A program record 11 rowers from the University of Kansas recently earned National Scholar Athlete recognition from the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association.
For the 36th consecutive semester, the Kansas swimming and diving program was selected to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America’s Scholar All-America Team, the school announced this week.
The Big 12 volleyball coaches believe KU has the best freshman in the conference entering the 2020 season. By Matt Tait
KU has found seven cases of COVID-19 among the 100 student-athletes it's tested from across four sports, University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long said Monday. By Matt Tait
Two areas of weakness for the 2019-20 Kansas men’s basketball team figure to be much improved during the 2020-21 season, KU coach Bill Self said recently. By Matt Tait
Ever since Kansas football started recruiting Clinton Anokwuru, assistant coach Chidera Uzo-Diribe knew he had a special connection with the three-star defensive end — the two men both belong to the Igbo tribe in Nigeria. By Shane Jackson
Former KU golfer Gary Woodland missed the cut and will not play in this weekend’s third and fourth rounds. Woodland shot a 2-under-par 68 on Friday, recovering from a rough front nine with five birdies on the back nine. But it was not enough to keep him around for the weekend and he missed the cut by two strokes.
The Kansas men’s basketball program is delaying its return to campus by roughly two weeks, KU coach Bill Self told the Journal-World late Thursday night. By Matt Tait
After opening with three birdies on the front nine during the first round of the Travelers Championship on Thursday in Connecticut, former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland struggled to get home.
In the month since the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has spent a lot of time thinking about race, social injustice and ways he can help. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas point guard Frank Mason III was named the 2019-20 NBA G League Most Valuable Player on Thursday after leading the league in scoring this season. By Matt Tait
After 32 years with the same equipment manager, the Kansas football program is preparing for Year 1 of a new regime. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self will tell you that no one knows at present day what the 2020-21 college basketball season will look like. By Matt Tait
For a few months last fall and winter, Kansas guards Ochai Agbaji, Devon Dotson and Marcus Garrett staged a regular competition that led to the 2019-20 Jayhawks becoming one of the best takeaway teams of the Bill Self era. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland never quite got going this week at the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head, S.C., where he shot 6-under for the tournament to finish tied for 62nd.
The University of Kansas football program announced Saturday that one player has tested positive for COVID-19 and another had a positive test for the COVID-19 antibodies. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland had his toughest day since the PGA Tour's return on Saturday at the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head, S.C., shooting an even-par 71 and falling out of contention.
The Kansas football program picked up a commitment from 3-star safety Omar Burroughs on Friday afternoon.
Former KU golfer Gary Woodland shot 3-under and moved up 19 spots in the standings at the RBC Heritage by the time his second round was finished on Friday morning.
The NCAA Division I Council this week approved a plan to allow college basketball players to start working with their coaches for the first time since the pandemic wiped out March Madness.
After a slow start to his round on Thursday at the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., former University of Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland finished on a hot streak for the second week in a row.
Kansas coach Bill Self’s personal attorney has informed the NCAA, college sports’ governing body, that the Hall of Fame coach is considering legal action against the NCAA for its handling of the violations case involving Self and the Kansas men’s basketball program.
University of Kansas fans holding season tickets for upcoming KU sporting events now have assurances from the athletic department that their investment is safe. By Matt Tait
Months of planning and projecting have left University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long cautiously optimistic about hosting a full college football season this fall. By Matt Tait
Roughly 75 negative COVID-19 tests cleared the way for the Kansas football program to get back to business on Monday. By Matt Tait
University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long has been invited to participate in a special online presentation called “College Sports in the COVID-19 Era,” presented by the Kansas City Public Library.
After playing nearly flawless golf through three rounds, former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland ran into a little trouble on the back nine at Sunday’s final round of the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, finishing even for the day and alone in ninth place at 12-under for the tournament.
Former KU golfer Gary Woodland is in a second-place tie, one shot behind the lead, heading into the final round at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Big 12 Conference men’s and women’s postseason basketball tournaments will be played in Kansas City, Mo., for at least the next five seasons, the conference announced late Friday.
Former KU golf standout Gary Woodland’s hot streak at golf’s first PGA Tour event since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the sport continued well into Friday afternoon at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.
There's a new date to circle on the college athletics calendar for the 2020-21 academic year — Nov. 3, 2020. By Matt Tait
The first honor of 2020 for Kansas running back Pooka Williams Jr. has arrived, with the junior from New Orleans picking up a preseason all-Big 12 nod from Athlon Sports. By Matt Tait
A June 5 settlement agreement between Kansas Athletics and former KU football coach David Beaty totaling $2.55 million shows that $357,000 of that total is designated to pay Beaty for claims of lost wages, while the remaining $2.193 million is to compensate Beaty for other claims against the university — mainly his disputed contractual buyout.
Former KU golfer Gary Woodland finished his first PGA Tour round after the COVID-19 pandemic layoff with a flurry on Thursday in Fort Worth, Texas. By Matt Tait
After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend the preseason by two weeks could help coaches and players make up for the lost time.
The University of Kansas agreed with the NCAA on Monday that allegations against its men's basketball program should be sent to an independent panel — but it wants the less severe allegations involving its football program to go through the NCAA's traditional process instead.
The Kansas football team is now less than a week away from kicking off voluntary on-campus activities and that means the first full season under offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon is nearing, too. By Matt Tait
John Zook, the anchor of the Kansas defense during the Jayhawks’ 1968 Orange Bowl season, died Sunday at age 72. By Matt Tait
The University of Kansas athletic department on Friday evening announced that it had reached a $2.55 million financial settlement in the lawsuit involving former football coach David Beaty.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self is not too worried about what the COVID-19 pandemic has done to KU’s recruiting efforts during the last couple of months. By Matt Tait
The board of directors for Kansas Athletics, Inc. on Wednesday approved an operating budget for the coming fiscal year roughly $5.1 million smaller than the current operating budget as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present officials with a myriad financial unknowns.
The happy-go-lucky forward from Richmond, Calif., is headed to the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.
The University of Kansas athletic department overcame an unusual spring to set a department record with a combined 3.43 grade-point average, KU announced Wednesday.
College basketball’s decision to move the 3-point line back 16.75 inches for the 2019-20 season had a minimal impact on KU’s overall 3-point shooting. By Matt Tait
The Kansas football program hasn't identified a replacement for 2019 starting quarterback Carter Stanley — and without the chance to observe players in spring football, coach Les Miles says the QB contest hasn't even truly begun. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. has officially retired from football and has taken the first step in what he hopes will be a long and successful coaching career. By Matt Tait
In the end, it looks like the Kansas men’s basketball program’s offseason will wind up being delayed by about a month. By Matt Tait