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Notebook: Beaty not panicking after Central Michigan loss

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Kansas News

Kansas losingest FBS program of this decade | Lunch Break |
Third-year Kansas football coach David Beaty lost some followers with Saturday's loss to Central Michigan, but his team hasn't lost him as a believer. Beaty remains bullish on the Jayhawks.

Notebook: WR Steven Sims hopes to return at Ohio |
The most experienced skill player on the Kansas football roster, Steven Sims Jr. knew his hobbled right ankle would limit his effectiveness this past Saturday, but he wanted to give it a shot and see if he could overcome the pain enough to play.

Juco teammates de-commit from KU football |
Junior college teammates Jonathan Lolohea and Charles Cameron, both defensive tackles at Copiah-Lincoln Community College (Miss.), announced within 12 minutes of each other late Monday night their decisions to back out of previous non-binding verbal commitments to KU.

No. 2-ranked prep to attend KU’s Late Night in Phog on official recruiting visit
Zion Williamson, the No. 2-ranked prospect in the recruiting class of 2018 according to, will make an official visit to Kansas the weekend of Sept. 29-Oct. 1, reported Tuesday night.

Soon to turn 77, Larry Brown interested as ever in ‘teaching young players’
“I’d like to be with some NBA team and maybe be a mentor for a young coach and teach young players,” Brown, presenter for Kansas coach Bill Self at Friday’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, said emphatically.

Other Sports

NFL's Week 1 QB disaster: The 8 most worrisome situations going forward -
After Week 1 of the NFL season, there are always some teams that just didn't look right. However, 2017 saw several teams in truly horrific quarterback positions. Some were expected, some weren't, but several were on projected playoff teams. If they can't pull it together or make a change soon, then it could be a long season for these teams, as quarterback play has become essential to succeed in today's NFL.

Adrian Peterson explains what he told Sean Payton during sideline stare-down -
The New Orleans Saints did not exactly light up the scoreboard in their season-opening loss to the Minnesota Vikings. They put up only 19 points, seven of which came on a meaningless drive late in the fourth quarter. In particular, they struggled to run the ball, averaging only 2.9 yards per carry on 21 runs.

Report: Russell Westbrook signs 10-year extension with Jordan Brand -
Russell Westbrook is yet to sign the massive five-year, $200 million extension the Oklahoma City Thunder have put on the table, but the reigning MVP reportedly has agreed to a different extension.

Randy Moss and Ray Lewis headline 108 nominees for Hall of Fame class of 2018 -
On Tuesday night, the Pro Football Hall of Fame revealed the 108 nominees for the class of 2018. Headlining the group are Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, and not the Steve Smith you're thinking of (the Steve Smith you're thinking of -- the Panthers and Ravens great -- isn't eligible yet). And yes, Terrell Owens, who is not at all happy about not already being a Hall of Famer, is on the list.

Other News

Leaked Data Show Vast Majority Of SB Nation Page Views Come From Team Sites
According to internal SB Nation traffic numbers obtained by Deadspin, SB Nation’s collective team sites significantly outperformed in terms of page views over a two-week period in August. These numbers are consistent with data from Comscore, an internet analytics company that functions as a standard across digital media.

Bob Ley Admonishes "Trolls" Who Made Fun Of Sergio Dipp
Dipp was mocked here and there, and Outside The Lines’ Bob Ley is having none of it. As he said, working in a second language is a unique challenge that extends far beyond simply being able to understand and speak it.

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