It wasn't until late in October that Kansas coach Lance Leipold realized the Jayhawks needed to get older. Leipold, who was hired the previous April, had too many challenges to confront during his first several months on the job to recognize what it meant to have a team full of underclassmen. By Zac Boyer
Quarterback Jalon Daniels' attempt to form a bond with each of his Kansas teammates led to a seemingly unlikely friendship developing over the summer. By Zac Boyer
Despite the perception of improvement during the offseason and a newfound belief in the program's ability to compete, any measures of the Kansas football team's progress this season aren't likely to be seen in the standings. That doesn't deter coach Lance Leipold — or any of his players, who remain committed to the project of trying to turn the woebegone program around. By Zac Boyer
The Kansas men’s golf team lost one of its top players to the transfer portal this week. After three strong seasons with the Jayhawks, sophomore Luke Kluver is headed to Oklahoma to finish his college career. The move was announced by OU on Monday. Kluver has two years of eligibility remaining. By Matt Tait
The Kansas football program picked up a commitment in the Class of 2023 from 3-star defensive end Blake Herold on Wednesday night.
Name, image and likeness efforts by the University of Kansas took a big step forward on Wednesday with the announcement of a major donation, a rebranding effort and the creation of a nonprofit organization called Reaching Champions Joining Hearts (RCJH). By Matt Tait
The 2022-23 Kansas men’s basketball schedule was altered slightly on Wednesday so that KU will not be hosting a men’s basketball game and a home volleyball match on the same night this fall. By Matt Tait
There's a photo Bella Swedlund shares whenever anyone asks about her fondness for basketball. It's of her as a baby, during her first Easter, holding a bright orange ball instead of an egg. By Zac Boyer
Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren talked Tuesday about the conference being bold and aggressive as college sports goes through a period of sweeping change, and he left the door open for more expansion after adding Southern California and UCLA in the offseason's biggest move.
After a season in which Kansas' Kenny Logan Jr. led all safeties in Power 5 conferences with 113 tackles, he has his sights set higher as a senior. By Zac Boyer
Ochai Agbaji was named the Big 12 Male Athlete of the Year on Monday afternoon following a season in which he helped the men's basketball team win the NCAA national championship. By Zac Boyer
Coach Lance Leipold hasn't formally named Jalon Daniels the Jayhawks' starting quarterback as he is still looking forward to the preseason performance of Jason Bean. By Zac Boyer
Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self and assistant coach Kurtis Townsend did not recruit in person over the past six weeks, a move that appears to be an attempt to lessen the impact of any penalties handed out in the wake of allegations of recruiting improprieties. By Zac Boyer
Even though linebacker Craig Young only transferred to Kansas before the spring semester, safety Kenny Logan Jr. said he has already begun to take a leadership role on the team. By Zac Boyer
Even though Ethan Vasko has only been at Kansas for a few informal offseason practice sessions, he has already impressed Jalon Daniels. By Zac Boyer
Former University of Kansas track standout Bryce Hoppel failed to advance out of his heat in the 800 at the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon, this week, bringing an end to his bid to add to his long list of victories and records in the event.
The more unfamiliar of the two running backs who chose to transfer to Kansas after last season, Sevion Morrison figures to be a different type of player. By Zac Boyer
Kansas has signed track and field and cross country coach Stanley Redwine to a contract extension that will last through the 2024-25 season.
Kansas freshman Gradey Dick said earlier this summer that the closeness of KU's current roster could have a huge impact on the 2022-23 season. By Matt Tait
Jalon Daniels, who is expected to be the Jayhawks' starting quarterback, is likely to benefit from the addition of speedy wide receiver Doug Emilien, a transfer from Minnesota. By Zac Boyer
With hundreds of members of the media gathered at AT&T Stadium for Big 12 football media days, coach Lance Leipold was able to bring up Kansas' win over Texas. By Zac Boyer
Kansas forward Ioanna Chatzileonti made an impact in the FIBA U20 Women's European Championships, which concluded over the weekend.
Ochai Agbaji and Alexandra Emilianov were chosen as Kansas' nominees for the Big 12 Athlete of the Year awards, which will be determined next week. By Zac Boyer
Former University of Kansas standout Marcus Garrett’s NBA career is going to continue right where it began. By Matt Tait
Kansas football coach Lance Leipold said the offense and defense should look different this season now that he, his assistant coaches and his players have a foundation to build upon entering their second year together. By Zac Boyer
With a sixth year of eligibility available and the most stability he's had at Kansas, there was no doubt left tackle Earl Bostick Jr. was going to return for this season. By Zac Boyer
Incoming Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark said Kansas is "a pillar school in the conference" whose success is central to that of Big 12's amid continual conference realignment. By Zac Boyer
Kansas safety Kenny Logan Jr. reminded coach Lance Leipold earlier this week about a winter conversation about players facing increased challenges this season.
Kansas coach Lance Leipold didn't directly say whether Jalon Daniels would be the starting quarterback but pointed to evidence that shows that will be the case.
Kansas athletic director Travis Goff said Wednesday that he believes in the direction of the Big 12 amid the latest round of conference realignment, even though it seems "it's a natural sentiment" the era of the superconference is beginning. By Zac Boyer
New Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark declared Wednesday the league “open for business,” saying that while nothing is imminent all options will be considered as he takes over with conference realignment again shaking college sports.
As the Big 12 holds its annual football media days beginning Wednesday, conference realignment will again be one of the most-discussed topics — as will be the quarterbacks who have transferred and whether Baylor can repeat as champion.
Kansas basketball point guard Dajuan Harris Jr. has a stated goal of finding a way to be more aggressive on offense this offseason. But his plan has nothing to do with scoring more points, being the man or hogging the spotlight during his fourth season as a Jayhawk. By Matt Tait
It took former Kansas All-American Ochai Agbaji exactly one Summer League game with his new team to draw praise from both Cleveland Cavaliers fans and those who cover the NBA. Here's a look at his NBA debut, as well as other recent Summer League action involving former Jayhawks. By Matt Tait
Monte McGary is transferring from Utah State to Kansas and will be eligible to play this season after his application for admission to the university was approved.
Kansas sophomore KJ Adams is hoping that extra offseason attention on his jump shot will bring clarity to his position for the 2022-23 KU basketball season. By Matt Tait
The Kansas football team has been projected for the 12th consecutive season to finish last in the Big 12, according to the preseason poll released Thursday.
Chancellor Douglas Girod on Thursday expressed confidence Kansas will "land in a good place" as conference realignment again grips college athletics, but didn't quite rule out that place could be somewhere other than the Big 12. By Chad Lawhorn
Greece's Ioanna Chatzileonti and Danai Papadopoulou, Sweden's Sanna Strom and Hungary's Zsofia Telegdy have been chosen to represent their countries at the FIBA U20 Women's European Championship, which begins Friday.
Kenny Logan Jr. was the lone Kansas player selected to the All-Big 12 preseason team, which was announced by the conference on Wednesday.
The Kansas women's basketball team has conceived a significantly stronger nonconference schedule that coach Brandon Schneider hopes should better prepare the Jayhawks for the postseason.
The Kansas football team added another offensive tackle to the mix when Dominick Puni, formerly of Central Missouri, decided to transfer and join the Jayhawks.
Eriq Gilyard has always been a smash-mouth, run-stuffing middle linebacker. After transferring to Kansas from UCF, he can't wait to be that again.
Sherron Collins, at age 35 and with his playing days behind him, is now in a position to do for others what Longstreet did for him as the head boys basketball coach at Free State High. By Matt Tait
Kansas coach Bill Self believes Jalen Wilson, who decided to return to the Jayhawks instead of entering the NBA Draft, could be the team's next player to receive preseason accolades entering a season.
Breeley Oakley, who played the last two seasons at Howard junior college in Big Spring, Texas, has joined the Kansas women's basketball team as a walk-on.
UCLA and USC bolting the Pac-12 for the Big Ten could be part of a tectonic shift — not just because of the schools involved but because it happened when the NCAA is looking to take a more decentralized approach to governing college athletics.
The Kansas football team picked up a second commitment in two days as Logan Brantley, a linebacker from Englewood, Colorado, will play for the Jayhawks.
Kansas' Joe Yesufu played an inconsistent role after transferring from Drake and spent time in the spring trying to better prepare himself for next season.
The first year of the athlete compensation era in college sports evolved into almost everything the NCAA didn't want when it gave the green light last summer.