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Wildcats turn to Foster to lead them into season

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There were times last season that Marcus Foster felt like all eyes were on him.

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Retooled Jayhawks set sights on national title

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas had two of the first three players taken in the NBA draft last year, yet coach Bill Self believes the Jayhawks could be even better than the team led by Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid.

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Playoff spreads championship hope and big games

In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, Utah wide receiver Dres Anderson (6) catches a pass in the end zone during the first quarter against Oregon State in an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore. The pass was ruled incomplete after Anderson had the ball knocked out of his hands. Dres Anderson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.The Utes announced the injury to their top receiver Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayryne, File)

Back when the Bowl Championship Series decided major college football’s champion, its defenders would talk about how it enhanced the regular season and how a larger playoff would take away from it.

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Nebraska AP high school football rankings

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

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Roy Williams back at Allen Fieldhouse for reunion

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, from left, talks with former Kansas coaches Larry Brown, Roy Williams and Ted Owens following a news conference for the 60th anniversary of Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The last time Roy Williams set foot in Allen Fieldhouse, he was still the coach at Kansas. More than a decade later, he returned to celebrate the building’s 60th anniversary.

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