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Peyton Bender will remain KU’s starting QB at Baylor

Although he watched the entire second half of the Kansas football team’s home win over Rutgers from the sideline with coaches and reserves, senior quarterback Peyton Bender will keep his spot as the Jayhawks’ starting QB on Saturday at Baylor. Head coach David Beaty stated immediately ...

Quarterback controversy brewing in Waco too

As a freshman last season, Charlie Brewer lit up Kansas for 315 yards and three touchdowns in his first start, leading Baylor to its first and only victory of the 2017 season. But Brewer hasn't won the job outright. Bears coach Matt Rhule has been using North Carolina State graduate transfer ...

Chiefs celebrating Mahomes’ big day … on his birthday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the Steelers, one that gave the Chiefs a big road win and may have stamped them as the AFC’s top team, when someone asked him how he planned to celebrate his birthday. Mahomes ...

Brad Davis wins Ross Randall Shootout

Eudora — It’s been a good year for members of the 1999 Kansas men’s golf team that won the Big 12 title. Chris Thompson qualified for the 2018-19 PGA Tour season by finishing strong to place 20th during the regular season of the Web.com Tour. Ryan Vermeer won the PGA Professionals ...

Preps notebook: A look at how area teams did this past week

Lawrence High’s volleyball team has demonstrated its dominance on a weekly basis this season. This past week was no different, as LHS swept its first home meet of the year. Lawrence (9-1) knocked off Olathe West and Shawnee Mission North during Tuesday’s triangular. The Lions moved up to ...

Does KU football have a QB controversy?

As various Kansas football players made their way Saturday afternoon to media interviews inside the Chancellor’s Lounge at Anderson Family Football Complex, a horde of reporters and television cameras encircled the table where Miles Kendrick sat. “All the lights on ol’ Miles,” KU ...

Jayhawks bracing for another Bill Self boot camp

In late August, just a few weeks after the Kansas men’s basketball team had arrived back on campus, KU coach Bill Self was asked a simple question. “How has the team looked?” a small group of reporters wondered. Without hesitating and in that self-deprecating, Self sort of way, the ...

Notebook: KU limits QB Peyton Bender to 1st-half reps

The third start of his senior season began in similar fashion to the previous two weeks for Kansas quarterback Peyton Bender, with him watching from the sideline on occasion while backup Miles Kendrick took over for the offense. However, unlike the past two games, Bender didn’t play at all ...