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Self lauds KU's culture at annual Traditions Night |
When it comes to traditions, one of the most overlooked but one that's still plenty exciting at the University of Kansas is the annual Traditions Night at Memorial Stadium, when incoming freshmen are introduced to the ins and outs of the KU way, with coaches, chancellors and occasionally even celebrities welcoming the new students to KU.

KU punter Cole Moos brandishing reshaped mentality, physique in 2017 |
“I’ve been hitting the gym hard, hitting the weights,” Moos said. “So I’m hoping if there is a chance this year that I’m going to be ready to put a hit on somebody.”

KU volleyball unveils banner, survives jitters in exhibition sweep over UMKC |
Some 20 feet off the back right corner of the court and another 20 feet in the air, the banner representing KU volleyball’s first ever Big 12 championship hung from the ceiling, covered by a thin blue plastic sheet. At its base, an inauspiciously hidden white cord draped down, tucked into the padding on the back wall of Horejsi Family Athletics Center as part of the pre-match reveal of the banner on Saturday.

KU's Late Night visitor list starting to take shape |
With the Kansas men’s basketball team slated to return to campus by tonight, in time for the start of the upcoming school year, KU fans can cross off another check point on their countdown to the start of the 2017-18 basketball season.

Spotlight turns to reserves at KU football's Fan Day practice |
Program supporters hoping Saturday morning to get a good look at the 2017 Kansas football team had to discern what they could out of a lot of drill work and third-string repetitions during an open practice at Memorial Stadium, as part of KU’s Fan Day.

Other Sports News

LOOK: The Lions just took full advantage of newly relaxed TD celebration rules -
Through two weeks of the preseason, we haven't really seen anyone take advantage of the NFL newly relaxed touchdown celebration rules, and I'm guessing that's because most players are saving their best dances for the regular season.

Report: Pacers file tampering charges against Lakers over Paul George -
The Pacers were caught off guard when Paul George informed them he was planning to opt out of his contract this upcoming summer and not re-sign with Indiana. However, they seem to believe that George's choice was influenced by powers outside of George's camp.

LOOK: Marshawn Lynch sits again for anthem; Derek Carr supports Khalil Mack -
Over the last few days during the NFL preseason, there have been a number of moments that resonated loudly amid the chaos and depressing behavior seen on a daily basis in society. Tragedy is striking too often in America right now.

NAACP's Atlanta chapter calls for boycott of NFL until Colin Kaepernick gets signed -
Gerald Griggs, the vice president of the NAACP's Atlanta chapter, said this week that his group is planning a boycott of all things NFL and will continue to boycott the league as long as Kaepernick remains a free agent.

LOOK: Patriots find leftover Super Bowl surprise before preseason game in Houston -
Apparently, the people who were in charge of cleaning up confetti after Super Bowl LI didn't do a great job, and we know that because the Patriots actually found some during their return trip to NRG Stadium in Houston on Saturday.

Other News

I Used To Be a Neo-Nazi. Charlottesville Terrifies Me. - POLITICO Magazine
But there’s one huge difference: These newer offshoots have been far more successful than we could ever have dreamed. When you see crowds of hundreds marching through the streets with their faces uncovered, when white supremacist leader Richard Spencer holds a news conference a few days after a woman was killed by one of his fellow travelers and hosts reporters in his home, it becomes clear just how much more terrifying this new generation of extremists is. They’re savvier than we were. Better connected.