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Cincinnati loss provides defining example of KU’s shooting woes

Kansas City, Mo. — The evening of Nov. 10 feels long enough ago on its own, but the Kansas men’s basketball team’s performance that night against Manhattan almost feels like it took place in another lifetime. KU shot 10-for-26 from deep for a solid, though not necessarily spectacular, ...

KU softball sweeps doubleheader thanks to walk-off

Angela Price put a ball in play in the bottom of the eighth inning to score Ashlyn Anderson, as the Kansas softball team was able to turn a fielding error by Wichita State into a walk-off win at Arrocha Ballpark Tuesday night. The 6-5 victory, in which Campbell Bagshaw hit a grand slam as part ...

Preview: KU will try small ball against tall Cincinnati lineup

The Kansas men’s basketball team will enter the postseason looking completely unrecognizable. Under some circumstances that might be a boon to a team that lost an underwhelming three of its last four regular-season games and five of its last nine. But not quite as much when the reason for ...

Chiefs and tight end Irv Smith Jr. agree to a 1-year deal, AP source says

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs and Irv Smith Jr. agreed Tuesday on a one-year deal, giving quarterback Patrick Mahomes a veteran tight end behind Travis Kelce, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity ...

New assistants finding their place in KU’s recruiting strategy

Make an appointment. Show up on time. Be honest with whomever you talk to. Follow up with coaches when you’re done. Be “genuine, authentic, professional" and in short "do it the right way." For Kansas coach Lance Leipold, those are the basics you need to recruit high school football ...