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Regular weekly podcasts about KU basketball and KU football from the sports staff at The Lawrence Journal-World and KUsports.com.

Was Iowa State David Beaty's worst loss?

16 October 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU football beat writer Benton Smith, the KUsports.com staff discusses KU's 45-0 blowout loss to Iowa State. Topics include: What happened to KU's offense? (2:30-12:15), worst losses of the David Beaty-era (12:15-23:05), how potential staff changes would work (23:05-28:45) and the KUsports.com football mailbag — triple options, coaching searches and micromanagement (28:45-close).

Music credit:
Laser Groove Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Joel Embiid is back! (Sort of)

11 October 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU basketball beat writer Matt Tait, the KUsports.com staff talks about Joel Embiid, Twitter followers and the U.S. missing out on the World Cup. Topics include: Joel Embiid's return to Lawrence and Kansas City (4:15-22:30), other NBA Jayhawks (22:30-30:35) and the KUsports.com basketball mailbag — Bill Self the football coach, Udoka Azubuike drawing charges and KU's backup point guard (34:05-close).

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Is there any hope left for KU football?

9 October 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU football beat writer Benton Smith, the KUsports.com staff discusses what may have already become another lost season for KU football. Topics include: KU's lack of progress in 2017 (open-14:40), the quarterback controversy (14:40-28:55), the program's recruiting failures (28:55-38:15), the KUsports.com football mailbag — what conferences KU could win, is KU the worst Power 5 team and Shia LaBeouf (38:15-1:05:45) and KU volleyball prepping for a big match against Texas (1:05:45-close).

Music credit:
Laser Groove Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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KU football (2017) — Best case/worst case

4 October 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU football beat writer Benton Smith, the KUsports.com staff discusses the state of KU football and what the rest of the season might entail. Topics include: Where do things stand after the bye week? (3:00-22:10), what are the worst-case (22:10-33:00) and best-case scenarios moving forward? (33:00-43:55) and the KUsports.com football mailbag — smart teams, hype music and recruiting battles (43:55-close).

Music credit:
Laser Groove Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Late Night impressions and lineup chatter

2 October 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU basketball beat writer Matt Tait, the KUsports.com staff talks about Late Night in the Phog. Topics include: Reactions to Mario Chalmers and Lil Yachty (1:00-12:00), the skits (12:00-25:15) and scrimmage, plus the state of the current team (27:45-close).

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Debating Bill Self 3-on-3 teams

27 September 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU basketball beat writer Matt Tait, the KUsports.com staff talks about the best players from the Bill Self era and previews Late Night in the Phog. Topics include: Lil Yachty to perform at Late Night (1:15-12:00), building Bill Self-era 3-on-3 teams (14:15-48:05) and what to watch for at Late Night (48:40-close).

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Was the West Virginia game progress?

25 September 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KUsports.com reporter Bobby Nightengale, the staff discusses KU football's 56-34 loss to West Virginia. Topics include: Should KU be a run-first team? (2:20-15:05), another rough defensive showing (15:05-24:05), is the program making progress? (24:00-33:25), the KUsports.com football mailbag — Clint Bowen’s tenure, a two-QB system and billboards in Florida (33:25-54:05) and the Big 12 rundown (54:05-close).

Music credit:
Laser Groove Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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The "What if...?" Podcast (Vol. 1)

20 September 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU basketball beat writer Matt Tait, the KUsports.com staff explores a list of hypotheticals from Bill Self's time at Kansas.

Questions include: What if Bill Self had stayed at Illinois? (3:30-20:10), what if Frank Mason ended up at Towson? (20:10-28:05), what if Steph Curry knocked KU out in the Elite Eight? (28:05-32:25), what if Julian Wright and Drew Gooden came back for one more year? (32:25-40:10), what if Mario Chalmers missed the shot? (40:10-45:55), what if Joel Embiid stayed healthy? (45:55-55:45) and what if James Naismith had never been born? (55:45-close).

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KU football's offense is not the problem

18 September 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU football beat writer Benton Smith, the KUsports.com staff discusses KU football's 42-30 loss to Ohio. Topics include: The turning point of KU-Ohio (1:45-7:20), the state of the KU football offense (7:20-24:00) and defense (24:00-32:10), the KUsports.com football mailbag — building a program, the College Football Playoff, KU's ground game and Carter Stanley (32:10-54:00) and a Big 12 rundown (54:00-close).

Music credit:
Laser Groove Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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How Bill Self embraced his Hall of Fame moment

13 September 2017

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU basketball beat writer Matt Tait, the KUsports.com staff discusses KU basketball's summer. Topics include: Bill Self enters the Hall of Fame (4:10-20:30), reflecting on Frank Mason (20:30-34:35), is this Devonte’ Graham’s team? (34:35-42:30), a quick recruiting update (42:30-45:20) and breakout candidates after the Italy trip (45:20-close).

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