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Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Long, in his introductory press conference as Kansas AD, offered urged fans to buy tickets and support the struggling KU football program: "It's time to break the cycle," said Long, the former Arkansas AD and CFP committee chair. "It's not going to be easy. We're going to need all of your help to do it. Coach [David] Beaty is our coach. We all need to support the program and support the young men who play the game."

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62dChris Low

Ranking CFB's easiest nonconference schedules

Three Big Ten teams and three SEC teams -- including Alabama and Georgia -- are in the top 10 when it comes to cupcakes, but Oregon is No. 1.

Kansas AD firing puts pressure on Beaty (0:54)
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86dAdam Rittenberg

Kansas fires AD Zenger over 'elusive' progress

Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with school chancellor Douglas Girod noting that football coach David Beaty continued preparation for the 2018 season.

Player Profile: Dorance Armstrong Jr. (0:39)
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Midterm football recruiting class grades

The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

When Kansas completes a renovation to its football stadium it will be named David Booth-Kansas Memorial Stadium, the school's regents voted, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal. In September, the businessman made a record $50 million donation to the athletic department, to jumpstart the campaign to raise $350 million for the stadium renovation.

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262dJake Trotter

Beaty to return as Kansas coach next season

Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger said in a statement Saturday that football coach David Beaty will return next season. Beaty is 3-33 in three seasons with the Jayhawks.

Sims lunges for Kansas TD (0:16)
Oklahoma State gets its first takeaway (0:20)
Kansas ends first half with great TD catch (0:32)
Rudolph gets second TD on 76-yard pass (0:35)
Rudolph, Oklahoma State score on first drive (0:20)
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FPI sees an OSU breeze in Stillwater

The Cowboys boast the FBS' No. 2 scoring offense at 45.2 points per game. Kansas owns the FBS' longest active road losing streak at 45 games -- 27 longer than the second-longest streak.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

The Big 12 also issued a public reprimand for Kansas players Joe Dineen, Dorance Armstrong Jr., Jeremiah Booker, and Daniel Wise for refusing to shake hands with Mayfield. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, in a statement: “The refusal of these student-athletes to shake an opponent's hand during the pre-game ceremony is contrary to tradition and inconsistent with common courtesy. The pre-game handshake among team captains is symbolic of good sportsmanship. This breach of protocol is not in keeping with the standards of the Big 12 Conference. I am grateful for the work of the Kansas administration and coaches to resolve this matter.”

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266dJake Trotter

KU players lose captaincy for snubbing Mayfield

Kansas coach David Beaty said that three Jayhawks who didn't shake the hand of Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield won't be captains for Saturday's game at Oklahoma State.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Over the phone, Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen called the ploy to not shake hands with OU QB Baker Mayfield before their game “a dumb impulse decision.” Said Dineen: “That's not how this game should be played. It won't happen from me or from this program again.” Beaty announced Tuesday that Dineen, defensive tackle Daniel Wise and defensive end Dorance Armstrong would not serve as captains Saturday against Oklahoma State.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley called the handshake snub "a lightning rod" for how tensions escalated in the Kansas game.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

David Beaty said he talked to OU coach Lincoln Riley over the weekend and apologized for the handshake snub.

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