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Hunt family finally gets to see Chiefs back in the Super Bowl

Kansas City, Mo. — Clark Hunt remembers well the celebrations four years ago that surrounded the golden anniversary of the Super Bowl, the championship game whose name was coined by his late father and Kansas City Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt. One moment stands out more than the rest. It had ...

Game Day Breakdown – No. 3 Kansas vs. Kansas State

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (14-3 overall, 4-1 Big 12) vs. Kansas State Wildcats (8-9 overall, 1-4 Big 12) Time: 6 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com ...

Free State holds on for ‘strange’ win over Olathe Northwest 52-48

Olathe — Free State coach Sam Stroh says his team always knows how to make games interesting, but Monday night was still a bit odd. “That was kind of a weird game with no school on a Monday,” Stroh said. “I was proud of our kids that we found a way to win, but at the same time, ...

Jayhawks move up to No. 3 in latest AP poll

Back-to-back road wins over Oklahoma and Texas, coupled with a handful of losses by other teams in the Top 5 last week, cleared the way for the Kansas men's basketball team to move back into the Top 5 of the Associated Press poll. KU (14-3 overall, 4-1 Big 12) moved up three spots to No. 3 in ...

Wrestling roundup: 14 area wrestlers place at Bobcat Classic

A total of 14 area wrestlers did well enough to place in the Bobcat Classic on Saturday afternoon at Basehor-Linwood. Tonganoxie had seven such wrestlers do so, which led to the highest finish among area squads in the 23-team event. The Chieftains scored 82.5 points as a team to place 14th on ...

Kansas track places 3rd at Wichita State triangular

To begin the 2020 campaign, the Kansas track and field team placed third out of as many squads in a triangular at Wichita State. Kansas State scored the most combined points between the men and the women, compiling 254.5 points. Wichita State came in second with 221 points, while Kansas ...

No. 19 Kansas tennis claims 6-1 win over Wichita State

After dropping the doubles point, No. 19 Kansas responded by winning all six singles matches to claim a 6-1 win over Wichita State on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. It capped a 2-0 clip on the weekend for the Jayhawks, who earned a 7-0 victory over Drake on Saturday. Wichita State (1-2) ...

Mahomes’ feet, arm, lift Chiefs to Super Bowl over Titans

Kansas City, Mo. — Arrowhead Stadium rocked to Whitney Houston’s “I Want To Dance With Somebody.” Kansas City fans’ half-century wait to boogie in the Super Bowl is over — in great part due to their quarterback’s magical feet, not to mention his majestic arm. With his best ...

Jayhawks’ bench gets smaller in 2nd half of road win

In the heat of a Big 12 road battle Saturday in Austin, Texas, the Kansas basketball team’s typically ample nine-man rotation shrunk. It wasn’t injuries that had the Jayhawks shorthanded. Rather head coach Bill Self decided for the stretch run he liked his chances with six players in ...

Jayhawks searching for more offense in defensive-minded Big 12

Austin, Texas — Points have been tough to come by in the Big 12 Conference this season, and, after back-to-back games of 66 points, Kansas coach Bill Self is in search of a way to change that. “We hung 66 tonight and it felt like we were really on fire,” Self said after KU’s 66-52 win ...

No. 19 Kansas tennis sweeps Drake, 7-0

In its first home meet of the 2020 campaign, the Kansas tennis team recorded a 7-0 win over Drake on Saturday evening at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. As was the case last season, No. 19 Kansas dominated doubles to notch the opening point of the match. Malkia Ngounoue and Luniuska Delgado ...