Head coach David Beaty previews Oklahoma State Head coach David Beaty speaks to the media at his weekly availability Tuesday afternoon at the University of Kansas. After losing the conference opener, Kansas plays host to Oklahoma State this weekend. The Jayhawks (2-2, 0-1 Big 12) have dropped the last eight meetings with the ... Continue reading


Late Night 2018: Your first primer for this year’s Kansas basketball tip-off event

While the date of Late Night seems to be changing and arriving sooner every year, there are still a few things about KU basketball’s annual tip-off event that remain the same. From the classic Late Night countdown by Kansas fans to the organization and structure of the ... Continue reading


Rapper 2 Chainz slated to perform at Kansas basketball’s Late Night

The recent tradition of bringing a big-name rap star to Late Night in the Phog to help kick off another Kansas basketball season appears to be alive and well. And it was KU’s football coach, of all people, who dropped the announcement. Speaking about the hype surrounding ... Continue reading


Basketball powers off to good starts in football

Carrying the label “basketball school” doesn’t make recruiting any easier for football coaches, but multiple basketball powerhouses, including a pair ranked in the top 25, are showing it is possible to overcome the label. **No. 17 Kentucky (4-0):** Mark Stoops has taken the slow, steady approach to ... Continue reading


5 stats that popped from KU football’s loss at Baylor

In a turnover-free Big 12 opener at Baylor on Saturday, the Kansas football team put together too few highlights on either side of the ball to keep up with the Bears in a 26-7 defeat. One 90-yard scoring drive was the exception rather than the rule for ... Continue reading


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