National sports

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 17, 2014
December 18, 2014
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
Column: Alexander candidate for huge progress at break
December 17, 2014
That stretch between semesters is improvement time for college basketball squads across America because restrictions on practice time are when student-athletes take a hiatus from the first half of their titles and focus on making their games better.
Friends Bates, Banks among KU signees
December 17, 2014
Even though Trinity Valley Community College teammates Bazie Bates IV and D’Andre Banks committed to the Kansas University football program six months apart, the two friends and teammates spent plenty of time talking about the Jayhawks during the wait.
Self sees Ellis as Kansas’ go-to guy in clutch
December 17, 2014
Bill Self knows which player to call on when Kansas University’s basketball team desperately needs a basket.
St. Ambrose stops Haskell
December 17, 2014
Haskell Indian Nation’s women’s basketball team suffered its second loss of the season on Wednesday after falling to St. Ambrose, 79-65, in Coffin Sports Complex.
Van Slambrouck claims honor
December 17, 2014
Kansas University senior soccer player Caroline Van Slambrouck has been named to the Scholar All-America Second Team, it was announced Wednesday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 16, 2014
December 17, 2014
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.
AVCA honors Albers, Havili
December 17, 2014
Kansas University volleyball players — senior Chelsea Albers and freshman Ainise Havili — have been named AVCA All-America honorable mention.
Self seeks offensive boost
December 16, 2014
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self’s Christmas wish list for his players includes … “Our guys having confidence and understanding where our shots are coming from and that they are confident we can get good shots,” Self, KU’s 12th-year coach, said Tuesday, choosing improvement on the offensive end during a morning spot on KC-610 radio.
Royals finalize Morales deal
December 16, 2014
Kendrys Morales missed out on a postseason appearance last season when his Seattle Mariners fell just short of a wild card. Now he’s joining one of the teams that went to the playoffs at Seattle’s expense.
Mathis set to sign with KU
December 16, 2014
A little more than a week ago, Kilgore College cornerback M.J. Mathis had his entire world turned upside down.
Column: Cumbie would be a good fit for Kansas
December 16, 2014
The nice thing about Kansas University changing football coaches at the rate Bruce Jenner changes faces centers on the guessing game as to the important hires the head coach will make. It’s an enjoyable exercise. Try it.
Kobe sees similarities with ex-Jayhawk Wiggins
December 16, 2014
Alert the hype police. Someone actually had the audacity to compare Minnesota rookie Andrew Wiggins with future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant.
KU commitment Ke’aun Kinner named first-team juco All-American
Jayhawks also on the verge of adding another offensive lineman
December 16, 2014
Recent Kansas University football commitment Ke’aun Kinner, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound running back from Navarro College, was named a first-team NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.
Kansas interested in Ojeleye?
December 16, 2014
Kansas University on Monday was one of many schools to inquire about Duke forward Semi Ojeleye, who has decided to transfer.