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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 9.30.15

You know what this is all about, don't you? BCS. That's what made a difference today in the game. That's what made the difference in a call in front of their bench. Dollar signs.

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- Kansas Sports -

Beaty, Jayhawks Ready for Big 12 and Iowa State

Head Kansas football coach David Beaty met with the media Tuesday to talk about the team's first conference test of 2015.

QB Cozart comfortable with game planning |

The first-year KU coordinator’s connection with Cozart has taken some time to build. The usual growing pains that come any time a new coach takes over certainly have shown up at Kansas, with things like terminology, likes and dislikes, a relationship off the field and comfort with the new offense all taking time to develop. But both coach and quarterback believe the bond is strengthening each week, with every rep in practice and each snap on game days, good and bad.

Iowa State Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads almost hired Kansas' David Beaty - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads almost hired Kansas coach David Beaty when he took over the Cyclones in 2009 and now faces Beaty in the Big 12 opener.

VIDEO - Peek inside KU football practice: Iowa State week | KUsports Video |

A peek inside Tuesday’s Kansas football practice, where cornerbacks Brandon Stewart (No. 8), Tyrone Miller Jr. (19) and Marnez Ogletree worked with each other on footwork and technique during some down time.

VIDEO - Rob Likens talks run-game issues, QB development, emergence of Tyler Patrick | KUsports Video |

Kansas offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Rob Likens discusses the Jayhawks’ struggles running the ball at Rutgers, his unwavering confidence in running back Ke’aun Kinner, quarterback Montell Cozart showing progress, the emergence of wide receiver Tyler Patrick and the challenges that face a true freshman QB such as Ryan Willis.

Kansas Jayhawks lose their way to the top of the Bottom 10

The Longhorns and Vols share the No. 5 spot. Kansas takes over No. 1 after losing to Rutgers in a pillow fight for Bottom 10 supremacy.

The Bottom 25 -- Week 4: You can go home again, Virginia -

Kansas went on the road and lost to Rutgers in the Saddest Game Ever Scheduled, and this week it goes on the road to take on Iowa State. If the Jayhawks lose, I really don't see anything between them and a winless season. This might be the most important game of the season in The Bottom 25.

Wayne Selden Jr. unveils Kansas’ Big 12 title rings

One man in particular is very happy with the rings, and that is junior guard Wayne Selden Jr. Selden took to Instagram and posted a picture of the ring.

Inside the play: How KU basketball gets a 3.5-percent edge |

Kansas beat writer Jesse Newell explains how an often overlooked detail helps KU coach Bill Self gain an advantage before the game starts.

Golf - Kansas Takes Crown at Badger Invitational

Poor weather conditions at University Ridge Golf Course may have made Tuesday's play a little more difficult, but that did not deter the Kansas men's golf team from finishing in first place and claiming the Badger Invitational title.

- College Sports -

NCAA hits SMU with postseason ban, suspends Larry Brown -

Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown will be suspended for games this season -- and his Mustangs are getting a postseason ban for this season -- because of an NCAA investigation that uncovered rules violations, a source confirmed to CBS Sports.

Brown was hit with a "lack of coach control" charge and given a two-year show-cause order. He'll now be required to attend an NCAA Regional Rules seminar during each year of the show-cause period, and his program will be placed on three years probation and lose three scholarships for three straight years starting in 2016-17.

Missouri QB Maty Mauk suspended for South Carolina game -

Missouri announced Tuesday starting quarterback Maty Mauk has been suspended for Saturday's home game against South Carolina for "disciplinary reasons related to a violation of team policies," the Columbia Daily Tribune reports.

Orlando bar offering free beer during UCF games until Knights win -

Dear citizens of Orlando: you might have a new gameday watering hole, at least until UCF gets in the win column. (Mr. Ed says: This sounds like a great idea for a place in Lawrence to run with, too...)

LOOK: Troy and South Alabama will play for a championship belt -

Troy and South Alabama wanted to spice up their rivalry game, being that they share a state and conference. Rather than come up with a trophy somehow combining Trojans and Jaguars, they just decided to play for a championship belt.

- Professional Sports -

Report: Royals' Greg Holland to undergo Tommy John surgery Friday -

The team shut Holland down last week and acknowledged he has a "significant" tear in his elbow ligament, meaning Tommy John surgery was likely.

Rodgers on Charles' Discount Double check: 'State Farm appreciates it' -

Aaron Rodgers didn't see Jamaal Charles Discount Double Check celebration but he says that "State Farm appreciates it."

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Reminder: Don't run on Yoenis Cespedes. No, really. Don't do it. -

Cody Asche of the Phillies hit one toward the left-center gap on Tuesday and rounded first en route for an attempted double. Big mistake.

WATCH: Fan at Yankees game botches three chances to catch foul ball -

Okay, I can understand missing the pop-up. Pop-ups can be tough because of the wind and stuff. The grounder right at you? That's a play that has to be made. The ball flipped to you by the ball boy? C'mon, man!

Virtual replica of USS Enterprise-D - Tech Insider

3-D artist Jason B. is in the process of creating a virtual replica of Star Trek's U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D. This tour only shows a small section of the massive 42 deck ship but with enough support, the creator hopes to complete the replica in it's entirety. (Mr. Ed says: You takin' notes, K-State?)