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Gary Woodland roars to top of U.S. Open leaderboard after 2 rounds

A three-time winner on the PGA Tour but still in search of that elusive first major championship, former University of Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland roared his way to the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard on Friday. Woodland, 35, fired a bogey-free 65 during Round 2 at famed Pebble Beach ...

KU soccer program hires new assistant

The Kansas women’s soccer program has added a new face to head coach Mark Francis’ coaching staff. Laura Jackson, a former assistant at Idaho and Florida Atlantic, officially joined the KU program Friday. In addition to her six seasons of experience as a collegiate coach, Jackson earned ...

Head coach Nick Wood brings energy to FSHS girls basketball team

Evy Harrell recorded a block, but head coach Nick Wood stopped the drill anyway during the Free State girls basketball summer team camp. Wood asked the three players on defense, including Harrell, what they did wrong. The players answered immediately, admitting the lack of communication during ...

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha

Omaha, Neb. (ap) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big league regular season game played in ...

Early score propels Kaw Valley FC to 2-1 win over St. Louis

After a sluggish opening nine minutes, Kaw Valley FC was ready to strike. In the 10th minute, the Cranes took advantage of a turnover near midfield. Kaw Valley FC didn’t wait for St. Louis to get ready on the free kick, as Kevin Komodi launched the ball up the field. Mason Visconti raced to ...

The jersey numbers are official for KU’s 2019 newcomers

The jersey numbers are out for the five newcomers who have joined the Kansas basketball roster this offseason. And while there’s no telling exactly what their futures hold, this group, at least as of today, appears to be a group that Kansas fans should expect to see around for a while. Of ...

Tigers edge Royals 3-2 before teams head to Omaha

Kansas City, Mo. — Brandon Dixon broke an eighth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Miguel Cabrera also had a sacrifice fly for the Tigers, and Ronny Rodriguez hit an RBI double. Jorge Soler drove in both Royals ...

4-star wing forward Jalen Wilson signs with Kansas

Michigan’s loss is Kansas’ gain. Seconds after the clock struck 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, 4-star prep prospect Jalen Wilson announced on Twitter that he planned to play college basketball at KU. Wilson, who announced his choice with an artistic representation of him wearing a KU ...

Soler, Cuthbert help rally Royals to 3-2 win over Tigers

Kansas City, Mo. — Jorge Soler had the tying RBI double in the eighth inning and Cheslor Cuthbert followed with the go-ahead run-scoring single to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Adalberto Mondesi started the rally with his third hit of ...