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One for the road: Jayhawks end visiting skid, roll at TCU |
“I was surprised to hear as many fans as we had here. It was nice. It kind of got us going a little bit,” said sophomore guard Devonté Graham, who responded with 15 points off 6-of-10 shooting (3-6 from three) with three assists and two steals in 27 minutes.

KU women fall to Baylor |
Fourth-ranked Baylor won its 10th straight Big 12 women’s basketball game Saturday, defeating Kansas University, 81-49.

KU swimmers top Iowa State |
Kansas University’s women’s swim team completed the dual portion of its season with a 175.5-127.5 victory over Iowa State on Saturday.

Kansas tennis stops N. Texas |
Kansas University’s women’s tennis team blanked North Texas, 5-0, on Saturday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center to remain undefeated.

KU’s Bowen wins pole vault |
Kansas University senior Casey Bowen won the Husker Invitational pole vault for the second straight season Saturday, and sophomore Anthonio Humphrey Jr. won the 800 meters for his fifth individual victory of the season.

Not a good look: Frogs' Big 12 woes continue vs. KU |
Facing some of the same challenges Kansas University does in football, TCU’s men’s basketball program continues to have a difficult time escaping the basement of the loaded Big 12.

Junior prep guard Trae Young looking at KU |
Trae Young, a 6-1 junior point guard from Norman (Okla.) North High, who is ranked No. 26 in the recruiting Class of 2017 by, attended the recent KU-Kentucky game with his dad, Rayford, a former standout at Texas Tech.

Notebook: Jayhawks not overly concerned with results away from fieldhouse |
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self hasn’t made a huge issue about the Jayhawks’ performances on the road this season.

Jamari Traylor answers Bill Self's call for more energy |
Dismayed after a “soft” rebounding effort on Wednesday against Kansas State, Kansas University coach Bill Self singled out some of his veterans in practices leading up to Saturday’s TCU game.

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No. 1 Oklahoma goes cold, falls at Kansas State as Big 12 race tightens -
Kansas State, with no apparent NCAA tournament bid in sight and just two wins at the midpoint of the conference season, pulled together for the biggest win of the year in the Octagon of Doom, knocking off No. 1 Oklahoma, 80-69.

Two decades later, Joe Montana is still dealing with painful injuries -
It's been more than 20 years since Joe Montana took part in an NFL game. Still, the Hall-of-Famer and four-time Super Bowl champion continues to feel the effects of his playing career that ended in 1994. To put it simply, 15 years in the NFL took a toll on Montana's body.

Notre Dame wins third straight vs. UNC as No. 2 Heels drop 2nd straight -
Neither North Carolina nor Notre Dame have lost back-to-back games this season. Saturday night's primetime showdown in South Bend was sure to end that streak for one team, and when the game was hanging in the balance it was the recent dominance of the Irish in this series that seemed the most apparent in their 80-76 win.

POLL: The Patriots and Cowboys are America's least-favorite NFL teams -
People in America don't agree on much, but apparently they can agree on at least one thing: their mutual hatred of the Cowboys and Patriots. According to a recent poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, New England and Dallas are America's two least-favorite NFL teams.

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The Lives and Lies of a Professional Impostor - The New York Times
He strolled into the police station in Chelsea on Jan. 4 wearing a Harvard sweatshirt, a “Wounded Warrior” cap and military dog tags dangling from his neck. He said he was Jeremiah Asimov-Beckingham, a veteran of Afghanistan, wounded in combat, now working as an executive for an airline. He had come to the station to pick up his car.