KU sports

Ex-Jayhawk Black signs two-year deal with Rockets
August 28, 2014
Basketball notebook. … Former Kansas University center Tarik Black has signed a two-year, partially guaranteed contract with the NBA’s Houston Rockets, the Houston Chronicle reported on Wednesday night.
Jayhawks will get early look at SEMO
August 27, 2014
In a sense, the 2014 Kansas University football season starts tonight. No, the Jayhawks won’t be in uniform, under the lights with the roar of the crowd and smell of tailgating in the air. But their first opponent of the season will be.
Tarik Black signs contract with NBA’s Houston Rockets
August 27, 2014
Tarik Black has signed a two-year partially guaranteed contract with Houston.
Kansas corner Kevin Short fired up
August 27, 2014
After being declared ineligible two nights before last year’s season-opener, Kansas University junior cornerback Kevin Short is so excited about the season ahead he can barely stand it. By Matt Tait
’Wolves welcome Wiggins
August 27, 2014
Andrew Wiggins is definitely feeling appreciated following his trade from Cleveland. By Gary Bedore
KU soccer doesn’t expect to return to Rock Chalk Park until October
August 26, 2014
Kansas University’s soccer team will return to its new home field at Rock Chalk Park — just not anytime soon.
KU linebacker Ben Heeney to throw out first pitch at Sunday’s Royals game
August 26, 2014
Led by senior linebacker Ben Heeney tossing out the ceremonial first pitch, Sunday will mark “KU Night at the K” for the Kansas University football program and the Kansas City Royals.
Lewandowski recalls defensive roots
Senior offensive tackle started Kansas career on other side of line
August 26, 2014
Senior left offensive tackle Pat Lewandowski opened preseason camp as the first-string left tackle for KU, but his first contributions to the program came as a defensive end and tackle as a red-shirt freshman. He moved to left offensive tackle (where he played behind Tanner Hawkinson) as a sophomore and started six games at center as a junior. By Benton Smith
Bill Self says Cup good for ‘Svi’
August 26, 2014
The FIBA World Cup basketball tournament starts Saturday in Spain — five days after the opening bell of Kansas University’s academic school year. The fact KU freshman Sviatoslav “Svi” Mykhailiuk is entered in the Cup as a member of Ukraine’s national team makes some wonder how he’ll be able to pass the 12 hours of schoolwork he’s required to take first semester at KU. By Gary Bedore
Column: KISS and tell: Ex-Jayhawk Joe Mortensen relishes TV role
August 26, 2014
He owes his very existence to KISS, so it’s no surprise that Joe Mortensen withstood punishing hits on behalf of the quirky rock band. By Tom Keegan
More on ‘Svi’: Bill Self discusses Ukraine freshman at Monday’s Boy Scout golf tourney
KU coach says Mykhailiuk may do some online coursework while at World Cup
August 25, 2014
Svi Mykhailiuk will be playing for Ukraine at the upcoming World Cup.
KU soccer nets ‘home’ win
Jayhawks return to Complex for 3-0 victory
August 25, 2014
KU’s season-opening victory Friday against Wyoming left its new home field with some divots and potholes, so the Jayhawks headed back to the facility they have played at for years and practiced at all preseason for a 3-0 victory over the visiting Mustangs. By Benton Smith
Kansas senior Victor Simmons at home at ‘buck’
August 25, 2014
It’s a good thing Victor Simmons does not fear change, because the Kansas University senior has experienced nothing but transition since joining the program. By Benton Smith
Column: Running backs’ lost carries might be least of Kansas’ worries
August 25, 2014
It’s possible Taylor Cox and especially Brandon Bourbon actually could be missed more in the passing than running game. By Tom Keegan
Chillin’ out: ‘Svi’ excused from Challenge
August 25, 2014
Just one Kansas University basketball player did not participate in the team’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday afternoon outside Allen Fieldhouse. The one missing Jayhawk was freshman Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, who had an excused absence. By Gary Bedore


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