National sports

KU commitment Vick 50/50 on reclassifying
May 27, 2015
LaGerald Vick sees positives in starting his college basketball career during the 2015-16 season rather than attending prep school for a year.
Bill Self’s ‘Boogie’ on tap
May 27, 2015
The fifth “Bill’s Basketball Boogie, a benefit for the Assists Foundation,” will be held 7 p.m. until midnight, June 13, at Abe and Jake’s Landing in downtown Lawrence.
Royals in first skid of season
May 27, 2015
The Kansas City Royals haven’t been in this kind of slump in more than a year. The Yankees put up two more first-inning runs in this series — Mark Teixeira’s two-run homer — and the Royals couldn’t recover, losing their third straight for the first time since last August, 5-1 to New York on Tuesday night.
Houston misses Chiefs workout
May 27, 2015
The Chiefs kicked off the third phase of the offseason workout program Tuesday with the first set of voluntary organized team activities missing nine players.
Bill Self wins Mannie Jackson - Basketball Human Spirit Award
KU coach ‘surprised, honored,’ by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recognition
May 26, 2015
Bill Self has been honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.
More glowing reports on KU hoops commitment Vick
May 26, 2015
Future Kansas University basketball guard LaGerald Vick ranks fifth in scoring on the Under Armour Association spring circuit following a productive weekend for Team Thad AAU in New York. By Gary Bedore
Yankees wallop Guthrie, Royals, 14-1
May 26, 2015
Brett Gardner got a little silly after hitting the Yankees’ third homer of the first inning, enthusiastically high-fiving his teammates as if he were trying to slap away the memory of a lost weekend of baseball. A few big hits did the job just fine.
Column: Seeing Stars? Wake Forest turns out more NBA All-Stars than Kansas
May 26, 2015
Bill Self and Roy Williams, Kansas University’s only two basketball coaches for the past 27 years, combined for six Final Fours, four NCAA title-game appearances and one national title for KU. They have done so employing different coaching styles and personalities.By Tom Keegan
Milt Newton giving back
Former Jayhawk guard helps create charitable foundation in Virgin Islands
May 24, 2015
Minnesota Timberwolves general manager/former Kansas University guard Milt Newton, who was born and raised in the Virgin Islands, returned to St. Thomas with his wife, Shalaun Newton, earlier this month to speak with youths about the importance of education and also announce the formation of a charitable foundation to assist youngsters who live in the U.S. territory. By Gary Bedore
Inextricably linked: Bourbon, Cox bound through injury, rehab
Running backs preparing for sixth season — but only one as a Jayhawk
May 24, 2015
James Sims exhausted his eligibility and cleared the path for seniors Brandon Bourbon and Taylor Cox to compete for the starting tailback job as seniors. The competition ended for both of them when they suffered season-ending injuries on back-to-back days in mid-August. By Tom Keegan
Cards get to Ventura, avoid sweep with 6-1 victory over Royals
May 24, 2015
Yordano Ventura had a shaky first inning and a bad pitch in the sixth. That led to four St. Louis runs, which was more than enough for Michael Wacha.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 23, 2015
May 24, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 23, 2015
Texas high school safety chooses Jayhawks
May 24, 2015
Kansas University football coach David Beaty was back on Twitter on Saturday, using his #neatdeal approach to tip his hand that the Jayhawks might have landed another commitment in the Class of 2016.
Kansas commit Vick gets positive reviews
May 24, 2015
LaGerald Vick, who has committed to play basketball at Kansas University — likely starting in the 2015-16 season — continues to compete on this spring and summer’s Under Armour Association Circuit.
Sporting KC, Seattle play to scoreless tie
May 24, 2015
Tim Melia needed to make just one save, but it came late in the game as Sporting Kansas City played to a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.

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