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Mike Lee making strides for KU football

I get knocked down but I get up again

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Beaty wanted to hire Oklahoma offensive coordinator |

"I couldn't hire him, so I hired his brother," Beaty said, referring to offensive analyst Garrett Riley, who began working at KU early this year, "and he's over here with us and he's really good."

Should-be high school senior Mike Lee making strides for KU football |

"They’ve been fun to watch," Beaty said. "I think the thing that really sticks out to me is the grizzled veteran in Fish and the energetic youthfulness of Mike Lee, and you see Mike continuing to get better each week and you realize, wow, when you look on that sideline and Fish is talking to him like a coach every single play.

Throwback Thursday Podcast: Derek Fine (PODCAST)

The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, will periodically catch-up with former Kansas student-athletes and staff members as part of his Throwback Thursday podcast. Take a stroll down memory lane with Hanni as he's joined this week by former Kansas football player Derek Fine.

Kansas Basketball 2016-17 Preview and Prediction | Athlon Sports

Frank Mason, Jayhawks are eyeing 13 Big 12 titles in a row

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Lagerald Vick | Tale of the Tait |

A much more confident and comfortable player than at any time during his rookie season, Vick seems to be sitting on the brink of a pretty big job and a pretty great opportunity to go from end-of-the-bench afterthought to key component on a Top 5 team.

Bill Self, Brad Underwood renew longtime friendship as Big 12 coaching rivals | Tale of the Tait |

"He has done so well," said Self of Underwood, who was 89-14 in three seasons at Stephen F. Austin from 2013-2016. "What he did at Stephen F., I mean, that's remarkable what he did and how players got better."

5-star PG Collin Sexton sets Nov. 10 decision date |

Although Georgia Tech and NC State technically remain alive in the Sexton sweepstakes, many national recruiting analysts have pegged this as a battle between Kansas and Alabama.

Swimming & Diving - Kansas rolls past TCU in matinee dual

The Jayhawks opened the meet with seven straight event wins and claimed the top spot in 13 out of 16 to hand Big 12 foe TCU a 190-108 loss. Kansas improved to 3-0 in dual meets this season and 3-0 in televised home meets over the last three seasons.

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Cell study could have 'huge translational research implications'

The three-year project, funded by the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Charitable Foundation, will create synthetic molecules that are designed to mimic receptors found on cell surfaces. The receptors of interest are often missing or bear inactivating mutations that lead to loss of important cellular functions such as programmed cell death.

University of Kansas students circulating petition against campus carry policy

"We don’t feel that it’s conducive to academic discourse," said graduate student and Kansas Coalition for a Gun Free Campus Co-President Meagen Youngdahl in an interview with KSHB 41 News. "The mere presence of firearms or perceived presence of firearms creates an environment of fear and intimidation that makes it impossible to have real open discourse."

Man charged with sexually assaulting two women inside University of Kansas dorm - +

University of Kansas police said two women were sexually assaulted inside a dorm on KU’s campus.

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Why Pitt star Ejuan Price plays football in cutoff shorts -

No seriously, we aren’t kidding when we say this. Pittsburgh defensive lineman Ejuan Price has been known for wearing incredibly short football shorts throughout the 2016 season. Usually these football pants that players wear are supposed to fall right before the knee.

Senior-laden Michigan reaps rewards of Brady Hoke’s eye for talent

"They’ve gotten production from guys that weren’t as highly ranked," 247Sports analyst Steve Lorenz said. "It says a lot about Brady Hoke’s ability to identify guys. I give him credit for the initial evaluations."

Jury awards Mike McQueary $7.3 million in defamation case against Penn State -

In 2001, McQueary gave an eyewitness report to the Penn State administration of what he believed to be a case of sexual abuse by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. McQueary was placed on leave from his coaching duties in November 2011 following the arrest of Sandusky, four days before coach Joe Paterno was fired.

The suit brought by McQueary alleged that the administration's unwillingness to act on his report of Sandusky's abuse was intentional misrepresentation and brought "irreparable harm to his ability to earn a living, especially in his chosen profession of coaching football," according to Charles Thompson of Penn Live.

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Joel Embiid instant fan favorite in Philly, where he scored 20 in debut | 'Hawks in the NBA |

Embiid scored 20 points, grabbed, seven rebounds, blocked two shots — while playing just 22 minutes — and left the 76ers’ fans dreaming about the greatness ahead for the 22-year-old center, who heard chants of "Trust The Process" and "MVP" directed his way during a couple of trips to the free-throw line, where he went 7-for-8.

Some Wrigleyville bars charging $250 to watch the World Series on TV

World Series tickets in Chicago will cost you a very pretty (perhaps even gorgeous) penny. But let’s say you want to watch the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians play on TV at a bar in Wrigleyville, which is next to Wrigley Field. You should be able to do that for significantly less money, right? Wrong.