Tale of the Tait

If this is the end, Khalil Herbert’s Kansas career closes with a sour taste

This new college football rule about playing four games and still being able to redshirt — now in its second year of existence — is great for the players when used properly. And it’s an absolute disaster when it’s not. Although there has been no official word from the University of ...

Bill Self addresses KU recruiting challenges brought on by NCAA allegations

One of the most noticeable and immediate potential pitfalls from the NCAA’s case against the Kansas men’s basketball program [figures to come on the recruiting trail.][1] [With the stage set for a hefty battle between Kansas and the NCAA in the coming months following the delivery of ...

Sizing up the state of KU’s point guard play with McBride out of the picture

Kansas coach Bill Self used the word “disappointed” when talking about [freshman Issac McBride’s decision to leave the program last week.][1] But don’t for a second let that lead you to believe the Jayhawks are in bad shape at point guard moving forward. For one, they still have ...

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 ...

Jayhawks’ beat down of Boston College a real attention grabber

OK, Kansas Jayhawks. You have our attention. Now what? For the first time in who knows how long — years if you’re going by the calendar, 1,000 lifetimes if you’re measuring in heartache — the Kansas football team stepped onto the field and thoroughly dominated an opponent to the ...

KU football’s 1-1 start not in sync with high bar of hope, expectations

Kansas football head coach Les Miles said all the right things after [Saturday’s disheartening, haven’t-we-seen-this-before 12-7 home loss][1] to Coastal Carolina. From calling the setback painful to making it clear he was “unhappy” and even explaining that the rough result was an ...

KU football player greeted with show of support at local burger joint

Thursday night, after playing a little basketball with some friends, I stumbled onto a pretty cool moment at Five Guys while grabbing a hard-earned burger on my way home. While I waited for my food, KU defensive lineman Codey Cole III walked in and approached the counter to place his ...

Former KU AD Sheahon Zenger named athletic director at the University of New Haven

Former KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger, who spent the past year in a combined academic and athletic role at TCU, is back in the AD's office. Zenger on Thursday morning was officially introduced as the new AD at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Conn., roughly 15 months after ...

4-star center Mady Sissoko visiting KU this weekend

Let the onslaught of fall visits officially begin. This weekend, the Kansas men’s basketball program will host four-star Class of 2020 center Mady Sissoko for an official visit during the opening weekend of the college football season. In years past, KU coach Bill Self often has talked ...

Recruiting update: In-state prospect Gradey Dick plans KU visit for Late Night

In-state hoops prospect Gradey Dick is planning to make an unofficial visit to Kansas for Late Night on Oct. 4, a source told KUsports.com on Monday. Dick, a 6-foot-5, 170-pound guard in the class of 2022 from Wichita Collegiate, received a scholarship offer from the Jayhawks this summer and ...

Max Falkenstien celebration of life set for Saturday

When former radio broadcaster [Max Falkenstien died in late July at the age of 95,][1] Jayhawks everywhere jumped at the chance to share their best stories of the man who called KU games for 60 years. On Saturday, the party will continue at the Lied Center on KU’s campus. In conjunction ...

He Will, He Won’t, He Might 2019: Devon Dotson

Now that we’re deep into August and the start of the 2019-20 school year is just a week away, it’s time to kick off another round of “He Will, He Won’t, He Might,” here at Kusports.com. If you’re not familiar with this feature, here’s a quick explanation: Over the next few ...

2020 point guard Caleb Love sets Kansas visit, 4 others

With the start of another school year right around the corner, things are beginning to heat up in the 2020 college basketball recruiting class. And that usually means official visits, trimmed-down lists and fall commitments are forthcoming. Caleb Love, a 4-star point guard from St. Louis, ...

Relax; Not all is lost with Andrea Hudy leaving Kansas basketball

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2012/jan/18/229104/ Let’s take a rational look at the news that strength coach extraordinaire Andrea Hudy is leaving the Kansas basketball program, shall we? OK. I get it. A lot of you are out-of-your-minds upset — both angry and emotional — about [the ...