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Kansas Volleyball Leads Big 12 After Mauling TCU

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KU volleyball moves atop Big 12 after beating TCU |
“Sometimes when you get bounced in the first set, much like we did against Texas, then the response is pretty good for this team,” coach Ray Bechard said. “I don’t want to make that a habit but so far the response has been pretty good. When you think about a good team and you win 16, 16, 17, that’s impressive.”

Devastating defeat: Jayhawks couldn't hold lead in 31-24 loss against Iowa State |
The pass down the west sideline of Memorial Stadium didn’t figure to win the game, but the Kansas football team and new starting quarterback Carter Stanley needed it to connect in the final minutes in order to have a shot at an upset Saturday afternoon.

Ex-Jayhawk Thompson fires 64 but fails to advance |
Former University of Kansas All-American golfer and Lawrence resident Chris Thompson shot a 64, the lowest score of the 74 golfers competing Saturday in the fourth and final round of four in the second stage of qualifying at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas, but it was one stroke from good enough to move on to the third stage.

Woodland holds one-stroke lead |
Former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic at Mayakoba after dropping two strokes on the par-3 15th Saturday.

Notebook: Stanley displays 'poise' in first career start; Kinner suffers rib injury |
Kansas football head coach David Beaty asked a lot of his redshirt freshman quarterback, Carter Stanley, Saturday at Memorial Stadium, where the QB made his first career start against Iowa State. And though Stanley couldn’t deliver his head coach that evasive first Big 12 victory, Beaty saw enough that pleased him and said the 6-foot-2 freshman from Vero Beach, Fla., will remain KU’s starting quarterback next week against Texas.

Fifth-year senior walk-on highlights Iowa State's win over KU |
“He was the difference today to be honest,” first-year Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said of Harger. “I think if you felt our sidelines when he scored and our kids know that and our coaches know that, it was electric. That’s when the tide turned for us.”

Jayhawks arrive in New York for second part of season-opening trip
Chances are 14th-year Jayhawk coach Bill Self, who had plenty of time to ponder Friday’s 103-99 loss to Indiana on a pair of flights from Honolulu to the host city for Tuesday’s Champions Classic game against No. 1 Duke, had some important points to make before requiring his Jayhawks to get some rest as they try to overcome jet lag in preparation for a big week.

Kansas Runs Hidden-Man Kick Return
Kansas is, as in most years, a miserably bad football team. But today they did something neat:

Other Sports

Tension mounting in Cleveland, where yet more change is feared -
Hue Jackson's decision to bench rookie starting quarterback Cody Kessler in the second half of the Browns' loss in Baltimore on Thursday night has heightened tension between the front office and coaching staff, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. With the team inching closer to an 0-16 season, more change seems inevitable.

Lions' Matthew Stafford wants to be the NFL's next $25 million quarterback -
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford earned midseason MVP chatter in leading his team beyond what many expected, and with his contract set to expire in 2017, he will explore an extension with Detroit after the season. Stafford's agents will seek a deal that would top Aaron Rodgers at $25 million per season, league sources said, a target they envisioned before the season and one bolstered by his excellent play.

Tomorrow's Top 25 Today: Ohio State benefits most from upset Saturday -
Last season, Clemson was the only CFP team without a defeat on its resume at the end of the year, though Ohio State, Iowa and Oklahoma State were all 10-0 on Nov. 17. There's going to be a year where every Power Five conference champion has a loss and there's going to be a war of words among coaches and pundits to declare the most appropriate four-team combination for the postseason.

Conor McGregor transcends UFC as one of the most important athletes on Earth -
Yes. True. Absolutely right, every bit of it. After McGregor destroyed Eddie Alvarez on Saturday night at UFC 205 to take another belt and gild the sport's debut in New York with his particular flash and style, The Notorious One's place in the octagon reigns supreme

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