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Jayhawks Reflect on Winless 2015 Season

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Yes now the rains weep o'er his hall, and not a soul to hear.

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Kansas News

At a loss: Jayhawks reflect on winless 2015 season | KUsports.com
“Going 0-12 sucks,” Dineen said. “But we really did have a lot of fun last year.”

Big 12 directs commissioner to evaluate expansion candidates | KUsports.com
The smallest Power Five conference took a significant step toward adding members Tuesday when its university presidents directed Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to begin evaluating schools interested in joining.

KU golfer advances at U.S. girls’ tourney | KUsports.com
Kansas University incoming freshman golfer Annika Cedo has qualified for match play at the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship at Ridgewood Country Club.

Emporia State game moved to Nov. 6 | KUsports.com
Kansas University’s men’s basketball exhibition game against Emporia State, initially set for Nov. 7, now will be played at 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6 in Allen Fieldhouse, KU announced Tuesday.

Week 2 foe? Beaty says he doesn’t know | KUsports.com
In front of a room full of reporters who instantly caught David Beaty in his favorite little white lie Monday morning at the Omni Dallas Hotel, the second-year Kansas University football coach repeated a concept he first introduced to his players months ago.

Grobe: Baylor’s ‘issues’ not unique | KUsports.com
Interim Baylor football coach Jim Grobe admitted Tuesday at Big 12 Football Media Days the job ahead of him, with the program and university reeling this offseason in the aftermath of a sexual-assault scandal, will be daunting.

Journal-World staff changes announced with upcoming ownership change | KUsports.com
Ogden Newspapers Inc. on Monday hired 61 staff members as part of its acquisition of The World Company’s media assets, including the Lawrence Journal-World.

Other Sports News

Big 12 expansion now alive, well and likely after being presumed dead - CBSSports.com
Research from Navigate showed that, in any given year, the Big 12 -- as currently constructed -- had a 62 percent chance of reaching the CFP. That number goes up to as much as 77 percent with expansion.

Brock Lesnar fails second drug test, this one on the day of UFC 200 - CBSSports.com
Brock Lesnar and UFC have been notified of a second failed drug test by the U.S. Anti-Doping Association (USADA) for the same substance that was found in his out-of-competition test taken on June 28.

Some lunatic wins $87K betting $50 on Stenson, Baddeley to win last week - CBSSports.com
Henrik Stenson had missed three straight PGA Tour cuts coming into last week's Open Championship. Aaron Baddeley had won one time on the PGA Tour since 1997 coming into last week's Barbasol Championship. So naturally, somebody put $50 on them to both win in the same week.

Fizdale says Wade leaving Heat was a 'kick to the stomach' for both sides - CBSSports.com
For the past nine seasons, two men have been on the sideline for every Miami Heat game. Next year, neither Dwyane Wade nor former Heat assistant and current Grizzlies coach David Fizdale will be among the Heat personnel. Fizdale wasn't just a long-time assistant under Erik Spoelstra in Miami helping the team to four Finals and two titles, but often referenced as a trusted advisor for players like Wade, LeBron James, all the way down to the role players.

Other News

Researchers Just Made a Breakthrough in Growing Crops During a Drought
A lot of staple crops, like rice and wheat, actually have a defense mechanism to protect against drought. But by the time it kicks in, it’s often too late. Researchers at the Australian National University have just identified the enzyme—phosphatase SAL1—responsible in a new paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Now, they want to use it to push plants into drought-mode early.

'Ghostbusters' Star Leslie Jones Quits Twitter After Online Harassment - ABC News
Actress Leslie Jones announced on Twitter overnight that she's leaving the popular social media platform, citing a barrage of online harassers. "I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart," Jones tweeted. "All this cause I did a movie. You can hate the movie but the [s---] I got today. Wrong."

How Donald Trump Picked His Running Mate - The New York Times
When Kasich’s adviser asked how this would be the case, Donald Jr. explained that his father’s vice president would be in charge of domestic and foreign policy. Then what, the adviser asked, would Trump be in charge of? “Making America great again” was the casual reply.