Published November 5, 2016
In search of its first victory since opening the season against FCS foe Rhode Island, the Kansas football team ventures into Milan Puskar Stadium, home of the No. 14-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers, for a night game on ESPN2. The Jayhawks haven’t won outside of Lawrence in 42 consecutive tries, dating back to 2009.
Published November 1, 2016
Officially, tonight doesn’t count. Unofficially, Kansas basketball season is here. The No. 3-ranked Jayhawks player their first exhibition of the 2016-17 season tonight at Allen Fieldhouse, versus Washburn.
Published October 30, 2016
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Published October 29, 2016
The Kansas football team knows all about how difficult it can be to win on the road in college football, with a 41-game losing streak away from Lawrence. Tonight at No. 16 Oklahoma, the Jayhawks face one of their biggest challenges of the season.
Published October 22, 2016
The Kansas football team has gone five games, with a bye week mixed in, without winning a game since trouncing FCS foe Rhode Island in its season opener. KU’s only close call in that span came two weeks ago at Memorial Stadium, and that’s where David Beaty’s Jayhawks (1-5 overall, 0-3 Big 12)— desperate for a win — will play again today for their homecoming game against Oklahoma State (4-2, 2-1).
Published October 15, 2016
The Kansas football team hasn’t won a game since its season opener against FCS opponent Rhode Island. But the Jayhawks might be in for their biggest challenge to date today, as they go on the road to face No. 11 Baylor. KU has dropped 40 consecutive games away from Lawrence, dating back to the 2009 season.
Published October 8, 2016
The Kansas Jayhawks (1-3) will look to end a three-game losing streak with their first home game in nearly a month against TCU (3-2) at Memorial Stadium. In the past couple of seasons, the Jayhawks have played their best football of the season against the Horned Frogs and they'll certainly need a similar performance Saturday.
Another fast-food chicken chain coming to south Iowa Street; maybe Lawrence has more vacant apartments than once thought
Published October 7, 2016
Heaven help us, the chickens are multiplying, and this time they’ve gotten their hands on a wrecking ball. Plans are in the works for another fast-food, fried chicken chain to open on south Iowa Street, and the project will involve tearing down a fairly large building along the corridor.
Published October 1, 2016
Kansas basketball season is almost here, and the powerhouse program’s rabid fans will get their first look at the 2016-17 Jayhawks Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, site of KU’s annual season tipoff extravaganza, Late Night. Get live updates from inside “The Phog” right here all evening.
Published September 29, 2016
The Kansas Jayhawks (1-2) begin Big 12 play this season with a nationally televised Thursday night matchup with Texas Tech (2-1), in Lubbock, Texas. Throws are expected to fly fast and furiously with the Red Raiders’ Air Raid offense giving them the top passing attack in the country. Plus, Tech has struggled defensively, so KU figures to try and keep pace by airing it out, too.
Published September 23, 2016
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Published September 17, 2016
The Kansas football team seeks to end a seven-year long road losing streak at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, home of the Memphis Tigers. The Jayhawks (1-1) have dropped 38 consecutive games away from Lawrence.
Published September 10, 2016
Now that the Kansas football team put an end to that pesky 15-game losing skid, the Jayhawks (1-0) can try to start a different kind of streak Saturday afternoon, when they play host to Ohio (0-1) at Memorial Stadium. KU hasn’t won back-to-back football games since the first two games of 2011, when Turner Gill was head coach.
Published September 6, 2016
You want statistics. I’ve got ‘em. KU’s football team has a better 2016 record than Oklahoma, K-State and Missouri. After 96 hours of college football on a Labor Day weekend, you will go through 192 bags of Doritos, three overheated remote controls and not nearly enough ScotchGard.
Published September 3, 2016
As difficult as last season proved to be for KU football, the visiting Rhode Island Rams, who went 1-10 in 2015, can relate. Given URI’s significant struggles while playing in the NCAA’s FCS division — a rung below the FBS — the Jayhawks are favored to put an end to their winless streak, with ease, tonight at Memorial Stadium.