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76ers’ Embiid turns into character on social media

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, left, of Cameroon, Nerlens Noel, right, and Michael Carter-Williams joke with one another as they poses for a photographer during the NBA basketball team's media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid has adopted a playful persona on social media, letting Philadelphia 76ers fans in on his celebrity crushes or endorsements 140 characters at a time.

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Kansas fires Weis 4 games into third season

Texas head coach Charlie Strong, front, and Kansas head coach Charlie Weis meet on the field after an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Lawrence, Kan. Texas won 23-0. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Charlie Weis arrived at Kansas full of bravado, promising dramatic changes within the long-suffering program. Players were dismissed, offenses and defenses were scrapped. Assistant coaches were hired, fired or simply reassigned.

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Swoopes TDs, 4 picks help Texas blank Kansas 23-0

Texas' Armanti Foreman (83) fumbles the ball as he is hit by Kansas' Isaiah Johnson, back, and T.J. Semke in the first quarter during an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) — Tyrone Swoopes passed for one touchdown and ran for another and Texas picked off four Kansas passes, leading the Longhorns to a 23-0 victory Saturday in the Big 12 opener.

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No. 25 K-State tries to bounce back against UTEP

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There are certain fundamentals that Bill Snyder stresses, and one of them is executing in the final 20 yards before the goal line.

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Tank shifts, crushes worker at Wichita worksite

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A well-known boxer is dead after a Wichita industrial accident in which a 6-ton tank shifted unexpectedly and fell on him while he was sandblasting it.

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