In the seven months since the NCAA made profiting on one’s name, image and likeness legal, athletes at the University of Kansas have cashed in on close to half a million dollars. By Matt Tait
Kansas Athletics recently announced that student-athletes at KU set a school record with a combined 90% Graduation Success Rate for student-athletes who began their full-time collegiate careers in the fall of 2014.
Kansas Team Health is turning to a member of the United States Olympic Training Center to replace retiring head team physician Larry Magee at the end of the year. By Matt Tait
Twenty-nine days after the NCAA’s new name, image and likeness rule went into effect, the University of Kansas launched a four-tiered policy on how to navigate the new era of college athletics. By Matt Tait
NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday the time is right to consider a decentralized and deregulated version of college sports, shifting power to conferences and campuses and reconsidering how schools are aligned.
The names of 61 University of Kansas athletes appeared on the Big 12 Conference’s 2020-21 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, with 13 first-year Jayhawks earning a 4.0 grade point average.
As the University of Kansas athletic department continues to move forward into post-pandemic operations, the Kansas Athletics, Inc., Board of Directors on Monday unanimously approved a $100 million budget for Fiscal Year 2022, which runs from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. By Matt Tait
Less than a month before name, image and likeness laws go into effect in several states, NCAA President Mark Emmert was back in Washington D.C. this week renewing his plea for help from Congress — help that is unlikely to come as soon as the NCAA would like. The Associated Press
Several student-athletes at the University of Kansas delivered a memorable performance in the classroom during the recently completed spring semester.
The Kansas baseball team was only at the Big 12 tournament for one day last week, but that was long enough for freshman shortstop Maui Ahuna to make his presence felt. By Matt Tait
Kansas Athletics lost two longtime, highly respected members of its administrative family on Tuesday, when former KU Athletic Director Monte Johnson and former Associate AD Larry Keating died at the ages of 84 and 76. By Matt Tait
The 2021 Kansas baseball season came to an end Tuesday night in Oklahoma City when KU closer Jonah Ulane walked in the winning run in an 8-7 loss to West Virginia. By Matt Tait
The Kansas baseball team will be playing for its postseason life on Tuesday in Oklahoma City, where it will face West Virginia in a play-in game in the Big 12 tournament. First pitch at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark is slated for 6 p.m., on ESPN+ and the winner will earn a spot in the eight-team, double-elimination bracket.
The NCAA Division I Council plans to act on legislative proposals next month that would allow athletes to be paid to be sponsors, social media influencers and product endorsers, the governing body for college sports announced Wednesday.
The Kansas baseball team completed the season sweep of Missouri with a 9-8 victory at Taylor Stadium on Tuesday.