The Kansas University football team's homecoming game will have a mid-afternoon kickoff and a national audience.
With last Saturday's 41-3 loss at Duke representing the latest lost opportunity for the Kansas University football team to gain some momentum, KU coach Charlie Weis and the Jayhawks made sure not to lose a chance to move forward on Sunday. Normally, Sunday and Monday are about looking back, recovering physically and preparing to tackle the game plan for the next opponent on Tuesday. Not this week. By Matt Tait
Kansas University soccer peppered UMKC with 22 shots before KU junior Ashley Williams lifted the 23rd past goalkeeper Nina Tzianos in the 82nd minute to give KU a 1-0 victory Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex and extend the Jayhawks’ record-setting start to the season.
Boot Camp, which for KU’s current players starts at 6 a.m. today in Allen Fieldhouse and runs for two weeks, consists of an hour’s worth of sprints, backboard touches, defensive drills and slides — all without use of a basketball. By Gary Bedore
It was billed throughout the offseason as a game that could make a huge impact on the psyche of Kansas University’s football players. The hope now has to be that it doesn’t. By Matt Tait
It’s beginning to feel as if Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis’ make-or-break season has been downsized to a make-or-break game, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday against Central Michigan at Memorial Stadium. By Tom Keegan
Former University of Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson, who hadn’t played in a real basketball game — with uniforms, fans and referees — since an SEC Tournament loss to Vanderbilt on March 14, 2013, enthusiastically returned to the court in August. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s volleyball team suffered a three-set loss to defending national champion Penn State on Saturday in the Villanova Classic.
Judging talent could be the most important quality for a college football coach charged with turning around the fortunes of a losing program. Clearly, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe has no shortage of ability in that area. By Tom Keegan
Cornerback JaCorey Shepherd did an outstanding job against productive receiver Jamison Crowder, who caught just two passes for 14 yards.
After preparing all week to face specific Duke receivers, KU cornerbacks JaCorey Shepherd and Dexter McDonald found themselves lining up against different guys when Saturday's game began. By Matt Tait
Montell Cozart needs to start using his feet, even if for no other reason than to give punter Trevor Pardula’s left foot a rest. Cozart, a sophomore from Bishop Miege High who came later than most to the quarterback position, is fond of saying he’s a pass-first quarterback who will run when he has to run. By Tom Keegan
The more things change, the more they stay the same for the Kansas University football team, which, once again, found itself looking like a sumo wrestler in a sand volleyball match during Saturday's 41-3 loss to Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas University women’s basketball player Krysten Boogaard made Canada’s 12-woman roster and will represent her country at the FIBA World Championship for Women.
Jamie Fletcher blasted a shot in from the top of the box late in the second half, sparking Kansas University to a 2-0 college soccer victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
Kansas University made short work of its volleyball opponents during the first day of the Villanova Classic on Friday. Much tougher tests await.
Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound senior basketball power forward from Villa Angela St. Joseph High in Cleveland, who is ranked No. 14 in the Class of 2015 by Rivals.com, had a great in-home visit with Kansas University coach Bill Self on Thursday, Bragg’s mentor, Michael Graves, told Zagsblog.com. By Gary Bedore
A breakdown of today's Kansas-Duke football game. By Matt Tait
Malik Newman, a 6-foot-3 senior combo guard from Callaway High in Jackson, Mississippi, has had in-home visits with Kansas University coach Bill Self, Kentucky’s John Calipari and North Carolina State’s Mark Gottfried so far this week. UConn and Texas A&M’s coaches are also expected to visit with Newman, Rivals.com’s No. 3-rated player, in coming days. By Gary Bedore
You’ll have to excuse KU coach Charlie Weis if he views the moments leading up to KU’s showdown with Duke — 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Wallace Wade Stadium, FOX Sports Midwest Plus — as a bit of a reunion. By Matt Tait
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