day, and seventh overall this preseason, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

AUDIO - David Beaty on KU's running game, how they landed RB Ke'aun Kinner (Press Conferences & Post-Game Interviews) |

Kansas football coach David Beaty speaks with reporters on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, about the start of two-a-days, how tempo impacts what the Jayhawks can accomplish at practices, the way running back Ke'aun Kinner ended up at KU, running the ball in the Air Raid offense and more.

KU to Play on ESPN’s Big Monday Four Times in 2016

Since the inception of the Big 12 in 1996-97, Kansas is 54-19 all-time on ESPN's Big Monday (31-1 at home, 23-18 on the road), including 35-11 under head coach Bill Self . Additionally, KU has won 24-straight Big Monday games in Allen Fieldhouse, which includes a 20-0 mark under Self.

Women's Soccer - First Half Offensive Explosion Lifts KU Over Drake, 5-0

The Kansas domination was evident on the stat sheet as well. The Jayhawks outshot the Bulldogs 25-8 and held the edge in shots on goal, 12-3. Kansas also managed to amass 10 corner kicks on the night, compared to just one for Drake.

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Candid Coaches: The best coaching hire of the 2015 offseason -

We had 40 coaching changes in April, May and June. Here are the handful that college basketball coaches see as the best moves

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WATCH: Anthony Rizzo makes spectacular leaping catch into stands -

Cubs first baseman jumped on the tarp, then the top of the fence, then reached into the stands, caught the ball, came off the fence, landed -- wearing cleats -- on the back of a fan's seat, where he made a clean throw back into the field of play so a runner would not advance a base.

LOOK: Buffalo's long snapper has some snapping skills -

Buffalo punter Tyler Grassman tweeted video of his long-snapper, and brother, Corbin Grassman showing off his snapping skills.