Tale of the Tait

Gary Woodland’s 66 in Round 3 moves him into contention at Workday Charity Open

Riding the momentum from a strong finish to Round 2 on Friday, former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland delivered one of the best rounds of the day on Saturday at the Workday Charity Open in Dublin, Ohio. The former Jayhawk put himself firmly in contention for the title at the top of ...

Kansas senior Kyle Mayberry makes public plea to NCAA for full football season

With Thursday's news that the Big Ten won't be playing nonconference games in 2020, college football players seem to be realizing that their fall season is in jeopardy — including one KU player who's asking the NCAA for help. “Dear @NCAA, Please don’t jeopardize my last season by just ...

Gary Woodland finishes strong to make cut at Workday Charity Open

Former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland used a furious rally late in his second round to make the cut at 3-under par for the tournament at the Workday Charity Open in Dublin, Ohio. Woodland sat in a tie for 29th when the second round was suspended for the day because of darkness. ...

Wild Wednesday in college athletics a sign of things to come?

Even if no games were played, Wednesday was one of the biggest, most eventful days in college sports I can remember. First, Stanford announced it was cutting 11 of its 36 varsity sports, a scary move for the rest of college athletics that could be the beginning of a nationwide trend. “If ...

Gary Woodland shoots 1-over at Round 1 of Workday Charity Open

Former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland returned to action from a one-week break to shoot a one-over 73 during Thursday’s opening round of the Workday Charity Open in Dublin, Ohio. Woodland started his round on the back nine and went bogey-birdie-bogey-birdie to get things started. ...

Ivy League scheduling changes could impact Kansas basketball

The University of Kansas may soon be facing its first scheduling conflict from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to reports, the Ivy League decided on Wednesday that all of its fall sports seasons had been canceled and that the league’s winter sports seasons would not begin until after Jan. ...

Time to pull the plug on the idea of fans in the stands in 2020

The only thing sports leaders should be promoting for fans right now is big-screen televisions, because the only way sports will have a chance to resume is if teams stay isolated and fans stay home. Even without fans, it’s far from a guarantee that things will go smoothly enough to actually ...

Louisiana wide receiver Keon Coleman picks Kansas over Oklahoma, South Carolina

At an outdoor Fourth of July barbecue on Saturday night in his hometown of Opelousas, Louisiana, Class of 2021 wide receiver Keon Coleman orally committed to play football at Kansas. The two-sport athlete who also hopes to play basketball in college picked KU over Oklahoma and South ...

A couple of options for a Kansas men’s basketball Mount Rushmore

KU asked. So I figured I’d answer. OK, so they didn’t ask me specifically. Instead, the Kansas men's basketball Twitter account recently put out a tweet that asked all of its 930,000 followers one simple question. Who’s on your KU basketball Mount Rushmore? I know people have done ...

‘Hawks in the NBA: Morris twins ready to heat up Los Angeles

*Slated to begin on April 19, the 2020 NBA playoffs and the end of the 2019-20 NBA season were put on hold because of the COVID-19 health crisis.* *League officials recently announced the approval of the NBA’s plan to restart play in July, leaving 22 teams still alive in the 2020 title ...

KU walk-on Elijah Elliott has entered name into transfer portal

Kansas coach Bill Self told the Journal-World on Friday evening that guard Elijah Elliott, a walk-on from Southlake, Texas, has entered the transfer portal. Self said the 6-foot-3 combo guard who was a redshirt freshman during the 2019-20 season, “hasn’t made a decision (about his future) ...

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 ...