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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 8.27.15

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- Kansas Sports -

Jayhawks make-believe it’s football game week |

“We are simulating a game week,” first-year KU coach David Beaty said Wednesday. “It is a carbon copy. The tempo might be a little slower because we’re doing a lot more talking.”

Kapaun grad Timmy Hamilton says he’s transferring to Kansas | The Wichita Eagle

Hamilton played two seasons at Coffeyville Community College and signed with Arizona in the spring, but left earlier this month.

AUDIO - David Beaty on game preparation, social media philosophies and more (Press Conferences & Post-Game Interviews) |

First-year Kansas football coach David Beaty speaks with media members Aug. 26, 2015, about the Jayhawks’ first week of real game preparation, what a typical work day looks like at the KU football offices, freshman receiver Steven Sims Jr., how KU coaches use social media and much more.

VIDEO - Klint Kubiak on KU's WR depth, impact of newcomers |

Kansas wide receivers coach Klint Kubiak explains why the Jayhawks want eight receivers they can put on the field this fall, and the impact being made by newcomers Steven Sims Jr., Joshua Stanford and Quincy Perdue.

Basketball - Jayhawks’ TV Schedule Includes 25 games on ESPN Family of Networks

Every KU game, including the two exhibition games, will be televised nationally, including 25 games on the ESPN family of networks (ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU). Those 25 games, in addition to six Jayhawk Television Network contests, will be available online on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.

Volleyball - Kansas Prepped for Weekend Opener in Arkansas

Unprecedented opportunities have finally arrived. Receiving votes in the national preseason poll and on the hunt for a historic season, Kansas volleyball will open the 2015 campaign at the Arkansas Tournament in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Aug. 28-29.

Women's Soccer - Jayhawks Head to Lone Star State for Battle with Mustangs

The Kansas Jayhawks will look to pick up their first winning result of the 2015 campaign as they head south to Dallas for a Friday evening date with the SMU Mustangs.

Watch a Kansas football practice from QB’s GoPro point of view | CollegeFootballTalk

Kansas strapped a fancy GoPro camera on the helmet of quarterback Keaton Perry during football practice on Friday, providing a glimpse into the offensive huddle, out of the shotgun and more. With the camera propped up off the left side of the helmet, you get a pretty close eye-level view of the practice as Perry experienced it, from right above the left shoulder pad.

- College Sports-

Washington State opener could be postponed or moved due to wildfires -

Washington State athletic director Bill Moos is monitoring air conditions during a series of nearby wildfires that could force the Cougars to move or postpone their season opener.

- Professional Sports -

NBA - In the wake of Katrina, a father and son fight back

The Oubres fled New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina hit the city in 2005, looking for a place to call home. In 2015, Kelly Oubre Jr. landed in D.C. as a first-round draft choice.

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WATCH: Andrew Wiggins annihilates J.J. Barea with huge dunk -

Andrew Wiggins is playing for Canada, and he is dunking on little people.