The Kansas University Alumni Association will charter a bus to take Jayhawk fans to Manhattan for the KU football team's matchup against Kansas State.
Emily Powers fired a final-round 73 en route to a seventh-place individual finish to help Kansas finish in sixth place at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Women’s Golf Invitational on Tuesday.
Kit Grove, Kansas University’s men’s golf coach, was on his way out of Alvamar Golf Club on Monday night when he noticed a solitary figure stationed on the course’s putting green, tapping in six- and eight-footers as dusk settled over Lawrence.
The old football coach’s best buddy figured maybe miracles happen in twos, so when John Novotny Sr. returned Tuesday to the scene of his serious automobile accident in Moran, four weeks after it happened, three weeks after he was released from the hospital, a part of him hoped against hope his dog Maddie would be sitting there in the ditch, waiting for his master to bring him home.
Chase Buford wasn't the only one suffering Monday through the first day of Kansas University's Boot Camp.
Nate Barbee shot a first-day 143 to finish a shot back of the individual leader, and Kansas University’s men’s golf team was in fourth place after two rounds Monday of the Kansas Invitational at Alvamar Country Club.
Kansas University’s women’s golf team was in sixth place after the first day of the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational on Monday at Colbert Hills.
The owners of Joe-College.com must pay Kansas Athletics Inc. $667,507 in attorneys fees and expenses generated during a court case over the content of loosely — and perhaps not-so-loosely — KU-themed T-shirts, a federal judge ruled Monday.
The Kansas football team's Big 12 opener against Iowa State will kick off at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 10 and will be televised on Versus.
Kansas University's 4-0 football start was expected — and not particularly revealing.
Kansas University’s tennis team went 7-2 in doubles and 19-9 in singles at the KU Invitational, which concluded Sunday at First Serve Tennis Center.
Bill Self’s Boot Camp officially was to begin at 6 a.m. today, in Kansas University’s new basketball practice facility.
Even as he has developed into Kansas University’s most reliable wide receiver, and even as red-shirt freshman Kale Pick has proven himself to be a capable No. 2 quarterback, Jayhawks senior Kerry Meier still shows up to football practice every day wearing the red jersey that marks the team's quarterbacks.
Josh Selby, a 6-foot-2 senior guard from Lake Clifton High in Baltimore, has narrowed his list of prospective colleges to six, including Kansas University.
Kansas University's soccer team defeated Oral Roberts, 5-3, Sunday afternoon at Tulsa, Okla.
The following is Tom Keegan's Sept. 27 ballot for the Associated Press college football poll.
The Kansas football team moved up the national rankings this week, jumping three spots to No. 16 in the USA Today Coaches Poll and two spots to No. 18 in the Associated Press poll.
The Kansas tennis team finished day two of the Jayhawk Invitational with an undefeated doubles performance Saturday at First Serve Tennis Center.
On Wednesday, in the aftermath of an ugly two-day stretch in which members of his team engaged in multiple confrontations with members of the school’s men’s basketball team, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino insisted that the incidents would do little to shake the focus of his team heading into a weekend matchup with unbeaten Southern Mississippi.
At 6-foot-2 and 235 pounds, Toben Opurum knows he usually has physics on his side.
Mark Mangino was standing behind a podium Saturday, and he was talking about his defense, and he was doing this in a rather un-Mangino-like fashion.
Unheralded Southern Miss. sophomore quarterback Austin Davis matched All-America candidate Todd Reesing yard for yard — and touchdown for touchdown — on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The scoring plays from KU vs. Southern Mississippi.
Game balls and Gassers for KU vs. Southern Mississippi.
When Denise DeBrine and her son Jackson heard they were going to get upgraded to the “cushy seats” at Saturday’s Kansas University football game, DeBrine was expecting the ones that folded out with pads.
The TV camera lights and the winning smile lit up Ryan Murphy’s face again Saturday, a slice of nostalgia for the former Free State High superstar quarterback and defensive back.
Kansas University's volleyball team lost to Baylor in a three-set sweep Saturday afternoon.
Speaking with members of the media prior to today's football game against Southern Mississippi at Memorial Stadium, Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins shed little light on the details of the past week, but insisted it was a matter being handled with the utmost importance
The KU defense shut down Southern Miss late, helping to preserve the seven-point victory.
When I read that Nebraska University would celebrate its 300th straight football sellout tonight, I was hardly surprised. But I was a bit taken aback when I realized I had been in NU’s Memorial Stadium for the start of that streak.
Members of the Southern Mississippi football team don’t expect a whole lot of love when they take on Kansas University at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Stadium — or any other time, for that matter.
Damion Fletcher wondered what the hold-up was. During his first three years at Southern Mississippi, the running back had heard the rumblings of this “Wildcat” offensive formation, had watched as Darren McFadden and Felix Jones tore through opposing defenses while using it as members of Arkansas’ team two years ago, and was wondering when, exactly, the Golden Eagles would give the formation a try.
The Kansas University soccer team was blanked, 3-0, by Oklahoma State on Friday in the Jayhawks’ Big 12 opener at the Cowgirl Soccer Complex.
Former Kansas University basketball walk-on guard Brennan Bechard has joined the Jayhawk coaching staff.
Kansas University junior Maria Martinez, sophomores Erin Wilbert and Ekaterina Morozova, and freshman Sara Lazarevic went undefeated in singles play to open the KU Invitational on Friday at First Serve Tennis center.
As officials at Kansas Athletics Inc. line up Jayhawk boosters to finance a $34 million Gridiron Club and pump another $40 million into academics, they’re working to keep less well-to-do fans in the game plan.
The last time a Kansas University football team began the season 4-0, KU went on to win the 2008 Orange Bowl.
The disconnect between the words Tyshawn Taylor used on his Facebook page and the ones he had used when speaking in public sent my constant companion — a headache that beats down from the top — to new levels of discomfort, so I just had to talk to him to see which was the real Tyshawn Taylor.
Some things never change. The late Dick Harp during his days as a Kansas basketball assistant and head coach often uttered a patented evaluation of his job: “Coaches are responsible for a lot of irresponsible kids.” Sound timely?
Wearing a splint on his thumb and heavy wrap on his injured left hand, a contrite Tyshawn Taylor met the media Thursday afternoon in Wagnon Student Athlete Center.
The following are the Journal-World/6Sports staffers' picks for Week 4 of the college football season.
Bill Self’s Basketball Boot Camp 2009 has started a few days earlier than originally planned.
As if athletic director Lew Perkins didn’t have enough things bumming him out Wednesday, he just had to know his archenemy, T-shirt creator Larry Sinks of Joe College, was busy at work cashing in on his misery.
Kansas senior soccer midfielder Monica Dolinsky was named to CollegeSoccer360.com’s National Team of the Week on Wednesday.
Former Kansas University linebacker Banks Floodman, a three-time captain and two-time all-conference honoree, will be the featured speaker at the weekly KU Quarterback Club gathering today at Buffalo Wild Wings (1012 Mass Street).
It’s probably appropriate that Kansas University’s Big 12 Conference volleyball home opener against Oklahoma went five sets, because the Jayhawks and Sooners were not separated by much on Wednesday night.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who was out recruiting Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, hustled back to Lawrence early Wednesday night and promptly called a team meeting.
Kansas senior football safety Darrell Stuckey was named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team on Wednesday.
Following a highly-publicized two-day feud between members of the Kansas University football and men’s basketball teams — during which sophomore basketball player Tyshawn Taylor admitted to throwing a punch via his Facebook account — Kansas football coach Mark Mangino on Wednesday addressed the precautions taken by his team’s staff to prevent offensive material from being posted.
Kansas defensive end Jake Laptad was added on Wednesday to the watch list for the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award.
Up until two days ago, the biggest problem facing Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino was how to defend against Southern Mississippi’s quirky “Wildcat” formation.
Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins called to order a meeting of the feuding Jayhawk football and basketball teams Wednesday afternoon at Anderson Family Football Complex.
Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins commented on the incident between some KU football and basketball players Tuesday night in a statement released Wednesday morning.
An apparent feud between members of the Kansas University men’s basketball and football teams spilled over into the day Wednesday, when a second altercation between the groups was reported on campus.
Brooke Jelniker, a 6-foot-1 senior from ThunderRidge High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., has committed orally to play for Bonnie Henrickson and the Kansas University women’s basketball team.
The credibility of all that happy talk about the Kansas University athletic department being one big, cuddly family has been called into question by football players and basketball players getting into repeated fights with each other.
Kansas University's secondary expects to be tested by Southern Miss.
Nate Barbee’s top career finish helped lead Kansas University’s men’s golf team to a second-place finish at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate on Tuesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course.
Kansas University sophomore basketball guard Tyshawn Taylor was involved — and injured — in an incident that broke out in front of Burge Union on the KU campus shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, a source confirmed Tuesday night.
Kansas University police officials aren’t saying whether there will be any noticeable change in security during Saturday's football game at Memorial Stadium, after a national security warning was issued Monday regarding potential terrorist attacks at stadiums.
Several members of the Kansas University men’s basketball team — junior center Cole Aldrich, senior guard Mario Little and sophomore guard Jordan Juenemann — dropped in on physical education classes at Sunset Hill School to make sure the students understand that healthy eating and exercise make for a great game plan.
Kansas junior Rachel Morris has been named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com’s National Women’s Team of the Week.
There are days Kansas University freshman Xavier Henry dominates pick-up games contested in the Jayhawks’ new basketball practice facility.
With the availability of injured running back Jake Sharp uncertain, Kansas University coach Mark Mangino said Monday that third-string back Rell Lewis likely would see an increased role in Saturday’s game against visiting Southern Mississippi.
It took about five minutes for Kansas to suffer its first deficit of the season Saturday, as Duke quarterback Thaddeus Lewis ran for a 21-yard score on the Blue Devils’ second offensive play of the game.
Adreian Payne, a 6-foot-10, 215-pound senior center from Jefferson High School in Dayton, Ohio, will make his official basketball recruiting visit to Kansas University the weekend of Oct. 31.
Bill Self’s annual basketball coaches’ clinic will be held Oct. 23-24 in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas golfer Nate Barbee fired a first-round 69, landing atop the leaderboard Monday at the rain-shortened Jim Colbert Intercollegiate at Colbert Hills Golf Course.
Kansas Athletics announced Monday that the KU football team's game Saturday against Southern Miss is a sellout.
In order for this KU football team to hang with Big 12 heavyweights, the offense will have to perform at near perfection because the defense is young in some spots and soft in others.
While the Jayhawks have outscored opponents by a lopsided total of 127-26 this season, they hold a much less daunting 17-7 first-quarter advantage, as the team’s offense has typically taken some time to get comfortable.
Junior forward Rachel Morris scored two goals and added an assist, and freshman Whitney Berry chipped in two assists as 22nd-ranked Kansas University won the Jayhawk Invitational title with a 4-0 soccer victory over South Dakota State on Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
The following is Tom Keegan's Sept. 20 ballot for the Associated Press college football poll.
Injured Kansas University senior running back Jake Sharp underwent a light practice Sunday, but will be a game-time decision heading into Saturday's final non-conference game against Southern Mississippi, coach Mark Mangino said Sunday evening.
The Kansas women's basketball team is ranked No. 22 in the recently released Athlon Sports College Basketball preseason issue. KU is one of four Big 12 schools to make the preseason top 25.
The Kansas football team continued to move up the national rankings this week, jumping four spots to No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches poll and two spots to No. 20 in the Associated Press poll.
Upperclassmen at Kansas University who like to take in sporting events are no strangers to late-game, garbage-time novelty acts producing freakishly phenomenal statistics as the parking lots begin to jam up.
Duke quarterback Thaddeus Lewis didn’t look like a guy nursing a sore ankle on a shocking 21-yard touchdown burst that opened the scoring on Saturday morning at Memorial Stadium.
For the second time in three games, Kansas University’s football team played without one of its top offensive players. And for the second time in three games, the Jayhawks carried on as if everything was perfectly normal.
The leading rusher on the Big 12’s top rushing attack found himself pacing the sideline for much of Kansas University’s 44-16 victory over visiting Duke on Saturday.
Candidates for Game balls and Gassers
Beau White delivered the bad news to the Kansas University football receivers in the locker room. As is tradition, the KU assistant media-relations director went to the wideouts to tell them their statistics from the game.
Maxwell Onyegbule added an interception return for touchdown as the Jayhawks defense posted another strong effort.
Somewhere along the way, a quarterback controversy was stirred up over in Durham, N.C.
Kansas University junior center Cole Aldrich has been named Blue Ribbon Yearbook’s preseason college basketball player of the year.
Students who get kicked out of a University of Minnesota football game for drunken rowdiness won’t be allowed back next time unless they pass an alcohol breath test at the gate — one of the most extreme attempts yet by colleges to curb misbehavior in the stands.
The Big 12 Conference more than likely will add a bowl game to its slate next season at Yankee Stadium in New York.
The Kansas University swimming and diving alumni team placed first in all events but the mixed 50-yard backstroke against the current team on Friday at Robinson Natatorium.
Eight games into the Kansas University soccer team’s 2009 season, this is what coach Mark Francis has realized about his team: When it shows up ready to play, it can be a pretty good college soccer squad. When it doesn’t, it’s a fairly average one.
Kansas University students can participate in a free breakfast and beverage tailgate from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today before the football kickoff against Duke.
Well, this was something. Here was Todd Reesing — quarterback of a Kansas University offense that had racked up 34 points and 576 yards of total offense in a lopsided road victory over UTEP, in a game some national media tapped as a possible upset — talking about his team’s recent effort with the jubilation of a guy who’d just watched his dog get kicked.
The cannon is ready, now it's up to the Jayhawks to score in Saturday's game against Duke.
In the song, “Hold Up,” with R. Kelly, famed hip-hop artist Jay-Z describes the relationship between the two icons with the following lyric, “I’m back, in a zone like Duke or Stanford... Me and the boy Kel, like Duke and Kansas.” Odds are, when Jay-Z wrote it, he wasn’t thinking Mark Mangino and David Cutcliffe.
An audit of financial dealings at Kansas University and its affiliated groups found no major problems, but did question an $18,000 per-year contract between KU Athletic Director Lew Perkins and a private company that does business with Kansas Athletics Inc.
The following are the Journal-World/6Sports staffers' picks for Week 3 of the college football season.
Those large booms echoing through Lawrence on Saturday won’t mean some kind of foreign invasion is afoot — they’ll just be a sign of happy Jayhawk football fans.
Congratulations to Rick Anderson, Luke Grover, Todd Hayworth, Bryan Mounce and Zach Knight, who were the five winners chosen out of 55 entries for the Kream Keegan T-shirt drawing.
The Kansas Board of Regents has OK’d a $34 million addition of seating on the east side of Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium.
When I was 10 years old in KCK, my parents ordered me to be a Kansas University fan. Neither had gone to college, but Dad drove Greyhound buses in Kansas and Missouri and, a la Don Fambrough, he liked the Kansans a lot better. The vaccination took; I wound up carrying a Jayhawk good-luck charm into war.
Kansas University’s men’s basketball players will sign autographs at 10 a.m. Saturday at the HyVee Hawk zone on the west side of Anderson Family Football Complex at Memorial Stadium.
Kansas University’s volleyball team fell to rival Missouri, 19-25, 25-22, 27-25, 26-24, on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams.
Lost amid the numerous changes on this year’s offensive line — and the lingering questions about new left tackle Tanner Hawkinson and recently transplanted center Jeremiah Hatch — was talk of Jeff Spikes, Kansas University’s mammoth right tackle.
Alvamar Country Club head pro Randy Towner came up with the idea and sent the word out through the Internet that Alvamar would play host to a “Ross Chalk Tournament” as the official retirement party for former Kansas University golf coach Ross Randall, who spent 30 years in the school’s golf program, the first 28 as head coach of the men’s team.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino said Wednesday that tight end Tim Biere could miss Saturday's game against visiting Duke.
At some point during the past offseason, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino decided his team’s pass rush needed a proverbial kick in the pants. Then, he set out to make sure it got one.
Emily Powers finished second individually to lead the Kansas University women’s golf team to a third-place finish on Tuesday at the Chip-N Club Invitational.
Thad Lewis probably knew he’d hear the term “quarterback controversy” this week after the way backup Sean Renfree played in Duke’s weekend win at Army. He just won’t let himself think of it that way.
The game had been played, the trip completed and still the song looped in my head. The more I tried to think about something else, the louder it roared, bringing pressure from the top of head down on my eyes, slightly blurring my vision.
Scot Pollard, who in 11 days will play in his first organized basketball game in 19 months, says his two-game stint with the Midwest All-Stars isn’t the start of a full-fledged pro comeback.
He’s thrown for 861 yards and nine touchdowns in two games, more than anyone else in college football this season.
Nate Barbee carded an even-par 72 and the Kansas University men’s golf team placed third on Tuesday at the Fairway Club Invitational.
New choices awaiting KU fans at Memorial Stadium and Allen Fieldhouse are likely to make your mouths water.
Kansas University defensive lineman Maxwell Onyegbule was named the Big 12's co-defensive player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
Emily Powers fired a 2-under-par 70 in the morning and an even-par 72 in the afternoon and is tied for second place individually, while leading the Kansas women’s golf team to a fourth-place team standing after day one of the Chip-N Club Invitational Monday.
Three returning members of the Kansas men’s golf team helped guide the Jayhawks to third place after the first two rounds at the Fairway Club Invitational.
Former Kansas University basketball power forward/center Scot Pollard will compete for the Midwest All-Stars in a pair of games against Basketball Club Partizan of Belgrade, Serbia, later this month.
We're sorry to announce that we won't be running the Kream Keegan football pick 'em contest for the 2009 football regular season.
Kansas defensive lineman Maxwell Onyegbule was named the Big 12's co-defensive player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
As the swine flu has begun wreaking havoc on the locker rooms of various Div. I football teams in recent days, Kansas University coach Mark Mangino and his staff are taking precautions to limit the chances of a team-wide outbreak.
For the Kansas University football team, 2-0 with a combined score of 83-10, it’s worth examining two players from each class who so far have shown they are developing well, ahead of projections many had for them coming into the season.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self today will visit the Queens, N.Y., home of Doron Lamb, a 6-foot-4 senior shooting guard from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va.
After being named the preseason starter at running back for the first time in his four-year Kansas University career, senior Jake Sharp has wasted little time proving the honor was deserved.
Kansas University outshot Colorado College handily, but the teams played to a scoreless college soccer tie on Sunday in the final match of the Colorado College Invitational.
The following is Tom Keegan's Sept. 13 ballot for the Associated Press college football poll.
Following a 34-7 victory over UTEP on Saturday, the Kansas football team moved up in both national rankings.
UTEP coach Mike Price stood calmly in the postgame news conference, his message much like a famous rant from former Arizona Cardinals coach Dennis Green.
The Kansas women’s tennis team won six out of eight singles matches to complete the second day of the UNCW Collegiate Tennis Invitational on Saturday.
Game balls and Gassers from KU vs. UTEP
One thing. On the Kansas University football team’s trip back home from Saturday’s 34-7 victory over Texas-El Paso, the defensive unit will have just one thing to dwell on — a late-game breakdown that resulted in a 75-yard UTEP touchdown that put a blemish on an otherwise impressive performance.
After a 2008 season in which the defensive secondary underwent a massive overhaul, playing what essentially amounted to a game of musical chairs, members of the Kansas University defensive backfield have grown accustomed to adapting quickly.
Three Kansas University volleyball players finished with double digit kills in the Jayhawks’ 3-0 victory over the University of Arkansas Saturday night at the Arkansas Tournament.
Bar stools across America are kept warm with former defensive backs crying into their drinks, convinced they were failures as football players, haunted by unflattering nicknames pinned on them for giving up touchdowns to flashy receivers.
The Kansas men’s cross country team won its second straight race on Saturday, winning the Missouri Cross Country Challenge.
KU's defense swarmed UTEP with six sacks in the Jayhawks' first road non-conference victory since 2003.
Rock Chalk. Jayhawk. Vote for KU.
Guests at tonight’s Bubbles and Barbecue benefit for Community Living Opportunities’ Midnight Farm will be treated to brisket, chicken and sausage, Kansas University hoops style.
The other day, UTEP receiver Jeff Moturi called up a member of the Kansas University coaching staff to talk trash.
The No. 13 Kansas University soccer team dropped its first game of the season, 2-1, to the University of Denver on Friday at the Colorado College Invitational.
A balanced offense and solid defense helped Kansas University’s volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep (25-15, 25-16, 25-20) of North Texas on Friday in the first match of the Arkansas Tournament.
At the moment — based on clues such as the above photo and headline — you are likely of the impression that this is a story about Todd Reesing. You would be correct in that assumption, though only to a certain extent. Certainly, you will find this story to contain a great deal of information on Kansas University’s senior quarterback —thoughts from friends and family members, historical context, a collection of anecdotal tidbits.
Bill Snyder agreed to a five-year contract with Kansas State on Friday, giving the 69-year-old coach the opportunity to pull off another reclamation project after the program he built unraveled under Ron Prince.
Are you constantly checking your BlackBerry for Twitter updates? Can’t wait to upload images from that latest get-together on Facebook?
Last season, in its only nonconference road test of the year, the Kansas University football team looked like a Top-25 team at the beginning and a bottom 25 team at the end.
Wednesday’s Dugan Arnett article on the Springer twins meeting via rival football teams Saturday at UTEP reminded Lawrence attorney Rick Hird of another adversarial clash of brothers, both Lawrencians.
Kansas University coach Bill Self had a recruiting visit Thursday with Doron Lamb, a 6-4 senior guard from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va.
Greg Ostertag, who retired from professional basketball three years ago at the age of 33, wants to play in the NBA again.
Having successfully protected the blindside of quarterback Todd Reesing for one week, Kansas University rookie left tackle Tanner Hawkinson would like to make clear that he is not opposed to a complimentary dinner courtesy of the senior signal-caller.
A limited number of Kansas University men’s basketball season tickets are on sale, KU associate athletic director Jim Marchiony announced Wednesday.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self made in-home recruiting visits with a pair of high school players on Wednesday: Josh Selby, 6-foot-2 from Lake Clifton High in Baltimore, and Roscoe Smith, 6-8 from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va.
Kansas University midfielder Monica Dolinsky has been named Big 12 offensive player of the week as well as to the Soccer America national team of the week.
Kansas coach Bill Self was asked where he feels junior Cole Aldrich and senior Sherron Collins will be taken in the 2010 NBA Draft. It’s all but certain the 6-foot-11 Aldrich will head to the pros after this campaign.
It’s not often Bill Self receives a hearty ovation in the state of Missouri.
Given the assignment to create in his basement the perfect football brain, Dr. Frankenstein would have made a man who speaks exclusively in clichés, does not question authority and does the same things with his free time as coaches have him doing at practice.
Growing up, there was never any real question that twins Justin and Jeremy Springer would end up playing football at the same university.
While Clint Bowen was not exactly a fan of the penalty-prompting ways of sophomore cornerback Anthony Davis in last weekend’s season-opening victory over Northern Colorado, Bowen, the second-year Kansas University defensive coordinator, pointed out Tuesday that things could have been a lot worse.
The following is Tom Keegan's Sept. 8, 2009, ballot for the Associated Press college football poll.
The Kansas University soccer team is ranked 13th in this week's poll released by Soccer America.
Kansas University climbed one spot to No. 24 in the latest AP poll out this morning.
Kansas University soccer midfielder Monica Dolinsky was named to TopDrawerSoccer.com’s National women’s team of the week, it was announced Monday.
Elijah Johnson found it difficult to traverse Kansas University’s hilly campus after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery on June 23. He leaned on a buddy — freshman basketball teammate and roommate Thomas Robinson — for support.
It did not take long for former Free State High standout Kyra Kilwein to make her mark at the college level.
It took a couple years, but Kansas University red-shirt sophomore Steven Foster seems to have finally found a home on the Jayhawks’ roster.
Former Kansas University basketball guard Billy Thomas scored 27 points off perfect 12 of 12 shooting to lead the NBA Generations team to a 94-82 victory over Incheon Etland Elephants on Sunday at the NBA Asia Challenge.
The first glimpses of the Kansas University football team’s revamped linebacker corps came Saturday, and while the foe proved particularly inferior — NCAA Championship Subdivision Northern Colorado finished just 1-10 last season — there was reason enough to be encouraged.
Kansas beat Rhode Island, 3-1, to improve to 5-0.
Bradley McDougald looks sharp on and off the field for Kansas University's football team.
Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford is not expected to need surgery on his sprained right shoulder and the quarterback could play again for No. 3 Oklahoma in two to four weeks.
After a rough 2008 season, Kansas' Chris Harris started out 2009 with a bang.
Grant Stucker’s made his first start Sunday night and led Colorado State to a 23-17 upset of Colorado, the Rams’ first victory in Boulder since 1986.
Toben Opurum already has come up with a plan to combat his insomnia next week.
Rebeka Stowe, a sophomore from Olathe Northwest High, paced the KU women to a team championship at the squad’s only home meet of the season.
At this time last year, Kansas University’s football coaching staff was fielding a steady stream of questions about the team’s lack of a potent running game.
Kansas University’s football program has come a long way in 45 years.
Who strutted their stuff Saturday? Who fell short of expectations?
Northern Colorado’s football team left Memorial Stadium on Saturday night with lasting memories of Todd Reesing.
Sophomores Allison Mayfield and Nicole Tate each tallied double-doubles as the Kansas University volleyball team beat the Creighton Bluejays, 3-1, Saturday in front of a sold-out crowd at Horejsi Family Athletics Center.
Four Kansas University football players, including standout receiver Dezmon Briscoe, were held out of Saturday’s season-opening victory over Northern Colorado for disciplinary reasons.
A young Michael Jackson, before he lost his face both literally and figuratively, really knew how to grip a crowd with his moves, high-pitched voice and contagious energy.
Jake Sharp and Toben Opurum added two TDs each as the Jayhawks made quick work of the Bears.
Kansas University junior receiver Dezmon Briscoe is expected to miss tonight’s season-opening game against Northern Colorado, the Journal-World has learned
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is more on edge than usual. The 24th-ranked Huskers are breaking in a new quarterback and young players at several other positions, yet they’re three-touchdown favorites at home against Florida Atlantic today — an opponent that has won back-to-back bowl games and is accustomed to playing in some of college football’s biggest venues.
Kansas University senior Monica Dolinsky scored her first goal of the season and added an assist, while sophomore Emily Cressy and freshman Whitney Berry also scored in the Jayhawks’ 3-1 soccer victory over Long Beach State on Friday at Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
The questions arrived almost as soon as the new quarterback did: How did you like Florida? What’s Urban Meyer like? What about Tim Tebow?
The Kansas University men’s golf team was recently named to the Golf Coaches Association of America 2008-09 All-Academic Team.
In 2008, Oklahoma had a record-setting offense in a conference known for its high-flying attacks. This season, it has last year’s Heisman Trophy winner, Sam Bradford, returning at quarterback. It also has a coach, Bob Stoops, whose 0-5 record in Bowl Championship Series games since the 2002 season has turned the nickname “Big-Game Bob” into something of a misnomer.
There’s a pretty good football team lurking in Kansas University’s basketball locker room.
Questions you always wanted to ask about today’s Kansas University football opener against Northern Colorado (6 p.m. kickoff, Sunflower Broadband Channels 2, 145) but forgot to ask...
Ed Warinner’s response was the only appropriate one: laughter. The question: When you think about memorable Todd Reesing plays, which are the first to come to mind? It’s a question akin to asking Don Rickles to name his favorite put-down. So many from which to choose.
Former Kansas University football player Donnie Shanklin died Aug. 30 in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas, at the age of 62.
The Kansas University volleyball team split its two matches Friday at the Jayhawk Invitational.
For the last four years, John-Mark Zini has been a mainstay along with his buddies in the front row at Kansas University football games.
Kansas University associate athletic director Chris Howard has entered into a diversion agreement in Douglas County District Court on two misdemeanor charges he faced related to a June domestic incident at his home.
Lawrence will turn into tailgate city once again Saturday afternoon around Memorial Stadium as football season arrives.
Bradley Beal, a 6-foot-3 junior guard from Chaminade High in St. Louis, has narrowed his list of prospective colleges to six, according to Rivals.com.
There was a time, not too long ago, when the Kansas University football team’s offseason flew by with barely a peep.
They can wheel and deal in the best of social circles with style and grace and solid articulation. That doesn’t hurt a bit in their efforts to raise money for the Kansas athletic program.
The Kansas University football team's season-opener Saturday against Northern Colorado has been sold out, according to KU athletics officials.
But fans also have several options if they don’t park at the stadium for the 6 p.m. Kansas University game against Northern Colorado. For them, there is the park-and-ride shuttle bus.
This week, KUsports.com will debut Road Hawks, an interactive, online, multimedia feature designed to help you have the best experience when you’re on the road, watching the ‘Hawks.
Former KU guards Russell Robinson and Billy Thomas will be playing for Team NBA in the 2009 NBA Asia Challenge, which starts Saturday in Seoul, Korea.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino is tired of seeing his team backed up near its own end zone.
The Kansas Quarterback Club resumes tonight at a new location with a celebrity guest kicking off the season.
KU football player Darrell Stuckey was named to the 30-player Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award candidate list Wednesday.
The weekly Tuesday afternoon media sessions with Kansas University football players can at least crack windows into their personalities. At those sessions a year ago, Daymond Patterson’s clipped responses to questions were delivered at low volume. His body language screamed he didn’t want to be there. Now, he talks louder, looks into the eyes of his partner in conversation, never mumbles and appears to enjoy the exchanges.
Jay Hinrichs can think of no place he’d rather be than Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium on a pleasant, late-summer Saturday evening.
Kansas Athletics will direct $40 million — a portion of revenue expected from an addition to Memorial Stadium — to academic programs at Kansas University.
Closers come in all different personality types. The quintessential Type-A closer portrayed by Alec Baldwin in an unforgettable way in the 1992 film “Glengarry Glen Ross” drives a fancy car and wears expensive threads.
Meet Sal Capra, “Program Guy.”
Kansas junior defender Lauren Jackson and freshman goalkeeper Kat Liebetrau have been honored by the Big 12 after their performances at the Lady Vol Invite over the weekend.
Bradley McDougald smiled like he knew the question was coming.
Following a 3-0 start, the Kansas University soccer team has earned a national ranking; the Jayhawks are ranked No. 23 in the Soccer Times' Top 25.
More than 100 golfers participated in the Bill Self Boy Scout Classic on Monday at Lawrence Country Club.