KU Sports
Daniel Wise projects as late-round NFL draft pick this weekend
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:32:22 -0500
It’s not often that the University of Kansas football program can boast it had players selected in back-to-back NFL drafts. By the end of this weekend, though, the Jayhawks should be able to make that claim. By Benton Smith
Even if he goes undrafted, Steven Sims Jr. confident he can impress an NFL team
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:38:15 -0500
With the NFL Draft this weekend, former KU receiver Steven Sims Jr. remains hopeful that some scout from some franchise will like what he saw out of him — even if that means his chance at the next level comes as an undrafted free agent. By Benton Smith
KU's Bryce Torneden excited for former teammate Kyler Murray ahead of NFL Draft
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:09:32 -0500
Late in the first quarter, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray motioned his receiver in the left slot to the other side of the field.
KU baseball surrenders three homers in loss to Creighton
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 21:48:57 -0500
A trio of long balls and stranded baserunners proved costly for Kansas as it fell to Creighton, 6-5, Wednesday night at Hoglund Ballpark.
Girod: KU has changed basketball procedures in wake of FBI case; 'We have to make sure we do it right going forward'
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 21:36:56 -0500
KU Chancellor Douglas Girod acknowledged Wednesday that internal procedures of the men’s basketball program have changed after a pay-for-play scheme ensnared two KU players, saying KU has to “make sure we do it right going forward.”
Les Miles thinks players using college football transfer portal 'not out of necessity'
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:32:13 -0500
Since its inception in 2018, college football’s transfer portal has yet to lure any of the University of Kansas football program’s prominent players away from Lawrence with the idea of playing somewhere else, where the grass or artificial turf is greener. Even so, the Jayhawks’ head coach, Les Miles, didn’t come across as a supporter of the portal’s existence this week. By Benton Smtih
As new KU deal is signed, it's unclear what Adidas will do to help prevent future basketball scandal
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:11:44 -0500
Adidas will do more in the future to help prevent college basketball recruiting scandals, a Kansas Athletics official said Wednesday as KU and Adidas announced a nearly $200 million dollar extension of their marketing partnership. But specific steps the apparel company will take to prevent a repeat of the past scandal — where three of its former employees or consultants have been convicted on federal fraud charges — weren’t announced.
KU announces partnership extension with Adidas through 2031
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:35:57 -0500
Kansas Athletics on Wednesday morning announced that it had agreed to extend its contract with footwear and apparel partner Adidas through 2031. By Matt Tait
Big 12 Conference partners with Learfield IMG College as sponsorship rights holder
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:35:26 -0500
The Big 12 Conference on Tuesday announced Learfield IMG College as its new comprehensive sponsorship rights holder.
Six Jayhawks named to Big 12 All-Tournament Team
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:54:53 -0500
Six players from the Kansas women's tennis team were named to the Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team, which was announced Monday by the conference office.
KU football coaches opened recruiting period in K.C. and Kansas
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:12:04 -0500
The morning after KU’s final spring practice, the staff embarked on what was branded as “Operation Capture KC,” to open the current evaluation period. By Benton Smith
Jayhawks' success in doubles was key to capturing first Big 12 title
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:13:05 -0500
The Jayhawks had two different chances to clinch a Big 12 Championship for the first time ever.
4-star prep G Cassius Stanley chooses Duke
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:00:34 -0500
On the same afternoon that Kansas basketball coaches and players learned center Udoka Azubuike will be back for his senior season, the Jayhawks missed out on a highly regarded prep guard who could have complemented the 7-footer inside. By Benton Smith
Kansas big man Udoka Azubuike to return for senior season
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:32:46 -0500
For the second year in a row, the Kansas men’s basketball program got some good spring news from its biggest player. Udoka Azubuike will return to KU for his senior year. By Matt Tait
Offseason progress helped Davon Ferguson stand out for KU in spring
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:38:36 -0500
A defensive back whose path through the college football ranks began at the junior college level, Davon Ferguson arrived at the University of Kansas in the spring of 2018 confident that his playmaking ability would get him on the field sooner rather than later. By Benton Smith