Published November 15, 2016
It’s not often that the Kansas basketball team faces other blue blood programs in back-to-back games outside of the NCAA Tournament. But that’s exactly how the Jayhawks are opening this 2016-17 season. Coming off an overtime loss to Indiana in Honolulu, No. 7 KU goes for its first win of the year against No. 1 Duke.
Published November 12, 2016
Looking for its first Big 12 victory in more than two years, the Kansas football team (1-8) will take on Iowa State (1-8) on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. It marks the first career start for KU quarterback Carter Stanley, who played most of the second half in last week's loss against West Virginia.
Published November 11, 2016
It’s hard to imagine a more exciting way to open the college basketball season. Who needs a tuneup against a seldom-heard-of directional school when you can make your 2016-17 debut in Honolulu against Indiana? No. 3-ranked Kansas gets started in fashion tonight against the No. 11 Hoosiers at ESPN’s Armed Forces Classic.
Published November 6, 2016
In its final tuneup before the regular season begins in a few days, the No. 3-ranked Kansas basketball team will play Emporia State at Allen Fieldhouse.
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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