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Former KU pitcher Blake Goldsberry joins Colorado Rockies organization

Former University of Kansas relief pitcher Blake Goldsberry recently signed a free agent contract with the Colorado Rockies organization.

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Four-star KU football commitments Devin Neal, Keon Coleman both have big goals for multiple sports at Kansas

During the past couple of weeks, future Jayhawks Devin Neal, of Lawrence, and Keon Coleman, of Opelousas, La., have connected a few times on the phone to lay the foundation for a relationship they both hope will bring a lot of points, production and excitement to Lawrence in the years to come. By Matt Tait

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SEC commissioner urges NIL uniformity in meeting with U.S. Senate committee

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday that there needs to be a uniform federal law to regulate the compensation of college athletes instead of a series of state-level versions with differing requirements.

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Kansas Athletics offers ticket assurance plan for 2020-21 season ticket holders

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

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KU adopts NCAA's plan to designate Election Day 2020 as an off day for all student-athletes

There's a new date to circle on the college athletics calendar for the 2020-21 academic year — Nov. 3, 2020. By Matt Tait

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Azubuike, Downey earn KU's senior scholar athlete awards for 2019-20

Former Kansas basketball big man Udoka Azubuike and standout swimmer Haley Downey recently were honored as KU’s 2019-20 Dr. Robert Frederick Senior Scholar Athletes of the Year.

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Self, some other Kansas coaches returning to offices in limited capacity and with precautions

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and some of the school's other coaches were back in their offices this week — albeit with a host of COVID-19-related precautions and new routines. By Matt Tait

17 Kansas baseball players earn academic all-Big 12 honors

Seventeen members of the Kansas baseball team earned Academic all-Big 12 honors this season, the Big 12 Conference announced Wednesday.

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Matt Tait: At least three key questions remain on whether endorsements will be good for college sports

The NCAA’s recent show of support for compensation through endorsement deals for college athletes was a win for the athletes. But there are still so many questions to ask, loopholes to close and concerns to consider before this development can be called a success for college athletics. By Matt Tait

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NCAA board supports allowing college athletes to get paid for endorsement and other deals

The NCAA is moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media.

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NCAA moves toward allowing athletes to be paid sponsors

The NCAA is moving closer to allowing Division I athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorship deals they can strike on their own as early as next year.

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KU Athletic Director Jeff Long says Kansas has not considered cutting sports in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

While colleges and universities across the country wrestle with the idea of cutting sports to save money in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long said no such discussions had taken place in Lawrence. By Matt Tait

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Kansas Athletics joins Light It Blue campaign to show support for healthcare, essential workers

Kansas Athletics is joining major sporting and entertainment venues, historical buildings and landmarks from across the United States in the Light It Blue campaign in an effort to show solidarity and gratitude for essential workers and healthcare providers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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KU AD Jeff Long says cost-cutting measures not on the horizon for Kansas Athletics

Pay cuts taken by coaches in the Iowa State University athletic department this week will not be replicated at the University of Kansas for now, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long said. By Matt Tait

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NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes — such as baseball, softball and tennis players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility.

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