November 21, 2019
University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long is pictured in this Feb. 2, 2019, file photo.
With the pandemic reducing in recent months the number of Big 12 games played in both football and basketball — as well as the number of fans in the seats — Kansas Athletics Inc. is now expecting a roughly $30 million revenue hit as a result.
As crowd sizes have shrunk, the financial losses at Kansas Athletics Inc. have grown to the point that leaders were told Wednesday to expect about a $10.4 million loss for the current fiscal year.
University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long has been invited to participate in a special online presentation called “College Sports in the COVID-19 Era,” presented by the Kansas City Public Library.
University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long on Wednesday announced staffwide furloughs and pay cuts for all Kansas Athletics employees, including coaches, from June 1 through the end of 2020. By Matt Tait
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
University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long will testify Wednesday in Topeka in favor of state legislation that would allow student athletes to be paid for use of their name, image and likeness.
After two consecutive years of operating expenses exceeding operating revenues, Kansas Athletics Inc. reversed the trend for fiscal year 2019.