The athletics department at the University of Kansas at the end of June settled a dispute involving the now-former assistant athletic director for alumni engagement for $600,000, a settlement agreement shows. By Conner Mitchell
A new panel designed to handle the most complex rules in collegiate sports has officially agreed to hear the University of Kansas' case surrounding serious pay-for-play allegations in the men's basketball program, the sports' governing body announced Wednesday. By Conner Mitchell
Kansas coach Bill Self’s personal attorney has informed the NCAA, college sports’ governing body, that the Hall of Fame coach is considering legal action against the NCAA for its handling of the violations case involving Self and the Kansas men’s basketball program.
A June 5 settlement agreement between Kansas Athletics and former KU football coach David Beaty totaling $2.55 million shows that $357,000 of that total is designated to pay Beaty for claims of lost wages, while the remaining $2.193 million is to compensate Beaty for other claims against the university — mainly his disputed contractual buyout.
The University of Kansas agreed with the NCAA on Monday that allegations against its men's basketball program should be sent to an independent panel — but it wants the less severe allegations involving its football program to go through the NCAA's traditional process instead.
The board of directors for Kansas Athletics, Inc. on Wednesday approved an operating budget for the coming fiscal year roughly $5.1 million smaller than the current operating budget as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present officials with a myriad financial unknowns.
KU has lost a ruling in its NCAA infractions case related to evidence involving its former football coach, and the ruling ultimately may play a role in the higher-stakes case against the men’s basketball program.
An overarching theme of the COVID-19 crisis, University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod said Tuesday, is that it’s been much easier to shut down operations than to open them back up.
The NCAA delivered a scathing response to the University of Kansas this week regarding alleged violations in its men’s basketball program, citing “egregious, severe” conduct and emphasizing KU’s “defiant posture” in the case.
The University of Kansas has received a response from NCAA enforcement staff in the violations allegations case against its men's basketball and football programs, the Journal-World has confirmed from a source close to the situation.