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KU coach Bill Self sounds off on King James' streak

A man who knows a little about streaks himself, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self was in complete awe on Sunday night when he watched Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James knock off the Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to reach his eighth consecutive NBA Finals. By Matt Tait

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Kansas, Kentucky to meet again next season in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

The University of Kansas men's basketball team will face fellow blue blood Kentucky for the fifth straight season in 2018-19, the schools announced Thursday.

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Chancellor Girod fires KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger, citing lack of progress and necessary change in leadership

University of Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger has been fired, effective immediately, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday.

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With the NBA combine behind him, it's now countdown to decision time for Azubuike

This week's NBA combine in Chicago brought with it a mixed bag of results for Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, the lone KU player of the five in attendance who still could return to KU for the 2018-19 season. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Class of 2020 basketball prospect N'Faly Dante worthy of hype

The best basketball prospect playing Saturday night on Court 3 at Lawrence Sports Pavilion wasn’t difficult to spot. He was the one calling for the ball and more often than not, not having it passed to him.

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Girod: Athletics important to KU, but there is a "disconnect" too

When University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod thinks about his university’s athletic department, a number sometimes comes to mind. It is not one you’ll find on the scoreboard or in the record books, though. Rather, look through enrollment records.

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Should KU be worried about getting dumped from a Power 5 Conference? The financial stakes are huge

“Power” may not be a strong enough word to describe the financial benefits of being a member of a Power 5 Conference.

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NBA Combine Notebook from Friday: Graham gets going, Svi stays hot

The NBA combine taking place this week in Chicago is all about drills, testing, scrimmages and interviews designed to give all 30 NBA franchises an even better picture of the players they might draft during the June 21 NBA Draft in Brooklyn, N.Y. By Matt Tait

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KU's Mykhailiuk shoots lights out during Day 1 of scrimmages at NBA combine

Azubuike, Graham squared off as opponents in Thursday's first scrimmage

While Day 2 at the NBA combine in Chicago proved to be beneficial for all five Jayhawks in attendance, sharp-shooting guard Svi Mykhailiuk may have helped himself the most. By Matt Tait

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It's NBA combine time for five Jayhawks

Azubuike, Graham, Mykhailiuk, Newman and Preston all set to tackle pre-draft showcase in Chicago

The mere idea that former Kansas point guard Devonte' Graham, he of 17 games of 40-plus minutes and 11 more of 38-plus during the 2017-18 season, could be deemed “out of shape” less than two months after the end of his senior season is borderline laughable. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Legalized gambling will make sports more exciting, more dangerous

Before getting too euphoric over the Supreme Court’s decision to put the fate of legalized sports gambling in the hands of the states, consider the reason that an inordinate number of gamblers still wear polyester disco shirts that went into and out of style in the early 1970s.

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KU center Azubuike ready for next step in stay-or-go decision

KU sophomore Udoka Azubuike may have made his first trip to workout with an NBA franchise at this time last week, but according to Kansas coach Bill Self, now that final exams have finished, Azubuike's workout schedule may increase dramatically. By Matt Tait

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A Mother's Day first for Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and family

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has celebrated plenty of Mother's Days throughout his 55 years, honoring both his mother, Margaret, and wife, Cindy, many times over on the special holiday. But he's never had one like this. By Matt Tait

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The Final Act: Big weekend of celebrations awaits KU point guard Devonte' Graham and his family

As far as weekends go, they don't make them much bigger than the one KU senior Devonte' Graham and his family will experience during the next couple of days. By Matt Tait

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Former KU teammate Brett Ballard: Collison 'at peace' with decision to retire

In Nashville to check out the Justin Timberlake concert with his wife, Kelly, former Kansas basketball player and current Washburn head coach Brett Ballard got a first-hand look this week at the end of an era. By Matt Tait