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Pick 6: Best bets for Week 3 of college football

I will not stand for this Week 3 slander. Sure, there are no marquee games this weekend due to the fact that there won’t be a matchup between ranked teams. But this is college football. After a long offseason of no football, I will take as much of it as I can get. Plus, when you have action ...

Notebook: Jayhawks want Parchment, Charlot more involved

Although the receiving duo of Andrew Parchment and Daylon Charlot wasn’t likely to combine to produce 200 yards and 14 catches every week just because the two did so in the Kansas football team’s season opener, the Jayhawks would like to get a lot more out of the pair of targets than they ...

Game Day Breakdown: KU football at Boston College

— Kansas (1-1 overall) at Boston College (2-0) • 6:30 p.m. kickoff, Alumni Stadium, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. • Game-time forecast: 58 degrees, mostly clear, 0% chance of rain • Television: ACC Network • Radio: KLWN, FM 101.7 / AM 1320 — Log on to KUsports.com for our live coverage ...

LHS football claims early lead before road contest is postponed

Following the first and only negative play, Lawrence High’s football team sprinted toward the locker room Thursday night at Shawnee Mission North stadium. The reason? Mother Nature. A lightning delay in the first quarter proved to be the only thing that could slow down LHS at the start of ...

Preps notebook: Free State’s offensive line hoping to improve in Week 2

It didn’t take long for the group chat to start blowing up. Senior left tackle Turner Corcoran was the first to send a message in the offensive line group chat, which occurred on the same night Free State rolled to a 45-19 win over Olathe West in the season opener. The sentiment across the ...

KU volleyball opens new arena with 3-0 victory over Morehead State

Prior to the first serve in the newly renovated Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena, sophomore libero/defensive specialist Lacey Angello took a breath to calm any last second nerves. “Lacey was back there and she didn’t even look at me. Usually I give her a signal like, ‘Where are you going ...

Dozier’s homer sends Royals past Giolito, White Sox 6-3

Chicago — Hunter Dozier hit a tie-breaking, three-run home run in the sixth, Jorge Soler had his third homer in two days and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Thursday. Whit Merrifield walked and Soler singled off Chicago starter Lucas Giolito in the decisive inning ...

Soler hits 2 homers, Royals beat White Sox 8-6

Chicago (AP) — Jorge Soler hit a pair of two-run homers among his career high-matching four hits, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night. Soler has 43 homers this season, two behind American League leader Mike Trout of the Los Angeles ...

Jiménez slam helps White Sox power past Royals 7-3

Chicago — Rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his first career grand slam, Yoán Moncada launched a monster two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Tuesday night. Adam Engel added a solo shot for as the White Sox won their second straight, but just their fourth in ...

Preps notebook: City tennis standouts showing growth in singles play

Keegan VanPelt, Free State’s top singles player, has a clear mission this fall. She placed sixth as a freshman at the Class 6A state tennis tournament two years ago. Last season, VanPelt improved on this finish by claiming fifth. Now she aims to continue that career trajectory while ...

Jayhawks wrap up Minnesota Invitational

The Kansas women’s golf team finished its second and final round of the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday afternoon after weather conditions shortened the three-round tournament. Junior Yi-Tsen Chou led the Jayhawks with a top-20 finish ending the 36-hole tournament in 17th. Chou knocked in ...

KU men’s golf places 2nd in season opener

Kansas men’s golf team finished in second place out of 16 teams and shot a three round, 8-under par 856 at the Badger Invitational at University Ridge Golf Course. The second-place finish marks head coach Jamie Bermel’s 24th top-three placing while at Kansas. The team finished 14 strokes ...

Les Miles: KU’s O-linemen ‘settling in’

During the buildup to his first game as the head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles at times went out of his way during press conferences and interviews to let people know how optimistic he felt about the Jayhawks’ offensive line. Two games into the season, though, the ...