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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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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.

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2 KU tennis players earn all-Big 12 honors

Kansas juniors Malkia Ngounoue and Tiffany Lagarde recently earned all-Big 12 Conference honors for their play during the 2021 season.

Kansas tennis suffers 4-0 loss to Texas in Big 12 quarterfinals

The Kansas women’s tennis team suffered a 4-0 loss to No. 1 seeded Texas on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament. It came after KU earned a 4-3 win over Kansas State in the opening round to snap a six-game losing skid.

Kansas tennis falls to Oklahoma State in regular-season finale

In the regular-season finale, the Kansas women’s tennis team dropped a 4-2 decision to Oklahoma State Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

Kansas tennis drops 4-3 decision to No. 10 Baylor at home

In a hard-fought match, the Kansas women’s tennis team came up just short in a 4-3 loss No. 10 Baylor Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

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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

Kansas tennis falls at Kansas State for second consecutive loss

The Kansas tennis team dropped a second straight match, this time losing to its rival Kansas State on the road Saturday afternoon. The Jayhawks suffered a 4-3 loss to the Wildcats in Manhattan.

KU volleyball closes out campaign with another sweep of Arkansas State

The Kansas volleyball team concluded its 2020-21 regular season with its third straight sweep — as well as seventh consecutive win — after defeating Arkansas State (25-21, 25-14, 25-14) Saturday afternoon at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.

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Women Leaders in College Sports CEO Patti Phillips aiming to change attitudes about women as Power 5 ADs

While the number of women both in and interviewing for athletic director jobs at the Power 5 level has grown in recent years, their involvement in the process remains far below where many want it to be. By Matt Tait

Kansas tennis falls at Iowa State, 4-1

To conclude the weekend, the Kansas women’s tennis team was handed a 4-1 defeat by Iowa State Sunday afternoon at the Forker Courts. It came two days after a convincing 6-1 road victory over West Virginia.

Kansas tennis cruises to 4-1 win over Kansas State

The Kansas women’s tennis team got back in the win column by securing a 4-1 win over Kansas State Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence.

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