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Kansas News

Freshman forward Mitch Lightfoot in position to be a factor |
Everybody knows that the Kansas men’s basketball team has the guards necessary to win the Big 12 Conference for a record-tying 13th consecutive season.

KU-Oklahoma women at a glance |
After going winless through its conference slate last season, Kansas enters league play with some confidence. The Jayhawks, who are on a three-game winning streak, own a 5-14 record in Big 12 openers, including 2-6 at home. But second-year coach Brandon Schneider has noticed some improvement from his squad throughout the non-conference portion of the season.

With new contract, David Beaty feels increased pressure to produce for KU |
As 2017 approaches and University of Kansas football coach David Beaty continues to immerse himself in the offseason drudgery that comes with trying to restore the rundown program he took over two years ago, he understands expectations have risen.

Other Sports

WATCH: UCLA unbeaten no more, as Oregon wins on Dillon Brooks' big 3 -
The latest and greatest entertaining game took place in Eugene, Ore., on Wednesday night. Unbeaten UCLA looked to be on track to get to 14-0 and start Pac-12 play with an important victory against No. 21 Oregon. Then the Ducks somehow played enough defense and got enough big breaks in the final 3 1/2 minutes to beat No. 2 UCLA 89-87 and stave off the nation's most threatening offense.

Stephen Curry, Warriors bounce back against pesky Raptors: Takeaways -
The Golden State Warriors bounced back from their Christmas Day loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 121-111 victory against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. The high score shouldn't surprise you -- this was a battle between the league's two best offensive teams this season. After his quiet afternoon in Cleveland, Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 28 points on 9-of-18 shooting, plus seven assists and seven rebounds.

Bill Belichick: Frequent coaching changes isn't the 'best way to manage a team' -
Three NFL coaches have already been fired this season, the latest coming Tuesday when the Bills pulled the plug on the Rex Ryan experiment after 31 games. Of course, coaches are fired every year because they've failed to meet expectations. But when impatient owners make hasty decisions it can make a franchise worse off. Put another way: The cycle of losing takes another lap around the track.

Blazers' Terry Stotts rips George Karl for criticizing Damian Lillard: 'Stay in your lane' -
Clearly upset at George Karl's recent disparaging comments about Damian Lillard before Portland took on the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, the Trail Blazers coach irately defended his player and his team. Karl criticized Lillard's personal brand off the court and believed that it was affecting the Trail Blazers on the court. Stotts couldn't disagree more

DePaul Blue Demons vs. Villanova Wildcats Recap -
It is for reasons like Wednesday night that Josh Hart is among the favorites for the national player of the year.

LOOK: Dumped Cowboys fan gets perfect revenge on ex-fiance during Monday's win -
We don't give out too many tips on how to break up with your girlfriend here at CBS Sports, but we're going to give one out today: If you ever plan to call off an engagement, don't do it before Christmas, because you might miss out on an awesome gift.