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Gary Woodland shoots even par in Round 1 of Travelers Championship

After opening with three birdies on the front nine during the first round of the Travelers Championship on Thursday in Connecticut, former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland struggled to get home. Woodland shot a 3-over par 38 on the back nine, which included a double bogey on the par-5 13th ...

Former KU standout Frank Mason III named 2019-20 G League MVP

Former Kansas point guard Frank Mason III knows a thing or two about collecting trophies. But just in case he forgot how to do it, Mason got a chance to sharpen those skills Thursday, when he was named the NBA G League’s 2019-20 Most Valuable Player. Voted on by the league’s 28 head ...

Kansas football program adds new equipment manager with Big 12 ties

After 32 years with the same equipment manager, the Kansas football program is preparing for Year 1 of a new regime. KU on Wednesday announced that Blake Kuenzi (pronounced Ken-zee) had been hired as the program’s head football equipment manager, taking over for Jeff Himes, who retired at ...

Bishop Seabury athletic programs joining newly formed Kaw Valley Conference

Bishop Seabury Academy’s athletic teams are officially joining a conference. Beginning in the fall of 2021, Seabury will compete in the newly formed Kaw Valley Conference, the school announced this week. The KVC will include five other schools — Heritage Christian Academy in Olathe, KC ...

KU makes top 3 for two-sport standout Keon Coleman

The Kansas football program made the latest cut for three-star wide receiver Keon Coleman — and if he becomes a Jayhawk, he might play at Allen Fieldhouse as well as on the football field. The 6-foot-4, 188-pound playmaker from Opelousas Catholic in Louisiana announced his final three on ...

Gary Woodland finishes tied for 62nd at RBC Heritage

Former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland never quite got going this week at the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head, S.C., where he shot 6-under for the tournament to finish tied for 62nd. Woodland made the cut on Friday by shooting 5-under during the first two rounds. But he shot ...

Kansas football program announces first positive COVID-19 test

The University of Kansas football program announced Saturday that one player has tested positive for COVID-19 and another had a positive test for the COVID-19 antibodies. The two positive tests came after 86 players and 110 KU staff members were tested during the past couple of weeks as KU's ...

KU football lands commitment from 3-star safety Omar Burroughs

The Kansas football program picked up a commitment from 3-star safety Omar Burroughs on Friday afternoon. Burroughs, of Savannah, Ga., is headed to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., to finish his high school career. The 5-foot-10, 175-pound defensive back announced his commitment on Twitter ...

Gary Woodland shoots 3-under to move up at RBC Heritage

Former KU golfer Gary Woodland shot 3-under and moved up 19 spots in the standings at the RBC Heritage by the time his second round was finished on Friday morning. Woodland opened his round with a bogey but responded by carding five birdies and just one more bogey the rest of the day. His ...

Woodland rides another hot streak to close Round 1 at the RBC Heritage

After a slow start to his round on Thursday at the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., former University of Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland finished on a hot streak for the second week in a row. After shooting a 2-over par 38 on the front nine, Woodland carded birdies ...