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Cruz hits 2 of 4 homers by Twins in 8-5 win over Royals

Minneapolis — Nelson Cruz hit two of Minnesota's four home runs and matched his season high with five RBIs, igniting another impressive power display by the first-place Twins during an 8-5 victory on Thursday night over the Kansas City Royals to keep their American League Central lead at four ...

Preps notebook: LHS boys soccer secures 4-1 win over Wyandotte

Lawrence High head coach Mike Murphy had no doubt that his team would respond. After all, the Lions have had to do so in nearly every match this season. After a pair of offsides stalled Lawrence’s offense on two different scoring opportunities, Wyandotte evened things with a counter attack ...

KU soccer drops 2-0 decision to No. 7 BYU

For just the second time this season, the Kansas women’s soccer team suffered a loss. No. 14 KU surrendered a pair of second-half scores to drop a 2-0 decision to No. 7 BYU Thursday night at Rock Chalk Park. BYU broke the 0-0 tie with a score by Elise Flake in the 45th minute on an assist by ...

Darrell Stuckey one of a kind among KU football greats

There were dozens of Kansas football players who embodied everything former KU coach Mark Mangino was about as a football coach. But few of them did it with the likable blend of character, class, passion and dogged pursuit of safety Darrell Stuckey. On Thursday, [KU announced that Stuckey ...

Conference schedule released for KU women’s basketball

The Big 12 released its 2019-20 conference schedule Wednesday morning. The Kansas women's basketball team will begin its 18-game conference schedule when it travels to Stillwater, Okla., to take on Oklahoma State on Jan. 4. KU’s first home contest against a conference opponent will be four ...

A look at KU’s personnel usage through 3 games under Les Miles

Nothing changed about the offensive game plan in Week 3, at least according to Kansas head coach Les Miles. Of course, we are all calling Miles’ bluff considering KU’s offense looked drastically different in its 48-24 win at Boston College last Friday. The Jayhawks scored six offensive ...

Olson’s deep homer helps A’s rally late to beat Royals 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. — Matt Olson had never hit a ball to the second level of elevated bleachers, even in batting practice. He sure found a timely moment to accomplish the feat, hitting a tying homer leading off the seventh before Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, leading the ...

KU adds 3rd commitment for 2021 with pledge from WR Jaddai Henry

A few days after a victory at Boston College that seemed promising for the Kansas football program’s immediate future, the Jayhawks received some potentially good news for down the road with another commitment for 2021. Jaddai Henry, a 6-foot-4 junior receiver at Hebron High (Texas), ...

Jayhawks finish tied for 4th at the Windon Memorial Classic

After the final round at the Windon Memorial Classic, the Kansas men’s golf team finished tied for fourth with a score of 3-over-par 855 at the Conways Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois. In his second tournament as a Jayhawk, freshman Luke Kluver tied for fifth place on the individual ...

Tadokoro leads Jayhawks to 4th-place finish at Sunflower Invitational

The Kansas women’s golf team wrapped up the Sunflower Invitational in a tie for fourth place after an even par 288 score in the final round at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, Kansas. Sera Tadokoro led the charge for the Jayhawks with a top-10 finish in a field of 62 players after ...

More receivers, space and RPO calls allow Kansas RBs to thrive

The Kansas football team’s receivers and quarterback weren’t the only ones who benefited from the offense spreading the field at Boston College, where the Jayhawks often lined up with three or four receivers. The resulting spacing allowed KU running backs Khalil Herbert and Pooka Williams ...