Provost: KU planning for implementation of same-sex spouse benefits

For five years, Kansas University's University Senate has been studying the issue of domestic partner benefits, urging KU to offer them, and basically getting nowhere. ...


Stingy Serbs await Team USA in pool play

Members of the Serbian team break from a huddle at the end of their practice before Team USA took the court for a practice at Gwangju High School Wed., July 1. Team USA will play an exhibition game against China on Thursday, July 2 and will play Serbia in tournament pool play Wed., July 8.

So far at the World University Games — and in the three exhibitions that preceded it — Team USA/Kansas has remained unscathed against its international ...


Semi-regular check of the KU football roster reveals a few changes

Kansas buck Ben Goodman (93) leads the Jayhawks onto the field against South Dakota on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at Memorial Stadium.

Don't look now, but July has arrived and, like it or not, before we know it, it's going to feel an awful lot like football ...


Most Crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 25 - WR Derrick Neal

Kansas receiver Derrick Neal pulls in a catch during Fan Appreciation Day, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at Memorial Stadium.

Each summer, across the country, football fans spend time watching, waiting and anticipating the arrival of another college football season. And while that might not ...


Dog treat business eyes East Lawrence for headquarters; roundabout talk at City Hall; city manager search update

Dogs around the country may end up getting a taste of East Lawrence, which may cause you to wonder whether canines soon will start creating ...


Tackling of motorcyclist, shotgun antics among weird crimes over Fourth of July weekend

The "American Flag Shotgun Guy."

Holidays tend to bring out the worst in some of us (which doesn’t bode well for a crime reporter trying to enjoy her day off.) ...

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Odds and Ends in Gwangju - Part #1

Sports reporter Bobby Nightengale and I don't have a lot of free time to experience Gwangju and Korea beyond our daily Team USA basketball coverage. ...


Rap duo Lincoln Marshall drops new video for ‘Dirt’

This is a pretty great week for Lincoln Marshall. The duo consisting of local rappers Approach and MilkDrop will be part of the local contingent ...


Streets, infrastructure polling higher than police headquarters in new city survey results

A multimillion-dollar police headquarters project may be the big issue on the minds of City Hall leaders, but city residents still are far more fixated ...

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The Day After: Selden, defense lifts USA to win over Brazil

Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr., throws down a slam dunk in the second-half of a Team USA 81-72 win over against Brazil Sunday, July 5, in Gwangju, South Korea.

For the second straight game, the United States men's basketball team played strong defense. KU junior guard Wayne Selden Jr. provided the offense in an ...


Staying healthy in Korea

Hospital staff guard entrances at a local hospital to monitor for MERS.

I think I was already sick before I got on the plane to Korea. But certainly, the day we landed in Gwangju, Korea, I was ...


Eating on the run in South Korea or, “Do you have anything with protein?”

When you’re a member of the media covering large events, spread out over many days, you can never depend on getting 3 square meals a ...


The Day After: USA rallies to beat Turkey

Kansas guard Frank Mason III, (0) passes out from beneath the basket in a Team USA 66-57 win against Turkey Saturday, July 4, in Gwangju, South Korea.

It wasn't pretty, but Team USA found ways to win in its World University Game opener on Saturday, defeating Turkey, 66-57, at DongKang College Gymasium. ...


Watch Stiff Middle Fingers take a walk

Here's why Stiff Middle Fingers is one of the best punk bands the area has to offer. On Friday night, the rockers gathered four bands ...


Comparing rules of NCAA and FIBA

Kansas forward Jamari Traylor (31) delivers a tomahawk dunk over members of Team Canada during the third quarter of Friday's World University Games exhibition at Sprint Center.

If you caught either of Kansas basketball’s Team USA exhibitions against Canada at Sprint Center, you’re already a little familiar with some of the differences ...


Thomas Robinson finds ‘right opportunity’ with Brooklyn Nets

Philadelphia 76ers' Thomas Robinson, left, dunks past Los Angeles Lakers' Robert Sacre during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 113-111 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Thomas Robinson didn’t have to wait long to find his new NBA home for the 2015-16 season. On the second day of free agency, the ...


Jayhawks savor Team USA appearance at opening ceremonies

USA Team athletes, including the Kansas Jayhawks', representing Team USA basketball, enter Gwangju Universiade Main Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 28th World University Games July 3 in Gwangju, South Korea.

When Turkey arrives for its game in a few hours, the opponents' uniforms will say Kansas. On Friday night in Gwangju Universiade Stadium, the Jayhawks ...


The Day After: USA wins big in scrimmage against China

Team USA and China take a group photograph together after a Team USA 93-56 scrimmage game win over China Thursday, July 2.

Team USA shined in its final tune-up before the World University Games opener, out-running and out-hustling China for a 93-56 victory in a scrimmage on ...


Phoenix splits up Morris twins, trades Marcus to Detroit

Phoenix Suns' Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris look to the bench during an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris might have played their final NBA game as teammates. Although Phoenix did the former Kansas stars a favor by ...


Lawrence home sales surge in May; new report shows local rental rates on dramatic rise; local incomes still lagging

Maybe it is time to sell the house, and I’m not just saying that because I perhaps didn’t keep up on the dish washing quite ...

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