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KU rowing sets program record with 11 National Scholar Athlete honorees

A program record 11 rowers from the University of Kansas recently earned National Scholar Athlete recognition from the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association.

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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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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

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Kansas Athletics survey aims to find out how ready fans are to return

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

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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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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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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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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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There's a $1.5M difference between average head coaching salaries for men's, women's teams at KU, report shows

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.

KU rowing brings home 3 medals from the Head of the Oklahoma

After two days of racing, the Jayhawks took home three medals at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District.

KU rowing places 4th at Big 12 Championship

The Kansas rowing team recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes as the season concluded at the 2019 Big 12 Championship Sunday at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

KU rowing celebrates senior day at Sunflower Showdown

In its last home regatta of the year, Kansas rowing honored it 12 seniors at the Sunflower Showdown against Kansas State Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake in Kansas City, Kansas.

KU rowing records multiple victories against Creighton

Kansas rowing claimed victories in three of four races against Creighton on Friday evening at the KU Boathouse on the Kansas River.

Third Varsity Eight earns bronze at Sunshine State Invite for KU rowing

Four of Kansas' five shells raced in the grand finals on day two of the Sunshine State Invite, highlighted by one crew medaling, at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida.

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