Joe Dineen tops ratings in 26-7 loss at Baylor

**1 - Joe Dineen:** Had 11 solo tackles, two assists, two tackles for losses and two quarterback hurries. **2 - Pooka Williams:** Thrown for 14 yards in losses on 14 plays to offset 103 gains for a net total of 89 yards on 14 carries. Busted a ... Continue reading


Getting to know: Baylor football

The University of Kansas football team will look to keep things rolling after notching its first winning streak since 2011. Kansas (2-1) dominated Rutgers in a 55-14 victory at David Booth Memorial Stadium this past weekend. The Jayhawks will hit the road for their conference opener, as ... Continue reading


Friday forecasts for Saturday college football games

Since sports gambling eventually will make its way to Kansas, I’m going to try my hand at picking three college football games vs. the spread for the rest of the Fridays throughout the season. I’ll track my record to see whether I should trust myself to suggest ... Continue reading


Cassius Stanley’s “big announcement” trims list to final 3, including Kansas

When Class of 2019 shooting guard Cassius Stanley Tweeted on Thursday that he had a “big announcement” planned for Friday, the recruiting world began to spin on its head with speculation. Sure, Stanley previously had made it clear that there were a handful of programs he favored, ... Continue reading


2020 star will be at Late Night in the Phog

Class of 2020 center N'faly Dante and a number of his Sunrise Christian teammates will be inside Allen Fieldhouse on Sept. 28 for KU's annual Late Night in the Phog, Sunrise Christian Head Coach Luke Barnwell told Kansas assistant coach Kurtis Townsend was in Bel Aire ... Continue reading


How KU’s head basketball manager stole the spotlight during Thursday’s boot camp

When Riley Cobb grabbed the sweat mop early Thursday morning, he had no idea what was coming next. On Day 4 of Kansas basketball boot camp, bright and early inside the Jayhawks’ practice gym, Cobb, a Kansas senior from Silver Lake, was running through his regular routine ... Continue reading


Class of 2019 SG Cassius Stanley hints at Friday announcement

Four-star shooting guard Cassius Stanley, the No. 31-ranked player in the 2019 class according to, Tweeted on Thursday afternoon that a "big announcement" was coming Friday. Stanley, who currently has plans to visit KU for Late Night on Sept. 28, hails from Sierra Canyon High in ... Continue reading


Quick start key for Kansas in Waco

Kansas scored its first back-to-back football victories since the first two games of the 2011 season by drawing first blood, taking big leads and forcing poor passing teams to try to play catch-up with an air attack. The Jayhawks took a 21-0 lead midway through the third ... Continue reading


Improved Kansas secondary faces difficult test vs. Baylor receivers

The Kansas secondary played exceptionally well during the nonconference portion of the schedule. The Jayhawks have allowed 5.1 yards per pass attempt, a figure that ranks them 11th nationally. They have allowed one touchdown pass and have seven interceptions, three returned for touchdowns. You have to do ... Continue reading


KU senior Lagerald Vick more vocal during Kansas basketball boot camp

Quiet in the eyes of the public and seemingly content to play a supporting role during his first three years with the program, Kansas senior Lagerald Vick has stepped to the forefront this preseason. With the Jayhawks three days into their annual conditioning test known as boot ... Continue reading


Say What? Tait’s weekly appearance on Rock Chalk Sports Talk

Thanks to the Kansas football program's two-game winning streak and 2-1 record heading into Big 12 play, my past few appearances on Rock Chalk Sports Talk with Nick Schwerdt have included heavy doses of football talk. And there was some of that on this most recent segment, ... Continue reading


KU still has plenty of options after four-star forward Samuell Williamson picks Louisville

A few hours after [new Kansas basketball commitment Christian Braun made his pledge official,][1] a former KU target ranked in No. 34 overall in the class of 2019 ended his recruitment elsewhere. Small forward Samuell Williamson, a 6-foot-7, four-star prospect from Rockwall, Texas, orally committed to Louisville ... Continue reading


KU coach David Beaty discusses Big 12 opener Head coach David Beaty spoke to reporters on Tuesday ahead of the Big 12 opener against Baylor. The Jayhawks (2-1) have won consecutive games since dropping their season opener against Nicholls State. Baylor (2-1) is coming off a 40-27 loss to Duke at home. The Bears ... Continue reading


New KU commitment Christian Braun no stranger to Border War basketball

When it comes to the 100-plus year history of Kansas basketball, finding good KU-Missouri stories is easy to do. For decades until its end in 2012, the Border War matchup was one of the most anticipated games of the season, no matter how each team was doing ... Continue reading


Quarterback controversy brewing in Waco too

As a freshman last season, Charlie Brewer lit up Kansas for 315 yards and three touchdowns in his first start, leading Baylor to its first and only victory of the 2017 season. But Brewer hasn't won the job outright. Bears coach Matt Rhule has been using North ... Continue reading


Marcus Garrett on 1st day of boot camp University of Kansas sophomore Marcus Garrett talked to reporters after the first day of boot camp on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse. Garrett discussed the importance of senior Lagerald Vick's leadership this season among other topics regarding the basketball program. In addition, Garrett gave his thoughts on ... Continue reading


2019 SG Christian Braun commits to Kansas

A shooting guard in the Class of 2018, Christian Braun gave Kansas basketball coach Bill Self his verbal commitment on Sunday night during his in-home visit with the KU staff. The 6-foot-5 Braun chose KU over Kansas State, Illinois, Minnesota and a host of other schools that ... Continue reading


Kansas football ranked high in defensive, rushing statistical categories

In the past two weeks, Kansas did what good teams do to weak competition, dominating Central Michigan and Rutgers by a combined score of 86-21. In so doing, KU worked its way high up the national rankings in several statistical categories. KU leads with a turnover margin ... Continue reading


KU Sports Extra: Rumbling Past Rutgers

After the same Kansas football team (sort of) that lost at home to Nicholls State delivered its second consecutive convincing victory, Benton Smith and Tom Keegan discuss the ramifications of the Jayhawks’ 55-14 drubbing of Rutgers. Carried once again by its defense and running game, KU (2-1) ... Continue reading


Pooka Williams tops ratings in rout over Rutgers

**1 - Pooka Williams:** Rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, averaging 8.8 yards for the game and season. His third touchdown of the season went for 52 yards. **2 - Bryce Torneden:** Has steadily improved since joining the program and has stood out ... Continue reading