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Kansas Athletics announces "To the Stars" strategy, which outlines big, long-range goals for entire department

The University of Kansas athletic department is tapping into the state’s motto — Ad Astra per Aspera — as a guide for its long-term strategic plan for all of KU’s sports and student-athletes. By Matt Tait

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Phillies looking for World Series berth with former Jayhawk Rob Thomson at the helm

As the Major League Baseball season winds down, with four teams vying for the two spots in this year's World Series, former Kansas baseball player Rob Thomson is hoping to guide the Philadelphia Phillies to this year's Fall Classic.

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One year into NCAA's NIL endorsement era, questions emerge about its future

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.

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Dan Fitzgerald feeling energized after settling in as Kansas baseball coach

A good chunk of Dan Fitzgerald's first week and a half as Kansas' baseball coach was spent on finalizing his coaching staff, which he did Thursday.

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Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald announces first coaching staff

New Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald announced his first coaching staff on Thursday afternoon, and the trio of assistants he’s bringing to Lawrence all carried the title of recruiting coordinator at their previous stops.

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New Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald says recruiting efforts have been 'great' early on

After a whirlwind few days surrounding his hiring, new Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald was back in Louisiana on Monday, trying to tie up loose ends and get ready for the move Lawrence. In between the handshakes, hellos and travel, he spent whatever free time he had recruiting and he told the Kansas Athletics Inc., board of directors on Monday that his search for talent to join him in Kansas had gone “great” so far. By Matt Tait

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KU AD Travis Goff announces NIL partnership with industry leader Altius Sports Partners

The University of Kansas athletic department has joined forces with Altius Sports Partners for its name, image and likeness initiatives, KU Athletic Director Travis Goff announced Monday. The partnership, which is centered around Altius as a consultant for best practices in the NIL space, was announced by Altius late last week. By Matt Tait

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Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald's 6-year contract includes 1-time, 1-year extension incentive for reaching NCAA Tournament

Details of new Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald’s six-year contract became available late Thursday night and included among them was a clause outlining what the parties referred as “Incentive Year Seven” for participation in the NCAA Tournament. By Matt Tait

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Togetherness a key part of Dan Fitzgerald's plan to attack various Kansas baseball challenges

During his introduction at KU on Thursday afternoon, Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald made it clear that he believed the program had everything it needed to be successful. He also made it clear that he cared very little about the hefty challenges — how many, how daunting or how taxing — that he and the program will face as he attempts to pull the Jayhawks out of the Big 12 cellar in the years ahead. By Matt Tait

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Dan Fitzgerald 'really fired up' to be hired as Kansas' baseball coach

Dan Fitzgerald, whom Kansas hired as its new baseball coach, logged countless miles on the road to being introduced at a news conference Thursday.

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Kansas names LSU assistant coach Dan Fitzgerald as next head baseball coach

The Kansas baseball program is now in the hands of longtime Division I assistant Dan Fitzgerald, who was announced as the Jayhawks’ new leader on Wednesday afternoon. By Matt Tait

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Former Kansas shortstop Maui Ahuna transferring to Tennessee

Maui Ahuna has decided to transfer to Tennessee nearly three weeks after he chose to leave Kansas following the retirement of coach Ritch Price.

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Kansas baseball coach Ritch Price retiring after 20 seasons

Kansas baseball coach Ritch Price formalized his decision to retire Sunday, a day after the Jayhawks finished the season with an 11-6 loss at No. 17 Texas.

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'Bring it on': Kansas' Maui Ahuna embraces simple approach to find baseball success

Kansas' sophomore shortstop sensation, Maui Ahuna, is a potential first-round draft pick who "has a God-given gift, and he doesn't make it complicated."

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Reaching 2,000-win milestone a special feat for past, current Kansas baseball coaches, players

Despite having more wins at Kansas than the three coaches who came before him combined — in one less season — KU baseball coach Ritch Price deflected credit for the KU program reaching the 2,000-win milestone on Wednesday night to countless Jayhawks from the past. By Matt Tait

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