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Bill Self: Late Night performance not intended to taunt NCAA

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Wednesday that it was not his intent to taunt the NCAA or anyone else with the promotional video and performance by Snoop Dogg at Late Night last week. The rapper’s performance, which featured pole dancers, profanity-laced lyrics and fake $100 bills ...

Self scouting, reflecting big part of bye week for Jayhawks

Even before Les Miles decided to make a drastic change on his coaching staff, firing offensive coordinator Les Koenning and promoting Brent Dearmon to O.C., the Kansas football coach knew the Jayhawks’ bye week would be critical. Ahead of the team’s seven days of relative down time, Miles ...

Free State volleyball leans on seniors to defeat LHS in City Showdown

Even before Tuesday’s match started, the energy inside the Free State gym was palpable. That energy propelled Free State volleyball to a 3-0 victory (25-17, 25-13, 25-20) over Lawrence High in the City Showdown. “It definitely helped build a lot of momentum, especially when we went on long ...

KU ranks last in college football on 4th down through 6 weeks

The play call was good. The pass was perfect. But the catch was not made. Kansas rolled the dice on fourth-and-2 in the second quarter of a 45-20 loss to No. 6 Oklahoma this past weekend. KU quarterback Carter Stanley motioned tight end James Sosinski to the left side of the line. Stanley ...

Smagina advances in ITA All-American Championships qualifying draw

Sofia Smagina won her first match in the qualifying draw of the Saint Francis Health Systems ITA All-American Championships on Monday. The sophomore defeated Denver’s Taylor Melville by a score of 6-4, 6-4. Smagina will square off with Chloe Beck of Duke at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday as she looks to ...

KU looks to young guards for leadership this season

With losing nine players — including seven seniors — from the 2018-19 team, Kansas women’s basketball has emphasized filling gaps this offseason. “This has been a critical offseason for us, dating all the way back to when they reported in June,” KU coach Brandon Schneider said at ...

KU cornerback arrested in Missouri on suspicion of failure to appear

A University of Kansas football player was arrested Monday morning in Missouri. Corione Harris, 20, was arrested on suspicion of failure to appear, according to the booking log on arrests.org. Per court logs, Harris received a ticket for speeding on March 8. Harris’ license was suspended ...

Kansas makes final cut for 5-star forward Isaiah Todd

Five-star power forward Isaiah Todd on Monday morning narrowed his list from a final five to a top two, keeping Kansas in the mix along with Michigan. The 6-foot-10, 200-pound Todd, who hails from Word of God Christian Academy in Raleigh, N.C., revealed his two finalists in a Tweet early ...

Colts shut down Mahomes, Chiefs offense in 19-13 victory

Kansas City, Mo. — The Indianapolis Colts accomplished Sunday night what they failed to do in January. They beat the Chiefs in Kansas City. Marlon Mack ran for 132 yards, ageless kicker Adam Vinatieri knocked through four field goals and the Colts atoned ever so slightly for that playoff ...

Preps notebook: LHS volleyball goes 1-4 in home tournament

The final record didn’t tell the whole story for the Lawrence High volleyball team. LHS won just one of its five matches during a home tournament Saturday afternoon, though it battled in each tilt in what could end up being an important test for the defending 6A state champions. Lawrence’s ...