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3-star Alabama prep CB Kameron Grays commits to KU football

A three-star cornerback who picked up scholarship offers from Florida State, Auburn, Tennessee and Missouri earlier in his recruitment has decided to take a different route by committing to Kansas.

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'Less time' to emerge: A look at KU football's preseason QB competition

Kansas football players are facing many unknowns as the COVID-19 pandemic looms over the season, but one bit of uncertainty is all too familiar to the Jayhawks: the quarterback competition. By Benton Smith

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Signs ominous and hopeful as college sports hangs in balance

The announcements came within 40 minutes of each other Wednesday morning, one bleak, the other providing a glimmer of hope for a college football season that is looking iffy at best right now.

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Jayhawks still don't know 'when we'll be able to play'

KU football's new 10-game schedule remains in the works

The reshaping of the Kansas football program’s 2020 schedule isn’t complete yet. Although the Big 12 determined Monday night its teams will play 10 regular-season games in the months ahead, the final version of the revised calendar is still in the works. By Benton Smith

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Big 12 football teams to play 10-game season

KU's schedule will look different than planned

Following the lead of college football’s other Power Five conferences, the Big 12 will implement a trimmed down schedule for the upcoming season.

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KU basketball adds Stephen F. Austin to 2020-21 schedule

In need of a new nonconference opponent for the 2020-21 season, Bill Self and the Kansas basketball team found one with the help of a former Self assistant.

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KU football starts laying foundation for 2022 class

QB, OL from Arkansas commit to Jayhawks

As Kansas football head coach Les Miles and his assistants finally began full-blown preparations for the 2020 season, with the team’s first practices of the year this past weekend, the Jayhawks also started adding potential pieces for their 2022 roster.

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Jayhawks not planning anything unusual despite late start to summer workouts

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self does not believe that the delays brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have forced him into pushing his team more at the start of workouts this week. By Matt Tait

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Four-star forward KJ Adams picks Kansas

The Kansas men’s basketball program picked up another commitment in the 2021 recruiting class on Friday night, when four-star forward KJ Adams picked the Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

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Citing scheduling uncertainty, Big 12 Conference cancels annual media day for second time this summer

For the second time this summer, the Big 12 Conference has canceled its virtual media day for the 2020 football season. By Matt Tait

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5 key questions for Kansas football heading into the start of the 2020 season

One of the most unusual seasons in Kansas football history officially opens Friday, when the Jayhawks conduct their first official practice of 2020. Here are five key questions the Jayhawks are facing as they open preseason camp. By Matt Tait

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KU's football game with Boston College could be in jeopardy after ACC's new scheduling provisions for 2020

Wednesday’s newly unveiled plans for the 2020 football season in the Atlantic Coast Conference figure to have a direct impact on the Kansas football schedule. By Matt Tait

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Kansas Athletics reports zero positive results in latest round of COVID-19 testing

Kansas Athletics on Tuesday night released the results of its most recent round of COVID-19 testing, which yielded zero positives in 156 tests. By Matt Tait

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MLB outbreak reveals college football's vulnerabilities

Those working to get college sports up and running have been hoping the return of professional sports would provide valuable information that could aid their efforts to play through a pandemic. A COVID-19 outbreak for a Major League Baseball team three days into its season forced two games to be postponed Monday and brought a glimpse of how difficult the task will be.

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How Kansas and Southern Illinois came together to replace a pair of canceled college football games

Although it took time to finalize the details, Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long identified a replacement for New Hampshire on KU’s 2020 football schedule the same day that UNH pulled out. By Matt Tait

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Three-star defensive back from Florida commits to Kansas

Less than a week after de-committing from Ohio, three-star defensive back DeVonte Wilson orally committed to Kansas on Saturday afternoon. By Matt Tait

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KU to open 2020 football season Aug. 29 vs. Southern Illinois

The Kansas football program has a new start date for the 2020 season and a new first opponent. By Matt Tait

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KU's Pooka Williams Jr., Stephon Robinson Jr. named to Maxwell, Hornung watch lists

Earlier this week, two of the Kansas football program’s most dynamic offensive players were named to watch lists that honor all-around versatility.

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NCAA football oversight committee asks Board of Governors for patience

The NCAA football oversight committee is asking the association’s Board of Governors to avoid making a decision soon on whether to conduct fall championships as college sports tries to find a path to play through the pandemic.

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Olympian, former congressman and KU alumnus Jim Ryun says receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom is 'a great privilege'

Olympian and former Republican congressman Jim Ryun doesn't know whether it was his athletic accomplishments or his years of political service to his country that earned him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. But whichever one it was, he said he's honored by the gesture. By Matt Tait