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Les Miles notes standouts from final full contact practice of preseason | KUsports.com
Following what Miles disclosed would be the last camp practice during which the team tackled throughout, from start to finish, he opened his press conference by talking up some top offensive performers.
Kansas coaches expecting 2019 to be different for senior wideout Daylon Charlot | KUsports.com
“He has his confidence back,” said KU running backs coach Tony Hull, who, like Charlot, is a native of Louisiana.
Report: 5-star Jalen Green considering skipping college
Green (6-5, 170), who is ranked No. 3 overall in the 2020 class by the industry average 247Sports Composite, transferred to Prolific Prep last spring after spending three years and becoming the all-time leading scorer at San Joaquin Memorial in Fresno.
KU football camp update: Les Miles impressed with Khalil Herbert
“Today was 140 plays and we started the idea that we might not be able to go outside," Miles said of a day that reached the 90s in temperature. "With that being said, we monitored the heat right on through, and cloud cover and a little breeze allowed us to stay outside which is exactly what we needed. I thought the guys certainly handled the elements well. Generally speaking I think we threw for about 60 percent and rushed the football well."
How each Big 12 team can exceed expectations this year
The last Kansas quarterback to throw for 2,000 or more yards? That would be Todd Reesing, all the way back in 2009. Perhaps not coincidentally, that was the last time Kansas won more than three games in a season. It’s a crazy stat, in part because it isn’t a massive number—2,000 yards seems like the base expectation for a starting quarterback. So if Kansas can get that kind or production out of Thomas MacVittie or Carter Stanley, the Jayhawks have a chance to punch above their weight with a potentially underrated receiving corps working against defenses likely packing the box to try and slow Pooka Williams.
2019 KU Soccer Preview – The Keepers – Kansas Jayhawks
the 2019 kickoff just a week away, KUAthletics.com sat down with Jayhawk head coach Mark Francis, to breakdown and preview each of his team’s position groups and the players set to take the field this season. This marks the final position-by-position preview for the upcoming season.
Kansas Football gameday to feature improvements for fans – Kansas Jayhawks
Although he stole all the headlines, national championship winning head coach Les Miles is not the only significant change fans can expect this football season. After a thorough review by athletic department staff, there are a long list of changes and improvements that fans can expect to see at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium this fall. A breakdown of the changes is listed below:
Bits O Chalk
Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard FG at Eagles practice
World champion soccer star Carli Lloyd, a die-hard Eagles fan, visited Philadelphia's camp on Tuesday and showed off her leg. She kicked 40-yard field goals flawlessly, with room to spare, and even hit a 55-yarder, the team said.
Popovich: Aussies are 'huge threat' to Team USA
He'll soon find out how much of a threat when the teams meet Thursday in the first of two exhibition games in Melbourne. A record Australian basketball crowd of 50,000 is forecast for the match at Marvel Stadium. The second game is set for Saturday.
Tat's life -- Bird wants tattoos taken off Indy mural
A lawyer for the former NBA star has asked an artist to remove certain tattoos from a large painting of Bird on an Indianapolis multifamily residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his right arm, a cardinal on his cheek and a spiderweb on a shoulder.
Fins' Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee
"Stephen made the decision last week and informed the NFL and members of the working committee that he was going to step aside from the group and continue to focus his efforts on RISE," a Dolphins spokesman said. "He believes in and is still fully committed to the work that has been done by the group and will always be a passionate supporter and tireless advocate for social justice causes, the fight for equal rights and education."
His place in Dodgers history already secure, Clayton Kershaw eclipses Sandy Koufax
The gravity of all this will hit Clayton Kershaw at some point, perhaps on a day long removed from this one. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers' longtime ace earned his 166th career victory, moving him past the Dodgers' ultimate ace, Sandy Koufax, the man Kershaw has so often been compared to.
Former VA Pathologist Charged In Deaths of 3 Patients : NPR
A former pathologist at an Arkansas veterans hospital was charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of three patients whose records he allegedly falsified to conceal his misdiagnoses.
Federal scientists warned of coming opioid crisis in 2006 - POLITICO
Two of the government’s top scientists detected the first signs of the emerging opioid crisis back in 2006 and tried to warn health officials and the public of the coming catastrophe, according to a confidential document obtained by POLITICO.
Trump postpones Denmark trip over Greenland sale - CNNPolitics
Less than two weeks before his scheduled trip to Denmark, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has postponed his visit to Copenhagen after the Danish Prime Minister disputed his interest in buying Greenland as "absurd."