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The case for Miles Kendrick as KU’s starting QB

At some point between now and the season opener, Kansas football coaches will decide upon a starting quarterback. Maybe tomorrow. Perhaps the night before the Jayhawks’ Sept. 1 debut. Or, conceivably, they already have identified the man for the job and they’re keeping it under ...

Tom Keegan: Newcomers bring hope to Kansas football offense

Three and out after three and out. The quarterback seeing stars, but not open stars slipping behind the secondary, stars in his eyes from getting slammed to the turf yet again. Bubble screens bursting, blown up by a lack of blocking, the ball floating in the air too long or both. Those are the ...

Notebook: Kansas WR Steven Sims makes another watch list

The most experienced and prolific skill player on the Kansas football roster entering this season, Steven Sims Jr. expects the Jayhawks to show significant progress offensively in the months ahead. Those who follow college football foresee Sims, a senior receiver, playing a starring role ...

KU tennis duo wins Oracle ITA National Summer Championships Final

The University of Kansas tandem of Nina Khmelnitckaia and Janet Koch, who will both be seniors this season, finished their strong summer by claiming a doubles crown in Oracle ITA National Summer Championships at TCU in Fort Worth, Texas. Khmelnitckaia and Koch defeated the University of ...

Former KU guard Sam Cunliffe headed to Evansville

In the end, the right fit won out over the chance to finish his career closer to his hometown of Seattle. Either way, [former Kansas guard Sam Cunliffe][1] on Tuesday announced via Twitter that he was headed to Evansville, where he will sit out the 2018-19 season and have two years of ...

Putts mean more than money for Kansas pro golfers

Stop grousing about that 10-foot putt you barely missed costing you 10 bucks. Nobody wants to hear it. Besides, it could be worse. You could be missing it on the PGA Tour, where one stroke sometimes costs you more than 10,000 times as much as that. Gary Woodland’s 16-foot birdie putt on No. ...

Finley places 4th at NACAC Senior Championships

Kansas track and field alum Mason Finley placed fourth in the discus competition Sunday at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Senior Championships at Varsity Stadium in Toronto. Finley, who was representing the United States, recorded a mark of 61.55 meters (201-11 ft.) ...

Corione Harris ‘realistic’ option at CB for KU as true freshman

The closer the Kansas football team gets to its season opener, the more likely it seems fans who show up Sept. 1 at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium will get ample opportunities to watch freshman Corione Harris. One of the most eagerly anticipated debuts in the program’s recent memory ...

Lasting legacy: 1990 LHS volleyball team inducted into Hall of Fame

Earlier this summer, the 1990 Lawrence High School volleyball team was inducted into the Kansas Volleyball Association Hall of Fame. Despite it being nearly 30 years later, and the fact several of the players have since left the area, a total of nine of the 10 players on the team — as well ...

Former KU golfer Chris Thompson finishes 3rd in Ellie Mae Classic

Touring Web.com pro Chris Thompson, who had multiple near misses over the years in Q school in his quest to make the PGA Tour, finished third in the Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae on Sunday by shooting a 64. Thompson’s third consecutive top-four finish vaults him to 19th on the Web.com ...

Woods and Woodland: Not on top, but still contending

St. Louis — Gary Woodland and Tiger Woods, playing partners Sunday, were hunting the same dangling carrot during strong weeks at Bellerive Country Club in the 100th PGA Championship. They both were seeking to slay outside doubts about their ability to achieve firsts. Woodland sought his ...

After 2 shoulder surgeries, Kansas OL Hakeem Adeniji poised for big step

Dating back to the first grade, Hakeem Adeniji has never missed a game. A junior offensive tackle at the University of Kansas, Adeniji has overcome every minor injury throughout his football career. Since arriving in Lawrence in 2016, he has started all 24 games with the Jayhawks, and never ...

Emilianov places 8th at European Championships

Kansas track and field freshman Alexandra Emilianov finished eighth in the discus at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany on Saturday. Emilianov, who was competing for her home country of Moldova, registered a throw of 58.10 meters (190-7 ft.) on her third attempt to mark ...

Tom Keegan: Wild Woodland week to end with a round with Tiger

St. Louis — As if this week hasn’t been wild enough already for Gary Woodland. He’s been the target of Mizzou hecklers ad nauseam during the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club, was the sole leader after the first and second rounds, and carded a triple-bogey on the 10th hole ...

Notebook: Mike Lee notices key difference in KU defense this preseason

Currently going through his third preseason with the University of Kansas football program, safety Mike Lee feels better about the state of the team this August. Looking back at camp practices that ushered in his freshman and sophomore seasons and comparing them to those of the past week-plus, ...