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Predicting 2019’s top Jayhawks: No. 6, CB Corione Harris

As the start of the college football season inches closer by the minute, here at KUsports.com and the Lawrence Journal-World we are counting down to kickoff by each day revealing a new KU player on Benton Smith’s list predicting the top 11 Jayhawks for the 2019 season. Les Miles will lead ...

Reyes hits 3-run homer, leads Indians to win over Royals

Cleveland — Franmil Reyes hit a three-run homer to help Cleveland beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Saturday night in a game in which the Indians lost third baseman José Ramírez to a right wrist injury. Reyes’ 30th homer of the season highlighted a four-run third inning against the ...

Appearances by Miles, Self highlight KU’s annual Traditions Night

It all came down to a simple question: Would you rather fight 12 tiny Bill Selfs or one giant Les Miles? “I’ve got the answer,” Kansas athletic director Jeff Long responded. “I’m not going to fight either of them because I’m smarter than that. But I would go to battle with each one ...

Freshman RB Velton Gardner ‘fighting hard to carve out a role’

After playing mainly quarterback during high school, Kansas freshman running back Velton Gardner has gone through a bit of a learning curve during preseason camp.  “Yeah, it’s been an adjustment, but the older running backs, they got me and stuff like that,” said Gardner, a newcomer ...

Predicting 2019’s top Jayhawks: No. 7, RB Khalil Herbert

As the start of the college football season inches closer by the minute, here at KUsports.com and the Lawrence Journal-World we are counting down to kickoff by each day revealing a new KU player on Benton Smith’s list predicting the top 11 Jayhawks for the 2019 season. Les Miles will lead ...

Hand, Lindor lead Indians past Royals 4-1 in Cleveland

Cleveland — Brad Hand bounced back from his recent struggles to record his 30th save, Francisco Lindor hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Friday night. The All-Star closer, who had blown three consecutive saves, gave up a leadoff single to ...

Les Miles tells fans Jayhawks ‘need to play dominant football’

Prairie Village — Les Miles didn’t have any grand announcements or bold declarations to make Friday night while addressing a large contingent of University of Kansas fans at the athletic department’s annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square. Nor did the head football coach want to share any ...

Max Falkenstien celebration of life set for Saturday

When former radio broadcaster [Max Falkenstien died in late July at the age of 95,][1] Jayhawks everywhere jumped at the chance to share their best stories of the man who called KU games for 60 years. On Saturday, the party will continue at the Lied Center on KU’s campus. In conjunction ...

McClure’s hat trick propels KU soccer to 4-0 win in season opener

The Kansas women’s soccer team kicked off the season with a dominant 4-0 victory over Nebraska, which came Thursday night courtesy of a hat trick by senior forward Katie McClure at Rock Chalk Park. McClure wasted no time and struck almost as soon as the contest began, scoring her first goal ...

LFS Gridiron Club to host annual auction event at LCC

Imagine getting a front-row seat to one Free State football game this fall. The "Friday night lights total game day experience" is one of many items up for grabs at an annual silent auction event, which is hosted by the LFS Gridiron Club. This year’s event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. ...