Archive for Saturday, December 1, 2012

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2:35 a.m.
Kansas head coach Bill Self puts his head in his hands after a Jayhawk turnover turned into a bucket for Oregon State during the second half on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Beaver fever: Self searching for answers on D after close win over Oregon State
November 30, 2012
After watching his guards get burned by Oregon State, Kansas coach Bill Self is considering drastic measures — and even zone defenses — following his team’s 84-78 victory on Friday over Oregon State at Sprint Center. By Gary Bedore • KU coach Bill Self audio • Travis Releford and Ben McLemore audio • Box score
10:00 a.m.
Since July 2011, the University of Kansas has completed 21 of the 49 recommendations outlined by KU’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) task force. The significant progress is detailed in the task force’s first annual progress report to Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Jeff Vitter. KU making progress on accessibility for students with disabilities
November 30, 2012
Kansas University has so far checked off 21 of 49 recommendations made in summer 2011 by a group examining accessibility for people with disabilities, and one student who advocates for accessibility says she’s seen a change in attitudes on campus, as well. By Matt Erickson
5:59 p.m.
West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith drops back to pass against Iowa State in this file photo from Nov. 23 in Ames, Iowa. The one-time Heisman Trophy front-runner will try to lead the Mountaineers over Kansas today. Geno’s last stand: KU wary of Mountaineers QB
December 1, 2012
None of the Jayhawks have Heisman votes, but it’s clear that they’re impressed by West Virginia QB Geno Smith. By Matt Tait
8:24 p.m.
KU seniors Bradley McDougald (24) and Toben Opurum (35) wave to KU fans as they leave the field following KU's 59-10 loss Saturday against West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va. Final goodbye: West Virginia ‘gross mismatch’ for KU in seniors’ last game
8:23 p.m., December 1, 2012 Updated 9:27 p.m.
Despite going through three head coaches and suffering through 37 losses in four years, a pair of Kansas seniors stood tall when leaving the field for the final time as Jayhawks following KU’s 59-10 blowout loss to West Virginia. By Matt Tait • Box score • KU coach Charlie Weis postgame audio
10:00 p.m.
Meat prices could rise as much as 8 percent next year because of the drought. Analyst: Meat will cost more next year
December 1, 2012
Consumers can expect to pay 5 percent to 8 percent more at the meat counter next year regardless of whether they put beef, pork or chicken into their grocery carts, a market analyst said Friday. Randy Blach, vice president for CattleFax, told nearly a thousand cattle producers attending the 100th convention of the Kansas Livestock Association that consumer meat prices will rise to record highs because livestock production has fallen dramatically after ranchers culled animals during this year’s drought. By Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press

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