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Federal charges filed against five former Kansas Athletics officials accused of stealing tickets from KU

KU's current head of ticket operations resigns just hours before her name is listed in indictment

The director of ticket operations resigned Thursday morning from Kansas Athletics Inc., as a grand jury indicted her and four others for their roles in an alleged ticket scam prosecutors say cost the department up to $5 million during the past five years.

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Too tall an order: Islanders can’t match up with Jayhawks

Even as Kansas University women’s basketball forward Carolyn Davis crouched at midcourt awaiting the opening tip, she was easily a full head taller than her opponent. Davis won the tip before floating in a layup on KU’s opening possession, then used her superior size and length to control the game whenever she was on the floor.

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Federal charges filed against five former Kansas Athletics officials accused of stealing tickets from KU

KU's current head of ticket operations resigns just hours before her name is listed in indictment

The director of ticket operations resigned Thursday morning from Kansas Athletics Inc., as a grand jury indicted her and four others for their roles in an alleged ticket scam prosecutors say cost the department up to $5 million during the past five years.

Coach Self: Elijah Johnson to play for Jayhawks Friday against North Texas

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said Elijah Johnson, who has missed two games because of disciplinary reasons, likely will play Friday against North Texas.

Let’s talk KU women’s sports

Meaningful, eyeball-to-eyeball conversations rank as the No. 1 victim of the mass shift to those so-impersonal communication methods, e-mails and texts. So what do we all do? Talk about the weather. Surely, we can do better, so let today be city-wide, “Don’t Talk About the Weather Day.”

Free State Firebirds Cody Kukuk, Colin Toalson sign with KU baseball

If all goes according to plan, Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price just officially added two talented, home-grown players to next year’s recruiting class.

Kansas proud of homecourt winning streak at Allen Fieldhouse

Allen Fieldhouse has been heaven for the home team, a house of horrors for the opposition in Bill Self’s seven-plus seasons at Kansas University.

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Baylor defeats KU volleyball

Kansas University’s volleyball team, which defeated Baylor in Texas earlier this season, fell to the Bears, 3-1 (23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-12), on Wednesday in Horejsi Center.

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Too tall an order: Islanders can’t match up with Jayhawks

Even as Kansas University women’s basketball forward Carolyn Davis crouched at midcourt awaiting the opening tip, she was easily a full head taller than her opponent. Davis won the tip before floating in a layup on KU’s opening possession, then used her superior size and length to control the game whenever she was on the floor.

Kansas soccer honored for academics

Kansas University’s soccer team has earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Team Academic Award for the eighth straight season.

Saturday's KU football game vs. Oklahoma State finally it for running back Angus Quigley

You’ll have to excuse Kansas University running back Angus Quigley if you see him shaking his head or taking a little extra time to soak up the scenery during Saturday’s home finale against Oklahoma State. The game will be Quigley’s last at Memorial Stadium, an emotional milestone to be sure. But it actually will be the second “last game at Memorial Stadium” of Quigley’s career.

Kansas swimming team signs four

Kansas University swimming and diving coach Clark Campbell announced the signing of four athletes for the 2011-12 season.