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KU football ticket sales down about $6 million per year; some question whether $300 million in new facilities will help

Part of Kansas football and its falling fortunes involves a math problem. The key number in the equation is about $6 million. A Journal-World review of Kansas Athletics Inc. finances found that KU needs to sell about $6 million in additional tickets per year just to get the program back to the brief glory days it had nearly a decade ago in the Mark Mangino era.

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Tom Keegan: Jamie Stanclift latest success story from family coaching tree

Playing softball during her teenage years for the Lawrence Legends, which became the Kansas City Fusion, Jamie Stanclift’s head coach was her father, former University of Kansas softball coach Bob Stanclift and his long-time assistant, Gary Hines.

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Texas shooting guard announces plans to walk on at Kansas

Depending on the circumstances, walk-ons can have a hard time adjusting to the world of big time college basketball. But doing so does not sound like it will be a problem for new Jayhawk E.J. Elliott, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound shooting guard from just outside of Dallas, who made his plans to come to Kansas official over the weekend by announcing his decision to walk on via Instagram. By Matt Tait

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Taylor Turski's strong outing backed by home runs as KU baseball earns series win over West Virginia

Taylor Turski called his start against West Virginia on Sunday the best performance on the mound this season, and it couldn’t have come at a better time for the Kansas baseball team.

Dellinger's dinger propels KU softball past Iowa State in regular-season finale

Sam Dellinger belted a three-run home run in the first inning to set the tone in the Kansas softball team's 4-1 win over Iowa State on Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.

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KU football ticket sales down about $6 million per year; some question whether $300 million in new facilities will help

Part of Kansas football and its falling fortunes involves a math problem. The key number in the equation is about $6 million. A Journal-World review of Kansas Athletics Inc. finances found that KU needs to sell about $6 million in additional tickets per year just to get the program back to the brief glory days it had nearly a decade ago in the Mark Mangino era.