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KU’s offense should attempt more deep passes to avoid stacked boxes

The first eight quarters of the Les Miles era haven’t been impressive from an offensive standpoint. KU’s passing attack, in particular, has been a problem during the team’s 1-1 start to the year. The Jayhawks are averaging just 174 yards per game through the air, which is higher than ...

Weather impacts Jayhawks at Minnesota Invitational

The Kansas women’s golf team fought the weather and completed its first round and half of the Minnesota Invitational before play was suspended due to lightning Monday at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minnesota. The Jayhawks currently sit in 12th place on the leaderboard. KU got off to a ...

KU men’s golf in 1st place entering final round

Through two rounds at the Badger Invitational, the Kansas men’s golf team is tied for first place on the team leaderboard with Notre Dame at University Ridge Golf Course. The Jayhawks shot 6-under par 282 in Monday’s second round to rise up to the top spot on the leaderboard. Leading the ...

Notebook: Why Les Miles is sticking with Carter Stanley at QB

Les Miles wanted to rewatch his Kansas football team’s 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina before doing anything drastic like saying he might need to make a change at quarterback. By Monday morning, when Miles spoke to the media for the first time since Carter Stanley threw two interceptions and ...

Jayhawks: Ineffective offense somewhat a result of miscommunication

Two weeks into his first season as head coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles has seen the Jayhawks’ offense sputter far more than roar. Despite opening the schedule against one FCS foe and a Coastal Carolina team that is in its second year as an FBS program, KU ranks 115th among FBS ...

KU men’s golf in 2nd place after opening round of Badger Invitational

The Kansas men’s golf team sits in second place after the first round of the Badger Invitational on Sunday at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis. Paving the way for the Jayhawks were junior Ben Sigel and freshman Luke Kluver. Sigel shot 3-under par 69 and sits in a five-way tie for ...

Kansas volleyball drops UCF Challenge finale

Kansas volleyball fell in straight sets (25-15, 25-21, 25-15) to tournament-host UCF on Sunday inside The Venue at UCF to close out the UCF Challenge. The Jayhawks were in striking distance in the second set, coming from behind to get within 1 point as the Knights held a 22-21 advantage. ...

No. 11 KU soccer rallies past Purdue, 2-1

A pair of second-half goals propelled the No. 11 Kansas soccer team past Purdue on Sunday afternoon in the final match of the Boilermaker Challenge Cup. Senior Katie McClure notched her seventh goal of the year before sophomore Kailey Lane netted the game-winner, her second of 2019, in the 85th ...

Kansas QB Carter Stanley: ‘I let the team down’

After an emotionally draining loss to Coastal Carolina on Saturday night, Kansas football quarterback Carter Stanley expressed his remorse about his play in particular, going as far as to say he was to blame for the 12-7 setback. Stanley described the scene in the locker room afterward as ...

KU basketball boot camp set to begin Monday

Although the 2019 edition of KU men’s basketball boot camp will feature the same drills and challenges as most years, it also will have a new look. Kansas coach Bill Self told the Journal-World on Sunday that first-year strength and conditioning coach Ramsey Nijem will be on hand for the ...

Chiefs lose Hill, handle Jags 40-26 behind Mahomes, Watkins

Jacksonville, Fla. — Despite losing star receiver Tyreek Hill early, Patrick Mahomes threw for 378 yards and three touchdowns while leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a testy and tactful 40-26 victory over the injury-riddled Jacksonville Jaguars today. Mahomes took a beating and even had to ...

Puzzling 4th down decisions doom Jayhawks in loss to Chanticleers

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/sep/07/329747/ It was a game of chess early in the fourth quarter during Kansas’ 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina on Saturday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Kansas needed 4 yards on fourth down on Coastal Carolina’s 17-yard line. Just ...