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KU football picks up commitment from juco DE

The day before the Kansas football team’s second road game of the season, head coach David Beaty and his assistants received some good news on the recruiting front. Najee Stevens-McKenzie, a defensive end at ASA College (N.Y.), called Beaty, en route to Ames, Iowa, to inform the third-year coach of his decision to commit to Kansas. By Benton Smith

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Kansas, Missouri renew basketball Border War for hurricane relief

Bitter rivals Kansas and Missouri have agreed to play an exhibition basketball game at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on Oct. 22 to raise money for hurricane relief efforts.By Matt Tait

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Joel Embiid 'thankful' for time at KU

It had been three years, seven months and 18 days since he last played basketball in Allen Fieldhouse. So forgive former University of Kansas center Joel Embiid if he couldn’t recollect the most specific details of his home finale as a Jayhawk, while visiting the venue he loves Thursday afternoon with the rest of his Philadelphia 76ers teammates. By Benton Smith

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Is the Border War back?

KU, Mizzou in discussions about an 'event' to raise money for hurricane relief

Could the Border War be coming back? For at least one day in the not-too-distant future, that may very well be the case. By Matt Tait

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FBI investigative file includes KU documents; athletic department says investigators have not contacted KU

Kansas University Athletic officials have not been contacted by federal investigators who are looking into shady college basketball recruiting practices, a KU spokesman told the Journal-World. That response on Thursday morning came on the heels of a University Daily Kansan article from Wednesday night that reported the FBI had documents relating to KU and its sponsorship with Adidas.

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KU's Devonté Graham named Big 12 preseason player of the year

Teammates Malik Newman, Svi Mykhailiuk also earn preseason honors

If his goal is to follow in the footsteps of 2016-17 Big 12 and national player of the year, Frank Mason III, Kansas senior Devonté Graham already has a head start. By Matt Tait

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Keegan: KU volleyball's loss to Texas a learning experience

It’s always better to win than lose. It feels better. Your supporters head home happy. Your confidence soars. It always beats losing. Always.

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'We had our opportunities': KU volleyball misses out on key chances in five-set loss to Texas

It was still early enough, but Kansas couldn’t afford to let Texas off the hook. By Scott Chasen

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Notebook: KU football closer to full strength with scholarship players

Due to players leaving the program for various reasons in the years before he took the job, the Kansas football roster David Beaty inherited close to three years ago was lacking in the scholarship category. By Benton Smith

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Self: Newly formed Commission on College Basketball will provide 'long-term benefit of our sport'

NCAA president Mark Emmert on Wednesday announced the formation of a Commission on College Basketball, which will be headed by former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. By Matt Tait

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'I'm not that person': How Kylee Kopatich found and embraced her own leadership role

Self-described as a formerly “wide-eyed, deer in headlights kind of person," Kylee Kopatich has emerged as one of the leaders of the Kansas women's basketball team heading into her junior season. By Scott Chasen

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Notebook: Beaty remains faithful in Bowen and KU defense

A few days removed from Texas Tech’s 65-19 thumping of KU, head coach David Beaty stated his satisfaction with how defensive coordinator Clint Bowen has handled the adversity that comes with such unwelcome results. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks awaiting possible decision, official visitor during big recruiting week

The Kansas men’s basketball program is facing another big week on the recruiting trail, with one important decision potentially coming by Friday and another weekend visitor on the schedule. By Matt Tait

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Ainise Havili nearing program history as Texas match looms

When Ainise Havili checked the record books as a freshman, that number — 4,772 — never really seemed within reach. By Scott Chasen

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Beaty: Jayhawks already know starting QB's identity

Publicly, Kansas football coach David Beaty doesn’t want anyone to know which of his team’s quarterbacks will start Saturday at Iowa State. Within the walls of Anderson Family Football Complex, the identity is no secret. By Benton Smith

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With the waiting now behind him, Malik Newman is ready to roll

Before the 32-point explosion in Italy or his 19.3 points per game average in KU’s four exhibition contests overseas, there was the waiting — long, painful, miserable, dead-end waiting. By Matt Tait

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Beaty doesn't plan to name starting QB ahead of trip to ISU

Now that the starting quarterback job is back in a state of flux on his Kansas football team, head coach David Beaty doesn’t plan on naming a No. 1 QB ahead of the Jayhawks’ upcoming trip to Iowa State.By Benton Smith

KU’s Rychagova wins consolation

Kansas junior tennis player Anastasia Rychagova won the consolation bracket Sunday at the Riviera ITA Women’s All-American in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

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2018 standout Zion Williamson recaps Late Night visit

For the first time since his visit to Kansas for Late Night in the Phog a couple of weeks ago, prized Class of 2018 recruit Zion Williamson talked publicly about his recent trip to Lawrence. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Matt Campbell showing major progress already in second season at Iowa State

Nobody freaked out last season when Matt Campbell started his Iowa State career 0-3, losing to FCS school Northern Iowa, then at Iowa, 42-3, then at TCU, 41-20.