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ARLINGTON, Texas – When the question came, as you knew it would, Les Miles answered as only he can. Had he seen how Novak Djokovic celebrated his Wimbledon victory on Sunday, plucking a couple of sprigs of grass from the hallowed court, popping them into his mouth and chewing happily? Kansas’ new football coach just grinned.

“I recommend those people that enjoy a relationship with green grass to take a nibble now and then,” said Miles, who has been known to do the same.