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Kansas Athletics announces hiring of new head team physician

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

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Kansas Athletics launches new "Jayhawks Ascend" program designed to help student-athletes navigate NIL era of college athletics

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

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NCAA's Emmert: It is time to decentralize college sports

NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday the time is right to consider a decentralized and deregulated version of college sports, shifting power to conferences and campuses and reconsidering how schools are aligned.

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Kansas Athletics unanimously approves $100 million budget for fiscal year 2022

As the University of Kansas athletic department continues to move forward into post-pandemic operations, the Kansas Athletics, Inc., Board of Directors on Monday unanimously approved a $100 million budget for Fiscal Year 2022, which runs from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. By Matt Tait

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Lawmakers agree NCAA needs NIL help, but how much and when?

Less than a month before name, image and likeness laws go into effect in several states, NCAA President Mark Emmert was back in Washington D.C. this week renewing his plea for help from Congress — help that is unlikely to come as soon as the NCAA would like. The Associated Press

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KU athletes deliver strong academic showing during spring semester

Several student-athletes at the University of Kansas delivered a memorable performance in the classroom during the recently completed spring semester.

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NCAA's D1 Council hopes athlete pay rules hashed out in June

The NCAA Division I Council plans to act on legislative proposals next month that would allow athletes to be paid to be sponsors, social media influencers and product endorsers, the governing body for college sports announced Wednesday.

Kansas softball swept by Iowa State in final regular-season series

In the final series of the 2021 regular season, the Kansas softball team couldn’t get in the win column. KU lost all three games to Iowa State this past weekend at Arrocha Ballpark.

KU softball loses all three games in weekend series at Baylor

The Kansas softball team lost three times in as many games during a weekend series with Baylor in Waco, Texas.

Kansas softball swept by No. 9 Texas in road series

The Kansas softball team gave up a total of 28 runs while being swept by No. 9 Texas on the road this past weekend.

Kansas softball earns upset win over No. 23 Wichita State

Behind a complete-game performance in the circle from Kasey Hamilton, the Kansas softball team earned a 5-2 upset victory over No. 23 Wichita State Wednesday night at Arrocha Ballpark.

Kansas softball suffers series loss to Texas Tech

In a hard-fought series, the Kansas softball team went 1-2 against Texas Tech this past weekend at Arrocha Ballpark.

Kansas softball upsets No. 18 Missouri in 4-3 win

Behind an all-around team effort, the Kansas softball team earned a 4-3 upset victory over No. 18 Missouri Tuesday night inside the Mizzou Softball Stadium.

Kansas softball secures series victory over Kansas City

In a brief from Big 12 action, the Kansas softball team secured a series victory over Kansas City this past weekend at Arrocha Ballpark. The Jayhawks (19-15) won the opener and the finale, while losing Game 2 on Saturday.

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KU names Northwestern Deputy AD Travis Goff new athletic director

Travis Goff, a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and native of Dodge City, has been named the school’s new athletic director, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced on Monday afternoon. By Matt Tait

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