Terrence Jones, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound senior forward from Jefferson High in Portland, Ore., announced plans to play basketball at Washington today in a ceremony at his high school.
Two more officials with ties to the athletics ticket office at Kansas University have resigned, Kansas Athletics Inc. announced Friday.
The Cincinnati Bengals had one goal in mind heading into last week’s NFL Draft — get help on offense.
Kansas City Pump N Run, which had won four consecutive Jayhawk Invitational championships, finally had its streak broken last spring.
Oregon prep star Terrence Jones is set to announce his college choice at 5:30 p.m. Friday and you can watch the entire announcement live on KUsports.com.
KU will play Memphis at this year's Jimmy V Classic in December.
If a Kansas University non-revenue sports team falls to last place in the standings and nobody is there to hear it, did it really happen? Yes. Does anybody care? Maybe, which is another way of saying maybe not.
ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale is still going strong, showing no signs of slowing down at the age of 70.
Iowa State has given “The Mayor” a five-year term to get things turned around. The school introduced former standout Fred Hoiberg as its new men’s basketball coach Wednesday,
In a doubleheader split — 4-1 and 9-2 — with Wichita State on Wednesday at Arrocha Ballpark, Kansas University’s softball team recorded five hits in an opening-game loss and a season-high 14 in the nightcap.
Bob Frederick liked to run on campus. Now a 5K run, jog and walk is lined up for 8 a.m. Saturday, with proceeds to benefit a scholarship established in his name.
The Kansas men's basketball team will play host to the UCLA Bruins on Thursday, Dec. 2, in the fourth year of the Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series, the Big 12 announced Wednesday.
Terrence Jones will announce his college choice at 5:30 p.m., Friday.
“The Mayor” is returning for a second term in Ames.
Tim Biere couldn’t help but grin when asked about his 20-yard touchdown reception in the Kansas University football spring game Saturday.
Blue-chip basketball prospect Terrence Jones, who completed his official 48-hour recruiting trip to Kansas University on Tuesday afternoon, returned to his hometown of Portland, Ore., with positive feelings about KU.
Kansas University freshman Mason Finley was named the Co-Male Big 12 Athlete of the Week, it was announced Tuesday by the league office.
Wichita State used two nine-run innings to hand Kansas University’s baseball team its second straight lopsided loss — 22-7 on Tuesday at Eck Stadium.
Wichita Heights sensation Perry Ellis headlines a group of blue-chip high school sophomore basketball players who will be competing at the 2010 Jayhawk Invitational, Friday through Sunday at several gyms in town.
For the first time in the history of the Jayhawk Senior and Scholar Athlete Banquet, the ceremony took place at the heart of the Kansas University campus Monday night.
When the sixth round of Saturday’s NFL Draft began, former Kansas University defensive back Justin Thornton started to pay more attention.
Students at Hillcrest Elementary School celebrated Monday when they learned their school won a district-wide competition.
Former Kansas State quarterback Dylan Meier was a tough competitor who spent his time off the field living life to the fullest and befriending those around him, according to speakers at Meier's funeral.
Former Kansas University quarterback Todd Reesing, the school’s all-time leader in nearly every passing category, may be headed to the Canadian Football League.
Services for former Kansas State quarterback Dylan Meier will be at 10 a.m. today at the Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium with Rev. Dan Moss officiating.
Tentative pitching, more than anything, was what ate at Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price after his team dropped a pair of games to Texas Tech, 11-8 and 21-10, Sunday at cold and windy Hoglund Ballpark.
Kansas University’s Emily Powers shot a final-day 76 and tied for 28th place Sunday at the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championships.
Kansas University’s Nate Barbee tied for 27th place, and the KU men’s golf team placed 12th at the Big 12 Men’s Golf Championships on Sunday at Whispering Pines Golf Club.
Looking for positives on a Kansas University football team that doesn’t have a single player who projects as a preseason first-team All-Big 12 selection? Then look at the defensive end position, based on Saturday’s spring game.
McDonald’s All-American Terrence Jones, a 6-foot-8 forward from Portland, Ore., who is ranked No. 13 nationally by Rivals.com, told his 2,373 Twitter followers that he made it to Kansas safely late Sunday afternoon.
No. 2-ranked Baylor ruined Kansas University’s tennis senior day, 7-0, on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
Kansas University dropped a pair of games to Texas Tech, 4-2 and 4-1, Sunday.
Kansas rowing wrapped up its final competition before the Big 12 Championship on Saturday.
All spring, the most frequently asked question of new Kansas University football coach Turner Gill was some variation of, “Which unit has stood out the most?”
On the Monday before the Kansas University football team’s annual spring game, red-shirt sophomore quarterback Kale Pick talked about his goals.
The announced attendance for Saturday’s spring game was 12,500 people, and many of those spent the moments leading up to the game tailgating.
Conner Teahan’s major-college football debut consisted of one completion in two attempts for 10 yards and a whole lot of applause from those fans who stayed for the second half of Kansas University’s spring football game Saturday in Memorial Stadium.
Meghna Bal fired a 75 to pace the Kansas women’s golf team in the second round of the Big 12 Championship Saturday.
Kortney Clifton scored the game-winning shootout goal Saturday to help Kansas down Iowa, 2-1, in KU’s second match of the day at Robbie Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
After recording the fourth-fastest prelim time in the men's 110-meter hurdles, Kansas sophomore Keith Hayes finished sixth overall in the event finals Saturday at the Penn Relays.
In other NFL Draft-day news, former Kansas University defensive back Justin Thornton reported on his Facebook page that he signed a free-agent deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Kansas University’s baseball game against Texas Tech was suspended because of rain in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday with the Red Raiders up, 2-1 at Hoglund Ballpark.
Kansas freshman Andrea Geubelle had the best jump of her career Saturday at the Drake Relays, leaping 13.39 meters (43 feet, 11.25 inches) to win the women’s triple jump competition.
Senior Bryan Hackenberg shot a 76 to lead the Kansas men’s golf team during the third round of the 2010 Big 12 Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club.
Although he expected to be a mid-round selection, former Kansas wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe had to wait until the 22nd pick of the sixth round (191st overall) of the NFL Draft to hear his name called.
Many believed that former Kansas University wide receiver Kerry Meier possessed too much versatility to be passed over in this year’s NFL Draft.
Pick's final numbers (when you combine his Blue and White team stats): 14-for-22, 214 yards, two TDs, 0 interceptions.
One of the first people that former Kansas University safety Darrell Stuckey spoke with after being selected by the San Diego Chargers with the 12th pick in the fourth round (110 overall) of Saturday’s NFL Draft was San Diego secondary coach Steven Wilks.
Kansas University’s Nate Barbee shot 70-72—142 and sat in a tie for 10th place after the first day of the Big 12 Men’s Golf Championships on Friday at Whispering Pines Golf Club.
Megan Gockel, Emily Powers and Grace Thiry were tied for 35th place with first-round 78s as Kansas University got off to a rocky start at the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championships at Austin OU Golf Club.
Kansas University sophomore Alena Krechyk won the women’s hammer throw title Friday at the UCSD Triton Invitational in San Diego. Krechyk threw 204-feet, 5-inches.
Most years, the Kansas University football team’s annual spring game is a lopsided affair that features a bunch of fan favorites beating up on a pile of backups.
Sophomore Ekaterina Morozova won her singles and doubles matches, but Kansas University’s tennis team fell to Texas Tech, 6-1, at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
A ballplayer wears no greater badge of honor than a dirty uniform. Kansas University left fielder Jimmy “Muddy” Waters, a junior from Council Bluffs, Iowa, looked as if he had been pinned in a mud-wrestling match after doing a little bit of everything to help the Jayhawks tag Texas Tech, 10-2, in Friday night’s Big 12 series opener at Hoglund Ballpark.
A slew of new faces will be on the field at 1 p.m. today, when the Kansas University football program kicks off its annual spring game at Memorial Stadium.
One of the most accomplished high school basketball players in Oregon history will be making an official recruiting visit to Kansas University on Sunday.
Kansas University junior basketball center Cole Aldrich will throw out the ceremonial first pitch when his hometown Minnesota Twins meet the Kansas City Royals at 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
The Kansas track and field team had athletes participating in the Drake and Penn Relays on Thursday.
The Rockettes would have loved this show. From an early Oklahoma party to the Big 12’s dominance to Tim Tebow stealing the spotlight from overall top pick Sam Bradford, the NFL’s first prime-time draft was worthy of its Radio City Music Hall location.
The Kansas University women’s basketball team held its postseason awards reception and senior celebration Thursday night in the Kansas Union Ballroom, with freshman guard Monica Engelman nabbing the prestigious Ms. Jayhawk Award.
Despite home runs from freshman Mariah Montgomery and sophomore Marissa Ingle, the Kansas University softball team could not hold on to its lead, and Nebraska defeated the Jayhawks, 8-5, on Thursday.
More than just the identity of the quarterback will change in the Kansas University football offense. Where he’s standing also shifts.
The way downtown Lawrence merchants see it, there’s no reason football needs to be big business just during the fall.
Former Kansas University defensive coordinator Clint Bowen spent five years coaching Darrell Stuckey and a few more keeping an eye on him as a prep standout at Washington High in Kansas City, Kan. That alone makes Bowen as qualified as anyone to speak on what kind of pro player Stuckey might become, as this year’s NFL Draft picks up with rounds two and three at 5 p.m. today.
Bill Self and several of his coaching comrades approve of the NCAA’s decision to expand the NCAA Tournament from 65 to 68 teams, starting next season.
Lawrence developer David Freeman was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday morning in a bribery case relating to a Junction City housing project.
First-year Kansas University football coach Turner Gill has revealed little about his football team during recent sessions with the media, which makes Saturday’s spring game, set to kick off at 1 p.m. in Memorial Stadium, a must-watch.
Although it’s unlikely the first round of this year’s NFL Draft — 6:30 tonight in New York City — will feature NFL commissioner Roger Goodell calling the name of any former Jayhawks, there are a few Kansas University players who should field phone calls from the NFL during the next three days.
Kansas University softball coach Megan Smith announced the signing of Kristin Martinez to a national letter of intent with KU.
Kansas knocked off Missouri, 1-0, in Big 12 baseball at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. on Wednesday.
Rodney Jones has resigned as an assistant athletics director at Kansas Athletics Inc., marking the third person to leave the department as a ticket scandal emerged amid an ongoing federal investigation and led to a continuing internal review.
Zach Peters, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound high school sophomore forward from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas, orally committed to play basketball at Kansas University.
Kansas University women’s basketball guard Rhea Codio and forward Annette Davis will transfer following the spring semester, KUcoach Bonnie Henrickson announced Wednesday.
Sometimes, it can look a little creepy when a 50-something man waits and waits and waits for an autograph from a college athlete. Is he selling it? Does he have so little going on in life that he makes heroes of young men in helmets?
Kansas University’s basketball program today hopes to land an oral commitment from Zach Peters, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound sophomore forward from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas.
Paige Higgins, a former Kansas University track and field standout, was the top American female finisher in the Boston Marathon on Monday.
The Pittsburg Sun reported Monday night that Dylan Meier, the older brother of former Kansas University wide receiver Kerry Meier, died this weekend after falling from a cliff while hiking with family members in Arkansas.
Kansas University defensive coordinator Carl Torbush said Monday he felt good about the group of linebackers running with his defense.
Say this for Kansas University football coach Turner Gill: He’s consistent.
Northern Colorado basketball coach Tad Boyle, who played for both Ted Owens and Larry Brown at Kansas University, has been named new head hoops coach at Colorado.
Zach Peters, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound sophomore basketball forward from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas, will announce his college choice at 2:40 p.m., Wednesday, in the high school’s gymnasium.
Kansas University left fielder Jimmy Waters hit two home runs and drove in four runs, and freshman Tanner Poppe allowed just a run on four hits over six innings for his first Big 12 win as the Jayhawks beat Nebraska, 6-1, Sunday.
Bill Self felt as if he’d bashed a grand slam Sunday when the paperwork of No. 4-ranked Josh Selby arrived via the fax machine, making official Saturday’s announcement that the 6-foot-2 Baltimore Lake Clifton High standout would be a Jayhawk.
Freshman Victoria Khanevskaya recorded her fourth-consecutive victory in Big 12 Conference play, but Kansas University’s tennis team fell to Oklahoma, 5-2, on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
Kansas University sophomore Marissa Ingle had two at-bats late in Sunday’s 4-3 loss to No. 9 Oklahoma State that demonstrated — in Ingle’s mind, at least — what the KU softball team is all about.
KU coach Bill Self on Sunday announced the signing of Josh Selby to a letter-of-intent.
Josh Selby committed to Kansas University on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in front of hundreds of thousands of fans on ESPN2. He’s the country’s fourth-ranked player according to Rivals.com, and that ranking might move up. Most fans know him as the 6-foot-3 guard with mad hops and nearly unlimited shooting range. His mother, Maeshon Witherspoon, says there’s something much more impressive about Selby than his basketball skills, though.
Jamaican track sensation Veronica Campbell-Brown waved, bowed, then blew a kiss to the fans after storming to a resounding victory in the 200 meters on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
With a pile of hair on the floor below him and a handful of eight-inch pony tails on the counter in front of him, Kansas University senior Brad Thorson ran his hand through what was left of his hair and nearly fainted.
After announcing his decision to attend Kansas next year during the Jordan Classic game, Josh Selby didn’t waste much time in making a bold declaration in the postgame news conference at Madison Square Garden.
It didn’t take long for Josh Selby to turn from newest Kansas Jayhawk into lead recruiter.
Tough call: Watch Free State High play baseball Friday in its own ballpark, not ideally suited for spectators, or watch the Firebirds play on a sunnier Saturday in a comfortable seat at Hoglund Ballpark.
Oklahoma State used a dozen hits and a couple of big innings to beat Kansas University, 11-3, and run its winning streak to 15 games on Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark.
Junior Brandon Macias went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer, and senior Cameron Selik pitched seven solid innings as Kansas University evened its three-game series at Nebraska with a 7-4 victory Saturday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.
Josh Selby, the No. 4 ranked basketball senior according to Rivals.com, will be attending Kansas University next year.
Kansas senior Robby Price and junior Jimmy Waters hit late home runs, but it was too little too late.
Northern Iowa assistant track coach Jacob Pauli decided against driving a university van from Cedar Falls to Lawrence for the 2010 Kansas Relays.
Kansas freshman Victoria Khanevskaya won her third consecutive singles match in Big 12 play, but it was not enough as the KU tennis team lost to Oklahoma State, 6-1, on Friday at Jayhawk Tennis Center.
The Kansas City Royals have announced ticket prices for the baseball game between Kansas and Missouri on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.
Though official announcements won’t come until Saturday, top basketball recruits Josh Selby and Doron Lamb are believed to be heading to different schools.
With a “thumbs up” sign, Tonganoxie High School senior Connor Olson let THS Principal Jamie Carlisle know he was ready to receive his high school diploma.
A couple of Fridays ago, Kansas University linebacker Steven Johnson strolled out to spring practice a little more slowly than normal.
Kansas University freshman basketball forward Carolyn Davis was named a third-team freshmen All-America by “Full Court Press.”
Kansas University’s baseball team will meet Benedictine College in a make-up game at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hoglund Ballpark. Admission is free.
The NCAA Div. I Committee on Athletics Certification announced Thursday that it has certified Kansas University’s athletic department as part of the organization’s ongoing athletics certification process.
Doron Lamb wasn’t about to spoil the surprise.
Kansas University senior center Cole Aldrich has selected Excel Sports Management president Jeff Schwartz to represent him, Sports Business Daily reported on Thursday.
Baker University junior Aaron Hannon on Thursday became the first Wildcat in school history to win an event at the Kansas Relays.
Out of the opener early, Kansas University’s softball team won a thriller of a nightcap late.
But even if the scholarly Conner Teahan somehow should become the No. 1 quarterback, then earn a starting spot on next season’s KU basketball team, he’d still be far in arrears of numerous earlier Jayhawk multi-sportsters.
Kickoff returns in college football could have a new look beginning with the 2010 season.
Kansas University senior Sherron Collins reported via his Twitter account Wednesday that he’s in Las Vegas working out twice a day in preparation for the 2010 NBA Draft.
So far this spring, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill has kept his practices closed to the public. But last weekend several area football coaches took an up-close-and-personal look at how Gill runs his program.
No way of knowing for sure, but I hope I’m smarter than a fifth-grader … although maybe not as smart as Miss Cochrane’s bunch.
Jaylynn Columbus started to scream when she saw them.
Kansas had Robinson Crusoe-itis on Wednesday evening.
Jeff Bzdelik is taking over Wake Forest’s program from a coach who was fired despite going 30 games over .500 at the school.
Former University of Nebraska competitor Skyler Reising and Lincoln College senior Anna Kay Campbell grabbed the first-day lead in the Kansas Relays decathlon and heptathlon Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.
As expected, Florida prep Brandon Knight announced for Kentucky this afternoon.
Freshman Thomas Taylor struck out a career-high eight batters, and the Kansas University baseball team swept the season series from Missouri State with a 6-4 victory on Tuesday at Hammons Field.
Diseases of the brain seldom seem to inspire philanthropists to the same degree as those of the body. Maybe that’s because nobody likes to feel sad, and thinking about them triggers that emotion even more intensely than many chronic physical disorders.
Tory Verdi and Chester Nichols are the newest members of the Kansas University women’s basketball coaching staff.
Ekpe Udoh is entering his name into the NBA Draft, but still could return for his senior season at Baylor. Udoh hasn’t hired an agent and still could play for the Bears if he withdraws his name from the draft by May 8.
The first day of college basketball’s spring signing period figures to be a quiet one for Kansas University’s basketball program, which hopes to receive some good news later in the week regarding prospects Josh Selby and/or Doron Lamb.
Rest assured, Lew Perkins is looking forward to the end of a federal investigation and the completion of an independent review into the operations of his ticket office and Williams Educational Fund — and not just because he’s embarrassed or because he holds himself accountable.
The 2010 Kansas Relays officially begins today with first-day heptathlon and decathlon events, to run from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
Chris Gilbert shot a career-best 74 and the Kansas University golf team finished in a tie for fifth place on Tuesday at the Columbia Orthopaedic Group Missouri Intercollegiate.
Fifteen minutes into Monday’s practice — the 10th of the spring for the Kansas University football team — KU coach Turner Gill scurried behind red-shirt freshman quarterback Jordan Webb as the Jayhawks shuffled between drills.
Playing on a defense bereft of playmakers, Ryan Murphy, high school star/college role player, was showing signs of developing into a playmaker for Kansas University in 2009.
Kansas University’s Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins were named co-winners of the Danny Manning/Mr. Jayhawk Award for the second-straight year at KU’s season-ending men’s basketball banquet Monday night at the Holidome.
Joe-College won’t have to pay the $127,000 in damages or more than $650,000 in legal fees owed to Kansas Athletics Inc. from a trademark-infringement lawsuit filed to stop the printing and selling of T-shirts.
Kansas University officials announced recently that during halftime of the Jayhawks’ April 24 Spring Game, football coach Turner Gill plans to lead a group of youths and their parents in a pledge against the use of drugs.
Texas veterans Kevin Lusson and Kevin Keyes both homered Sunday as the sixth-ranked Longhorns swept the three-game Big 12 series with Kansas University with a 10-4 victory over the Jayhawks at Disch-Falk Field.
Kansas University’s men’s basketball players and coaches will break bread with family members and fans tonight at the Holiday Inn Holidome and Convention Center.
Colorado University basketball coach Jeff Bzdelik met with his team and told it he had neither accepted nor been offered the coaching position at Wake Forest.
An errant Baylor throw in the fifth inning allowed Kansas University freshman Alex Jones to cross home plate and score what ultimately became the game-winning run as the KU softball team defeated No. 23 Baylor, 2-1, to pick up its first Big 12 Conference victory of the season on Sunday.
KU's Joe Dooley said Sunday he's not a candidate to fill the UNC Wilmington coaching vacancy
Freshmen Whitney Berry and Jamie White each scored a goal to lead Kansas University past Saint Louis University, 2-1, Saturday in an exhibition soccer match at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
Kansas University’s softball team was held hitless through four-plus innings and managed just two over the run-rule-shortened six as the Jayhawks remained winless in the Big 12 Conference after an 8-0 loss to No. 23 Baylor on Saturday at Getterman Stadium.
Texas’ Tant Shepherd ripped a two-out home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to bust a 1-1 tie and lift the Longhorns to a 3-1 baseball victory over Kansas University on Saturday at Disch-Falk Field.
After a one-year hiatus from competition at the Kansas Relays, Nichole Denby will return to Lawrence to run in her specialty event, the invitational 100-meter hurdles. Denby is a three-time Kansas Relays champion in the event, as well as the Kansas Relays record holder.
When you’re as big as Kansas University senior Jamal Greene, it’s not so easy to hide.
Conner Teahan arrives at Kansas University’s spring football practices early. He leaves late.
For the past few years of autumn Saturdays, it was tough to beat a seat at Memorial Stadium. Changing directions more quickly than a circus unicyclist, fixing broken plays, all the while keeping his eyes downfield, Todd Reesing regularly whipped 50,000 spectators into a frenzy.
Kansas University’s track and field team claimed eight individual victories at Saturday’s John McDonnell Invitational.
I’m told the Corpus Christi Catholic School substitute teacher, who offered his services in exchange for a promise he would not receive compensation, walked into the third-grade classroom wearing a suit and quickly set down his rules.
It has been three seasons since the Kansas University football team ranked in the top half of the country in pass defense. KU coach Turner Gill believes the 2010 team could return to the upper division.
Ohio State’s Evan Turner was named winner of the 2010 John R. Wooden Award on Friday night in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Athletic Club.
Kansas University’s tennis team fell to Missouri, 4-3, in the Border Showdown on Friday.
At this year’s 83rd Annual Kansas Relays, which begins Wednesday at Memorial Stadium, three distinguished international athletes will compete in a variety of men’s sprint events.
Texas left fielder Tim Maitland’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted sixth-ranked Texas past Kansas, 3-2, in the teams’ Big 12 series opener on Friday in front of 6,446 fans at Disch-Falk Field.
Kansas University junior baseball reliever Brett Bochy underwent Tommy John surgery on Friday, KU officials confirmed.
Two technical aspects of college basketball keep bugging me as speculation broadens about next season and how Kansas fits into the 2011 Big 12 picture.
Ex-Kansas University receiver Dezmon Briscoe worked out for his hometown team Monday, when the Dallas Cowboys hosted their annual “Dallas Day” at Cowboys Stadium.
The 2010 Wooden Award will be presented to Kansas University’s Sherron Collins, Ohio State’s Evan Turner, Kentucky’s John Wall, West Virginia’s Da’Sean Butler or Syracuse’s Wesley Johnson in a ceremony to be shown live on the CBS College Sports Network Internet site at 5:30 p.m. CDT today.
Journal-World sports writer Dugan Arnett won first place in the breaking-news category of the Associated Press Sports Editors awards.
Kansas University senior Danielle McCray was selected seventh overall by the Connecticut Sun in the Thursday's WNBA Draft.
A new, state-of-the-art video board being installed at Memorial Stadium is expedted to be ready for both the Kansas Relays and the KU football program's Spring Game later this month.
Kansas University freshman walk-on guard C.J. Henry declined comment on his future on Wednesday.
On the positive side for the Kansas University softball team, Amanda Jobe and Mariah Montgomery hit home runs on Wednesday.
Ever get an image that creeps into your mind and you can’t keep it from coming back to haunt you? That’s what happened to me Wednesday while Xavier Henry, between tears, eventually got around to saying he’s going to the NBA.
Tony Thompson’s RBI double in the top of the ninth inning lifted the Kansas University baseball team to a 5-4 triumph over Creighton on Wednesday at Rosenblatt Stadium.
Kansas University freshman Xavier Henry declared for the NBA Draft during an emotional press conference Wednesday afternoon.
With each spring practice, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill and his staff slowly have revealed what the offense will look like in 2010. Monday, on the fifth day of drills, the coaches shared a little more.
Kansas University senior guard Sherron Collins on Tuesday was named one of five finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, which is presented to college basketball’s player of the year.
Nate Barbee and Bryan Hackenberg both earned top-10 finishes to lead the Kansas men’s golf team to a fourth-place finish at the Shocker Classic at Wichita Country Club.
The Kansas University baseball team's scheduled game Tuesday against Missouri Valley College has been canceled because of rain.
Kansas University second baseman Robby Price was named Big 12 Player of the Week on Monday, the second straight week the senior has earned the honor.
To better accommodate the television audience for Wednesday’s Kansas-Creighton baseball game, the time of the contest was moved back 30 minutes to a 6:30 p.m. start.
The Kansas University quarterback listed last in alphabetical order on the roster might have played his way into first on the field.
Nate Barbee led the Kansas men’s golf team to a tie for sixth place after two rounds at the Diet Pepsi Shocker Classic on Monday at the Wichita Country Club.
Conner Teahan, who has worn jersey No. 2 for Kansas University’s basketball team the past three seasons, didn’t dare ask for the same digit last week when he decided to try out for football.
Former Kansas University basketball player Al Kelley remembers beaming with pride as the national anthem played during the medal ceremony at the 1960 Rome Olympics.
The too-perfect basketball story with the too-perfect ending is still available on DVD. The real celebration for the new national champion — that's taking place on Tobacco Road.
Ben Kirtland, the man in charge of all fundraising for Kansas Athletics Inc., resigned Monday as an independent review continues into operations of the KU Ticket Office and Williams Educational Fund, and after federal law enforcement began looking into potential illegalities regarding ticket sales.
The second week of Kansas University’s spring football practices begins today, and, if Week Two is anything like the opener, coach Turner Gill figures to be a happy man.
Yes, it’s a matchup pitting a cute bulldog against a devil, America’s favorite underdog against the team people love to hate. Dig a little deeper, though, and basketball fans might see two programs, the Butler Bulldogs and Duke Blue Devils, who come from almost the same place.
Incoming Kansas University freshman guard Royce Woolridge scored 22 points off 9-of-14 shooting in the United States’ 67-66 loss to France on Sunday at the Schweitzer Games in Mannheim, Germany.
Why is Xavier Henry ready for the NBA if Brandon Rush was not after his freshman season?
Meghan Gockel fired a 1-over-par 73 in the final round to help Kansas University’s women’s golf team to a ninth-place finish at the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate Sunday. Kansas recorded a third-round score of 305 to bring its final score to 910 in its final event of the regular season.
The Kansas rowing team made the most of senior day on Saturday by winning the 2010 Kansas Cup, 12-8, in dominating fashion at Wyandotte County Lake.
After tossing a big, wet blanket on one feel-good story, Duke gets to go after another.
Hoop notions, near and far
With rallies in the ninth and 11th innings, the Kansas University baseball team avoided losing its first Big 12 series after winning the opening game since 2007. In doing so, however, the Jayhawks picked up their first tie since 2004.
Kansas University pole vaulter Jordan Scott turned in the best performance of his career Saturday at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, as the senior from Watkinsville, Ga., cleared 5.71 meters (18-08.75 feet) to finish second behind long-time rival and defending NCAA outdoor champion Jason Colwick of Rice.
Emily Powers and Meghna Bal fired identical rounds of 76 to help Kansas finish in seventh place through the second round of the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate.
Megan Smith isn’t questioning the dominance of Texas Longhorns standout pitcher Blaire Luna. The Kansas University softball coach just thinks her Jayhawks might have contributed a little something to it.
Little Butler has faced one big test after another in its magical run through the NCAA Tournament. And the biggest awaits in Monday night’s title game: Duke, winner take all.
The one question that may spark the most interest around the Kansas University football program this season might be the one that takes the longest to answer.
Kansas — gone. Kentucky — gone. Syracuse — gone. Little Butler — still going. How's that for a Hollywood hoops script? Call it "Hoosiers," the sequel.
Kansas University senior guard Sherron Collins on Saturday was named a 2010 NCAA Consensus All-American, the Jayhawks’ first since Wayne Simien back in 2005.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who worked as a studio analyst for CBS last weekend in New York, has studied Final Four participants Butler, Michigan State, Duke and West Virginia extensively. His expert opinion on the field after watching it perform in the Elite Eight?
Well, they did it again. Except this time they didn’t quite do it.
The metal bat makes more than a wretched ping of a sound that triggers a craving for the music that is wood smacking cowhide. The metal bat also makes cowards out of pitchers. It keeps them from coming inside, thereby letting hitters crowd the plate.
Sometimes all you can do is look on the bright side. “Defensively, we made plays,” Megan Smith said. “That’s a positive.”
Former Kansas University soccer player Estelle Johnson signed a professional contract with the Philadelphia Independence of the Women’s Professional Soccer league on Friday.
Kansas senior guard Sherron Collins on Friday was named the winner of the inaugural Lute Olson National Player of the Year Award, as presented by collegeinsider.com.
Senior Emily Powers and junior Meghna Bal fired even-par rounds of 72 and the Kansas women’s golf team sat in a tie for seventh place Friday after day one at the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate.
Veronica Campbell Brown, known as one of the greatest Caribbean sprinters of all-time, will run at the Kansas Relays in the 200-meter dash and 4x400-meter relay on April 17.
ESPNU released its top 25 softball recruiting class on Friday and Kansas signee Laura Vickers cracked the list at No. 18.
Kansas freshman Mason Finley earned the fifth-best mark in the country on Friday in the men’s discus with a toss of 58.22 m (191 feet) at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
On one bench, there’s Bob Huggins, a coach who has dealt with an NCAA investigation, suffered a heart attack, been arrested for DUI, endured the stain of a zero-percent graduation rate and the tumult of two contentious job changes.
Kansas University sophomore Alena Krechyk owns the country’s top collegiate mark in the women’s hammer throw after her 64.57 m (211-10 feet) toss on Thursday at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
For the third time in three days, the Kansas University baseball team delivered a series of stirring previews only to have the featured presentation draw mixed reviews.
Kansas University senior Sherron Collins on Thursday was named to the 10-player John R. Wooden Award All-America team.
It’s hard for most of us to imagine how difficult life would be if, all of a sudden, our car became known as our microwave. But that’s exactly what the Kansas University football team has spent the first few days of spring drills trying to get used to.
Butler’s emergence as 2010 NCAA basketball champion would be one of the greatest underdog stories in college history, maybe sports in general. Go Bulldogs!
Kansas Athletics Inc. is assuring its donors that their contributions are safe and secure, as questions swirl about an independent review of the department’s ticket office and Williams Fund.
After pounding out six runs on six hits during the first two innings of Wednesday’s midweek battle with Missouri State, Kansas University’s baseball team shut its offense down.
Kansas University freshman Rebecca Neville completed four of seven events in the women’s heptathlon and sat in ninth place Wednesday after the first day at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
Daymond Patterson found his mind wandering during practices with the cornerbacks last season.
The Kansas tennis team dropped a dual against Kansas State, 7-0, on Wednesday.
The question was put to Turner Gill about what sort of defense he prefers to play.
Former Kansas University women’s basketball standout Danielle McCray figured a season-ending ACL injury would affect her stock in the upcoming 2010 WNBA Draft, and a pair of league analysts agreed with that assessment Wednesday.