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KU AD Jeff Long announces departmentwide furloughs, pay cuts

University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long on Wednesday announced staffwide furloughs and pay cuts for all Kansas Athletics employees, including coaches, from June 1 through the end of 2020. An email sent to KU’s donors on Wednesday afternoon outlined four tiers of the department’s ...

Three-star Georgia linebacker commits to Kansas football

Three-star linebacker Trey Staley announced his commitment to Kansas on Saturday and in doing so spoke of a challenging road ahead. “They say you have to go outside your comfort zone to get where you want to be in life,” Staley wrote in a note on Twitter. “And this decision definitely ...

KU freshman Gethro Muscadin to wear No. 35 with the Jayhawks

The Kansas basketball program on Saturday announced that incoming freshman Gethro Muscadin, a 6-foot-10, 215-pound forward from Aspire Academy, in Louisville, Ky., will wear No. 35 with the Jayhawks during the 2020-21 season. The move, in some ways, is reminiscent of the one made by a young ...

Juco transfer Tyon Grant-Foster to wear No. 1 with Kansas

Newcomer Tyon Grant-Foster will become the latest Jayhawk to wear No. 1, the Kansas basketball program announced recently. Rated by some analysts as the top junior college prospect in the country out of Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa, Grant-Foster, appropriately, was the ...

NCAA votes to lift moratorium on football, basketball workouts

The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to lift a moratorium on voluntary workouts by football and basketball players effective June 1 as a growing number of college leaders expressed confidence that fall sports will be possible in some form despite concerns about the coronavirus ...

Kansas Athletics survey aims to find out how ready fans are to return

Kansas Athletics Inc. is conducting an online survey to gauge fan interest in attending KU sporting events in the fall and beyond. The COVID-19 Fan Impact Survey, which is run through a third-party website, was sent to all donors, season-ticket holders and single-game ticket buyers and takes ...