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Jayhawks 'starving' for a conference win

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Jayhawks — like fans — tired of Big 12 losing streak | Smithology |

The longer Kansas goes without knocking off a conference foe, the harder it is for the players — and, surely, the program’s supporters. Still, for play-makers such as sophomore Steven Sims Jr., who’ve only experienced league losses, the stigma that accompanies the program’s Big 12 troubles only makes them hungrier.

High-scoring Sooners next challenge for KU football |

Monday morning on the Big 12 coaches media teleconference, a reporter asked Beaty if seeing the OU defense give up so many yards and points gave him examples of areas where the Sooners might be vulnerable. The KU coach countered Mahomes and the Red Raiders (3-4, 1-3) deserved more credit for their showing.

KU travels to No. 16/15 Oklahoma for Saturday night showdown

OU (5-2, 4-0 Big 12) and Kansas (1-6, 0-4 Big 12) have played 106 times with the Sooners leading the all-time series 73-27-6. Fifty-four games have been played between the two teams in Norman with KU's last victory in Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium coming in 1996.

Kansas well represented on NBA opening day rosters

There will be 15 Jayhawks on opening day rosters for the 2016-17 NBA regular-season that begins Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Intense initiation right on schedule for KU freshman Josh Jackson |

Kansas freshman Josh Jackson never hid the fact that one of the biggest reasons he chose to play his college basketball in Lawrence was the opportunity to be coached — and pushed — by KU coach Bill Self.

Andrew Wiggins, Josh Jackson possess some of the same traits, KU coach Bill Self says at luncheon

“Both are 6-8. Both are 205 pounds. Both need to gain weight. Both need to get stronger,” Self added Monday during a question-and-answer session with fans at KU’s annual Roundball Luncheon at the Wichita Marriott.

Rayford Young, blue-chip recruit Trae’s father, relives 41-point game vs. KU on campus visit

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self had a little surprise for Rayford Young, father of blue-chip high school prospect Trae Young, on the family’s official recruiting trip to KU over the weekend.

Women's Soccer - Host of activities planned for Senior Night at Rock Chalk Park

Kansas (9-4-4) is looking to wrap up a second-place finish in Big 12 play when it hosts Iowa State (10-6-1) Friday. A win would clinch the Jayhawks a No. 2 seed in next week's Big 12 Championship in Kansas City, the program's highest seed in the postseason tournament since 2004.

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Bob Stoops defends brother Mike following Oklahoma defense’s performance at Texas Tech – CollegeFootballTalk

Oklahoma's defense has not had the best of weeks. The Sooners gave up 59 points on Saturday to Texas Tech and allowed quarterback Patrick Mahomes to set an FBS record for total offense as he did just about whatever he wanted in the passing game.

Report: Texas AD Mike Perrin met with Charlie Strong on Monday - Burnt Orange Nation

The interim athletic director has been present at Strong’s press conference the last three weeks.

How the proposed college football recruiting changes could be a boon for northern schools

For decades now, coaches in the North have lamented the challenges of trying to show their campuses at the worst possible time. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh joked recently that this fall’s warmer-than-usual temperatures in Ann Arbor have been a positive.

College Basketball Hot Seat: The pressure is mounting on these eight coaches -

Coaches at Mizzou, Illinois and Minnesota are among those feeling the heat.

WATCH: Two ETSU players win two ETSU students free tuition -

ETSU's 'Bluenanza' featured back-to-back halfcourt shots ... and some free tuition.

Mike Leach says there are too many Cubs fans and he hopes Cleveland wins -

At a Leach press conference on Monday, someone asked the Cougars boss if he had a World Series favorite. He answered, “I want the Indians.” Then he elaborated.

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Kyle Schwarber heading toward a surprising World Series return 7 months after tearing his ACL -

Kyle Schwarber was ruled out for the playoffs after tearing his ACL in April. Now he’s set to start Game 1 of the World Series less than seven months later.

Arian Foster announces retirement from NFL: 'I'm walking away with peace' -

Foster, one of the best backs of his generation, says his body can no longer take the punishment.

Jonathan Lucroy 'all good' over decision to veto trade to Cleveland

Lucroy was on his way to Cleveland on Aug. 1, but he blocked the deal.

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Giant spider carries mouse up fridge, gains Facebook fame - KCTV5

Video of the amazing arachnid came from Australia's Jason Womal by way of Facebook.