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Former Lawrence-based swimmer Michael Andrew qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

One day after setting an American record in the 100-meter breaststroke semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb., former Lawrence-based swimmer Michael Andrew achieved his lifelong goal of qualifying for the Olympics by winning the event on Monday night. Andrew’s Monday swim of ...

KU’s Emilianov takes 8th in discus at track championship

Alexandra Emilianov made it five for five in All-American honors for the Kansas track and field team at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. The KU junior took eighth place in Saturday’s discus finals with a top throw of 57.6 meters. Her top throw of the day came in the prelims, ...

3 KU track standouts earn All-American honors at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Led by a second-place finish by hammer thrower Gleb Dudarev, three University of Kansas track athletes earned All-American honors at Day 1 of this year’s NCAA Outdoor Championships on Wednesday. Dudarev’s throw of 73.87 meters came after a pair of fouls to start his day. The distance ...

Lawmakers agree NCAA needs NIL help, but how much and when?

A federal law governing how college athletes can earn money off their fame and celebrity seems certain to pass — at some point. There is no real debate among lawmakers on Capitol Hill about whether athletes should be permitted to monetize their name, image and likeness. “There is broad ...

Coronavirus knocks Rahm out of Memorial after 6-shot lead

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jon Rahm walked off the 18th green at the Memorial after tying the 54-hole record and building a six-shot lead, leaving him on the cusp of joining Tiger Woods as the only repeat winners. Moments later, he doubled over and said in anguish, "Not again!" Rahm was notified ...

2 Free State senior pitchers highlight All-Sunflower League selections

Two players in their final year at Free State High School were among the most talented pitchers in northeast Kansas during the 2021 campaign, and this year’s All-Sunflower League selections are proof of that. Michael Uhler, who was the ace of the FSHS baseball team all spring, was named the ...