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KU Volleyball Opens Season with Sweep of MSU

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KU volleyball opens with sweep of MSU |
No. 5 Kansas opened its season Friday with a 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Mississippi State at the Bulldog Invitational.

Former KU football player accused of sexual assault by two rowers removed from Indiana State roster | The Kansas City Star
A former Kansas football player accused of sexually assaulting two former KU women’s rowers was removed from the Indiana State football team Thursday after university administration there learned more information about him. (h/t jayhawk1996)

Clemons' gold medal highlights Olympic experience for 4 former Jayhawks |
Not that you’d know it from the way the former KU track star has operated since returning from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after helping the United States’ 4x400 relay team win gold. For starters, he’s still the same, soft-spoken, kind and humble athlete that KU fans came to know from 2010-13. In addition, he has not exactly treated his actual gold medal like the kind of guard-it-with-your-life memento that it truly is.

KU soccer shuts down Colorado, 1-0 |
Kansas freshman forward Mandi Duggan scored her second goal of the season Friday to lift the Jayhawks over Colorado, 1-0, at Rock Chalk Park.

Crowd pleaser: Beaty brings Jayhawks to stage at pep rally |
Of all the challenges facing Kansas football coach David Beaty, stage fright isn’t one of them. Still, instead of flying solo Friday night at the athletic department’s annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square, Beaty addressed the fans flanked by some of the more promising Jayhawks in his rebuilding program.

Late Night visit list grows by one |
It’s no secret that Late Night in the Phog is one of the Kansas basketball team’s most important recruiting nights of the year.

Other Sports

Kobe Bryant offers Warriors' opponents advice on how to crack their code -
After signing Kevin Durant in the summer, the Golden State Warriors are expected to be the best team in the league next season. Some are even calling the Warriors a super-team, which with Durant, Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, they basically are. But despite Golden State's expected dominance, former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant thinks the Warriors should bring out the best of their opponents.

Despite Cal's easy win, Jared Goff's departure is the least of its worries -
Cal's 51-31 victory against Hawaii in Australia -- the first game of the 2016 season -- was never in doubt, even through the first 26 minutes when the Golden Bears clung to a tighter-than-expected 20-14 lead. Quarterback Davis Webb, making his debut after transferring from Texas Tech, completed 38 of 54 passes for 441 yards and four touchdowns. (He could've had another if Khalfani Muhammad had not dropped a would-be score in the fourth quarter.)

Texas Tech coaches are using fake social media accounts to spy on players -
Speaking to former NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk on his podcast, "The HawkCast," Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said the Red Raiders coaching staff sets up fake social media accounts using "cute girls" as avatars to spy on their players.

WATCH: Burglar steals from Canadian beer store while wearing goalie gear -
"Somebody call the cops!" is a common refrain from hockey broadcasters when a goalie robs another player of a goal. Well, someone had to literally called the cops on the goalie you're about to meet.