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Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Danny Duffy pitched strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless skid, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Wednesday night. Duffy (4-5) who took a liner off his throwing hand ...

Gary Woodland ready for first major since joining golf’s elite

The last time he played in one of the PGA Tour’s four major golf tournaments, former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland had to hold off major monster Brooks Koepka to win the U.S. Open. This time, he’ll have to deal with the tournament favorite for the first two rounds. Teeing it up in a major ...

KU to begin beer, wine sales at football games this fall

Head coach Les Miles won’t be the only new attraction coming to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium this fall. University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long announced Wednesday that fans attending KU home games now will be able to buy beer and wine, beginning with the Jayhawks’ Aug. 31 ...

Sparkman shuts down White Sox in Royals’ 11-0 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Glenn Sparkman pitched a five-hitter for his first career complete game, Whit Merrifield and Hunter Dozier both had three hits including a home run, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White sox 11-0 Tuesday night. Sparkman (3-5) walked one and had a career-high ...

Point guard Dajuan Harris commits to Kansas

The Kansas men’s basketball program has found a taker for its 13th and final scholarship for the 2019-20 roster. Dajuan Harris, a fast-rising 3-star point guard who is destined to crack the top 100 and earn a 4-star rating from Rivals.com when the updated ratings are released, announced his ...

Jayhawks: Player-led summer workouts crucial for KU football

ARLINGTON, Texas — While spending the past several weeks counting down the days to their first preseason practice, Kansas football players have done all they can to head into August in prime shape. Just as importantly, the Jayhawks spent June and will continue spending July going through ...

Former Jayhawk Perry Ellis inks with professional club in Japan

Nine days shy of opening play in The Basketball Tournament event in Wichita with nine fellow KU alums, former Kansas forward Perry Ellis solidified his future on Tuesday. Ellis, who spent the early portion of his pro career playing in the NBA’s G League as well as overseas in Australia, ...

New ESPN+ streaming series to feature Les Miles and KU football

ARLINGTON, Texas — With the help of a camera crew that has followed Les Miles since this past November and will continue documenting the head football coach and his staff throughout his debut season at the University of Kansas, fans soon will get to go behind the scenes for glimpses of ...

Jayhawks come up short in ITA finals

Three members of the Kansas tennis team dropped finals matches in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Summer Circuit event at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence on Monday. Sophomore Sonia Smagina, who played a huge role in the Jayhawks' run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament last ...

Living the Dream: Former KU basketball coach Ted Owens turns 90

Still humming along with equal amounts of pride in his home state of Oklahoma and the basketball program at Kansas, former KU head coach Ted Owens turns 90 today. One of nine head coaches in the 121-year history of Kansas basketball, Owens led the Jayhawks from 1964-83 and guided his teams to ...

Junis, Lopez lead Royals past White Sox 5-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jakob Junis struck out a career-high 10 and Nicky Lopez drove in a pair of runs and scored twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Monday night. The Royals beat Lucas Giolito for the first time and thwarted his bid for a 12th victory. The ...