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Self-examination critical aspect of bye week for KU football offense

Bye weeks usually involve plenty of reflection for most football teams, so the Kansas Jayhawks’ most recent stretch of downtime wasn’t unique in that regard. But the KU offense had so underperformed its expectations in its most recent loss that a hard, long look in the mirror basically ...

5-star guard Bryce Thompson picks Kansas

A year after signing a class devoid of five-star prospects, the Kansas Jayhawks have returned to the upper echelon of the recruiting world by landing a commitment from five-star guard Bryce Thompson. Thompson, the No. 19-ranked player in the 2020 class by Rivals.com and in the 247 Sports ...

KU soccer to host Iowa in opening round of NCAA Tournament

For the third time in four seasons and the ninth time in program history, the Kansas soccer team earned a bid to the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship when the field was announced Monday afternoon. KU will host Iowa in first-round play at 5 p.m. Saturday at Rock Chalk Park. The ...

2 O-linemen leave KU football’s 2020 recruiting class

The Kansas football program’s 2020 recruiting class looks a little smaller as of Monday, when two potential signees — both of whom are high school offensive linemen — announced their futures won’t include playing for KU. Both Jackson Stoefen, rated by Rivals as a three-star offensive ...

Notebook: Kansas S Jeremiah McCullough out for season

The Kansas football defense will finish out the season without one of its starting defensive backs. That much head coach Les Miles would admit Monday, even if he refused to publicly rule out a late season return for a starting linebacker. Miles said during his weekly press conference senior ...

Jayhawks fall to 5th in latest AP poll

A 1-1 record during the opening week of the 2019-20 season knocked the Kansas men’s basketball team down two spots in The Associated Press Top 25 poll. Kansas, which entered the season ranked third but lost to No. 4 Duke in the season opener last week in New York, fell to No. 5 in the ...

KU women’s basketball rolls to 91-50 win

The Kansas women’s basketball team won its second straight game in dominant fashion, beating the University of Illinois at Chicago by a 91-50 margin on the back of 17 points from leading scorer Aniya Thomas and a double-double from newcomer Tina Stephens. Kansas opened the contest on a 13-5 ...

Titans rally, spoil Mahomes’ return beating Chiefs 35-32

Nashville, Tenn. — Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, and the Tennessee Titans blocked a last-second field goal attempt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-32 to spoil the return of NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes. The Titans (5-5) only had a chance to ...