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David Beaty could stand at a pulpit and go toe-to-toe with the most long-winded, passionate and downright positive preachers to ever step foot inside a church. It's a nice ability to have when you're trying to sell Kansas.
On the athletics side there has been a lot of construction completed over the last four to five years at Kansas. Beaty is thankful the administration listened and completed a project he believed had to be done.
When Beaty took the job he knew there would be a lot of challenges ahead. One of the things he believes has changed is their attitude of the players as they try to turn the program in the right direction.
Kansas defensive tackle Daniel Wise isn't going to allow the Jayhawks loss to Memphis change how he and his teammates work during the bye week. With a Thursday night matchup with Texas Tech looming, the sophomore from Lewisville, TX is adamant that a 1-2 record will not impact the squad's preparation as they gear-up for Big 12 conference play.
The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, will periodically catch-up with former Kansas student-athletes and staff members as part of his Throwback Thursday podcast. Take a stroll down memory lane with Hanni as he's joined this week by former Kansas football player John Hadl.
"We usually start off with some stretching, some jump ropes, light warm-ups. You get tired after warm-ups," Lucas said.
Preston will be the latest in a long line of marquee visitors who plan to attend this year's Late Night in the Phog, Oct. 1 at Allen Fieldhouse.
If history is any indicator, Bill Self and the Jayhawks are going to end up with a terrific class while their fanbase white knuckles it all the way to the finish line.
The Kansas women's tennis team will travel to Little Rock, Arkansas to kick off its fall season at the Little Rock Invitational Friday, September 23 to Sunday, September 25.
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Beyond the surface, the two situations have little in common. Yes, two great coaches had to sit out due to non-football reasons, but those reasons bear little resemblance.
Players keep willingly losing touchdowns in a way that seems really, really, really easy to avoid.
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A rebuilding team in a seller's market would normally trade someone like Julio Teheran, but the Braves aren't in a normal situation.