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Chancellor Girod fires KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger, citing lack of progress and necessary change in leadership

University of Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger has been fired, effective immediately, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday.

Evening

With the NBA combine behind him, it's now countdown to decision time for Azubuike

This week's NBA combine in Chicago brought with it a mixed bag of results for Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, the lone KU player of the five in attendance who still could return to KU for the 2018-19 season. By Matt Tait

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Possible AD candidates for Kansas

Jayhawks prep for search for new athletic director in wake of Sheahon Zenger firing

The University of Kansas is in the market for a leader of its athletic department for the first time since late 2010 now that Sheahon Zenger is out. Monday morning's news that KU Chancellor Doug Girod had relieved Zenger of his duties, effective immediately, means that the university is looking for its 11th AD in school history. By Matt Tait

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David Beaty reacts to firing of Sheahon Zenger

The man who hired David Beaty to coach the University of Kansas football program lost his job Monday.

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Chancellor Girod fires KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger, citing lack of progress and necessary change in leadership

University of Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger has been fired, effective immediately, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday.