Richmond defensive coordinator Vic Shealy will join Kansas University football coach Turner Gill's staff, the Journal-World has learned.
Tyshawn Taylor is from a certain city in New Jersey and proud of it.
Sade Morris came out of her shooting shell and Kansas University shelled Pepperdine, 82-63, in women’s basketball Wednesday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse.
Henry Chadwick, born in England and raised on cricket, is given credit for inventing the box score as a means of summing up a baseball game with numbers. If Chadwick were alive today surely he would agree that the box score, though better than nothing, doesn’t capture the essence of a basketball game nearly as well as it does a baseball game.
Dave Clark, a four-star cornerback out of Independence (Kan.) Community College, has informed new Kansas University coach Turner Gill that he will sign with the Jayhawks, according to Rivals.com.
If grades make you a long shot for college, you’re much more likely to get a break if you can play ball.
Danielle McCray added 15 points on 7-for-13 shooting, while Aishah Sutherland pulled down 12 rebounds in the Jayhawks' victory.
Texas Tech fired coach Mike Leach on Wednesday, just two days after he was suspended by the school as it investigated his treatment of a player with a concussion.
It wasn’t so funny at the time, not with Kansas University’s basketball team struggling mightily against tiny Belmont.
That’s not a typographical error. Kansas University’s women are indeed playing a basketball game on a weekday afternoon.
Jeff Withey still isn’t sure he actually stepped foot on the Allen Fieldhouse floor during his first minutes as a Kansas University basketball player Tuesday.
Rick Byrd trod lightly.
Kansas University center Cole Aldrich has done his part to earn first-team Academic All-America honors.
The rest of us ask how many, not how. Coaches ask how, not how many.
Kansas University offensive lineman Darius Parish was released from the Johnson County jail Sunday night after being charged with one count of making a criminal threat, one count of criminal trespassing and two counts of criminal damage.
KU's junior center recorded 11 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks, as the Jayhawks held the Bruins to 31-percent shooting.
A surprisingly large crowd, stunning performances by Danielle McCray, a long-time coach’s departure and unprecedented territory for Haskell Indian Nations University.
Cole Aldrich has played in 45 games in Allen Fieldhouse during his three-year college basketball career. He’s won ’em all.
Texas Tech suspended Mike Leach on Monday while the school investigated complaints from receiver Adam James and his family about how the player was treated after a concussion.
The following is Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's Dec. 28 ballot in the Associated Press college basketball poll.
The Kansas men's basketball team remains atop both college basketball polls.
Kansas University sophomore basketball forward Marcus Morris and brother Markieff were scheduled to return to Lawrence on Saturday afternoon following a three-day Christmas vacation to Philadelphia. But they didn’t make it back until Sunday morning.
Steve Woodberry — who played on two Final Four teams and three Big Eight title squads at Kansas University before embarking on a pro basketball career in Australia, Lithuania, Greece, Finland and Sweden — doesn’t boast about his own accomplishments on the recruiting trail.
There’s a poignant picture of former Kansas University basketball guard Jeremy Case included in the montage of highlights plastered on the wall outside the northwest tunnel of Allen Fieldhouse.
KUSports.com Big 12 blogger Eric Sorrentino ranks the top 10 freshmen in the Big 12 this college hoops season.
Here, after hours and hours of deliberation, are the Journal-World sports staff members’ picks for KU’s all-decade men’s basketball team. Feel free to send your own picks to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former Mississippi State assistant J.B. Grimes is expected to join new Kansas University football coach Turner Gill’s staff, according to Rivals.com.
Turns out football icon Fielding H. Yost was even craftier than I gave him credit for last week. One of the unwitting contributors to Yost’s game-winning shenanigans here in 1899 was Dr. James Naismith, whom you may have heard of.
Be right with you, just as soon as I open up some space in my e-mail inbox. If history repeats itself, it is about to get bombarded with angry charges of favoritism filed against me. That’s what happens whenever nice words are written about Brady Morningstar.
Tyrel Reed, who averaged 20.7 minutes per game a year ago compared to 15.2 mpg this still-young season, isn’t stressed over reduced playing time.
Danielle McCray did something unusual the other night. Kansas University’s senior basketball player recorded her career scoring high without attempting a single free throw.
Darrell Wyatt, currently the associate head coach/offensive coordinator at Southern Mississippi, is expected to join new Kansas University football coach Turner Gill's staff in the coming days, according to Rivals.com.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self had a message for the 200 or so fans who lined the northwest tunnel of Allen Fieldhouse seeking autographs a half hour after Tuesday night’s 84-69 victory over California.
Kansas sophomore guard Tyshawn Taylor, an excitable sort, said he walked into the locker room after a most impressive 84-69 Tuesday night victory against California and proudly proclaimed, “I didn’t have any turnovers again.”
Danielle McCray made 17 of 22 shots and scored a career-high 37 points to propel No. 21-ranked Kansas University past Houston, 89-69, in women’s basketball Tuesday night in Hofheinz Pavilion.
Lawrence natives have made life plenty miserable for California’s Golden Bears.
Marcus Morris admits he was inspired by a lie.
For a short while Tuesday night, it looked like California might be the team to snap the Kansas University men’s basketball team’s streak of 48 consecutive home victories.
Kansas senior Danielle McCray scored a career-high 37 points, leading the KU women to an 89-69 victory over Houston on Tuesday in Houston.
Five Jayhawks scored in double figures as the Jayhawks pulled away from the pesky Bears in the second half.
Cole Aldrich, who didn’t score a field goal in last Saturday’s win over Michigan, has been battling what coach Bill Self called a case of bronchitis.
California enters tonight’s game with a 6-3 record. All of Cal’s losses have been to Top-25 teams: Syracuse (95-73), Ohio State (76-70) and New Mexico (86-78). The Bears have beaten Murray State (75-70), Detroit (95-61), Jacksonville (79-47), Princeton (81-60), Iowa State (82-63) and Pacific (79-54).
When Turner Gill was named Kansas University’s new football coach, I told our desk people I thought we had an old black-and-white print of him in our photo files. So I went to search one of the drawers in the large sports-department filing cabinet, found the G section, shuffled through some photos, and there it was — a picture of Gill playing shortstop for Nebraska in the early 1980s.
Is tonight the night Sade Morris breaks out of her scoring slump?
The Kansas University baseball team checked into the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Preseason rankings at No. 36 on Monday, the first time since 1995 the Jayhawks are ranked to start the season.
Reggie Mitchell, a former Kansas University football assistant and current Illinois aide, will be named to new KU coach Turner Gill’s staff in the coming days, the Journal-World has learned.
Kansas remained No. 1 in both the Associated Press and USA Today/ESPN Coaches polls following Saturday's 75-64 victory over Michigan.
The following is Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's Dec. 21 ballot in the Associated Press college basketball poll.
Kansas University’s basketball team produced its usual assortment of highlight-reel plays during Saturday’s 75-64 victory over Michigan in Allen Fieldhouse. It’s just that most all of them came in the first 161⁄2 minutes — before Michigan went to its unconventional yet highly effective 1-3-1 zone defense.
For the first time all season, I bumped Kansas to second on my Associated Press ballot.
The University at Buffalo named Jeff Quinn the school’s new head football coach Sunday, just a week after Turner Gill left the program to take over at Kansas.
Former Kansas University defensive coordinator Clint Bowen interviewed last week with Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder for a possible position on the K-State staff, the Journal-World has learned.
With her Kansas University teammates in an apparent post-finals funk, Danielle McCray scored 30 points, and the No. 22-ranked Jayhawks flicked aside UC Riverside, 75-60, on Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Sherron Collins looked like a guy who’d just been punched in the gut.
On Michigan’s second possession, DeShawn Sims drove to the hoop, put up a shot, and Cole Aldrich swatted it with authority. After a whistle at the other end, Michigan coach John Beilein, hands clapping furiously, encouraged his 6-foot-8 center: “Keep challenging him. Keep challenging him.”
Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has been around the block a few times.
Perhaps the best way to understand the impact Gill, the recently named head coach of the Kansas University football team, has had on the city of Buffalo is to see it up-close — board a plane, rent a car, hop onto I-90 and head toward the University at Buffalo.
Sherron Collins looked like a guy who’d just been punched in the gut.
UC Riverside may be in a funk, but Kansas University’s next women’s basketball foe won’t be treated lightly by coach Bonnie Henrickson.
Brady Morningstar received numerous text messages from friends before Saturday’s game against Michigan.
Kansas University freshman center Jeff Withey was deemed academically eligible Friday after his first-semester grades were turned into the compliance office.
Fans of K-State and Big 12 basketball should be able to catch tonight's KSU-Alabama basketball game on Channel 6.
KU forward Marcus Morris paced the Jayhawks with a career-high 23 points to go with 10 rebounds.
At his introductory news conference earlier this week, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill emphasized the importance of speed.
Kansas University junior guard Brady Morningstar, who today makes his season debut after serving a nine-game suspension, admits it was difficult to watch from the bench.
The University of Missouri should consider leaving the Big 12 and joining the Big Ten Conference if it gets an offer to do so, Gov. Jay Nixon said Friday.
Call this “A Tale of Two Settlements.”
Winner of 1,979 games in 112 seasons, Kansas University’s tradition-rich basketball program has yet to record a victory over the University of Michigan.
Though Kansas University’s recently released football assistants find themselves in the unenviable position of being unemployed at the holidays, they’ll be well compensated for their tenures in Lawrence.
A native of Fort Worth, Texas, and blessed with the right personality and presence to recruit well in his native state, new Kansas University football coach Turner Gill could take the school’s Texas recruiting finds to new heights.
A project to build a new Gridiron Club at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium remains on track for opening in time for the Jayhawks’ next football season.
Kansas University senior quarterback Todd Reesing will join teammates Kerry Meier and Darrell Stuckey on the West squad at the East-West Shrine Football Game on Jan. 23 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
A contract between Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins and a private company that does business with Kansas Athletics Inc. is fine, KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little said.
Sherron Collins, who grew up poor in Chicago’s Julia D. Lathrop Housing Development, always had packages under the tree on Christmas Day.
After all the recent talk about Kansas University football coaches and their records, good and bad, several have written wondering why I’ve never done anything about a legend who never lost a game here, leaving with a 10-0 mark in 1899.
The long, long wait is over for Jeff Withey, who Saturday will be eligible to play in the first game of his college basketball career.
The No. 22-ranked Kansas University women’s basketball team hopes to brighten the holidays for patients at Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Friday.
Kansas offensive tackle Tanner Hawkinson was named to The Sporting News Freshman All-America First Team on Wednesday, while linebacker Huldon Tharp, safety Lubbock Smith and wide receiver Bradley McDougald joined him on the outlet’s All-Big 12 Freshman Team.
Kansas third baseman Tony Thompson was named a preseason Second Team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Though he’s clearly aware that names such as Colt McCoy, Jordan Shipley and Earl Thomas are not on his new roster, one could hardly blame new Kansas University football coach Turner Gill if he were to hear a few bars of the popular University of Texas victory song in his head during the next few weeks.
Cole Aldrich says he’s focused on two things — and two things only — this week. “Finals and Michigan,” Kansas University’s 6-foot-11 center said emphatically, not ranking one over the other in terms of importance.
Kansas University senior wide receiver Kerry Meier said Wednesday that he will accept an invitation to compete in the East-West Shrine Game at 2 p.m. on Jan. 23 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
Mark Mangino’s image might have taken a hit following his messy departure from Kansas University’s football program, but his pocketbook suffered no such fate.
Quinn Mecham, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound quarterback from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, on Wednesday signed a letter of intent with Kansas University, Mecham told Rivals.com.
Former Kansas University wide receivers coach David Beaty will not become a member of Turner Gill's staff.
According to a source with knowledge of the situation, new Kansas University football coach Turner Gill is not expected to retain any of the assistant coaches remaining from Mark Mangino's staff, with the possible exception of receivers coach David Beaty.
Basketball players from both Kansas University and the University of Michigan will be warming up in T-shirts made from 100 percent recycled material — with a special Green Game logo on the back — before Saturday’s 11 a.m. nonconference game in Allen Fieldhouse.
Texas freshman Avery Bradley had his third straight impressive game for the second-ranked Longhorns. He scored a season-high 18 points and had five assists to lead Texas to an overpowering victory.
Dave Clark, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound cornerback from Independence Community College, who had orally committed to Kansas University, has told Rivals.com he will not sign a letter of intent today on juco signing day.
Anyone wondering if Chuck Long will be a valuable asset to Turner Gill’s football coaching staff at Kansas University need look no further than Long’s sterling resume as both a player and assistant coach.
Brady Morningstar’s return to the rotation might mean reduced minutes for Kansas University freshman guard Elijah Johnson.
Anybody around here remember a guy named Todd Reesing?
Kansas University senior safety Darrell Stuckey will play in the East-West Shrine football game at 2 p.m. on Jan. 23 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
Kentucky’s John Wall probably leads Kansas University’s Xavier Henry in the publicity department. But as Jayhawk coach Bill Self observed on Monday’s Big 12 coaches conference call, the numbers put up by KU’s freshman sensation “are very comparable to what John has done.”
Kansas University’s women, coming off impressive victories over UMKC and Creighton, climbed another notch in this week’s AP basketball poll.
They’re all pretty much the same, you know. Introductory news conferences inevitably contain bubbly remarks about the new hire, glowing optimism from the new man and a smattering of enamored boosters scattered among the media cameras and tape recorders.
Two former college head coaches will join Turner Gill’s Kansas University football staff as coordinators.
More than anything, his former players will attest, the secret to Turner Gill’s coaching success has been predicated on his ability to forge and maintain relationships.
When University at Buffalo defensive lineman Dane Robinson found out his college football coach, Turner Gill, had officially accepted the head coaching job at Kansas University last week, one of the first things he did was park himself in front of a computer and rattle off an e-mail to current members of the Jayhawks football team.
The following is Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's latest ballot in the Associated Press college basketball poll.
In the last few days, Johnathan Wilson sent some Facebook messages back and forth to high-school friend Alan Hayes, who is a defensive back on the Buffalo Bulls football team.
Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins said Monday that new head football coach Turner Gill will make approximately $2 million per year for the next five seasons.
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking.
For the second consecutive week, Kansas freshman guard Xavier Henry won the Big 12's newcomer of the week, the conference announced Monday.
KU Athletic Director Lew Perkins introduced Turner Gill as the new football coach at KU Monday morning. "I can't tell you how many people I've talked to," Perkins said, "and everybody I talked to said to me, 'You cannot go wrong with Turner Gill.'"
For members of the University at Buffalo football team, the offseason commotion surrounding their head coach became sort of an annual tradition.
KU point Angel Goodrich, avoided by Creighton defenders Sunday like she had the bubonic plague, erupted for a career-high 20 points as KU thumped the Jays, 77-56, in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self and new football coach Turner Gill chatted on the phone before Saturday’s KU-La Salle holiday hoops game in Kansas City’s Sprint Center.
Now that Turner Gill has been christened Kansas University’s newest head football coach, one of his first objectives likely will be hitting the recruiting trail with fervor.
Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins announced in a statement Sunday that former Buffalo coach Turner Gill will be the next head football coach at Kansas University.
We were standing on the 11th tee box at Lawrence Country Club a couple of summers ago when Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins asked me if I remembered what place Turner Gill finished in the Heisman Trophy voting.
If you didn’t know it already, you found out for certain on Saturday afternoon.
La Salle coach John Giannini wasn’t afraid to play the comparison game with Kansas University after his team’s 90-65 loss Saturday at the Sprint Center.
Saturday afternoon, for just the fourth time in his college career, Kansas University sophomore Tyshawn Taylor started a game on the bench.
Buffalo’s Turner Gill will be named head coach of the Kansas University football team, the Journal-World learned Saturday.
Tommie Frazier had no shortage of kind words to say Saturday in support of Turner Gill, his former quarterbacks coach.
Back-to-back wins by virtually the same score were polar opposites as far as Bonnie Henrickson is concerned.
Kansas University’s Marcus and Markieff Morris visited with La Salle guard Rodney Green before and after the Jayhawks’ 90-65 victory over the Explorers on Saturday.
Bill Self, who took his prize freshman out of Saturday’s Kansas-La Salle game with five minutes to play, summoned Xavier Henry back onto the Sprint Center court with 3:50 remaining.
A look at what Turner Gill has accomplished throughout his career.
Lew Perkins’ search for a head football coach spanned nine days, at least two cities and included conversations with at least six coaches from four conferences.
KU's freshman made 10 of his 15 shots and four of his five three-pointers, while Cole Aldrich added 19 points on 8-for-10 shooting.
Jim Harbaugh wants to put an end to rumors linking him to other jobs, saying he will remain Stanford's football coach.
Voter’s remorse. It happens nearly every year. It used to hit when the envelope containing a Heisman Trophy ballot fell into the mailbox. Now it occurs upon stroking the send button.
Tyshawn Taylor isn’t planning to reveal a stylish new haircut today in Sprint Center.
The Kansas University football team’s efforts in the classroom were recognized this week as the Jayhawks earned honorable-mention honors for the American Football Coaches Association’s Academic Achievement Award.
Kansas University football commitment Jacoby Walker, a quarterback from Houston, Texas, has de-committed from KU and will now attend Utah, according to the Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune.
By mid-day Friday, the word around town (and Internet sites and radio and multiple news stations) was that Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh had pretty much been signed, sealed and delivered as the new coach of the Kansas University football team. The only problem was, according to the man leading KU’s ongoing search for a new coach, none of it was backed by any kind of truth.
Kansas freshman combo guard Elijah Johnson will make his second straight start Saturday against La Salle, KU coach BIll Self said Friday during his pre-game meeting with reporters.
While Dana Anderson’s success in the business world has made him a lot of things — millionaire, vice chairman of the California-based Macerich Company, major donor to Kansas University — it hasn’t given him any particular insight into what makes a successful college football coach.
Tyrone Appleton, who was a backup point guard at Kansas University last season, cheered his former teammates from the lower-level, westside Allen Fieldhouse bleachers on Wednesday night.
Last time out, Bonnie Henrickson was seeing red. This time, Kansas University’s women’s basketball coach had her players wearing red.
Marcus Morris agreed to participate in a quick word association game before a Kansas University basketball practice the other day.
The Kansas basketball program has a soft spot in its heart for La Salle, the Philadelphia school whose team confronts the Jayhawks on Saturday.
Krysten Boogaard scored a team-high 19 points, leading the No. 23 Kansas women to a 81-53 victory over UMKC on Thursday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University freshman Elijah Johnson didn’t jump up and down in jubilation — heck, he didn’t even crack a smile — when coach Bill Self told him he’d be starting the first game of his college career Wednesday against Radford.
C.J. Henry wants to do more than just impress Kansas University coach Bill Self when he gets his chance to play in games.
Kansas University junior center Cole Aldrich, who helped hold Radford big man Art Parakhouski (21 points, 13 rebounds) to zero points the first half, praised the 6-foot-11, 270-pound senior for bouncing back in the second half.
Wednesday was quite the night for Radford senior Joey Lynch-Flohr.
They bounce around from college town to college town, pregame meal to pregame meal, all in the name of talent.
When last we heard from Bonnie Henrickson, Kansas University’s women’s basketball coach was hardly in the Christmas spirit.
According to Buffalo senior defensive lineman Dane Robinson, who spoke with the Journal-World on Wednesday, Gill, the fourth-year Bulls coach who interviewed Sunday for the Kansas University football coach vacancy, is carrying on as usual as KU athletic director Lew Perkins continues his search to replace Mark Mangino.
Kansas University offensive coordinator Ed Warinner, who on Monday interviewed for the University of Akron head coaching vacancy, did not get the job, a school official confirmed Wednesday.
Six Jayhawks scored in double figures, led by 15 points apiece from Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich.
Jordan Gill, the daughter of Kansas University football coaching candidate Turner Gill, recently began working for the KU athletics department's Williams Fund, the Journal-World learned Tuesday.
Every so often, near the end of a grueling Kansas University basketball practice, Bill Self will order one of his players to step to the free-throw line.
Radford basketball coach Brad Greenberg remembers the day his younger brother, Seth, engineered one of the biggest upsets in Allen Fieldhouse history.
Those shocked at the way athletic director Lew Perkins has handled the Kansas University football coaching change haven’t paid close attention to the way Perkins handles most things.
Responding to rumors that Minnesota third-year coach could be a candidate for the head coaching vacancy at Kansas, UM athletic director Joel Maturi told the St. Paul Pioneer Press on Tuesday that he "can't guarantee" Brewster will be back with the Gophers next season.
Kansas University junior offensive lineman Brad Thorson and five teammates released a letter Monday night voicing their support for athletic director Lew Perkins and asking fans for their continued support of the football program.
Mississippi football coach Houston Nutt, who expressed interest this week in the coaching vacancy at Kansas University, has officially taken his name out of the running.
Kansas University’s women climbed a notch in this week’s Associated Press college basketball poll.
Kansas baseball coach Ritch Price announced the addition of eight players who will compete for the Jayhawks in 2011.
Kansas defender Estelle Johnson, midfielder Monica Dolinsky and forward Emily Cressy were named All-Central Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
If you think Mark Mangino resigned willingly as Kansas University’s football coach, I have some oceanfront property near Oskaloosa I’ll sell you, and I’ll throw the Tonganoxie Split in free.
Kansas University offensive coordinator Ed Warinner interviewed today for the head coaching job at the University of Akron, a source with knowledge of the situation told the Journal-World.
Despite reports that Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt has expressed interest in the head coaching vacancy at Kansas University, an official from the school said Monday evening that Ole Miss athletic director Pete Boone hadn't been contacted by KU officials.
Buffalo football coach Turner Gill interviewed Sunday for the Kansas University head coaching position, a Buffalo News report indicated Monday.
Kansas guard Xavier Henry earned Big 12 rookie of the week, the Big 12 conference announced Monday.
Rock Chalk it up to home-court advantage. As expected, Bill Self’s chronicle of coaching basketball at Kansas, “Bill Self: At Home in the Phog,” continues to outpace the latest literary effort from his predecessor: “Hard Work” by Roy Williams. In Lawrence, anyway.
Markieff Morris played as if he had something to prove on Sunday in Pauley Pavilion.
If he had to do it all over again, UCLA coach Ben Howland would have ordered more attention to Kansas University’s big men not named Cole Aldrich.
Stats, facts and other notes from KU's 73-61 victory at UCLA.
Eleven national championships. John Wooden. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Bill Walton. Jackie Robinson. Gail Goodrich. Walt Hazzard. Keith Wilkes. Marques Johnson. Dave Myers. Richard Washington.
Bonnie Henrickson wasn’t awarding any gold stars Sunday afternoon. Kansas University had just walloped Northern Colorado, 81-54, in Allen Fieldhouse, and KU’s women’s basketball coach sounded like the Jayhawks had lost by 27.
KU's 6-foot-9 forward made eight of 11 shot attempts and added six rebounds in the Jayhawks' first true road victory of the season.
Colt McCoy dropped to a knee and looked straight down, a hand shielding his eyes. After all the mistakes and near-misses, his Texas Longhorns still had a chance to make it to the national championship game, yet the star quarterback was too overcome to watch.
In theory, KU women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson should be able to give her bench players some much needed floor time today against Northern Colorado (3-4), a so-so mid-major.
Without question, it has not been the most joyous of weeks for Kansas University’s assistant football coaches.
Two Kansas University track-and-field athletes qualified provisionally for the NCAA Indoor Championships on Saturday at Anschutz Pavilion at the Jayhawks’ first meet of the season.
Kansas University point guard Sherron Collins looks back on March 24, 2007, as one of the darkest days of his basketball career.
Brandon Rush slipped on his Indiana Pacers practice jersey and sweats Saturday night in a surprisingly tiny visitor’s locker room in the basement of the Staples Center, home of both the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers.
Opponents haven’t been gathering at center court to give UCLA’s Bruins a group hug this young college basketball season.
The Kansas University swimming and diving team finished the second day of the University of Virginia Cavalier Invitational in second place on Friday.
Twenty-four hours after Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino’s resignation, former players are still trying to come to grips with the fact that the man considered widely responsible for transforming the program from doormat to Big 12 North contender is officially gone.
While not always as visible in doing charitable work as coaches like Roy Williams or Bill Self, Mark Mangino and his wife, Mary Jane, have left their mark in different ways.
Mark Mangino’s persistent efforts to create an aura of martyrdom have included a number of dubious remarks. For me the ex-Kansas football coach sawed off a limb of verbal overkill when he fiercely cited one of his codes of conduct — better to die on your feet than exist on your knees.
Jeff Withey wishes he could join his Kansas University basketball teammates in his native California this weekend.
Here’s Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self’s take on Jayhawk football coach Mark Mangino’s resignation:
There was not a lot of suspense surrounding Dezmon Briscoe’s announcement Friday afternoon that he’d be forgoing his senior season to declare for the 2010 NFL Draft.
The Lawrence Journal-World, 6News and LJWorld.com have filed a Kansas Open Records Act request with Kansas Athletics Inc. to obtain a settlement agreement with football coach Mark Mangino.
Even an embattled football coach with an uncertain future couldn’t overcome the power of the pocketbook for Kansas University football fans.
The stress level of Kansas University basketball fans has been mighty low on five of six game days this young season.
I am standing on Mark Mangino’s front porch, getting berated with barks through a closed door by his dog, Yogi. I think I’ll recover and won’t do anything to try to get Yogi fired from the Mangino family.
The Kansas University women's basketball team held off UCLA, 54-49, on Thursday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University junior receiver Dezmon Briscoe is expected to announce Friday his decision to forgo his senior season and enter the 2010 NFL Draft.
The wait is over and Kansas University can get on with building its football program.
A timeline of Mark Mangino's time at KU.
Mark Mangino has resigned as head football coach at Kansas University, the athletics department announced Thursday night.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino, whose future with the school has been the subject of much speculation over the past three weeks, resigned Thursday night.
Kansas University freshman guard C.J. Henry participated in warmups but did not play because of a sore right knee, the same knee that has given him problems off and on since the start of the season.
Thomas Robinson picked up a nickname Wednesday that he doesn’t want to keep: Shaq-Rob.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing will be honored as one of 16 finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy at the annual National Football Foundation Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Tuesday.
Kansas University's women's basketball team will play host to UCLA on Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Sherron Collins didn’t feel the least bit sorry for Alcorn State’s basketball players during Kansas University’s 98-31 battering of the Braves on Wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
They walked in with eyes wide and hopes high and left holding sack lunches and a 98-31 loss.
Kansas University offensive coordinator Ed Warinner was named a finalist for the American Football Coaches Association’s National Assistant Coach of the Year, the university announced.
The Alcorn State basketball team shouldn’t feel too bad. After all, even Tiger Woods couldn’t defeat an unbeaten opponent.
KU's freshman forward finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Jayhawks tied the third-largest victory margin in Allen Fieldhouse history.
Tickets for selected games featuring America’s top-ranked college basketball team are being sold for less than the price of a souvenir mini KU basketball.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self cracked a smile Tuesday when asked if top high school basketball recruits take notice when his Jayhawks are ranked No. 1.
Amid denials from Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino that he has physically and verbally abused players during his eight-year tenure in Lawrence, one former player has provided documentation of mistreatment he says he suffered under the coach.
Former Kansas University linebacker Greg Cole remembers well the first time he was the recipient of coach Mark Mangino’s wrath. Cole remembers not sprinting from one drill to the next, which set off his new coach.
Cole Aldrich won’t be humming “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth” this holiday season. It seems Kansas University’s eccentric junior center is content living life without his front, left chopper.
Kansas junior Dezmon Briscoe was honored as a first-team All-Big 12 receiver Tuesday in a vote of the Big 12 coaches.
Texas coach Mack Brown has been named The Associated Press Big 12 Coach of the Year.
Dayton jumped into the AP women’s basketball Top 25 for the first time in school history, while Connecticut remained an unanimous No. 1 for the 19th consecutive poll. Kansas University nearly fell out, dropping from No. 18 to No. 24 after two losses last week.
For the seventh consecutive season, the Kansas University soccer team has earned a team academic award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
I have to admit I often become incensed at television sports commentators. Take last Saturday’s Kansas-Missouri football contest, for example. The TV throats blistered KU coach Mark Mangino for his failure to use running plays to eat the clock late.
Kansas junior pitcher T.J. Walz has been named one of 2010’s Top Players by The College Baseball Blog. The site has named the Jayhawk righty one of 100 players to watch for 2010.
To the editor: I have sat in silence as long as I can on the Mangino investigation.