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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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'It’s home for me': Lawrence High's 2-sport standout Devin Neal plans to play for Kansas

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there hasn't been a lot of positive news as of late. For a brief moment, at least in the city of Lawrence, Devin Neal changed all of that with a single tweet late Friday night. Shane Jackson

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Big 12 Conference cancels spring sports seasons

The Big 12 Conference on Friday evening announced that all conference and nonconference spring sports competitions through the end of the academic year have been canceled. By Matt Tait

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KU says all home and away athletic events canceled indefinitely

University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long said in a statement Thursday that all athletic-related travel is canceled indefinitely, and home and away athletic events have been suspended in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

KU baseball falls to Iowa in series finale

The Kansas baseball team dropped the final game of the series to Iowa, 3-1, on Wednesday afternoon at Duane Banks Field.

Kansas baseball falls to Iowa

Kansas baseball (7-9) fell to Iowa (9-5) in the first of a two-game series, 8-0, on Tuesday evening at Duane Banks Field.

KU baseball drops series finale against Indiana State

Despite jumping out to an early lead, the Kansas baseball team dropped the series finale to Indiana State, 8-2, at Hoglund Ballpark on Sunday.

Fifth inning dooms KU baseball as Jayhawks drop game to Indiana State, 9-3

A big fifth inning proved to be the difference as Kansas baseball dropped game two of a three-game series with Indiana State, 9-3, on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

Kansas records 6-1 win over Indiana State in series opener

The Kansas baseball team defeated Indiana State, 6-1, Friday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark in the opening game of KU’s first home series of the season.

KU baseball defeats Creighton in home opener

The Kansas baseball team used timely at bats and solid pitching to earn its first home victory of the season, 3-2, against Creighton at Hoglund Ballpark on Wednesday.