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Red Raiders taking last year's game vs Kansas "personal"

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Kliff Kingsbury warns Red Raiders not to overlook KU |

“I think the last game was, the last game was not a true statement of who they are as a football team,” Kingsbury offered on 1-2 Kansas at his Monday press conference. “… It kind of got out of hand. But Coach Beaty, I know him very well, he does a good job motivating. I thought last year they were more excited to play than us, so they'll be excited for this game.”

Know Your Foe: Texas Tech (Audio & Text)

The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, visits with this week's opponent in Know Your Foe, a weekly segment from and the Jayhawk Radio Network. As Kansas prepares for its contest against Texas Tech, Hanni caught up with Red Raiders sideline reporter Chris Level.

Texas Tech Taking Last Year's Game Against Kansas "Personal" - Everything Lubbock

"Yeah, if anybody was there, which they probably were and watched that, it was unenergetic, it was bad coaching, bad playing offensively," Kingsbury said. "The defense played great. Offensively, it was a joke. So we have been working hard to try and correct that this year."

- Kansas Basketball -

Graham, Jayhawks eyeing end of Boot Camp, arrival of Late Night |

Before getting to Late Night, of course, the Jayhawks still have two days of Boot Camp to finish up, today and Thursday. Graham said he thought the entire team had done a great job during this year’s Boot Camp and shown an ability to push through the demanding nature of the annual event.

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Josh Jackson | Tale of the Tait |

Because Jackson was on campus all summer, working out and bond with teammates, the adjustment portion of adding Jackson into the fold should be well behind them at this point. Now it's a matter of finding a rhythm on the floor during games, which are now just a little more than a month away.

Jayhawks remain in hot pursuit of Orlando SG Chaundee Brown | Tale of the Tait |

With Garrett already in the fold and the Jayhawks likely to land one of the elite, five-star point guards they’re pursuing in the 2017 recruiting class, the addition of Brown, a true shooter, would give Self three new players to pair with returning guards Lagerald Vick and Malik Newman in KU’s backcourt a year from now.

5 Jayhawks crack DraftExpress' Top 12 Big 12 NBA prospects for 2017 | Tale of the Tait |

Five of the Top 12 players on Givony’s list call Kansas home and although four of them are guys you would expect to see, the fifth came as a bit of a surprise.

KU Hoops Notebook -

Billy Preston has decided to expand his list of schools; KU assistants visit Chaundee Brown; Embiid says college kids "don't know how to play"; Perry Ellis can't practice yet, still recovering from sports hernia surgery

See KU's $12 million basketball dorm, where players lounge, study and play - VIDEO

McCarthy Hall, which opened in 2015, houses up to 16 Kansas men's basketball players and 17 other students not affiliated with the program. The $12 million building — financed by private donors — sits a few hundred feet to the southeast of Allen Fieldhouse on Naismith Drive in Lawrence. KU players Devonte' Graham and Landen Lucas took The Star on a tour before the 2016-17 season tipped off.

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KU softball to dedicate fall game to #TeamCole

One of the most meaningful days on the diamond for Kansas softball comes each spring when hosting its annual 'Jayhawks for a Cure' game when KU plays for something bigger than itself. The Jayhawks are raising awareness a little earlier than normal for a cause that is close to the heart, as KU takes the field in support of childhood cancer and Cole Hayden on Saturday, Oct. 1.

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The Big 12 might not expand after all, but it technically didn’t promise it would -

Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced at conference media days that his conference would begin evaluating potential members. He publicly solicited applications, but he didn’t guarantee the conference would expand.

Alabama realtor cashes in on Les Miles firing -

This Tuscaloosa real estate agent created a pretty savage billboard.

Clemson defender: If Lamar Jackson tries to hurdle me, he’s getting body slammed -

Saturday’s Louisville-Clemson game isn’t just the biggest battle of the year so far and a potential Playoff decider. It might be the best game of the entire season, pitting S&P+’s No. 1 offense (Louisville’s) against its No. 1 defense (Clemson’s). That top offense is led by Lamar Jackson, who’s currently responsible for highlight hurdles and 25 touchdowns; Michigan is the only entire team with more.

T. Boone Pickens, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy seem to be butting heads again -

Mike Gundy's strained relationship with Oklahoma State's booster is back in the headlines.

College Football Bottom 25 rankings: Chaos reigns as teams rise and fall -

19. Kansas, 1-2 (23): The Jayhawks took last week up and moved up just like the Warhawks did. The math wants what it wants, and apparently it doesn't want hawks of any kind.