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KU announces partnership extension with Adidas through 2031

Kansas Athletics on Wednesday morning announced that it had agreed to extend its contract with footwear and apparel partner Adidas through 2031. By Matt Tait

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KU baseball surrenders three homers in loss to Creighton

A trio of long balls and stranded baserunners proved costly for Kansas as it fell to Creighton, 6-5, Wednesday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

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Girod: KU has changed basketball procedures in wake of FBI case; 'We have to make sure we do it right going forward'

KU Chancellor Douglas Girod acknowledged Wednesday that internal procedures of the men’s basketball program have changed after a pay-for-play scheme ensnared two KU players, saying KU has to “make sure we do it right going forward.”

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Les Miles thinks players using college football transfer portal 'not out of necessity'

Since its inception in 2018, college football’s transfer portal has yet to lure any of the University of Kansas football program’s prominent players away from Lawrence with the idea of playing somewhere else, where the grass or artificial turf is greener. Even so, the Jayhawks’ head coach, Les Miles, didn’t come across as a supporter of the portal’s existence this week. By Benton Smtih

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As new KU deal is signed, it's unclear what Adidas will do to help prevent future basketball scandal

Adidas will do more in the future to help prevent college basketball recruiting scandals, a Kansas Athletics official said Wednesday as KU and Adidas announced a nearly $200 million dollar extension of their marketing partnership. But specific steps the apparel company will take to prevent a repeat of the past scandal — where three of its former employees or consultants have been convicted on federal fraud charges — weren’t announced.

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KU announces partnership extension with Adidas through 2031

Kansas Athletics on Wednesday morning announced that it had agreed to extend its contract with footwear and apparel partner Adidas through 2031. By Matt Tait