John Hadl, one of only three players in the history of football at the University of Kansas to have his number retired and a decades-long leader in Kansas Athletics' Williams Education Fund, has received the highest honor bestowed by the KU Alumni Association.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday released for the first time a list of specific locations and case counts associated with outbreaks of COVID-19 across the state.
University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod on Wednesday called an emergency meeting of the governing board that oversees Kansas Athletics seeking permission for Athletic Director Jeff Long to obtain a $20 million, short-term line of credit in case the COVID-19 pandemic significantly modifies the 2020 football and basketball seasons. By Conner Mitchell
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.