Stories for March 8, 2021


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Les Miles done as KU's football coach

After two losing seasons at the University of Kansas, it wasn’t the lack of victories that led to Les Miles’ demise, rather sexual harassment allegations from his past ultimately cost the Jayhawks’ head football coach his job, as KU announced late Monday night Miles’ time with the program was over.

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KU women open Big 12 tourney play Thursday vs. TCU

The Kansas women’s basketball team will open postseason play at 5 p.m. Thursday against TCU in the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City, Mo.

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Coaches name KU junior David McCormack Big 12's Most Improved Player

Garrett, Wilson, Agbaji and Braun also among KU's all-Big 12 honorees

Kansas forward David McCormack was voted by the conference’s coaches as the Big 12’s Most Improved Player for the 2020-21 season. By Matt Tait

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With Les Miles on leave, new O.C. serving as KU football's acting head coach

Although no interim head coach was named to step in for Les Miles when the Kansas football coach was placed on administrative leave on Friday, for now offensive coordinator Mike DeBord is KU football's acting head coach.

Complete game from Lexy Mills helps Kansas softball finish off 4-1 weekend

The Kansas softball team ended a strong weekend in style when Lexy Mills tossed a complete game during a 6-2 win over Northwestern State Sunday afternoon to conclude the Woo Pig Classic in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Kansas baseball earns road series victory over Saint Louis

It took 12 innings, but the Kansas baseball team earned a 7-5 win over Saint Louis in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Billiken Sports Center.