KU sports

KU baseball tips Northwestern
May 6, 2015
Owen Taylor hit a three-run home run, and T.J. Martin belted a solo shot during a four-run fourth inning, and Kansas University’s baseball team defeated Northwestern, 6-2, on Tuesday.
KU women’s track No. 21 in poll
May 6, 2015
Kansas University’s women are ranked No. 21, and the KU men are just outside the rankings at No. 37 in the latest poll of the U.S. Track&Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
ISU seen as strong challenger to Kansas
May 6, 2015
Kansas University’s men’s basketball team figures to face stiff competition from Iowa State in its quest for a 12th-straight Big 12 title.
KU football picks up another offensive lineman
May 5, 2015
Former Missouri commitment, Harneet Gill, an offensive tackle from Pierce College in Los Angeles, has committed to the Jayhawks, JayhawkSlant.com reported Tuesday night.
KU women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider adds 2 to staff
May 5, 2015
Newly named Kansas University women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider, who officially took over the program in April, on Tuesday announced the names of two members of his first KU coaching staff.
Simmons gets Seahawks tryout
May 5, 2015
Victor Simmons became the 11th Kansas University player to move on to the professional football ranks as he earned a rookie mini-camp invite with the Seattle Seahawks on Monday afternoon.
Serious student: Cheick Diallo learns from watching the pros
May 5, 2015
Cheick Diallo had his TV tuned into the Bulls-Cavaliers NBA playoff game as he conducted a phone interview with the Journal-World on Monday night from Centereach, New York. By Gary Bedore
Ex-Kansas TE Jordan Shelley-Smith gaining weight, reps on OL
May 5, 2015
A year ago, Kansas University football player Jordan Shelley-Smith was a 248-pound tight end preparing for his third season in the KU program. Today, he’s on the verge of joining the 300-pound club. By Matt Tait
KU baseball bombed by Baylor, 14-4
May 4, 2015
Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price said he’s trying to remain as positive as he can this season. But the Jayhawks didn’t give him much to be excited about Sunday after they were shelled in a 14-4 loss to Baylor at Hoglund Ballpark. By Bobby Nightengale
Heeney: KU’s football struggles hurt draft stock
May 3, 2015
When 139 college football players — including 18 linebackers — heard their names called in the 2015 NFL Draft before Ben Heeney did, the first-team All-Big 12 linebacker from Kansas University began to wonder why he was still available in the fifth round Saturday. By Benton Smith
Slip and slide: Kansas softball losing streak hits 5
May 3, 2015
Kansas University’s first regular season at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park concluded Sunday with a 7-0 loss to No. 14 Baylor. By Chris Duderstadt
Kevin Young Halifax favorite
May 3, 2015
Former Kansas University forward Kevin Young emerged as one of the best players in the National Basketball League of Canada this past season. By Gary Bedore
Gary Woodland falls to Rory McIlroy in WGC Match Play Championship
May 3, 2015
Rory McIlroy didn’t need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship. Three times in the last three days, McIlroy had to rally from a late deficit to reach the championship match Sunday at TPC Harding Park. He removed any suspense by winning four straight holes against an errant Gary Woodland and never looked back.
KU rowing upends KSU
May 3, 2015
Kansas University’s rowing team defeated Kansas State, 14-9, Saturday in the Sunflower Showdown at Wyandotte County Lake.
Stigler powers Kansas track
May 3, 2015
Senior Michael Stigler was victorious again in the 400 hurdles to lead Kansas University’s track and field team Saturday in the Rock Chalk Classic at Rock Chalk Park.


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