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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 8.05.15

It's a fabulous, crabulous day!

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- Kansas Sports -

Camp preview: Jayhawk offense enters new era under coordinator Rob Likens | The Wichita Eagle

Rob Likens is Kansas’ fourth offensive coordinator in less than 21 months, the latest football man tasked with breathing life into an offense that has been near comatose for the last three years. A former Cal assistant, Likens was prepped for the job while working under Air Raid disciples Sonny Dykes and Tony Franklin at Louisiana Tech and Cal. In simple terms, he will attempt to succeed where his predecessors could not: The scoreboard.

Plenty of questions to answer with KU football camp set to start |

The Jayhawks will report to preseason camp today — they’ll stay in the Holidome this year instead of Naismith Hall on campus — and kick off the first practice of the 2015 season on Thursday evening. After that, they’ll hit the practice field Friday, Saturday and Monday before jumping into full pads on Aug. 11 and the first session of two-a-days on Aug. 12.

Inaugural Football 101 A Huge Success

The Kansas football staff hosted 125 women at the Anderson Family Football Complex and Memorial Stadium Monday evening for "Football 101", sponsored by Lawrence Memorial Hospital, to create awareness for breast cancer and also add a touch of football knowledge to their repertoire.

Swimming and Diving - Long Road to San Antonio for Kansas' Miller

The Houston, Texas product is set to compete in the 200- and 400-meter individual medley as well as the 200-meter butterfly at the Northside Swim Center in San Antonio, Texas later this week, completing a 3,500-mile trek across the United States this summer.

- College Sports -

Former Jayhawk White to debut with NU |

Former Kansas University guard Andrew White III, who sat out last season at Nebraska in accordance with NCAA transfer rules, will make his unofficial Husker debut on a four-game trip to Spain that starts on Aug. 16.

Future of College Football: Changes coming quickly, on and off the field -

CBS Sports begins its preseason coverage with a peek at what college football will look like in the future. In the second of this two-part series, Dennis Dodd explores how quickly the game is changing.

- Professional Sports -

How Fred Hoiberg will make the Bulls' offense better by speeding it up -

Despite having an efficient offense last season, there's a good chance new coach Fred Hoiberg makes the Bulls' offensive attack even better.

- Today (and yesterday) In History (Videos) -

ON THIS DAY: Nolan Ryan pounds the head of Robin Ventura -

On Aug. 4, 1993, Ventura charged the mound after being drilled by a pitch, and Ryan handled him like a rambunctious calf. He tacked him, head-locked him, roped him, and put him away.

Black Cat Would Curse Royals If They Could Get Any Worse - Walkoff Walk

Mr. Ed says: Six years ago today, the Royals were as bad as ever as they floundered in the AL Central. Then a cat ran onto the field.

- Videos of the Day -

LOOK: A.J. Pierzynski tries framing pitch in dirt for strike three -

Umpire Dan Iassogna ain't buying it.

Richie Shaffer's first MLB hit is HR; he deals well with silent treatment -

Rays rookie Richie Shaffer picked up his first career hit and it was a home run Tuesday night. When 'greeted' with the silent treatment, he just mimed celebrating with imaginary teammates.