Stories for June 5, 2010


Lead stories


United they stand? Realignment questions remain unanswered on final day

When taking this week’s Big 12 spring meetings on a day-by-day basis, one might have been able to conclude that a lot was getting done on the ballroom level of the InterContinental Hotel on the Plaza. The reality of it all couldn’t be farther from that view.

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Self voices support for athletic director Perkins

Bill Self stands behind his boss, Lew Perkins, during this trying time for Kansas University’s athletic director.

KU track freshman Finley honored

Kansas University freshman Mason Finley was named the Midwest Region Field Athlete of the Year on Friday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Pless, Renko to be inducted into Kansas Sports HOF

Kansas Sports Hall of Fame Board of Trustees and President/CEO Ted Hayes announced the induction of Kansas University football great Willie Pless and three-sport athlete Steve Renko into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

KU's Self laments Wooden's death

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self spoke on Friday about the death of former UCLA coaching legend John Wooden.

Texas prep QB commits to KU

Killeen, Texas quarterback Michael Cummings wasted little time becoming the latest player in the Class of 2011 to orally commit to the Kansas University football program.