Press Conferences & Post-Game Interviews

Self talks comeback win over WVU, praises Azubuike

Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

After a 77-69 comeback victory over West Virginia on Saturday, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self talked about the Jayhawks' defense down the stretch, the 35-2 free throw disparity and how well Udoka Azubuike played.

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KU Sports Hour

KU basketball progress report

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

On this episode of the KU Sports Hour, hosted by KU basketball beat writer Matt Tait, the KUsports.com staff recaps KU basketball’s win over Iowa State. The second half of this podcast features a progress report for KU basketball nearing the end of conference play, with 10 questions about the team, Big 12 and KU's NCAA tournament hopes.

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What we learned from KU football's spring game

Monday, April 17, 2017

Kansas football beat writer Benton Smith joins Matt Tait to discuss what the 2017 Kansas football spring game taught us about David Beaty's Jayhawks.

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High School Spodcasters

Firebirds move on to state semis with 10-0 victory

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Bobby Nightengale, Benton Smith and Matt Tait breakdown Thursday's 10-0 Free State baseball victory over Derby, which put the Firebirds back in the state semifinals for the second year in a row and kept alive Free State's hopes of repeating as state champs.

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KU recruit

Click here for correct pronunciation for KU basketball recruit Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

KU track and field throws coach Andy Kokhanovsky, also from Ukraine, demonstrates correct pronunciation of Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk.

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Big 12 Soundoff

Handicapping KU's chances in the Big 12 tournament, plus other predictions for K.C.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

With the Big 12 tournament set to begin on Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo., Jesse Newell and Eric Sorrentino discuss several hot-button topics regarding this year's field. Among them: KU's tournament path in the upper-portion of the bracket; one bold prediction from each podcaster; All-Big 12 tournament team predictions; tournament champion predictions; and how this will be a vital week for one Kansas guard.

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The Dog and Pony Show

Tech Talk

Friday, April 9, 2010

Tech N9ne, Kansas City's most prolific and successful rapper, chats with us about being an independent mogul, embracing Juggalos, conquering Canada and consuming cognac. You know what I'm sizzlin'? (Caution: contains some explicit language.)

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Room 125: The LHS Podcast

Budget cuts and the future of Lawrence schools

Monday, March 8, 2010

The Lawrence school district faces a budget deficit of over $5 million. This week the Lawrence High School student podcast "Room 125" will examine the different options facing the school board in regards to potential cuts, particularly the suggestion of closing one or more of the community's elementary schools.

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Pulse Podcast

An interview with Lawrence's NaNoWriMo winners

Monday, Dec. 14, 2009

Shaun Hittle talks with Jason Arnett and John Bond, winners of the Lawrence NaNoWriMo contest, about their writing process and their new books.

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Going Deep

'Hawks and Huskers: A Big 12 North showdown

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009

On this week's episode of "Going Deep," Matt Tait and Jesse Newell (filling in for Eric Sorrentino) welcome Brian Christopherson of The Lincoln Journal Star and HuskerExtra.com to the show. In addition to trying to sort out the jumbled mess that is the Big 12 standings, Christopherson gives his input on why Nebraska has become all defense and no offfense and divulges the identity of a few lesser-known names who could make the difference in the once-thought marquee game on the Big 12 North schedule.

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The Morning Rush

Regents call for tuition hike

Friday, June 26, 2009

• Anticipating another round of budget cuts, the Kansas Board of Regents on Thursday approved a 6 percent tuition increase for many students at Kansas University. • Even though funding was stripped from an appropriations bill, members of the Kansas congressional delegation on Thursday remained confident that a proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility would still be built in Manhattan. • A local crime-fighting organization has announced a reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted for an alleged attempted murder. Lawrence police are trying to track down James McAdams, 19, of Lawrence. • For the five Lawrence High golfers playing in Thursday’s Kansas Junior Golf Association Northeast Section tournament at Alvamar Public, the event delivered a relaxed and laid-back environment, as the Lions were able to enjoy their home-course advantage.

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Free Speak: The Free State Podcast

First impressions of Free State

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

School's back in session, and new faces are in the hallways. We're all thinking about them, but what are they thinking about us? Free Speak talks with new students and faculty to get their impressions of Free State.

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Gameday Cram Session

KU-KSU, Round One

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008

Ryan Greene and Kevin Romary break down the biggest challenge yet for both No. 2 Kansas and No. 22 Kansas State in the 2007-08 season. The guys offer some thoughts and predictions as the undefeated Jayhawks and Michael Beasley & Co. get set to square off in Bramlage Coliseum, where KU has had some moderate success in the past.

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Memories of '87-'88

Woodling/Fagan: Midseason woes abound

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008

Former Journal-World sports editor Chuck Woodling and current J-W business editor Mark Fagan (then just a KU sophomore) discuss the feelings around Lawrence as the 1987-88 KU team had to overcome a series of hurdles midseason. Included were Archie Marshall's knee injury, Marvin Branch's eligibility and Chris Piper's nagging injury.

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Bedore's Take

Quintrell Thomas makes three

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

The third commitment for Bill Self's 2008 recruiting class - 6-foot-8 New Jersey power forward Quintrell Thomas - gives KU another big body following the departures of Darnell Jackson, Sasha Kaun and possibly Darrell Arthur. Journal-World KU men's basketball beat writer talks about the newest member of the class, plus who could be next.

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6News Podcast

6News podcast for October 12, 2007

Friday, Oct. 12, 2007

6News podcast for October 12, 2007

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Wood's Take

KU crashes the Top 25 party

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007

KU football beat writer Ryan Wood talks about what a Top 25 ranking can now do for Mark Mangino's surging program. Plus, how high can the Jayhawks go in the polls?

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The Capitol Report

Will Lawrence residents have to pay for KU's maintenance?

Monday, April 9, 2007

Scott Rothschild and Gena Terlizzi join Joel Mathis to discuss House Speaker Melvin Neufeld's proposal to charge local communities more for Regents university maintenance. Plus: What's going on in health care?

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