<![CDATA[University of Kansas Jayhawks Sports News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:38:37 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:38:37 CDT University of Kansas 60 Kansas recruiting target Brandon Ingram opts to go to Duke http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19758366.html#storylink=rss Brandon Ingram, rated as the nation’s No. 3 overall basketball recruit by Rivals.com, announced that he will attend Duke, choosing the defending NCAA champions over a list of schools that included Kansas and in-state schools North Carolina andNorth Carolina State.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:36:30 CDT

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Former South Carolina linebacker Marcquis Roberts says he will transfer to Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19764681.html#storylink=rss Roberts is expected to be eligible right away as a graduate transfer. It’s a fresh start for him after an injury-plagued four years at South Carolina.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:53:28 CDT

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At age 89, former KU football player Bryan Sperry scores touchdown in alumni scrimmage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19637610.html#storylink=rss Bryan Sperry was 17 years old when he first left home to play football at Kansas State. He was 19 when he served as an infantryman in the Battle of the Bulge. Three years later, in his early 20s, he was hauling in a pass for Kansas in the 1948 Orange Bowl.

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:03:33 CDT By RUSTIN DODD

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Kansas QB Michael Cummings to have knee surgery after spring-game injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19716756.html#storylink=rss Quarterback Michael Cummings was injured Saturday after being hit low during the Jayhawks’ spring game. He will need surgery on his left knee, KU coach David Beaty said Monday.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:09:09 CDT

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Former Texas A&M receiver Laquvionte Gonzalez headed to Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19692888.html#storylink=rss The Kansas football team on Sunday picked up two wide receivers — Laquvionte Gonzalez, a transfer from Texas A&M, and an oral commitment from Brandon Royal of Arlington, Texas, for its 2016 recruiting class.

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:29:14 CDT

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Kansas quarterback Michael Cummings leaves Jayhawks’ spring game with knee injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19551972.html#storylink=rss The sight of quarterback Michael Cummings going down — and then limping to the sideline — was the defining moment from Kansas football coach David Beaty’s first spring game, which finished with the first-team Blue squad recording a 20-7 victory over the second-team White squad. Cummings, a fifth-year senior, could be in line to start at quarterback in the fall. On Saturday, he was limited to just four-of-eight passing for 43 yards before leaving early in the second quarter.

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:09:53 CDT

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Kansas notes: Rodriguez Coleman, Corey Avery suspended from Jayhawks football program http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19553856.html#storylink=rss Kansas senior receiver Rodriguez Coleman and sophomore running back Corey Avery missed Saturday’s spring game while serving indefinite suspensions for a “violation of team rules,” KU coach David Beaty said. “Their future is uncertain,” Beaty said.

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:31:29 CDT

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The KU Chalkboard: Why recruit Cheick Diallo matters for Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19399905.html#storylink=rss It’s the time of the year for college basketball recruiting questions. Especially at Kansas. After the departures of Kelly Oubre Jr. and Cliff Alexander to the NBA Draft, Kansas coach Bill Self possesses three open scholarships and a short list of available targets. For Kansas, though, the most intriguing player is likely a 6-foot-9 power forward named Cheick Diallo.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:55:01 CDT

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Kansas quarterback Michael Cummings can make statement in spring game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19344762.html#storylink=rss On his third coach, in his fifth season and after outlasting a long list of failed transfers and unproductive signal-callers at quarterback, Michael Cummings is still at Kansas, still competing for the starting job under first-year KU coach David Beaty.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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Kansas basketball recruiting target Malik Newman picks Mississippi State http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19394997.html#storylink=rss Malik Newman, a top-10 recruit in the 2015 men’s basketball recruiting class and a long-time Kansas target, picked Mississippi State on Friday in a private ceremony in his hometown of Jackson, Miss.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:12:00 CDT

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How Kansas’ Jordan Shelley-Smith gained 50 pounds and earned look at left tackle http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19311387.html#storylink=rss In the last eight months, KU’s Jordan Shelley-Smith has transformed from a 248-pound sophomore tight end to a 297-pound offensive lineman.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:49:02 CDT

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KU football coach David Beaty challenges students to a friendly game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19332867.html#storylink=rss David Beaty, Kansas’ first-year football coach, played an assortment of games at a makeshift carnival setup on campus Thursday in an effort to connect with the student body and combat apathy towards football. The KU spring game is Saturday.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:05:08 CDT

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Bill Self isn’t only college coach with connections to OKC Thunder, who seek Scott Brooks’ replacement http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19263432.html#storylink=rss There are two jobs that Kansas basketball fans have long feared would entice Bill Self to leave. One of those jobs came open on Wednesday. The Oklahoma City Thunder fired head coach Scott Brooks, sending ripples throughout the NBA — and the college game, too. Florida coach Billy Donovan and UConn coach Kevin Ollie immediately emerged as potential candidates, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:57:39 CDT

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Phoenix Suns' Morris twins charged with felony assault http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article19201245.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:16:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article19201245.html Two prized basketball recruits wanted by Kansas to announce decisions soon http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19182750.html#storylink=rss Kansas coach Bill Self has spent the last month courting a slew of top-20 prospects in the 2015 recruiting class. Will any of those remaining targets wind up in Lawrence? The KU staff will soon have an answer on two of those players, combo guard Malik Newman and 6-foot-9 wing Brandon Ingram.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:49:55 CDT

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Brandon Schneider has a new vision for Kansas women’s basketball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19175310.html#storylink=rss It took nearly two decades, but Brandon Schneider believes he is now at home at Kansas. After a 12-year tenure as the head women’s basketball coach at Emporia State, followed by five years as the head coach at Stephen F. Austin, Schneider replaces Bonnie Henrickson, who was fired last month after 11 seasons on the job. According to KU officials, Schneider will sign a five-year contract that is worth $300,000 annually plus incentives for Big 12 success.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:15:29 CDT

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Kansas baseball team beats Wichita State 11-6 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19199721.html#storylink=rss Dakota Smith’s three-run homer served as catalyst in Kansas’ 11-6 victory Wichita State in a mid-week non conference game for both teams.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:44:53 CDT

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Kansas running back Taylor Cox battles back from Achilles injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article19151466.html#storylink=rss Taylor Cox will actually turn 25 this September, during the opening weeks of the season, which only partially explains a turbulent and injury-plagued three seasons at Kansas.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:14:52 CDT

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KU picks Brandon Schneider to be new women’s basketball coach http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19064235.html#storylink=rss Brandon Schneider, the head coach at Stephen F. Austin and a former head coach at Emporia State, is set to become the next women’s coach at KU, the school announced on Monday afternoon.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:29:23 CDT

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One tweet at a time: David Beaty trying to rebuild brand of Kansas football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18883506.html#storylink=rss David Beaty has made crafting his social media presence a priority during his first months as Kansas football coach. It’s not just recruiting, either. Take a closer look, and Beaty’s Twitter exploits provide a window into his entire philosophy as a head coach.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:18:07 CDT

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KU men, women sweep titles at Kansas Relays http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18870165.html#storylink=rss After a day of competition at Rock Chalk Park — including a schedule compressed by the threat of severe weather Saturday — the Kansas men and women swept the team titles at the 88th Kansas Relays just before midnight Friday.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:18:23 CDT

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Charlotte transfer Mike Thorne Jr. — a Kansas target — opts for Illinois http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article18856404.html#storylink=rss Charlotte center Mike Thorne Jr., a graduate transfer who will be eligible right away, reportedly is headed to Illinois, spurning interest from Kansas, Kentucky and Pitt, among others.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:22:28 CDT

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Former Mizzou standout Christian Cantwell takes shot put title in downtown Lawrence http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18829866.html#storylink=rss Competing in a downtown shot put event that highlights Kansas Relays week, Christoam Cantwell emerged from a field of professionals and claimed the title with a throw of 70 feet, 61/2 inches.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:18:12 CDT

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Kansas’ Michael Stigler hurdles NCAA goals, eyes 2016 Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18811611.html#storylink=rss On Friday afternoon, Michael Stigler of KU won the 400-meter hurdles at the Kansas Relays, finishing in a time of 50.07. He’s hoping to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:21:25 CDT

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KU to play Canadian team at the Sprint Center in June http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18761103.html#storylink=rss Kansas’ men’s basketball team, representing the United States, will play Canada’s World University Games team at 7 p.m. June 23 and 26 at the Sprint Center.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:53:40 CDT

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KU football team completes 2016, 2017 schedules http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18774348.html#storylink=rss After canceling a home-and-home series with Hawaii, the Kansas football program has completed its non-conference schedules for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:05:56 CDT

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Top prep center Stephen Zimmerman — a KU target — picks hometown UNLV http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18751581.html#storylink=rss Stephen Zimmerman, a native of Las Vegas, announced his commitment to UNLV on his Twitter account late on Thursday night.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:09:59 CDT

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Kansas Relays to conclude on Friday instead of Saturday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18737361.html#storylink=rss With the Saturday forecast predicting severe weather for much of the Lawrence area, Kansas Relays officials on Thursday announced that all remaining events would take place on Friday at Rock Chalk Park.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:37:09 CDT

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Kansas’ Chelsea Gardner taken by Indiana Fever in WNBA Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18737004.html#storylink=rss Indiana Fever selects Kansas forward Chelsea Gardner with the 21st pick in WNBA Draft

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:24:24 CDT

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Kansas’ Perry Ellis wins Big 12 basketball scholar-athlete award http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18717459.html#storylink=rss KU’s Perry Ellis, a 6-foot-8 forward, was selected as the Big 12 men’s basketball scholar-athlete of the year, according to a vote of the league’s head coaches released Thursday.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:37:13 CDT

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