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Kansas Jayhawks Gameday News and Notes

Words of wisdom, Lloyd my man. Words of wisdom.

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Kansas News

Gameday Breakdown: Kansas football vs. Ohio |
KU coach David Beaty marveled at Ohio coach Frank Solich’s method, both during his days with Ohio and his run as the leader of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The centerpiece of Solich’s system always has been and likely always will be discipline.

Duggan lifts KU soccer to win over Pitt |

The Kansas soccer team picked up its second win in a row with a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday at Rock Chalk Park.

No. 4 KU volleyball remains unbeaten with 4-set win in Omaha |

After a thrilling, five-set victory over host Creighton on Thursday night, the fourth-ranked Kansas volleyball team returned to the gym in Omaha, Nebraska, early Friday afternoon, and kept its undefeated season alive with a 3-1 victory over Chattanooga in the Bluejay Invitational.

Finalist Friday: Jayhawks crack Top 5 for two Class of 2017 prospects |

Class of 2017 small forward Kevin Knox on Friday revealed his final five schools via a highlight video on Twitter.

OhioFootball Travels To Kansas For Week Two Matchup - OHIOBOBCATS.COM - Ohio Official Athletic Site

Ohio was tabbed to finish second in the MAC East in the Preseason Poll which was announced at MAC Media Day in July.

Other Sports

Mike Sherels, my godfather, & the power of sports - The Daily Gopher
At first I wasn’t sure what to think. A healthy, athletic 31-year old male only barely tangentially a part of my own life was suddenly fighting for his life in a hospital 550 miles away. My mindset quickly evolved from a state of shock to focusing on praying for his well-being, his family, and the ones who knew him closest, which just happened in these particular circumstances to include dozens of Gopher football players.

Takeaways from the 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement -
The 2016 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement class was as star-studded as it gets. From Allen Iverson to Yao Ming to Sheryl Swoopes to Shaquille O'Neal -- Jerry Reinsdorf, Darell Garretson, Zelmo Beaty, Cumberland Posey, John McLendon, and Tom Izzo -- the speeches and overall celebration of basketball made the ceremony must-see television Friday night.

WATCH: Forget alligators, this cobra is the most terrifying golf course animal -
That thing is flat-out terrifying and the hiss at the end is haunting. Also, who throws a golf ball at a cobra? That's a poor decision. Don't throw golf balls at cobras.

Cam Newton's dad rips officials, says NFL has 'hidden bias' against his son -
After watching his son take at least four shots to the head during Thursday night's NFL opener, the father of Cam Newton was not a happy camper following the Panthers' 21-20 loss to the Broncos.

Broncos' Marshall dumped by sponsor after protesting during national anthem -
Less than 24 hours after protesting during the national anthem, Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall is already facing some backlash.

WATCH: Allen Iverson's Hall of Fame speech was too perfect for him -
Allen Iverson put his entire heart into the game of basketball. He was smaller than most, but his heart was bigger than just about everybody's. It's what endeared fans to him and made a generation of basketball lovers either fall in love with his game or at least respect it as they feared him on a nightly basis. Iverson wasn't afraid to get emotional and let it all out in his speech, much like we saw on the court.

WATCH: Yao Ming's Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement speech -
To kick off the 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, Yao Ming was asked to give the first speech. The Houston Rockets and Chinese basketball legend delivered an incredible speech and an endearing moment. Yao told jokes, he told stories, and he praised everybody who helped get him to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.