The FBI is now alleging in a federal indictment that an employee of an apparel company illegally paid the family of a University of Kansas basketball player.
A University of Kansas football player was arrested on suspicion of DUI over the weekend in Lawrence.
University of Kansas police were called to the men’s basketball dorm Wednesday afternoon, where a man reportedly kept showing up to give a resident there some “free-throw advice.”
The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office will not file sex assault charges from a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped a year ago at the University of Kansas men’s basketball dorm.
The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office has dropped a felony assault charge against a former University of Kansas football player accused of threatening his girlfriend with a gun.
Local law enforcement agencies did not take any reports over the weekend of a vehicle accident involving University of Kansas basketball player Billy Preston.
Additional testing in the case of a 16-year-old girl’s alleged rape at the University of Kansas men’s basketball dorm is now complete, Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson said this week. Now, the DA’s office is awaiting input from the alleged victim.
A University of Kansas football player allegedly threatened to shoot his girlfriend while holding a loaded gun, according to a newly released court document, leading to his arrest and dismissal from the team.
The woman accused of battery against former University of Kansas basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. reportedly got a DUI, which appears likely to cost her her diversion in the case.
A University of Kansas football player has been kicked off the team after allegedly threatening someone with a gun and being arrested Sunday evening in Lawrence.
The University of Kansas is counting on a significant amount of donations to enable a planned $300 million renovation to Memorial Stadium.
Six months after the rape of a 16-year-old girl was reported at the University of Kansas men’s basketball dorm, the case remains unresolved. The case is still under review by the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office pending results of additional lab testing, Cheryl Wright Kunard, assistant to District Attorney Charles Branson, said this week.
University of Kansas Athletics expects its budget to increase to $93.3 million next year.
A woman accused of picking a fight with a University of Kansas basketball player she was dating last winter must perform community service and take an alcohol class as a result.
The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is seeking more testing in the case of a 16-year-old girl’s alleged rape at the University of Kansas men’s basketball dorm.
Kansas Athletics Inc. — as opposed to state dollars — will pay the majority of University of Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger’s salary, which was recently raised to $700,000 and extended for another four years.
How much is a winning football season worth? An extra $40,000 a year for University of Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger. That annual performance bonus is among specific perks — rather, potential perks — outlined in Zenger’s latest contract renewal, requested and obtained Tuesday by the Journal-World.
The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is now considering charges in the reported rape of a 16-year-old girl at the apartment building that’s home to the University of Kansas men’s basketball team.
The University of Kansas has received formal approval to ban guns from games at Allen Fieldhouse and Memorial Stadium. Metal detectors and guards would be put in place for men’s basketball and football games, primarily, but also to any other sporting event expected to draw more than 5,000 to the facilities, under a proposal approved Wednesday morning by the Kansas Board of Regents governance committee.
Three months after a 16-year-old girl was reportedly raped at the University of Kansas men’s basketball team dorm, the case remains under police investigation with no new details being released.
The wooden basketball court floor inside McCarthy Hall sustained some water damage this week after a fire sprinkler head turned on inside the building.
In decades of coaching basketball — at the high school, college, pro and international levels, including championship wins — John McLendon never got a technical foul. The approximately 5-foot-6-inch African-American gentleman known to some as “Little Coach” was softspoken, deeply humble and never cursed. But that demeanor belied a grit that drove McLendon to be one of the most groundbreaking coaches in basketball history.
In a unique licensing and branding allowance by the University of Kansas, Lawrence’s Alvamar Country Club is now called the Jayhawk Club with a Jayhawk-emblazoned logo to match. KU on Monday announced the licensing agreement between the university and club ownership, an LLC headed by Lawrence developer Thomas Fritzel and his family, who also developed Rock Chalk Park.
University of Kansas basketball player Josh Jackson was charged Friday with one count of criminal damage to property for allegedly damaging a car outside a Lawrence bar in December.
The substance of a search warrant connected to a rape investigation at the apartment building where the University of Kansas men's basketball team lives is sealed to the public, a judge ordered on Wednesday.
After being suspended three games, University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. was expected to be back in uniform Monday night against Kansas State. Off court, Bragg’s recent drug paraphernalia case appears to be wrapped up.
In recent weeks, members of the highly-ranked University of Kansas men’s basketball team have made national headlines due to off-court incidents. In an interview with the Journal-World on Friday, KU’s top athletics official assured that the KU basketball team is not out of control and said administrators' “no comment” stance on the alleged incidents was required.
University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg is now on diversion in his drug paraphernalia case.
Starting this fall, prepare for an experience reminiscent of pro sports when entering Allen Fieldhouse and Memorial Stadium for games: metal detectors and security guards. Kansas law requires state universities to allow concealed handguns on their campuses beginning July 1, but KU anticipates banning guns from athletic events where attendance is expected to be more than 5,000 people, according to newly released concealed carry implementation information from the university.
University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. has secured an attorney, and his initial court appearance in a drug paraphernalia case has been bumped to early March.
University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. is the person charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in a case stemming from a rape investigation at the team’s dorm.
In a strongly worded letter, an attorney for a momentary University of Kansas football recruit accused a woman of defaming and harassing the man online — even going so far as to blame her posts for KU rescinding its verbal commitment to the player.
Another recent brush with the law by University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. came to light Friday, a day after coach Bill Self announced Bragg’s indefinite suspension from the team.
Drug charges are now pending against a suspect in a case that stemmed from the investigation of a reported rape at the apartment building where the University of Kansas men’s basketball team lives.
University of Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self said Thursday he had not received any information about the reported rape at the team’s dorm that would warrant discipline of players.
University of Kansas officials, citing federal law, are standing by the decision to delay publicly releasing a police log entry for a rape reported in December at the apartment building where the men’s basketball team lives. Most incidents are added to KU’s daily crime log a day or two after they are reported; the rape was added to the log more than a week after it was reported to police. A Journal-World reporter searching past months of log activity discovered it and published an article about the incident on Tuesday.
University of Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self responded Wednesday to the investigation of a reported rape of a 16-year-old at the on-campus apartment building where team members and other male students live.
University of Kansas police are investigating the reported rape of a 16-year-old girl at the on-campus apartment building where the KU men's basketball team and other male students live.
A year ago Austin Barone was catching his breath after a 21-hour semester, his last at the University of Kansas. Heading into this year’s industry sales season — Barone leaves Friday for the American Football Coaches Association convention — Just Play Sports Solutions has clients nationwide from high school to at least one pro team, a board of directors with semi-celebrity names, and an optimistic outlook.
Four University of Kansas cheerleaders linked to a Snapchat post bearing the message “Kkk go trump” are no longer on the squad.
The alleged victim in the battery case against University of Kansas basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. was released from jail over the weekend without being charged. Her case remains under review.
University of Kansas basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. was arrested and charged with battery on Friday, after reportedly striking a woman and pushing her down the stairs. He pleaded not guilty later the same day.
Constitutional law experts say the University of Kansas may have acted too quickly in publicly disciplining four cheerleaders linked to a social media post that some people interpreted as racist. “This is a classic example of ready, fire, aim — they punished these kids before they had any evidence."
The University of Kansas has suspended four cheerleaders after a photo with the words “Kkk go trump” appeared on a cheerleader's Snapchat account.
A lot of University of Kansas men's basketball fans are walking a little farther and paying a little more to reach Allen Fieldhouse this season, prompted by ongoing construction and increasing demand for parking. The shuttle bus from park-and-ride lots to Allen Fieldhouse is no longer free, and it drops off riders farther away than previous years. Also, some Williams Fund donors' assigned lots are now farther away.
A University of Kansas football player who KU kicked off campus for allegedly sexually assaulting two women followed his former coach to another NCAA Division I football team. It appears that happened without the knowledge of the new school’s top athletics officials, though it’s unclear exactly what — if any — university policy lapses enabled it. In new court filings, KU says its actions aren’t to blame for the banished player’s ability to join the other school’s team. The school the player transferred to has since kicked him off the team, disciplined the coach and changed admission procedures to prevent something similar from happening again.
A woman who sued Kansas University, anonymously, for failing to properly address her sexual assault report came forward on Thursday.
Kansas University’s athletics budget is anticipated to go up about 5 percent next year, to a total of $90 million.
Kansas University is pushing for dismissal of a lawsuit that applies the Kansas Consumer Protection Act to an unconventional subject: campus rape. KU on Friday filed a motion to dismiss the case of James and Amanda Tackett v. KU, saying that since the Tacketts — whose daughter said she was raped on campus by a KU football player — are neither students nor parents of a current student, the couple are not consumers and have no standing to sue under the law.
In its first legal response to a lawsuit by a former student who said a football player raped her in Jayhawker Towers, Kansas University said the incident was not the university’s fault and the suit should be dismissed. “That incident is tragic, but it is not one for which Title IX makes the university liable,” KU wrote in its response.