Kansas Team Health is turning to a member of the United States Olympic Training Center to replace retiring head team physician Larry Magee at the end of the year. By Matt Tait
Twenty-nine days after the NCAA’s new name, image and likeness rule went into effect, the University of Kansas launched a four-tiered policy on how to navigate the new era of college athletics. By Matt Tait
The names of 61 University of Kansas athletes appeared on the Big 12 Conference’s 2020-21 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, with 13 first-year Jayhawks earning a 4.0 grade point average.
Several student-athletes at the University of Kansas delivered a memorable performance in the classroom during the recently completed spring semester.
A program record 11 rowers from the University of Kansas recently earned National Scholar Athlete recognition from the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association.
There's a new date to circle on the college athletics calendar for the 2020-21 academic year — Nov. 3, 2020. By Matt Tait
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
Kansas Athletics Inc. is conducting an online survey to gauge fan interest in attending KU sporting events in the fall and beyond. By Matt Tait
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
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.
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
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
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
According to KU's annual Equity in Athletics report, at the University of Kansas the average salary of head coaching positions of men’s teams is over $1.5 million more than that of the head coaches of women’s teams. The report, which was due Oct. 15 to the NCAA, was recently requested and acquired by the Journal-World. The report also notes that women's teams, in contrast to men's, lose millions of dollars a year.
After two days of racing, the Jayhawks took home three medals at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District.