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Domination: KU football snaps winless streak with 55-6 victory |
Over the past several months of training and preparation, and the more recent weeks of preseason practices, the football players at Kansas put in enough work to convince themselves this season wouldn’t resemble the historically inept campaign that preceded it. Saturday night at Memorial Stadium, in front of an announced crowd of 26,864, the Jayhawks got their first chance to prove it.

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. Rhode Island |
Midway through the first quarter, defensive lineman Daniel Wise came back to the play and reached out to grab a Rhode Island ball carrier, which gave Damani Mosby time to poke the ball out and force KU’s second takeaway of the day.

KU cross country wins Dual Classic |
The University of Kansas men’s and women’s cross country teams both won the Bob Timmons Dual Classic Saturday at Rim Rock Farm in the Jayhawks’ first meet of the season.

Another point guard in the mix for KU? |
According to his Twitter account, Class of 2017 point guard Matt Coleman recently received scholarship offers from both Kansas and Duke.

Jayhawks crush Rhode Island for first win since 2014 |
In dominant fashion, the Kansas football team earned its first win since 2014 with a 55-6 victory over Rhode Island in its season-opener Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

KU volleyball outlasts Arkansas in five-set thriller |
Saturday's match against Arkansas had all the ingredients for another routine win for Kansas volleyball. After taking the first set and holding a lead in the second, it seemed like Kansas may get its sixth consecutive sweep to open the season.

Could a 2-QB system be right for Kansas? |
Hold me by my feet over the guardrail of a mountain reservoir and force me to pick a quarterback for the Kansas football team to ride with for the rest of the season and I’d probably go with Montell Cozart.

Other Sports

Nebraska's tribute to Sam Foltz on first punt of the year will give you chills -
The loss of Sam Foltz, killed in a car accident while attending a punting camp in July, shook Nebraska football. Foltz was described as having a warm personality and by many accounts (including this touching segment from a local sportscaster) was a fantastic ambassador for the program.

While Alabama dominates again, rest of the SEC left licking its wounds -
For 22 minutes, Alabama appeared vulnerable, as if there may be a chance that the defending national champions would have to grind out success rather than simply dominating opponents.

Mark Sanchez signs with the Cowboys after getting cut by the Broncos -
After losing the Broncos' quarterback competition to Trevor Siemian this summer, Sanchez hit the open market as a free agent searching for his fourth team since 2012. That fourth team wound up being the Cowboys.

Vikings trade first-round pick in package for Sam Bradford: 6 takeaways -
The Vikings found the solution to their quarterback problem. The Eagles found a way to turn their surplus of quarterbacks into much-needed draft ammunition.

WATCH: Houston electrifies with kick six, returning field goal 100 yards for TD -
Oklahoma found itself on the wrong end of a kick six on Saturday afternoon as the Sooners missed a 53-yard field goal that Houston return man Brandon Wilson took 109 yards (well, technically 100 yards) back for a touchdown.

What we learned: Week 1 lives up to the hype but preseason favorites do not -
It's literally impossible to score a longer touchdown than Houston's Brandon Wilson produced Saturday. As the back of his heel came inches from touching the end line of the end zone, Wilson caught a missed Oklahoma field goal attempt and raced 109 yards and 35 inches to the other end zone, perhaps dramatically altering college football's season in the process.