Instant replay officiating -- like it or not -- is coming to Big 12 Conference football this fall.
Yes, Kansas University football fans, there really is a Florida Atlantic University.
Background checks might not be confined just to certain jobs in the private sector in the future. Colleges like Kansas University - hit with controversy and negative publicity after J.R. Giddens was stabbed in the calf in a May 19 melee outside the Moon Bar, combined with John Randle getting booted off the football team following legal issues - at least have discussed the possibility of having firms investigate prospective players.
Kansas University junior cornerback Charles Gordon has been named to the Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook All-America Team. Gordon led the Big 12 Conference and tied for the NCAA Division I-A lead with seven interceptions last season.
Kansas University's football team picked up a nonbinding oral commitment Sunday from Kansas City (Kan.) Washington High defensive end Jamal Greene.
Prosecutors are recommending that a former Kansas University football player speak out about the effects of alcohol as part of his sentence for two counts of battery.
The rain, rain won't go away. So the Great Plains Shootout will have to. The annual 7-on-7 football camp at Kansas University was slated for today, but was wiped out because of Friday's rain and the forecast for more.
Chuck Mather has been reading Journal-World stories about Bobby Douglass's involvement in the resurgence of Lawrence's Hotel Eldridge. The reaction establishes Chuck as the president of the Douglass Fan Club. Not for Bobby's emergence as a hotel magnate but as a Kansas University All-America football quarterback whose professional career was blunted by lackluster coaching and a dearth of top-flight receivers.
Another summer is here, and with it comes another flawless roll call for voluntary summer workouts for the Kansas University football team.
The latest incident involving Kansas University men's basketball player J.R. Giddens opens a complex issue dealing with the nightlife of high-profile college athletes. After Giddens was stabbed in the calf during an after-hours brawl on May 19 outside the Moon Bar, 821 Iowa, KU athletic director Lew Perkins told the Kansas City Star there was a list of "three or four" places that all student-athletes were told not to attend, and the Moon Bar was one of them.
The Big 12 Conference on Wednesday moved one rubber-stamp vote away from approving instant replay in football games.
In unofficial Big 12 Conference all-sports tabulations, Kansas University remained a second-division school in 2004-05.
Former Kansas University quarterback Bill Whittemore is going to get another shot at the NFL.
The conference will use the replays on an experimental basis this season.
Despite the naysaying scouts, former KU quarterback has signed a free agent deal with the New York Jets.