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Kansas Prepares for Kentucky

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Kansas Sports

Traditional powers primed for battle |
“I’m going to tell you, our building (23,500-seat Rupp Arena) ... we played North Carolina here and won on the last play. It was so loud. Allen Fieldhouse is louder, like much louder,” Calipari, Kentucky’s seventh-year coach, said at a news conference Friday afternoon in Lexington.

Latest KU scholarship offer no freebie; Torneden earned it | Tale of the Tait |
The reality of the Kansas University football program's current recruiting class is this: Because the numbers are down and the program is rebuilding, there are not a ton of athletes in the 2016 class who, up front, look like players to get fired up about.

Last year’s UK game left bad taste |
“I think it’s just natural it’s in the back of everybody’s mind. We all remember it. Those of us that were here last year. There’s not a ton that needs to be said,” said KU junior forward Landen Lucas.

Kansas women's basketball preview |
The league standings say KU’s game tonight at Texas Tech might be the best chance yet for the Jayhawks (5-15 overall, 0-9 Big 12) to bust out of an 11-game losing slump. The Red Raiders (10-10, 1-8) are only a game ahead of Kansas in the conference win column.

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Woodland, Choi tied for Farmers lead |
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Harbaugh on Michigan recruiting, critics: 'We don't hide how we operate' -
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The 10 most intense recruiting battles heading into National Signing Day -
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