A new NCAA document gave universities and conferences across the country some more guidance Friday on how to prepare for the return of college athletics, advising them to create COVID-19 task forces and to formulate plans for what to do if an athlete gets sick. By Matt Tait
KU has lost a ruling in its NCAA infractions case related to evidence involving its former football coach, and the ruling ultimately may play a role in the higher-stakes case against the men’s basketball program.
Six members of the Kansas track and field teams were recognized as All-Americans for their performances during the 2019-20 indoor season, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced this week.
The Kansas women’s basketball team will travel to Oxford, Miss., this season to take on Ole Miss in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the Big 12 Conference announced Thursday.
University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long on Wednesday announced staffwide furloughs and pay cuts for all Kansas Athletics employees, including coaches, from June 1 through the end of 2020. By Matt Tait
Kansas football coach Les Miles replaced five key members of his coaching staff during the offseason. And because of the global pandemic shutting down college athletics, Miles' five new hires have had to learn different ways to adjust to their new jobs. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas basketball big man Udoka Azubuike and standout swimmer Haley Downey recently were honored as KU’s 2019-20 Dr. Robert Frederick Senior Scholar Athletes of the Year.
An overarching theme of the COVID-19 crisis, University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod said Tuesday, is that it’s been much easier to shut down operations than to open them back up.
It’s been four months since Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, and former Kansas forward Tarik Black has thought a lot about him since that day in late January. By Matt Tait
Three-star linebacker Trey Staley announced his commitment to Kansas on Saturday and in doing so spoke of a challenging road ahead.
Kansas native and legendary college basketball coach Eddie Sutton died late Saturday night at age 84.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby not only believes there will be college football games this fall but also thinks there will be fans there to watch. By Matt Tait
Responding to a proposal for changes to the NCAA's waiver system, the NCAA Division I Council on Wednesday said it would not tweak waiver guidelines today and instead would commit to changing the transfer rules by January. By Matt Tait
The Kansas volleyball team is ready to unveil its rebuilt roster this fall, and head coach Ray Bechard could not be more excited about the names on the list. By Matt Tait
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to lift a moratorium on voluntary workouts by football and basketball players effective June 1 as a growing number of college leaders expressed confidence that fall sports will be possible in some form despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and some of the school's other coaches were back in their offices this week — albeit with a host of COVID-19-related precautions and new routines. By Matt Tait
The fate of KU’s men’s basketball program — embroiled in serious pay-for-play allegations by the NCAA’s enforcement staff — may be heading for an all-or-nothing moment.
The COVID-19 crisis pushed pause on Aaron Miles’ first full season as a member of the Golden State Warriors coaching staff, but it has not left the former Kansas point guard without anyone to coach. By Matt Tait
Kansas Athletics Inc. is conducting an online survey to gauge fan interest in attending KU sporting events in the fall and beyond. By Matt Tait
A fixture around the Jayhawks’ facilities since he was hired way back in 1988, KU equipment manager Jeff Himes retired at the end of April, closing the book on his 32 years with the team. By Benton Smith
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