Bear Cave: A New Era Begins

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By Andrew Curtis It’s finally that time of year. Three things are inevitable: School is back in session, the leaves are beginning to change colors and the Kansas football program is set to begin its 123rd season. It’s safe to say that the Jayhawks enter the 2012 season with the most optimism since 2009, when Mark Mangino was still at the helm. The Turner Gill era was, well, if you want to call it an era, nothing short of abysmal. In my first three years at KU, the football team managed to get embarrassingly worse. A program that had won an Orange Bowl just a couple years before managed to just 10 wins in 3…

Gridiron Gesticulations: 2012 Expectations


by John Griffin Like a tidal wave of sweaty, manly, American goodness, college football season descends upon us, determined to sweep us away in a torrent of fandom, hype, and greasy stadium nachos. Before the season officially kicks off this Thursday , here are a few things to expect this year: 1. The Jayhawks will be improved.  Don’t expect any miraculous turnarounds, but Charlie Weis should be a great hire for KU. The talent and knowledge of the system will take time to solidify, but the Jayhawks’ scoring attack should be reinvigorated under Weis, who has a track record of success with almost every offense he’s run. 2. Steve Spurrier will throw things. Spurrier throwing his…

VIDEO: Kansas falls short in title game

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    Kansas second half comeback falls short to the Kentucky Wildcats in the 2012 National Title game.

VIDEO: KU Vs North Carolina St. Preview

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  Kansas, head coach Bill Self and players, spoke to members of the media inside the locker room to preview Friday night’s matchup with N.C. State. 

VIDEO: Elijah Johnson following win against Purdue


    Kansas Guard, Elijah Johnson spoke to members of the media inside the locker room following the Jayhawks comeback win against Purdue.

VIDEO: KU players preview Purdue matchup

      Travis Releford discussed the Jayhawks upcoming matchup with 10th seeded Purdue, while Tyshawn Taylor discussed his leg cramps from Friday night.

VIDEO: Bill Self previews Purdue matchup


        Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self previewed Sunday evenings matchup with 10th seeded Purdue.

” The Big Finish” 3.2 Archive


  Here is what you missed on the latest episode of ” The Big Finish”.

The Sixth Men Episode: 12


   KJHK Sports Jay Ingber and Mike Vernon from the University Daily Kansan discuss the Jayhawks run of eight straight Big 12 titles. Plus, a look ahead to Senior Night vs Texas.

“The Sports Huddle” 2.27 Archive


  Alex Gold, Jackson Long, and David Elliott discussed the unbelievable Kansas and Missouri basketball game from the weekend. Was it the best atmosphere in Allen Fieldhouse History….  and how much of an impact did Saturday’s game have on the Big 12 Coach of the year and National Player of the year race? Plus, University Daily Kansan Basketball beat writer Max Rothman, joins the show live from Stillwater, OK to preview tonight’s game.