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Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson kept quickly scraping through scoreless innings, even as his Royals counterpart was putting together a no-hit bid that was starting to set social media ablaze. St. Louis eventually cracked Brad Keller in spectacular fashion. Kansas City ...

Former KU football walk-on Sam Burt awarded a scholarship

A homegrown University of Kansas junior from the small city of Abilene, Sam Burt is no longer a walk-on with the Jayhawks’ football program. Head coach Les Miles informed Burt of that news while meeting with the team Wednesday. In a video of the surprise exchange between the head coach and ...

3-star Louisiana CB Tanner Hooker commits to KU football

The job isn’t done yet for Les Miles and his Kansas football staff, but the coaches now have 25 commitments lined up for their 2020 recruiting class. A three-star cornerback from Shreveport, La., Tanner Hooker allowed the Jayhawks to achieve that milestone Wednesday evening, when he made ...

Azur Kamara trying to become more than a pass rusher for KU defense

When Azur Kamara joined the Kansas football program a little more than a year ago as a junior college transfer, he hoped his pass rushing skills would translate quickly to the Power Five level and turn him into a playmaker up front for the Jayhawks’ defense. Even though KU’s need for a ...

Agbaji, Azubuike impress at Nike Skills Academy in California

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/jun/11/329301/ A couple of current Jayhawks recently spent some time in Southern California, showing off their bodies and abilities at the annual Nike Skills Academy. Dozens of pro scouts were on hand to watch the select group that included KU sophomore ...

Flaherty goes 7 innings as Cardinals edge Royals 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jack Flaherty tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, Tommy Edman and Paul Goldschmidt drove in the only runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Tuesday night. Flaherty (6-6) struck out seven with a lone walk in his sixth consecutive stingy ...

2021 QB Ben Easters announces commitment to KU football

It will be a long time before Ben Easters plays college football. But as of Tuesday evening the high school quarterback from Brownsburg, Ind., plans to do so at the University of Kansas. Easters, a pro-style QB in the Class of 2021, announced his commitment to Les Miles and the Jayhawks via ...

Self: Veteran pieces important for KU basketball

When Kansas center Udoka Azubuike and forward Silvio De Sousa elected to return to KU for the 2019-20 season, the move did much more than solidify the Jayhawks’ front court. It also added some much-needed experience to the Kansas roster. And even though both players are still young in ...

Shane Jackson: KU’s revamped energy is evident during preseason camp

By now, you have surely seen it. This past weekend, a video from a Kansas football team meeting surfaced via social media. KU head coach Les Miles, who is now a little over two weeks away from his debut with his new team, was captured dancing to ‘Before I Let Go’ by Frankie Beverly & ...

Freshman QB Torry Locklin finding ways to stand out during KU practices

As the competition for the starting quarterback job continues to unfold during preseason football practices, a young QB is finding ways to make his mark, too, even if that doesn’t vault him into the marquee battle. On a roster that features a mass of quarterbacks beyond the frontrunners for ...