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OL Jordan Shelley-Smith gives up playing football due to recurring concussions

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- Kansas Sports -

Beaty talks upcoming bout with TCU

Kansas head football coach David Beaty met with the media Tuesday afternoon in Mrkonic Auditorium inside the Anderson Family Football Complex to discuss the Jayhawks' Big 12 home opener Saturday, October 8 against TCU.

Ryan Willis 'excited' to reclaim starting QB spot |

Now that Beaty has named a starter and removed the “or” from the team’s public depth chart at the QB spot, does that mean Willis will play the whole game and KU is done with rotating quarterbacks?

Concussions prompt Kansas Jayhawks OL Jordan Shelley-Smith to quit football | FOX Sports

Kansas offensive lineman Jordan Shelley-Smith has decided to retire from football due to repeated concussions, the second player in the Big 12 to make that decision this week.

KU hoops notes:

Former KU coach Ted Owens will undergo additional medical testing in a week after having an elective heart procedure Tuesday in Tulsa, Okla. Meanwhile, former KU coach Larry Brown is considering an offer to coach at New York’s East Hampton High School. Also, recruiting news.

2017 point guard Trevon Duval reopens recruitment |

Billy Preston, the No. 8-ranked player in the 2017 class according to, and Trevon Duval, the No. 3-ranked player, both appear undecided about their college futures.

Women's BBall - Schneider builds new foundation, home with Jayhawks |

With the help of team activities at the Schneider residence and playing four games in Europe in August, the team chemistry has blossomed. Schneider noted at Media Day that the chemistry between the players is much better than it was at this point last year.

Volleyball - No. 6 Kansas capitalizes on back-row versatility entering Wednesday at Iowa State

Entering Wednesday's match at Iowa State (6:30 p.m. Central, FOX Sports Network), the defense deserves some lime light for the sixth-ranked Jayhawks.

Women's Soccer - McClure named Big 12 Freshman of the Week

A game-winning goal and a key assist last weekend earned Jayhawk forward Katie McClure Freshman of the Week honors it was announced by the league office Tuesday morning.

- College Sports -

Yes, things are still a mess at Baylor, which still has a long way to go -

Baylor's late-night statement release regarding their Title IX coordinator's resignation is a full-blown attempt to gloss over something worthy of attention.

East Carolina: Further anthem protests from band 'will not be tolerated' -

Nineteen members of ECU's band knelt during the national anthem on Oct. 1 against UCF.

Big 12 expansion losing momentum: No grant of rights extension, ranking candidates -

The twists and turns of the Big 12 could come to a head at a mid-October meeting of league presidents.

Gary Patterson regrets ripping Big 12 officials, says ‘it’s hard to be an officiating crew any more’ – CollegeFootballTalk

Tuesday, Patterson acknowledged that he regretted saying the things he did following the game. While he stopped short of a full-blown apology, Patterson’s public regrets, the coach stated, were his own and (winkwinknudgenudge) he wasn’t pushed into backing off the criticisms.

K-State defense remains stout, offense continues to struggle

The stoutness of the Kansas State defense was on display Saturday in West Virginia. So was the impotence of the Wildcat offense.

Ole Miss student arrested at game after brandishing state flag

An Ole Miss student claims he was arrested during the Rebels' game Saturday in Oxford, Miss., for bringing a state flag into Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, according to Breitbart Texas.

Clemson fan rises out of wheelchair because 'the team needed him to stand'

The best moment in one of the best college football games of the season came on the sidelines on Saturday when a young Clemson fan rose out of his wheelchair to cheer on his favorite team.

College Football Bottom 25 rankings: Rutgers, Syracuse join the party -

6. Kansas, 1-3: Scoring 19 points against Texas Tech is basically the equivalent of scoring -10 points against anybody else.

- Professional Sports -

VIDEO: Encarnacion hits Joe Carter-like walk-off HR for Blue Jays in Wild Card game -

By now, you probably already know -- it's right there in the headline and all. But if you've somehow managed to avoid the news, then just know that Edwin Encarnacion ended Tuesday's American League Wild Card Game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles with a bang.

18 years ago, a rain-soaked Chiefs game created this iconic Derrick Thomas photo - Arrowhead Pride

Eighteen years ago today the Kansas City Chiefs and Seattle Seahawks played in a rain game. When I say rain, I mean RAIN.