WRITER: Henry Greenstein

Leipold set to hire Daryl Agpalsa as O-line coach, per report

After bringing in new faces at offensive coordinator (Jeff Grimes) and co-defensive coordinator (D.K. McDonald), Kansas coach Lance Leipold looks poised to pick a past colleague to lead his offensive line. ESPN reported Tuesday afternoon that Daryl Agpalsa, the run game coordinator and offensive line coach at Northern Illinois, is set to join the KU staff as Leipold's new O-line coach. In this role he would ...

New Mass St. Collective executive director Stowers talks current NIL challenges, targeting 'the common fan'

Keon Stowers may have been a student-athlete for the Kansas football team in the early 2010s, long before the rise of name, image and likeness money in college athletics, but he saw the seeds being planted even then. He remembered that people would discuss the O’Bannon vs. NCAA case — a lawsuit that contested the NCAA’s use of college athletes’ likenesses without compensation — and the Northwestern ...

KU baseball loses series at UIC but picks up season's first win

Despite scoring 23 total runs across its first three games of the season, the Kansas baseball team lost its first series of the year, 2-1 to Illinois-Chicago in Corpus Christi, Texas. On a challenging weekend for the Jayhawks' pitching staff, Central Arizona College transfer Patrick Steitz, a junior from Peoria, Arizona, had by far the most success on the mound as he pitched six scoreless innings with four hits ...

Cutting deficit before half helped KU storm back in Norman

Norman, Okla. — What already feels like an eternity ago, on Jan. 10 in Orlando, the game that kicked off a month's worth of road struggles from Kansas was decided by one pivotal stretch late in the first half. The Jayhawks led a struggling UCF — which was playing its first-ever home game in the Big 12 Conference — 35-19 before allowing the Knights’ offense to mount a 10-2 run entering halftime. UCF ...

Notebook: KU projected as No. 2 seed in tournament field preview

Norman, Okla. — With a month to go before it learns its tournament positioning, the Kansas men’s basketball team was projected as a No. 2 seed in the West Region in the NCAA March Madness Selection Preview Saturday morning. If the tournament started today, in other words, that would put KU in Los Angeles for potential Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games, if it were able to get past the first two rounds of the ...

KU rallies to win at Oklahoma 67-57

Norman, Okla. — In his first game back from injury, Kevin McCullar Jr. was having an inefficient shooting day, of the sort that became all too familiar for him during the month of January. He was 3-for-13 midway through the second half. Then he hit the biggest shot of the day. “I thought he was definitely out of sorts. Out of rhythm," KU coach Bill Self said. "But he played within himself, and we don’t ...