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Five-star Kansas commit Devonta Jason praised for talent and character

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300763/ Class of 2018 wide receiver Devonta Jason became the most discussed prospect in recent Kansas football memory when the New Orleans native verbally committed to David Beaty’s program in February. Despite some skepticism on whether Jason, rated the No. 22 prep senior in the nation and a five-star talent ...

With Jimmy Butler's help, Andrew Wiggins could finally reach full defensive potential

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jul/19/318126/ For all the points he has put up and all the wicked dunks he has thrown down since entering the NBA as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 draft, Andrew Wiggins still has ample room to grow in terms of the impact he can make for Minnesota. ...

David Beaty hopes prep recruits utilize new 3-day December signing period

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jul/18/318098/ Frisco, Texas — National Signing Day could look significantly different this year for the college football coaches eagerly waiting to see their recruits’ names on official NCAA documentation. Whether that’s a positive or negative, Kansas football coach David Beaty said, remains to be determined. It used to be prep ...

David Beaty outlines long process it will take to turn KU football into a winning program

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jul/17/318076/ Frisco, Texas — David Beaty didn’t accept the head football coaching job at the University of Kansas to finish at the bottom of the Big 12 standings every year. But Beaty made it clear Monday morning at the Ford Center, during the conference’s annual media days, he understands the ...

Comfortable with backup role, Frank Mason finally gets chance to shine in Las Vegas

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jul/11/318003/ With his team in the midst of a potentially embarrassing drubbing versus an undermanned Los Angeles Lakers squad late Monday night at the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League, former Kansas All-American Frank Mason III got a chance to outshine some of the event’s stars — the more highly regarded ...

Suns rookie Josh Jackson welcomes Kawhi Leonard comparison

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jul/10/317993/ For every promising young rookie who enters the NBA, there’s always some inevitable player comparison slapped on him — fairly or unfairly — by those who have analyzed his skills, style, strengths and weaknesses. Months before Josh Jackson became the fourth overall pick in the 2017 draft, the 20-year-old ...

Ben McLemore ready to grind with his new team, the Memphis Grizzlies

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jul/07/317954/ Ben McLemore, no doubt, needed a change of scenery. Four seasons in Sacramento brought the former Kansas standout declining returns in terms of both his on-court production and his perceived value around the NBA. Free agency offered McLemore a way out this summer, and now that he officially has ...

David Beaty firmly on the cold seat as head football coach at Kansas

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/apr/15/316169/ As evidenced by the two-year [contract extension and raise][1] he received this past December, the University of Kansas is pleased to have David Beaty as its head football coach. Sure, the Jayhawks have yet to escape the Big 12’s cellar in Beaty’s first two seasons leading the program. But ...

Frank Mason and De'Aaron Fox renewing blue blood clash as Kings teammates

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/jan/28/kansas-basketball-v-kentucky/119998/ It wasn’t too long ago that Frank Mason and De’Aaron Fox were battling each other in primetime as the college basketball world watched to see whose team would prevail in a blue blood battle between Kansas and Kentucky. The two dynamic point guards will now get to resume that ...

Free agent Thomas Robinson hopes to escape his nomadic path in NBA

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http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jul/03/317914/ Every NBA free agent in search of a new contract has a wish list of ideal scenarios he would like to fulfill with the help of his new employer. For former Kansas star Thomas Robinson, who already has played for Sacramento, Houston, Portland, Philadelphia, Brooklyn and the Los Angeles ...

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