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No excuses for KU football after near upset

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- Kansas Football -

David Beaty not making excuses for KU following near upset |

“It’s unfortunate, because I thought D’Andre really did throw a really nice block there,” Beaty said of the play that negated Martin’s TD. “He really did a good job and the kid didn’t deserve to have a penalty thrown to him, but, you know what, it happens. It’s part of the game."

'Crazy' heads-up play one of many factors in KU football's TCU loss | Smithology |

The thing was, nobody seemed to notice the ball except Hill, who casually walked over to pick it up. Then he just ran before the Jayhawks knew what to do.

Jayhawks continue Big 12 play at No. 11/8 Baylor

The Kansas football team heads back to Texas to continue Big 12 play at No. 11/8 Baylor Saturday, October 15 at 2:30 p.m., on Fox Sports 1.

Homecoming game against Oklahoma State slated for 11 a.m.

Kansas football will host Oklahoma State for Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 22. The game is slated for 11 a.m., with a live broadcast on FOX Sports 1 the Big 12 Conference announced on Monday.

David Jaynes living proof that Kansas can beat the best in football recruiting |

“By the way, KU’s record when I was being recruited was 1-9,” Jaynes said. “You can recruit here, but you have to work at it. If Terry hadn’t followed up, I would have gone to Alabama and been the greatest third-string quarterback in the history of Alabama football. My point is, when people say you can’t recruit at Kansas, I don’t believe it.”

- Kansas Basketball -

KU coach Bill Self discusses transition from heartbreaker vs. Villanova to hope for 2016-17 |

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self on Monday joined CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein for 15 minutes on his regular weekly college basketball podcast and covered a variety of topics from the Jayhawks’ Big 12 title streak to losing to Villanova last year and entering the 2016-17 season with a team that’s good enough to extend the streak and make some noise in March.

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk | Tale of the Tait |

We'll start the look at the bench with Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, a foreign-born player who, despite not having a consistent role during his first two seasons as a Jayhawk, has remained one of KU's most intriguing players and a bona fide NBA prospect.

2017 PG Collin Sexton talks Alabama, Kansas |

Highly coveted Class of 2017 point guard Collin Sexton, the No. 7-ranked prospect in the class, according to, recently talked with Jerry Meyer of 247 Sports about his visits with Alabama and Kansas.

KU notebook: Josh Jackson’s shooting ‘terrific,’ coach Bill Self says

“If he can get where he can consistently knock it down to kind of set up his other game, I think he can be terrific offensively,” Self said of Detroit native Jackson. “Defensively he can be an elite collegiate defender his first game out. He has some things you can’t teach from an anticipation and toughness (standpoint) and he has some alpha dog in him that every team needs.”

- College Sports -

Wake Forest young, confident in Danny Manning's 3rd year

While the Demon Deacons are once again a popular pick to finish near the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference standings, they're confident that a three-year, patience-testing rebuilding process will pay off — if not now, then soon.

Kansas City wants in on Big 12 football title game | The Kansas City Star

Big 12 presidents and chancellors will meet on Oct. 17, with expansion expected to be a topic. Last month, 11 schools made a pitch to become members, but what happens next is a mystery. The Big 12 could grow, announce it won’t, or push the process down the road.

College basketball coach Ken Bone's Twitter account blew up during the debate -

The name is not his alone, however, as another Ken Bone may have found out. This Ken Bone was the basketball coach at Washington State from 2009-2014 and was the associate head coach at Montana from 2014-16.

The Monday After: How to fix the dumbest rule in college football -

If Tennessee were to have fumbled that ball at the 50-yard line -- or anywhere else on the field between the goal lines -- and it goes out of bounds without the defense recovering it, the offense keeps the ball. In order for the ball to actually change possession in the game, it must change possession on the field. Yet, for some reason, when a player fumbles the ball into and out of the other team's end zone, now the other team's ball.

Texas coach Charlie Strong offers up bulletin board material to Baylor and TCU -

Texas coach Charlie Strong's explanation for the popularity of the spread might rub TCU and Baylor the wrong way.

The five best conference games in each of the major conferences this season -

There's a boatload of beautiful basketball games now set in stone come conference play.

- Professional Sports -

Red Sox-Indians Game 3: Ortiz's career comes to an end -

Monday night at Fenway Park, the Indians beat the Boston Red Sox (CLE 4, BOS 3) in Game 3 to clinch a sweep of the ALDS. They'll face the Toronto Blue Jays when the ALCS begins Friday in Cleveland.

Giants-Cubs Game 3: Giants stun Cubs to stay alive -

Monday night at AT&T Park, the Giants stunned the Chicago Cubs twice in Game 3 of the NLDS. First Conor Gillaspie gave San Francisco a lead in the eighth inning, then after the Cubs tied it on Kris Bryant's ninth inning homer, Joe Panik won it with a walk-off double in the 13th inning (SF 6, CHC 5).

President Obama signs bill to eliminate taxes on prizes for winning Olympic medals -

Athletes who earn less than $1 million annually will not have to pay taxes on their medal winnings.

49ers sign former KU corner JaCorey Shepherd |

After spending the first several weeks of this NFL season bouncing on and off of Philadelphia’s practice squad — cut one week, signed back the next, and so forth — another organization, San Francisco, swooped in to sign the former sixth-round draft pick on Monday.

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WATCH: Female HS kicker does best Joey Julius impression by laying massive hit -

Kelly Macnamara proved she can do more on the field than just kick.