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KU volleyball tops Wichita State in exhibition play

The Kansas volleyball team earned a 3-2 victory over Wichita State inside Wichita's Koch Arena in the Jayhawks’ lone exhibition match of the 2019 season Saturday. After falling behind two sets to one, the Jayhawks rebounded by outscoring the Shockers 40-21 in the final two sets to take the ...

2020 point guard Caleb Love sets Kansas visit, 4 others

With the start of another school year right around the corner, things are beginning to heat up in the 2020 college basketball recruiting class. And that usually means official visits, trimmed-down lists and fall commitments are forthcoming. Caleb Love, a 4-star point guard from St. Louis, ...

Les Miles: Jayhawks ‘need to improve’ with season opener approaching

Dating back to the spring and continuing on through the summer and into preseason camp, first-year Kansas football coach Les Miles has leaned into letting those who are listening know that he feels positive about his new team. So much so that it almost seemed out of character Friday at KU’s ...

Kansas soccer earns exhibition draw vs. Omaha

The Kansas women’s soccer team unofficially opened the 2019 season with a 0-0 tie against Omaha in an exhibition match Friday night at Rock Chalk Park. The Jayhawks outshot the Mavericks 20-1 but could not put one in the back of the net to net the goal needed to break the scoreless ...

Jayhawks plan to utilize depth of offensive line this season

With the season less than two weeks away, Kansas offensive line coach Luke Meadows has yet to narrow his unit down to five starters. And that is by design. During KU’s media day on Friday, head coach Les Miles admitted that he and Meadows are both comfortable with their two-deep on the ...

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought Friday night in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets. The hottest team in the majors until this week, the Mets have lost four of five after a 15-1 stretch propelled them ...

Notebook: KU prepared to play 2 centers

When the Kansas football team makes its debut under Les Miles in a couple of weeks, it looks like the Jayhawks are prepared to take an either/or approach when it comes to the starting center. Whether it turns out to be redshirt junior Api Mane or senior Andru Tovi making the first snap of the ...

QB remains a question for KU football with opener 2 weeks away

A few minutes into his press conference as part of the Kansas football team’s media day on Friday, head coach Les Miles, before fielding questions, had a couple to present to the auditorium. “Let’s see. Should I go into quarterbacks, too?” Miles asked, in the midst of his opening ...

Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson kept quickly scraping through scoreless innings, even as his Royals counterpart was putting together a no-hit bid that was starting to set social media ablaze. St. Louis eventually cracked Brad Keller in spectacular fashion. Kansas City ...

Former KU football walk-on Sam Burt awarded a scholarship

A homegrown University of Kansas junior from the small city of Abilene, Sam Burt is no longer a walk-on with the Jayhawks’ football program. Head coach Les Miles informed Burt of that news while meeting with the team Wednesday. In a video of the surprise exchange between the head coach and ...

3-star Louisiana CB Tanner Hooker commits to KU football

The job isn’t done yet for Les Miles and his Kansas football staff, but the coaches now have 25 commitments lined up for their 2020 recruiting class. A three-star cornerback from Shreveport, La., Tanner Hooker allowed the Jayhawks to achieve that milestone Wednesday evening, when he made ...

Azur Kamara trying to become more than a pass rusher for KU defense

When Azur Kamara joined the Kansas football program a little more than a year ago as a junior college transfer, he hoped his pass rushing skills would translate quickly to the Power Five level and turn him into a playmaker up front for the Jayhawks’ defense. Even though KU’s need for a ...