Stories for May 19, 2021


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KU D-line coach Kwahn Drake explains positive outlook, despite departure of projected starters

The Kansas football program’s transition to a new coaching regime included a tandem setback in the trenches, as defensive end Marcus Harris and nose tackle Da’Jon Terry opted to transfer out of the program. Yet the position group’s leader, third-year D-line coach Kwahn Drake, downplayed this week what type of blow that might be for the unit.

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Despite strong final day, Kansas men's golf team comes up just short of advancing at Tallahassee regional

The Kansas Jayhawks fired the fourth best team score of the final round in Tallahassee, Fla., on Wednesday, but the team's hot day ended with KU coming up three strokes shy of cracking the top five to advance to the NCAA Championships later this month. By Matt Tait

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'I want to be a part of the change': Why Emmett Jones stuck with KU football

The latest search for the next head football coach at the University of Kansas didn’t conclude with a promotion for Emmett Jones, who led the Jayhawks on an interim basis throughout the spring. Nevertheless, the receivers coach didn’t hesitate to stick around when Lance Leipold took over the program and offered him that chance.

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Kansas basketball lands commitment from Iowa State transfer Jalen Coleman-Lands

The Kansas men’s basketball program’s busy offseason raged on Wednesday, when the Jayhawks landed a commitment from another newcomer, 6-foot-4 super senior Jalen Coleman-Lands from Iowa State. By Matt Tait

Kansas baseball completes season sweep of Missouri

The Kansas baseball team completed the season sweep of Missouri with a 9-8 victory at Taylor Stadium on Tuesday.