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KU football DBs coach Chevis Jackson signed 3-year term sheet

The first assistant hired by new head coach Les Miles, Chevis Jackson signed a three-year term sheet with Kansas Athletics to become the football team’s defensive backs coach. Jackson’s three-year deal averages about $163,333 per year, with KU having an option for the third year. The ...

LB Joe Dineen becomes KU football’s 1st AP All-American since 2007

Although his days of playing for his hometown college football program are over, the honors continue to roll in for University of Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen. The Big 12’s tackling leader for the second year in a row, Dineen was named Monday to the Associated Press 2018 All-America team as ...

Jayhawks jump back into top spot in AP Top 25

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2018/dec/08/kansas-basketball-v-new-mexico-state/125748/ With no team positioned to jump them into the top spot during the past seven days, the Kansas men’s basketball team returned to the No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 on Monday. The ...

Les Miles announces hiring of D.J. Eliot as KU’s defensive coordinator

New Kansas football coach Les Miles officially has both of his coordinators in place for his first staff. As reports from the Journal-World and other outlets during the hours leading up to Monday evening’s KU announcement indicated, Miles hired D.J. Eliot, a former defensive coordinator at ...

Butker’s OT field goal lifts Chiefs past Ravens, 27-24

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The fourth-down play was designed to go left, yet there was Patrick Mahomes scrambling to his right with a phalanx of Ravens in pursuit, his eyes trained on Tyreek Hill deep downfield. Mahomes heaved an audacious throw. Hill made an incredible catch. The Chiefs proceeded ...

Preps notebook: Veritas boys claim 61-60 win in overtime thriller

The Veritas boys basketball team edged Omaha Roadrunners, 61-60, in overtime Saturday afternoon. Veritas scored 26 points in the opening period, pouring in 20 more in the final period. As a team, the Eagles shot 48.9 percent from the floor. They outrebounded the opposition by a 30-18 margin, ...

Matt Tait named sports editor of Journal-World

A longtime Lawrence resident and reporter has been named the next sports editor of the Lawrence Journal-World. Matt Tait will oversee sports coverage in the Lawrence Journal-World, LJWorld.com and KUsports.com. Tait previously had served as editor of KUsports.com, while also covering the ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 63, New Mexico State 60

Kansas City, Mo. — Quick grades for five aspects of the Kansas basketball team’s 63-60 win over New Mexico State on Saturday night at Sprint Center. Offense: C ---------- The starting lineup didn’t miss Lagerald Vick in the opening minutes versus the Aggies. Charlie Moore came out ...

Quick recap: No. 2 Kansas takes down New Mexico State, 63-60

It wasn’t always the prettiest showing, but No. 2 Kansas found a way to survive once again. KU (8-0) struggled for much of its non-conference clash with New Mexico State Saturday night in the Sprint Center. Just like they have done a number of times during the young season, though, the ...

Area basketball roundup: Bishop Seabury boys improve to 3-0 with 86-32 win

The Bishop Seabury boys basketball team set the tone in the first quarter. After a 24-point first quarter, the Seahawks were in control throughout their 86-32 victory over Christ Prep Saturday afternoon at home. With the win, Bishop Seabury (No. 3 team in Class 2A) improved to 3-0 to start the ...

Game day: No. 2 Kansas basketball vs. New Mexico State

No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks (7-0) vs. New Mexico State Aggies (7-1) Time: 7:30 p.m. | Location: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Not going to be home for the game? Sign up for ESPN+ and watch your Hawks on the go. Log on to KUsports.com for our ...