The Day After: Out-toughing Texas

Kansas guard Kelly Oubre Jr. celebrates as the Jayhawks begin to take over the game late in the second half against Texas on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Now that's the kind of basketball game you expect to see in March, and the Jayhawks and Longhorns brought it to us a day early. ...


Time frame for Cliff Alexander’s return remains a mystery

Very little public information has been released about the situation surrounding Kansas University freshman forward Cliff Alexander, who sat out of Saturday's 69-64 victory over ...


Player ratings from the basketball City Showdown; LHS boys and FSHS girls complete season sweeps

After 13 weeks, the postseason has arrived for all of the city high school basketball teams. But what a way to end the regular season ...


Strange debate leads to passage of exotic animals bill

Unless you were one of the people listening to the Legislature online Thursday night, you probably have no idea how many members of the Kansas ...

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These guys again: Texas

Texas forward Myles Turner (52) blocks a shot by Kansas forward Cliff Alexander during the first half, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

The Texas Longhorns, presumed before the season began to occupy the same air at the top of the Big 12 with Kansas — or perhaps ...


Ulta Beauty, Boot Barn file plans to locate on south Iowa Street; rumors of Academy Sports; update on south of SLT development

Cowboy boots, a new pair of Wranglers and some fancy lipstick: A Saturday night destined to end poorly on Facebook. No, that’s not what I’m ...

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‘Mr. Turner’ not the usual paint-by-numbers biopic

Early-19th-century artist J.M.W. Turner is now regarded as an innovator, elevating landscape and maritime paintings to high art. But by the time of his death ...


The basketball City Showdown has arrived; video introductions from players

Eighty-four days ago, Lawrence High and Free State's girls basketball team stepped on the floor for their first game of the season. One day before ...


Medicaid expansion gains new life in Kansas House

House Speaker Ray Merrick reversed course Thursday and finally agreed to allow committee hearings on the subject of expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. ...

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Bill Self: KU has to take care of business in Big 12 race

Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. roars after Kansas forward Jamari Traylor (31) dove out of bounds for an attempted save before the Jayhawks' bench during the first half, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

With Kansas University back atop the Big 12 basketball standings and one of the league’s preseason favorites, Texas, coming to Allen Fieldhouse Saturday, KU coach ...


Kansas City’s Spin Pizza coming to Sixth and Wakarusa area; rumor of another restaurant for South Iowa; Mojo’s chicken wings make a return

One half of Lawrence’s great restaurant mystery is solved. (No, I haven’t found where the top button of my slacks went after all-you-can eat chicken ...

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Weekend Picks: Final Friday, Comedy Freakout, fundraisers, rock and roll, and two great plays

Readers, we're still trying to find our footing and figure out our target audience here at our new gig. Exactly who IS the readership ...


Rally the fans to watch #ksleg

I want all of the football, basketball, hockey, curling, and whist fans out there to consider the Kansas legislative session a "season" like any other ...


Both Bill Self and Roy Williams make list of top tourney coaches since bracket expansion

Flanked by their national championship trophies, Kansas coach Bill Self, left, Sasha Kaun, center, and Russell Robinson bask in the spotlight the morning after beating Memphis for the national championship in San Antonio.

With March just four days away, the’s Michael DeCourcy rolled out a list of “Tourney All-Stars,” ranking the top 15 college hoops coaches in ...


Brownback names Federalist Society lawyer as new policy chief

Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday named Brandon Smith, a lawyer from the conservative Federalist Society of Law and Public Policy Studies, to be his new ...

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Lawrence High basketball sweeps SM East; Bonner and Pope lead scoring and player ratings

Enough was enough. Lawrence High's boys basketball players were tired of calls not going their way and their shots not dropping. They just decided to ...


Preparing for the arrival of the Rock Chalk Park audit

These past couple of weeks have been a little bit like the days leading up to Christmas: There has been a lot of guessing going ...

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Girl Scout Cookie Pie

Girl Scout Cookie Pies and Parfait

We all love Girl Scout cookies, right? So this is a wonderful time of year when sweet shining faces appear at our doors with boxes ...


A tip of the cap to KU’s Jamari Traylor for role in Monday night’s court-storming fiasco at K-State

In this sequence of images a court-rusher checks Kansas forward Jamari Traylor on his way toward the Kansas players before being temporarily stopped by security.

Lost, at least to some, in the aftermath of K-State's latest court-storming frenzy and all of the opinions and hot takes that followed it, was ...


Goodbye, Brooklyn: Philadelphia claims Thomas Robinson off waivers

Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson, right, shoots against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, from Greece, left, and center Zaza Pachulia, from Ukraine, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Thomas Robinson will not play for the NBA team we thought he was going to play for. Last ...


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