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Wednesday, August 31

QB depth chart still unsettled

It's been a long time since the Kansas football team made it through an entire season with one quarterback.

KU soccer pulls down victory

It wasn't supposed to be this hard for the Kansas soccer team to get its first victory.

QB pick was no-brainer

Jayhawk contenders not shocked to learn Mangino tapped incumbent Barmann as starting slinger

So unsurprising was the decision to start Adam Barmann at quarterback that Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino didn't inform the candidates before informing the media Monday about his final decision.

KU returning to home field

Maybe the nets will be friendlier for Kansas University's soccer team on its home turf.

6Sports video: Jayhawk secondary undergoing changes

The defensive secondary is changing at Memorial Stadium. Charles Gordon returns, but after that, numbers and names this Saturday will be different.

6Sports video: Season to be Falkenstein's final

The current Jayhawk basketball squad will be the final group to have its names called by Max Falkenstein. The Hall of Fame broadcaster will retire from color commentator duties for the basketball and football teams following the 2005-2006 season.

Keegan: Gordon solidifies defense

You rob a strength to feed a weakness, you know where you end up? On Mediocre Blvd.

Tigers want to remember O'Neal, forget 2004

Missouri has a rallying cry for what the school hopes is a return to prominence: Remember Aaron O'Neal.

'Voice of Jayhawks' to retire

Max Falkenstien to call one last season, his 60th

Max Falkenstien's 60th season of broadcasting Kansas University sporting events will be his last.

Lobo coach defends Giddens

McKay lauds former KU player as 'fine young man'

J.R. Giddens' current coach at the University of New Mexico had a lot more to say about Giddens' legal problems Tuesday than his former coach at Kansas University.

'Voice of Jayhawks' to retire

Max Falkenstien to call one last season, his 60th

Max Falkenstien's 60th season of broadcasting Kansas University sporting events will be his last.

Lobo coach defends Giddens

McKay lauds former KU player as 'fine young man'

J.R. Giddens' current coach at the University of New Mexico had a lot more to say about Giddens' legal problems Tuesday than his former coach at Kansas University.

Giddens charged in bar brawl

Former Kansas University basketball player accused of battery, disorderly conduct

He has been charged with battery and disorderly conduct. But former Kansas University basketball player J.R. Giddens didn't throw the first punch the night of the now-infamous brawl at a Lawrence bar.

Tailgaters gone wild!

Grab your grill and favorite beverage: It's time for football

No matter how the Jayhawks play on the field, the Atomic Buffalo Turds will be hot at Bruce Murrish's tailgate party.

6News video: Charges filed in Moon Bar incident

More than three months after a brawl outside a Lawrence bar injured six people, the Douglas County district attorney has filed charges in the case.

6Sports video: Soccer off to slow start

Two games, two overtimes and no wins: that's the story so far for the 2005 Kansas soccer team.

Tuesday, August 30

Tease photo

Charges filed in Moon Bar incident

More than three months after a brawl outside a Lawrence bar injured six people, the Douglas County district attorney has filed charges in the case.

Jayhawk secondary undergoing changes

The defensive secondary is changing at Memorial Stadium. Charles Gordon returns, but after that, numbers and names this Saturday will be different.

Season to be Falkenstein's final

The current Jayhawk basketball squad will be the final group to have its names called by Max Falkenstein. The Hall of Fame broadcaster will retire from color commentator duties for the basketball and football teams following the 2005-2006 season.

Soccer off to slow start

Two games, two overtimes and no wins: that's the story so far for the 2005 Kansas soccer team.

Falkenstien to retire at the end of the year

Veteran Kansas University football and basketball announcer Max Falkenstien has announced this year will be his last broadcast in KU sports.

Traffic delays expected for KU and K-State games

Driving to a college football game this weekend? State highway officials recommend giving yourself extra driving time because of construction projects on the way to the Kansas and Kansas State games in Lawrence and Manhattan.

D.A. - Giddens charged in Moon Bar brawl

Former KU standout to appear in court Sept. 21

He's been charged with battery and disorderly conduct. But former Kansas University basketball player J.R. Giddens didn't throw the first punch the night of an infamous brawl at a Lawrence bar. That's according to Douglas County's prosecutor, who today filed charges against Giddens and another man in connection with a fight May 19 at the Moon Bar, a then-popular night club at Ninth and Iowa Streets.

'I can dunk hard'

KU's Stewart proved might by shattering backboard on all-star trip

Rodrick Stewart stole the basketball at midcourt, and, racing in for an uncontested score, put on a show for 2,000 or so hoops-crazed fans in Slovenia.

Barmann tapped as starter - for now

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino left the door open when he announced Monday that Adam Barmann would be the team's starting quarterback to open the season.

Still no Rush news

There was no change Monday in the eligibility status of Brandon Rush.

Barmann tapped as starter -- for now

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino left the door open when he announced Monday that Adam Barmann would be the team's starting quarterback to open the season.

6Sports video: Kansas cross country opens season at Rim Rock Farm

This season, the Jayhawks will be again be led by Benson Chesang.

6Sports video: Barmann is the man

Junior Adam Barmann will start for the Jayhawks in the season opener against Florida Atlantic.

Jay-Z takes on challenge

Jay-Z took the job as president of Def Jam Recordings for a couple of reasons: He needed a challenge and he wanted to prove he's more than just a rapper.

D.A. - Giddens charged in Moon Bar brawl

He's been charged with battery and disorderly conduct. But former Kansas University basketball player J.R. Giddens didn't throw the first punch the night of an infamous brawl at a Lawrence bar. That's according to Douglas County's prosecutor, who today filed charges against Giddens and another man in connection with a fight May 19 at the Moon Bar, a then-popular night club at Ninth and Iowa Streets.

Quarterback situations clearing up

As opening weekend looms, several Big 12 schools finally announce starting slingers

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops doesn't sound too worried about having to replace the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who led the Sooners to consecutive national championship games.

Monday, August 29

Kansas cross country opens season at Rimrock Farm

This season, the Jayhawks will be again be lead by Benson Chesang.

Barmann is the man

Junior Adam Barmann will start for the Jayhawks in the season opener against Florida Atlantic.

Mangino announces Barmann as starter

KU coach doesn't rule out playing true freshman

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino announced Monday that junior quarterback Adam Barmann will be the starter for next Saturday's season-opening game against Florida Atlantic.

KU basketball player hurt at bar

Stewart hit as fight breaks out around him

Kansas University sophomore basketball player Rodrick Stewart suffered a minor injury in a disturbance early Sunday morning at Abe and Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.

KU gives one away

Own-goal in OT ends 3-2 setback

After 97 minutes of play Sunday afternoon, what was most frustrating for Kansas University's soccer team was not that it lost, but instead how it lost.

Kansas' Self, Stewart shrug off latest blow

The early morning bar scene has struck Kansas University's men's basketball team again.

Keegan: Jayhawks need curfew

He hasn't bounced a basketball in a Kansas University uniform yet and already Rodrick Stewart has found himself on the wrong side of a headline, not to mention a "blunt instrument."

Kansas' Self, Stewart shrug off latest blow

The early morning bar scene has struck Kansas University's men's basketball team again.

6Sports video: KU volleyball scores another win

The Kansas University volleyball team is still undefeated after the Jayhawks swept the Kangaroos, 30-18, 30-27, 30-28, Saturday at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.

6Sports video: Badgers rout Jayhawks in OT

The Kansas University soccer team lost its first game of the season Sunday after the Badgers beat the Jayhawks, 3-2, in overtime at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka.

6Sports video: KU's Stewart suffers minor injury

Kansas University sophomore basketball guard Rodrick Stewart suffered a minor injury Sunday morning at Abe and Jake's Landing, 6th and New Hampshire. Kansas head coach Bill Self says Stewart was injured while trying to exit the bar.

Ex-KU tight end sliced by Bengals

Former Kansas University tight end Lyonel Anderson was among the players waived Sunday by the Cincinnati Bengals. Anderson was not drafted and was signed as a free agent.

Sunday, August 28

KU volleyball scores another win

The Kansas University volleyball team is still undefeated after the Jayhawks swept the Kangaroos, 30-18, 30-27, 30-28, Saturday at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.

Tease photo

Badgers rout Jayhawks in OT

The Kansas University soccer team lost its first game of the season Sunday after the Badgers beat the Jayhawks, 3-2, in overtime at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka.

KU's Stewart suffers minor injury

Kansas University sophomore basketball guard Rodrick Stewart suffered a minor injury Sunday morning at Abe and Jake's Landing, 6th and New Hampshire. Kansas head coach Bill Self said Stewart was injured while trying to exit the bar.

Bill Self comments on incident

Kansas head coach Bill Self comments on an incident t involving KU men's basketball sophomore Rodrick Stewart that happened at a local establishment - Abe and Jake's - early Sunday.

The Big Three

Linebackers Floodman, Reid, Kane anchor defense

Meet Banks Floodman. Senior citizen Banks. Old Man Floodman.

Kansas volleyball flat, but victorious again

Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard left the court happy, but perhaps not satisfied, after his team picked up its second sweep to start the season Saturday night at Horejsi Center.

KU's Stewart suffers minor injury

Kansas University sophomore basketball guard Rodrick Stewart apparently suffered a minor injury early this morning at Abe and Jake's Landing, 6th and New Hampshire.

Saturday, August 27

Players question Missouri's response

Trainers, strength coaches took too long to get help for O'Neal, Tigers tell medical examiner

From the frantic moments after 19-year-old Aaron O'Neal's death in July to the preseason practices leading to their first game next week, Missouri football players publicly have stood united in support of the program.

Ringwood suspended after fight at concert

The aftermath of an altercation at a country music concert left Kansas University fullback Bruce Ringwood suspended indefinitely, football coach Mark Mangino said in a statement Friday.

Mayer: Hall silly to omit Hadl

One of the things that is right and proper about football is that Kansas University's John Hadl has been in the College Football Hall of Fame since 1994, thanks to a lot of hard work by Bernie Kish. One of the flaws is that John does not yet have a statue in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Rush enrolls at KU, awaits clearance

Brandon Rush is not yet an official member of Kansas University's men's basketball team, but he officially is a KU student.

KU coaches line up for breakfast event

Kansas University's soccer and volleyball coaches will share insights into their programs and other matters next week, during the latest "Breakfast of Champions" series organized by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.

Open and shutout

KU routs Alabama, 3-0, in season opener

Kansas University freshman Savannah Noyes started her Jayhawk volleyball career Friday night with a spike in front of 900-plus fans in Horejsi Center.

KU hot, but shots are not

Jayhawks go 1-for-36, tie Wolverines, 1-1

One for 36. Unbelievable. Kansas University's soccer team unloaded a record 36 shots, but planted just one in the nets and settled for a 1-1 double-overtime tie with Michigan on Friday afternoon at Hummer Sports Park.

6Sports video: KU volleyball sweeps Alabama

In their first game of the season, the Jayhawks swept Crimson Tide, 30-28, 30-28, 30-22, Friday at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.

6Sports video: Jayhawks tie Wolverines, 1-1

Although the Kansas University soccer team ended their season opener Friday with a 1-1 tie with Michigan, team members say they dominated the game.

Friday, August 26

Jayhawks tie Wolverines, 1-1

Although the Kansas University soccer team ended their season opener Friday with a 1-1 tie with Michigan, team members say they dominated the game.

KU volleyball sweeps Alabama

In their first game of the season, the Jayhawks swept Crimson Tide, 30-28, 30-28, 30-22, Friday at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.

Recruit Rush enrolls at KU

Brandon Rush is not yet an official member of Kansas University's men's basketball team, but he is now officially a KU student. Rush, a 6-foot-6 guard from Kansas City, Mo., on Friday enrolled at Strong Hall on the KU campus.

Mangino suspends Ringwood indefinitely

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino announced Friday afternoon that he has suspended sophomore fullback Bruce Ringwood from the Jayhawks indefinitely in the aftermath of an altercation last Sunday night at a country music concert in Kansas City, Mo.

HyVee Food Stores won't sell tickets

HyVee Food Stores won't be selling Kansas University football tickets this year.

It's goal time

New keeper could be key to KU's season

How much Meghan Miller meant to Kansas University's soccer team last season was punctuated by the preseason Big 12 Conference coaches poll. With Miller in goal, KU shared the 2004 league championship with Texas A&M.

Two lanes of I-70 to stay open for games

Kansas Turnpike Authority officials likely will score points with Kansas University football fans driving eastbound on Interstate 70 to attend home games this fall.

Rush given KU student ID number

Signs still point to Brandon Rush becoming a member of Kansas University's basketball team. It was confirmed by KU officials Thursday that Rush, a 6-foot-6 freshman-to-be from Kansas City, Mo., had obtained a KU student ID number.

Woodling: Smith splendid to watch

What I know about the nuances and subtleties of the world's most popular sport would fit into a garbanzo bean. Yet something I have learned over the years about soccer is that the ability to score is similar to the ability to hit a baseball. Either you can do it, or you can't. Why it is that way I do not know. I just accept it.

Jayhawks to open with Tide

Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard knows Alabama coach Judy Green well. Both coached at the junior-college level before jumping to Division One in 1998.

Little-known Cornish suddenly earning high praise

Jon Cornish's first two seasons in a Kansas University football uniform can be summed up in two words. Jon who? Cornish is a 6-foot, 205-pound running back out of British Columbia whose career statistics hardly match the beauty of a Canadian sunset.

Sports correction

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino received a five-percent raise for fiscal year 2005-06, contrary to what was reported in Wednesday's Journal-World. Mangino's base salary will be $135,849 this year. A television and endorsement package will boost his income to more than $600,000.

6Sports video: KU soccer home game moved

Poor field conditions from rain have forced the Kansas University soccer team to move its home game against Michigan to Hummer Sports Park in Topeka. The Jayhawks were scheduled to open the 2005 season at home on Friday.

HyVee Food Stores won't sell tickets

HyVee Food Stores won't be selling Kansas University football tickets this year.

Thursday, August 25

KU soccer home game moved

Poor field conditions from rain have forced the Kansas University soccer team to move its home game against Michigan to Hummer Sports Park in Topeka. The Jayhawks were scheduled to open the 2005 season at home on Friday.

Rush gets KU student ID

No, there's been no announcement yet about whether basketball standout Brandon Rush has decided to play for Kansas University. Rush hasn't decided whether or not to put on a Jayhawk uniform -- but he does have a KU student ID number, KU officials confirmed today.

No Rush: Delay stems from NCAA holdup

Brandon Rush's recruiting saga figures to last a little longer.

6Sports video: 2004 KU volleyball season had highs, lows

The 2004 Kansas volleyball season reads like a parabola with its highs and lows.

Kansas hoops coaches get raises

Kansas University men's basketball coaches Bill Self and women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson each received increases in their base rate for annual salaries this year, while football coach Mark Mangino's stayed the same.

6Sports video: Jayhawks turn out for Fan Appreciation Night

More than 500 spectators turned out to watch the final 30 minutes of KU's practice at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday. After that, fans were invited onto the field to meet and get autographs from KU players and coaches.

Keegan: Green quietly reliable

You want to make headlines, you run in a way that makes you forever seem on the verge of breakaway, light up notebooks with lively quotes and ultimately get kicked off the team for multiple arrests.

Backup fullback arrested

Kansas University football player Bruce Ringwood was arrested Sunday night in Kansas City, Mo., and charged with two counts of assault after allegedly scuffling with a husband and wife at a country-music concert.

Scrimmage mixed bag for Jayhawks

Intensity high, but QBs struggle

Kansas University's last snippet of practice time open to the public this preseason actually was an all-out scrimmage - with mixed results.

Quarterback Club strikes nondisclosure clause

Generating yet more attention for the revived KU Quarterback Club, former Jayhawks player and assistant coach Pat Henderson decided Wednesday to do away with the paranoid language in the application.

Wednesday, August 24

Jayhawks turn out for Fan Appreciation Night

More than 500 spectators turned out to watch the final 30 minutes of KU's practice at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday. After that, fans were invited onto the field to meet and get autographs from KU players and coaches.

2004 KU volleyball season had highs, lows

The 2004 Kansas volleyball season reads like a parabola with its highs and lows.

6Sports video: Soccer, volleyball teams to open at home

It's opening weekend for the University of Kansas. On Friday, both the KU women's volleyball team and women's soccer team open at home.

Ex-Jayhawk Graves arrested for marijuana

Former Kansas University basketball player Jeff Graves was arrested early Monday in Lee's Summit, Mo., on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Rush still undecided; relative sees KU as pick

Brandon Rush, a 6-foot-6 guard from Kansas City, Mo., didn't announce his college destination Tuesday.

Fall sports ready to roll

Lima evolving into elite volleyball player

Josi Lima didn't scour Kansas University's volleyball record books after arriving on campus as a goal-oriented, wide-eyed freshman in 2002.

Keegan: QB Club? Just sign here first

Head out to Memorial Stadium for Fan Appreciation Night at 5:30 this evening and you can: ¢ Watch the Kansas University football team, coming off last season's big victories over Kansas State and Missouri, work the final 30 minutes of practice. ¢ Snap photographs and get autographs from KU coaches and players. ¢ Grab schedule T-shirts, cups and cards, posters, yard signs and window clings, if you get there early enough.

Internet prompts top-secret strategy

Don't blame Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino or anybody else from the athletic department for the Quarterback Club flap, insists Pat Henderson, former Jayhawk football player and assistant coach now working an administrative job at KU.

Woman who resurrected club 'stunned'

Rusty Thomas couldn't believe what she was reading.

KU seeks to fill stadium

Businesses offered football, basketball ticket package

Kansas University officials are offering access to two men's basketball season tickets to businesses that buy 10 football season tickets.

Woman who resurrected club 'stunned'

Rusty Thomas couldn't believe what she was reading.

Tuesday, August 23

Soccer, volleyball teams to open at home

It's opening weekend for the University of Kansas. On Friday, both the KU women's volleyball team and women's soccer team open at home.

'Late Night' won't be so late

KU basketball extravaganza likely to run 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 14

"Late Night in the Phog" will take place during prime time this year.

Overlooked : for now

Defensive line used to anonymity

Charlton Keith knows people aren't talking about him. And that's OK, at least for now.

KU represented in Harris football poll

Former football coach Fambrough, athletic director Frederick to have votes

Former Kansas University football coach Don Fambrough and ex-Jayhawk athletic director Bob Frederick are among the 114 panelists voting in a new poll the Bowl Championship Series will use this season to determine which teams play in college football's four major bowls, including the national title game.

KU golfer Woodland in 18th at Amateur

Kansas University junior golfer Gary Woodland shot an opening-round even-par 70 at the 105th U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday at the Philadelphia Country Club.

Woodling: Florida openers vexing

Shorts of sorts while wondering if this is the time of year the Royals usually fire their pitching coach. :

Parking policy displaces fans

The smashed grass in surrounding areas is proof: When it comes to parking for Kansas University football games, solutions aren't always easy to come by.

Overlooked ... for now

Defensive line used to anonymity

Charlton Keith knows people aren't talking about him. And that's OK, at least for now.

Monday, August 22

In good hands?

Wideout corps deep, but young

Whoever wins Kansas University's quarterback job knows at the very least he can count on clutch senior Mark Simmons to be a solid target.

Rush might announce pick today

Brandon Rush, a 6-foot-6 basketball guard from Kansas City, Mo., may make an announcement on his future plans today.

6Sports video: Golf tourney benefits KU women's basketball

Thirty-two teams participated Saturday in the Bonnie Henrickson Benefit Golf Tournament at Eagle Bend Golf Course. Proceeds of the event goes to the Kansas University's women's basketball program.

Sunday, August 21

Golf tourney benefits KU women's basketball

Thirty-two teams participated Saturday in the Bonnie Henrickson Benefit Golf Tournament at Eagle Bend Golf Course. Proceeds of the event goes to the Kansas University's women's basketball program.

Rush could pick early this week

Brandon Rush, a 6-foot-6 guard from Kansas City, Mo., might end his recruiting saga early this week. "Maybe Monday," a source close to the Rush family said.

KU soccer intense in exhibition

Smith nearly ejected; freshmen play solid minutes

Someone forgot to tell Kansas University soccer standout Caroline Smith that Saturday's game against Drake was an exhibition.

Meet the Chalmers

New Jayhawk hoops family happy to settle in Lawrence

After 23 years in arctic Alaska, Ronnie and Almarie Chalmers relocated their family July 4 to hot-as-a-firecracker Kansas. But seven weeks of scalding temperatures haven't made the Chalmers family -- son Mario is a freshman basketball guard at Kansas University -- blow a fuse.

Current Jayhawks rout alumni, 3-0

'Phenomenal' freshman class debuts for KU

They might be old-school, but Kansas University's alumni volleyball team wouldn't let the current Jayhawks school them Saturday night at Horejsi Center.

Saturday, August 20

6Sports video: Jayhawks to take on Bulldogs

The Kansas University soccer team will take on Drake University in an exhibition match on Saturday. This will be the first game for the Jayhawks since last year's loss to Nebraska in the NCAA tournament.

Oklahoma prep commits to KU

Dakota Lewis, a 6-foot, 190-pound high school senior linebacker from Sulphur, Okla., on Friday orally committed to Kansas University's football team.

6Sports video: Meier still in the mix for quarterback

Although Adam Barmann and Brian Luke are ahead of Kerry Meier for the quarterback position, Kansas head coach Mark Mangino believes the true freshman is still in the mix to play this season.

KU volleyball, soccer exhibitions today

Kansas University's volleyball and soccer teams will offer sneak previews today.

Kemp happy at safety

Former running back vying for playing time in KU secondary

Jerome Kemp arrived at Kansas University in 2002 as the latest in a long line of prep running-back sensations from Wichita, the Air Capital of the World.

Mayer: Kansas needs offense

Somebody, anybody, please, step up and become the caliber of quarterback and running back Kansas must have to break .500 in football this season.

Friday, August 19

Meier still in the mix for quarterback

Although Adam Barmann and Brian Luke are ahead of Kerry Meier for the quarterback position, Kansas head coach Mark Mangino believes the true freshman is still in the mix to play this season.

Jayhawks to take on Bulldogs

The Kansas University soccer team will take on Drake University in an exhibition match on Saturday. This will be the first game for the Jayhawks since last year's loss to Nebraska in the NCAA tournament.

Relishing his role

LHS grad McAnderson aims to inspire local youths

He carried the ball only three times last season. On special teams, he logged a grand total of seven tackles. Brandon McAnderson may not be a football star at Kansas University, but he belongs in select company. He's a Lawrence native who wears a KU football uniform.

Stadium getting message board

Allen Fieldhouse isn't the only Kansas University venue getting a technology upgrade. Construction is under way for a new message board to be placed at the top of the north bowl at Memorial Stadium.

Office close to ruling about fight outside bar

Dist. Atty. Charles Branson said his office was close to making a decision about whether charges would be filed against anyone involved in a brawl earlier this year that included former Kansas University basketball player J.R. Giddens.

Jayhawk Stewart shines

Sophomore stands out during overseas tour

Kansas University sophomore guard Rodrick Stewart is third-leading scorer on the United States' nine-man Sports Tours International All-Star basketball team heading into the halfway point of the squad's overseas tour.

6Sports video: McAnderson to start as fullback

Kansas University's depth chart lists Brandon McAnderson as starting fullback for the Jayhawks this season.

6Sports video: KU freshman Brorsen on the two-deep

Oklahoma freshman Russell Brorsen is one of two freshmen on the two-deep according to the Jayhawks' latest depth chart. Brorsen is the number two tight end.

Thursday, August 18

KU freshman Brorsen on the two-deep

Oklahoma freshman Russell Brorsen is one of two freshmen on the two-deep according to the Jayhawks' latest depth chart. Brorsen is the number two tight end.

KU's McAnderson to start as fullback

Kansas University's depth chart lists Brandon McAnderson as starting fullback for the Jayhawks this season.

6Sports video: Injury moves Baines back on depth chart

Kansas' two-deep chart was released on Tuesday, and Ronnie Amadi is listed ahead of incubent starter Theo Baines at cornerback.

Rush could wait for NCAA's OK

First-semester classes begin today at Kansas University with or without Brandon Rush, who did not reveal his college plans Wednesday.

Practice looks perfect

Jayhawks earn high praise from Mangino

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino racked his brain Wednesday during the last session of two-a-days, then concluded to reporters that not one of KU's practices had been poor.

Stewart on all-star team

Rodrick Stewart was the only member of Kansas University's men's basketball team to miss the Jayhawks' first team meeting of the school year Wednesday.

6Sports video: Coach pleased with progress

KU had its final two-a-day practice on Wednesday, and at the open morning practice Coach Mark Mangino said he's pleased with the Jayhawks' progress.

Keegan: Gordon will join KU elite

There was Charles Gordon again, cutting into the perfect spot at precisely the right instant to intercept a pass for the fourth time during Wednesday's morning practice.

Rush could wait for NCAA's OK

First-semester classes begin today at Kansas University with or without Brandon Rush, who did not reveal his college plans Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 17

Coach pleased with progress

KU had its final two-a-day practice on Wednesday, and at the open morning practice Coach Mark Mangino said he's pleased with the Jayhawks' progress.

Injury moves Baines back on depth chart

Kansas' two-deep chart was released on Tuesday, and Ronnie Amadi is listed ahead of incubent starter Theo Baines at cornerback.

Woodling: Resilient senior Luke deserves right to start

And the nod goes to :

Brian Luke is no fluke. Luke, who engineered Kansas University's stunning 31-14 football triumph over Missouri in last season's finale, has arrived.

Keegan: Meier's time is now

Do yourself a favor. If you're reading this in the newspaper, look to your right. If you're on KUsports.com, look at the two stories stacked below this one.

Wood: Hogwash -- Barmann gives KU best chance

And the nod goes to ...

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino is searching and searching for that guy, an intelligent, gritty quarterback who can throw and run and make all the right decisions when an animal of a linebacker is ready to knock him silly.

Rush narrows list to Kansas, Indiana - sort of

Brandon Rush completed his 48-hour visit to Kansas University on Tuesday, and the Jayhawks perhaps emerged as the leading candidate to land the 6-foot-6 basketball player.

KU athletic corporation changes its name

Pending approval from the secretary of state, the Kansas University Athletic Corporation will be no more.

6Sports video: Soccer team looking beyond last year's NCAA frustration

A year ago, Mark Francis' team won its first Big 12 title. Unfortunately, the Jayhawks' run in the NCAA Tournament was cut short in the second round by a Nebraska upset. Now the 2005 season is all about building off that frustrating end to a special season.

6Sports video: KU linebacking rock-solid

The trio of linebackers that Coach Mark Mangino will start this fall should leave opposing offenses hurting.

6Sports video: Luke's confidence on the rise

He's always been in the running, but Brian Luke's never been taken very seriously.

Rush narrows list to Kansas, Indiana -- sort of

Brandon Rush completed his 48-hour visit to Kansas University on Tuesday, and the Jayhawks perhaps emerged as the leading candidate to land the 6-foot-6 basketball player.

Woodling: Resilient senior Luke deserves right to start

And the nod goes to ...

Brian Luke is no fluke. Luke, who engineered Kansas University's stunning 31-14 football triumph over Missouri in last season's finale, has arrived.

Keegan: Meier's time is now

Do yourself a favor. If you're reading this in the newspaper, look to your right. If you're on KUsports.com, look at the two stories stacked below this one.

Tuesday, August 16

KU linebacking rock-solid

The trio of linebackers that Coach Mark Mangino will start this fall should leave opposing offenses hurting.

Luke's confidence on the rise

He's always been in the running, but Brian Luke's never been taken very seriously.

Soccer team looking beyond last year's NCAA frustration

A year ago, Mark Francis' team won its first Big 12 title. Unfortunately, the Jayhawks' run in the NCAA Tournament was cut short in the second round by a Nebraska upset. Now the 2005 season is all about building off that frustrating end to a special season.

Rush completes visit

Brandon Rush, a 6'6" guard from Kansas City, completed his campus visit to Kansas University this afternoon.

KU football practice open Wednesday

Kansas University's football team will open its practice to the public from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Keegan: Rush fit at KU? You bet

He didn't care enough to stay eligible in high school. His brother made a verbal commitment to Kansas University, never signed, and infuriated Roy Williams by calling him, of all things, Roy.

6Sports video: Jayhawks looking for receivers

While the team doesn't have many experienced wide receivers, Coach Mangino believes the new players will learn fast.

Kaun refined post game at camp

Fifty of the country's tallest college and pro basketball players had to be mighty disappointed Aug. 7 upon walking into Nevada-Las Vegas' Cox Pavilion.

Monday, August 15

Jayhawks looking for receivers

While the team doesn't have many experienced wide receivers, Coach Mangino believes the new players will learn fast.

6Sports video: Duncan vying for linebacker position

It is still not known whether linebacker Brandon Duncan, one of the highest-rated freshman to join the team, will red shirt this year.

KU on Dallas prep's list

Darrell Arthur, a 6-foot-9 high school senior basketball forward from Dallas, last weekend narrowed his list of colleges to six.

Many happy returns?

Heaggans eager to put past behind

Greg Heaggans was there that night. He should have been home, he says, preparing for the opening of Kansas University's spring football drills the next day.

KU on Dallas prep's list

Darrell Arthur, a 6-foot-9 high school senior basketball forward from Dallas, last weekend narrowed his list of colleges to six.

Rush on KU campus

Brandon Rush, a 6-foot-6 guard from Kansas City, started a two-day official men's basketball recruiting visit to Kansas University on Sunday.

Sunday, August 14

Duncan vying for linebacker position

It is still not known whether linebacker Brandon Duncan, one of the highest-rated freshman to join the team, will red shirt this year.

Rush hoping to visit KU campus this week

Brandon Rush, a 6-foot-6 guard from Kansas City, Mo., who Thursday and Friday visited Indiana, says he wants to make a visit to Kansas University before finalizing his college choice.

Oklahoma standout commits

Norman prep Morris chooses Henrickson's squad

In its quest to return to winning ways, the Kansas University women's basketball team just landed another impact player -- and she's as big a winner as they get.

Luke striving to be starter

Woodling: Mizzou win showed QB could play

Late last November, he was the Horatio Alger of Kansas University football. Only a few months later, however, quarterback Brian Luke had become more like Rodney Dangerfield.

Saturday, August 13

Redwine not satisfied with improvement

Track coach says indoors and out, Jayhawks must rise to challenge

Good is not enough. At least not for Kansas University track and field coach Stanley Redwine. The KU men and women posted their highest team finishes in the Big 12 Outdoor championships in May, but Redwine is not satisfied.

Graduation depletes Kansas' talent pool

Standout Gruber among key losses, but coach Campbell eager for 'challenge'

The question has been asked many times before in college athletics: How do you replace a dynamite senior class with unproved talent?

Jayhawks escape graduation depletion

All six regulars from last season return to 'keep the team chemistry together'

Amy Hall-Holt didn't have to shed any tears on Senior Day last season after the Kansas University tennis team lost to Texas A&M.

Simien signs $4.6 million deal with Heat

Wayne Simien officially is a member of the Miami Heat. Simien, a former Kansas University standout who was selected by the Heat as the 29th pick in the June NBA Draft, agreed to terms Friday.

KU sports bull's-eye

Jayhawks 'happy' to be defending champs

If Big 12 Conference soccer were a bulls-eye, then Kansas University would be in the middle circle. The Jayhawks are defending league champs.

Mangino mulling redshirts

Some KU freshmen could play this season

Like most years, Kansas University football's true freshmen face a staggering uphill battle if they want to play right away. But it's not impossible.

Appy State I-AA Power

Appalachian State will come to Lawrence as a heavy underdog Sept. 10 because NCAA Division I-AA teams rarely are expected to be able to compete against bigger and stronger I-A programs.

FAU faces tough tests

Debuting as a Division I-A football team -- sort of -- was a sweet honeymoon for Florida Atlantic last fall.

Self confident in young squad

Tops in the land the 2004 AP preseason poll, Kansas University's men's basketball team will not open No. 1 this time.

6Sports video: Simien signs contract with Miami Heat

Former Kansas University basketball star Wayne Simien is now officially a member of the Miami Heat. Simien signed a two-year contract worth about $1.8 million.

6Sports video: Jayhawks working on running game

Finding a running game is one answer to making the Kansas University football team's offense better this season.

LaTech lightened schedule

This year's schedule isn't exactly cheesecake for the Louisiana Tech football team, but trying to top last year's slate in terms of toughness would've been a bit cuckoo -- and maybe even impossible.

Texas' Young among league standouts

League's top talent resides in South, but North teams could hold own

"Vinsanity" is a made-up word used to describe high-flying NBA standout Vince Carter and the out-of-this-world plays he made in his prime for the Toronto Raptors. Now the word can be applied to another athlete -- Texas University quarterback Vince Young.

Kansas defense talented, but thin

Especially in secondary, Jayhawks' lack of depth 'a concern'

Seems a prerequisite for a college football coach is to worry about depth. That's certainly the case at Kansas University.

Depth focus for Henrickson

While most college basketball coaches would tell you a 12-16 won-lost record is something to forget quickly, Bonnie Henrickson begs to differ.

So, coach, what's the scoop?

Offensive coordinator Quartaro answers burning questions

Who'll be the quarterback? Who is the leading candidate for fullback? How good will Marcus Herford be at wide receiver? Can Kansas muster more offensive punch than last year?

Kansas newcomers 'beyond their years'

Self bringing in trio of McDonald's All-Americans in Chalmers, Downs, Wright

Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self thinks he signed three difference-makers last season. The trio -- all McDonald's All-Americans -- are Mario Chalmers, Micah Downs and Julian Wright. All will be vying for immediate playing time, if not starting spots.

Coach building foundation

This summer, Erin O'Neil turned into somewhat of an urban legend. No, she did not go in Lawrence lore for some great achievement.

Randall hoping for more

'Clutch' Woodland should lead team

Last year was hardly a vintage year for Kansas University's men's golf team. Coach Ross Randall's squad settled for a sixth-place finish in the Big 12 Conference championships and failed to qualify for the NCAA championships with a 13th place finish at the Central Regional.

Pitching Bunge's top priority

Last year, Jayhawks had plenty of offense but lacked hurler

No Kansas University softball team ever hit more home runs in a season. No KU softball club ever posted a higher fielding percentage.

KU 'fine' despite losses

Kansas University's rowing team is pointing toward another solid season next spring despite losing some talented performers.

Price: Jayhawks 'solid'

Coach counting on return of six regulars

The cupboard has never been so full of bats and gloves for Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price. "We're the most solid we've been in three years I've been here with returning players," Price said.

Seniors to be missed

Coach's daughter among departers

Not only will it be hard for Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard to forget about 2004's senior class as a whole, but one player's departure in particular -- his daughter, Ashley -- will create a void in his life.

Friday, August 12

Jayhawks working on running game

Finding a running game is one answer to making the Kansas University football team's offense better this season.

Simien signs contract with Miami Heat

Former Kansas University basketball star Wayne Simien is now officially a member of the Miami Heat. Simien signed a two-year contract worth about $1.8 million.

Woodling: Gordon must abandon defense

I may be oversimplifying, but a trend seems to be developing in Kansas University football involving Charles Gordon. Gordon is the Jayhawks' most gifted athlete. He's not particularly big at 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, and he doesn't have blinding speed, but the guy can play. Boy, can he play. And he can play anywhere.

KU football notebook

¢ New-look Jayhawks ¢ Open practice ¢ Tangle at tight end ¢ Kane and able ¢ New uniform numbers

KU abuzz about offense

Barmann atop heap of Jayhawk quarterbacks

It seems Adam Barmann went from "in the running" to "in command" this summer at Kansas University. The junior's emergence as a favorite in KU's four-pony quarterback race, though, wasn't enhanced by exhausting wind sprints or dramatically improved max-outs in the weight room.

Francis adds two to KU soccer staff

Meghan Miller, a two-time All-Big 12 Conference goalkeeper, will remain at Kansas University as a volunteer assistant soccer coach. KU coach Mark Francis also announced that Jenny Anderson had been added to his staff as director of soccer operations.

Ex-KU coach Timmons injured in truck accident

Local track legend in ICU at Topeka hospital

Former Kansas University track coach Bob Timmons suffered no apparent serious injuries in a truck accident Wednesday afternoon north of Lawrence.

Rush at Indiana for official visit

Brandon Rush, who had said he would visit Kansas University on a basketball recruiting visit this week, instead is on Indiana University's campus for an official visit Thursday and today.

6Sports video: Mangino still unsure about starting quarterback

Firing up the offense is the key to this year's Kansas University football season. But head coach Mark Mangino says the job of starting quarterback is still open.

6Sports video: Public gets first glimpse of KU football

Before Media Day on Thursday, head coach Mark Mangino opened up KU practice to the public for the very first time this season.

Kansas football notebook

¢ New-look Jayhawks ¢ Open practice ¢ Tangle at tight end ¢ Kane and able ¢ New uniform numbers

Thursday, August 11

Public gets first glimpse of KU football

Before Media Day on Thursday, head coach Mark Mangino opened up KU practice to the public for the very first time this season.

Mangino still unsure about starting quarterback

Firing up the offense is the key to this year's Kansas University football season. But head coach Mark Mangino says the job of starting quarterback is still open.

KU unveils new football uniforms

Kansas University's football team unveiled its new uniforms for the upcoming season during the team's annual media day at Memorial Stadium.

Woodling: Jayhawk one jolly mascot

No doubt Kansas University can lay claim to one of the nation's most memorable nicknames.

Kansas throws coach leaves for Kentucky

Doug Reynolds, throws coach at Kansas University for the last five years, has resigned to take a similar position at Kentucky.

6News video: Fans joining Jayhawk history

Since late spring, fans have been able to purchase bricks with their names engraved on them to be laid in front of the new Booth Family Hall of Athletics entrance.

Kaun enhancing skills at Newell camp

A trip to the 28th annual Pete Newell Big Man Camp won't magically transform Kansas University's Sasha Kaun into the next Shaquille O'Neal.

Ex-Jayhawk Russell 12th

Former Kansas University standout Scott Russell finished 12th and last in the finals of the javelin at the World Track and Field championships Wednesday in Helsinki, Finland. Russell, who was competing for Canada, threw the spear 225 feet Wednesday. He had reached the finals by unleashing a toss of more than 260 feet in Tuesday's qualifying.

Woodling: Jayhawk one jolly mascot

No doubt Kansas University can lay claim to one of the nation's most memorable nicknames.

Wednesday, August 10

Fans joining Jayhawk history

Since late spring, fans have been able to purchase bricks with their names engraved on them to be laid in front of the new Booth Family Hall of Athletics entrance.

Oklahoma prep guard planning KU visit

Kansas University appears to have a candidate in mind to replace shooting guard Dwight Lewis in the recruiting class of 2006.

6Sports video: Freshmen Jayhawks impressive group

According to Coach Mark Mangino, the current crop of KU freshman football players are his best ever.

6Sports video: Seniors praised prior to media day

KU football media day is quickly approaching, and as the 2005 football season gets ready to begin, Coach Mark Mangino extolled the leadership of this year's senior class.

6Sports video: Volleyball team aims for continued success

The past two seasons have been the best in school history for the KU volleyball team, and with the 2005 season upon them, the Jayhawks expect even more from themselves this year.

Ballyhooed Texas linebacker comes to Kansas

Every year, someone sneaks into Kansas University's preseason football workouts ready to make an unforeseen impact.

Tuesday, August 9

Volleyball team aims for continued success

The past two seasons have been the best in school history for the KU volleyball team, and with the 2005 season upon them, the Jayhawks expect even more from themselves this year.

Freshmen Jayhawks impressive group

According to Coach Mark Mangino, the current crop of KU freshman football players are his best ever.

Seniors praised prior to media day

KU football media day is quickly approaching, and as the 2005 football season gets ready to begin, Coach Mark Mangino extolled the leadership of this year's senior class.

6Sports video: Lewis may not come to KU

Dwight Lewis' father says that the standout high-school player is backing off from his oral commitment to play for the Jayhawks.

Woodland sets record

Gary Woodland, a Kansas University golfer from Berryton, shot a 10-under par 61 Monday at Shawnee Country Club, breaking the course record by two strokes.

Lewis backs out of commitment

High school senior-to-be undecided; KU won't keep offer open

Dwight Lewis has flip-flopped again.

Celebrated linebacker now at KU

Kansas University has an additional football linebacker in camp this preseason.

Rideau impressing coaches, veterans at Browns camp

Every year there seems to be one. A player from completely off the radar turns heads during training camp.

6Sports video: Barmann favored to start

Junior Adam Barmann had a great start as a freshman, but his sophomore season was cut short due to injury. However, he appears to be ahead of the pack to become the starting quarterback.

Monday, August 8

Lewis may not come to KU

Dwight Lewis' father says that the standout high-school player is backing off from his oral commitment to play for the Jayhawks.

Barmann favored to start

Junior Adam Barmann had a great start as a freshman, but his sophomore season was cut short due to injury. However, he appears to be ahead of the pack to become the starting quarterback.

6Sports video: Kids have fun day with KU football players

About 700 young Kansas University football fans showed up Sunday at the practice field for Kids Day. Area youngsters got a chance to talk and meet with this year's KU football players.

Lewis reopens recruiting

Kansas basketball recruit Dwight Lewis has reopened his recruiting to all schools, his dad, Dwight Sr., told the Journal-World on Monday.

Ex-Jayhawk Jones tested with Jets

Offensive lineman goes head-to-head with Pro Bowler Ellis daily

Sunday afternoons may turn out to be the easy part for Adrian Jones, the Jets' new starting right tackle.

Mangino: Barmann top QB for now

Adam Barmann, who won Kansas University's starting quarterback job last year, appears to be positioning himself to do so again this season.

Rush's search heats up

Brandon Rush is starting to intensify his search for a college.

Giddens' transfer questioned

Schools lodge complaints about New Mexico contact

A number of schools have lodged complaints with the NCAA over J.R. Giddens' transfer from Kansas University to New Mexico.

Sunday, August 7

Kids have fun day with KU football players

About 700 young Kansas University football fans showed up Sunday at the practice field for Kids Day. Area youngsters got a chance to talk and meet with this year's KU football players.

Kids Day today at KU

Kansas University's football team has been practicing under wraps for the last three days, but the Jayhawks will make a public appearance today.

Rush still undecided

Brandon Rush, the 6-foot-6 brother of former Missouri University player Kareem Rush, has yet to pick a college since pulling his name out of the NBA Draft.

Saturday, August 6

Self: Decision to ban Indian mascots, nicknames 'probably a good rule'

As former coach of the University of Illinois' Fighting Illini men's basketball team, Bill Self knows all about the controversy regarding the use of American Indian names as college mascots.

Who's smiling now?

Working with young campers helps KU sophomore Darnell Jackson deal with death of his grandmother

Darnell Jackson smiles. For now, that means a lot. With a whistle pressed between his lips at the recent Danny Manning basketball camp, Jackson, the 6-foot-9 Kansas University sophomore basketball forward, can't help but smile when one of his players, a member of the red squad who stands all of about 4-feet tall, twirls with an impossible turn-around jumpshot that miraculously touches nothing but net.

IUP hires ex-KU aide

Former Kansas University football assistant Tyrone Dixon has landed an assistant-coaching job at his alma mater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Self: Decision to ban Indian mascots, nicknames 'probably a good rule'

As former coach of the University of Illinois' Fighting Illini men's basketball team, Bill Self knows all about the controversy regarding the use of American Indian names as college mascots.

Mayer: 'For life' directive bogus, foolish

I know some little old ladies in tennis shoes and scuffies who can go to bed and sleep well tonight knowing they are not, as they might have feared, collegiate criminals.

Former Jayhawk Gogel struggling on PGA Tour

Former Kansas University golfer Matt Gogel is tied for 135th place after one rain-interrupted round of the The International.

Friday, August 5

Henrickson tourney scheduled Aug. 20

Spots are still available for the Bonnie Henrickson Benefit Golf Tournament Aug. 20 at Eagle Bend Golf Course.

Heat's moves could cut into Simien's playing time

Former Kansas University basketball forward Wayne Simien, who averaged 17 points and seven rebounds a game for Miami Heat's summer-league team, did so as an unsigned player.

Woodling: FHSU to K-State: One man's take

Here's my take on Kansas University's 2005-2006 men's basketball schedule, one game at a time: Nov. 9 -- Fort Hays State (Looms as one of the most eagerly anticipated exhibition games in years. Everybody wants to check out freshmen Julian Wright, Mario Chalmers and Micah Downs).

Jayhawks' slate 'challenging'

Kansas University's young men's basketball team will be asked to grow up in a hurry this preseason. "This schedule will be very challenging, especially right out of the chute," third-year Jayhawk coach Bill Self said Thursday after scanning a 28-game 2005-06 slate that includes a Thanksgiving-week trip to the EA Sports Maui Invitational.

Thursday, August 4

KU announces men's basketball schedule

Kansas University today announced the 2005-06 KU men's basketball schedule.

Gordon set to amaze again

Jayhawks' do-it-all junior proud to be preseason All-America, but ready to back it up

He's by far the most decorated man of the Mark Mangino era, but Kansas University junior Charles Gordon knows preseason accolades are useless unless he can back it up.

6Sports video: KU-MU banner incident trial postponed

The trial of a former Kansas University student arrested after a dispute with the University of Missouri-Columbia police chief during a basketball game between the two rival schools has been postponed until December.

Woodling: Ex-player loving life as official

In his life as the vice president of an engineering firm in his native Omaha, Neb., he is known as John Mascarello.

Women's slate released

Kansas University's women's basketball team shouldn't suffer from road weariness next season. The Jayhawks will have 19 games in Allen Fieldhouse, including exhibitions against Pittsburg State and Emporia State.

Woodling: Ex-player loving life as official

In his life as the vice president of an engineering firm in his native Omaha, Neb., he is known as John Mascarello.

Men's basketball schedule announced

Kansas University today announced the 2005-06 KU men's basketball schedule.

Violations probe cost KU Athletics Corp. $143,493

Kansas University spent $143,493 in the past two years to outline violations in its athletics department, officials said.

Self, staff made big recruiting push

For Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, the July recruiting-evaluation period began with trips to Nike and Reebok camps in Indianapolis and Teaneck, N.J., and ended at the Price Chopper tournament in Shawnee.

Gordon set to amaze again

Jayhawks' do-it-all junior proud to be preseason All-America, but ready to back it up

He's by far the most decorated man of the Mark Mangino era, but Kansas University junior Charles Gordon knows preseason accolades are useless unless he can back it up.

Kids day planned

Kansas University football's annual Gatorade Kids Day will be Sunday on the practice fields south of Anschutz Pavilion.

Trial postponed in MU banner incident

The trial for a former Kansas University student accused of trespassing at Mizzou Arena has been postponed until Dec. 21.

Wednesday, August 3

KU-MU banner incident trial postposted

The trial of a former Kansas University student arrested after a dispute with the University of Missouri-Columbia police chief during a basketball game between the two rival schools has been postponed until December.

KU volleyball team picked fifth in Big 12 preseason poll

Kansas University's volleyball team was voted to finish fifth in the 2005 Big 12 Conference standings by the league's head coaches, conference officials announced today in Dallas.

Trial over KU-MU banner incident postposted

The trial of a former Kansas University student arrested after a dispute with the University of Missouri-Columbia police chief during a basketball game between the two rival schools has been postponed until December.

Woodling: Mangino must win this year

If you add the numbers over the last half century, you'll find the shelf life of a Kansas University football coach is approximately 4.8 years.

Self wild for new board

Upgrades could help Jayhawk recruiting

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self nodded approval Tuesday as he watched hard-hat workers assemble and elevate parts of the new Allen Fieldhouse scoreboard/videoboard.

UConn equipment boss hired for Kansas post

Lew Perkins has reached out to his former school to fill a new position within the Kansas University athletic department.

6Sports video: Fieldhouse never to look the same

Constructions crews are beginning this week to build the brand-new scoreboard that will eventually hang above center court in Allen Fieldhouse.

6Sports video: Diving Club members to take part in Junior Nationals

It's a big week for several members of the Team Jayhawk Diving Club. Tomorrow, KU dive coach Eric Elliot and three of this squad members will take part in the U.S. Diving Junior National Championships in Huntersville, N.C.

Tuesday, August 2

Fieldhouse never to look the same

Constructions crews are beginning this week to build the brand-new scoreboard that will eventually hang above center court in Allen Fieldhouse.

Miles, Langford weighing NBA camp offers

It could be weeks before former Kansas University basketball players Keith Langford and Aaron Miles finalize their fall plans.

Nine ex-Jayhawks on NFL rosters

Nine former Kansas University football players are on the preseason rosters of National Football League teams, including rookies David McMillan and Brandon Rideau (Browns), Austine Nwabuisi (Jets) and Lyonel Anderson (Bengals).

6Sports video: Jayhawk tennis player challenged by English language

Russian freshman Liza Avdeeva is having to learn English while taking on some of the best players in the Big 12.

Football players to report

Jayhawks will start with 'non-football' work

It's not as though Kansas University football players were sleeping in every day this summer, hitting the swimming pool, getting a tan and playing video games.

Football players to report

Jayhawks will start with 'non-football' work

It's not as though Kansas University football players were sleeping in every day this summer, hitting the swimming pool, getting a tan and playing video games.

Monday, August 1

Jayhawk tennis player challenged by English language

Russian freshman Liza Avdeeva is having to learn English while taking on some of the best players in the Big 12.

6Sports video: Incoming KU freshman wins game for East

With less than 10 seconds left to go in the Shrine Bowl game Saturday, incoming KU freshman Kerry Meier ran the ball into the end zone to wins the game for the East.

Former Firebird collects AAU title

Morningstar paces K.C. Pump 'N' Run to championship

Kansas City Pump 'N' Run's 17-under AAU basketball team capped a successful summer Sunday by winning the Price Chopper/K.C. Prep Invitational at Okun Fieldhouse in Shawnee.

Former Firebird collects AAU title

Morningstar paces K.C. Pump 'N' Run to championship

Kansas City Pump 'N' Run's 17-under AAU basketball team capped a successful summer Sunday by winning the Price Chopper/K.C. Prep Invitational at Okun Fieldhouse in Shawnee.

KU football tickets went on sale today

Single-game tickets for Kansas University football games went on sale today. A reserved-seat ticket for each of the first three games (Florida Atlantic, Appalachian State and Louisiana Tech) costs $35. Tickets for the three Big 12 Conference games (Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa State) are $45 each.