Column: Road success key to KU’s streak of hard-won hardware
July 26, 2014
Remarkably, Kansas has a .735 road winning percentage in league play during the regular-season conference streak. By Tom Keegan
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Butler comes through in a pinch for Royals
July 26, 2014
Struggling Billy Butler was needed late Friday night, and he delivered a pinch two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to send the Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 for their fourth straight win.
Contract complete, Charles opens training camp with Chiefs
July 25, 2014
The Kansas City Chiefs welcomed back star running back Jamaal Charles on Thursday for the first day of coach Andy Reid’s second training camp at Missouri Western. Charles, who signed a two-year contract extension Wednesday, entered the practice field Thursday to thunderous cheers from fans in attendance.
Aoki lifts Royals over Indians in 14th inning
July 25, 2014
Nori Aoki singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 14th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Cleveland after Indians starter Corey Kluber carried a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday night.
French soccer taps KU’s Gagnet for U20 team
July 25, 2014
Kansas University sophomore Aurélie Gagnet was one of 21 players selected to the U20 French National Soccer Team, which will compete in the U20 World Cup next month in Canada.
Ex-KU grad assistant rejoins women’s basketball staff
July 25, 2014
Former Kansas University graduate assistant Steve Wallace will rejoin the KU women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach, KU head coach Bonnie Henrickson announced Thursday.
KU’s Hanna atop Kansas Amateur Match Play
July 25, 2014
Kansas University golfer Chase Hanna finished first in stroke play on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Kansas Amateur and defeated his first opponent in match play on Thursday at Mission Hills Country Club.
Column: Weis’ claims of his deepest KU roster up for debate
July 25, 2014
Charlie Weis gave those who cringe their way through his press conferences a break this time at the annual Big 12 media days, a year after his steamy remarks put him at the bottom of a pile of criticism. Weis did, however, make two statements off-podium in Dallas that merit scrutiny. Column by Tom Keegan
KU basketball recruit Allonzo Trier takes court at area tournament
July 25, 2014
Camera flashes were popping and phones were out to record every move as the Okun Fieldhouse crowd watched Kansas University recruit Allonzo Trier in his first game at the Sunflower Showcase national youth basketball tournament on Thursday. By Bobby Nightengale
Cavs sign Andrew Wiggins, starting 30-day hold on trades
04:22 p.m., July 24, 2014 Updated 12:46 a.m.
Andrew Wiggins signed his first NBA contract on Thursday. The one-and-done Kansas University product is a Cleveland Cavalier, for now.
LB/DE Jenkins-Moore announces departure from KU football
July 24, 2014
Former junior-college transfer Marcus Jenkins-Moore is leaving the Kansas University football program. By Matt Tait
Royals slide past Chisox, 2-1
July 24, 2014
It took a hard slide for the Kansas City Royals to end their skid.
Chiefs give RB Charles extension
July 24, 2014
Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs.
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KU basketball target Trier among players at Lawrence-bound Showcase
July 24, 2014
The Sunflower Showcase national youth basketball tournament — which runs today through Sunday at Okun Fieldhouse in Shawnee — is headed to Sport Pavilion Lawrence at Rock Chalk Park in July of 2015. By Gary Bedore
Ben McLemore relishes NBA hardware
July 24, 2014
Hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy, it was not. But second-year guard Ben McLemore and his Sacramento teammates did get a trophy and on-court presentation after winning the 24-team Las Vegas Summer League tournament this week. By Benton Smith
All is well: KU receiver Nick Harwell eager to make mark
July 24, 2014
First-year Kansas University wide receiver Nick Harwell’s return to playing football on Saturdays has reached the homestretch. It has been a long and trying wait. By Matt Tait
Juneau to coach Seabury girls hoops
July 24, 2014
Bishop Seabury Academy has named Ted Juneau as its new girls basketball coach. By Bobby Nightengale
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July 23, 2014
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