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AP News Staff
August 29, 2019 - 7:12 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Faculty advocating LGBTQ rights are denouncing the University of Kansas' more visible relationship with Chick-fil-A and calling for a boycott of the restaurant chain. The Kansas City Star reports they are upset that a Chick-fil-A outlet moved this year from the basement of one...
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August 22, 2019 - 6:57 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A federal indictment alleges an associate professor at the University of Kansas was secretly working full time for a Chinese university while doing research in Kansas on projects funded by the U.S. government. Feng "Franklin" Tao was charged Wednesday with one count of wire...
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June 17, 2019 - 6:49 am
(Pebble Beach, CA) Former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland captured the U.S. Open, overcoming the back-nine pressure at Pebble Beach to hold off two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka for a three-shot victory. Woodland all but sealed his first major title when he chipped off a tight lie...
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March 22, 2019 - 4:58 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern in the opening round of the Midwest Region. The fourth-seeded Jayhawks had a notable size advantage inside and used it, outscoring the Huskies 50-16 in the paint while...
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February 06, 2019 - 5:57 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Barry Brown scored 18 points, Xavier Sneed hit a crucial 3-pointer with a minute to go, and Kansas State roughed up No. 13 Kansas 74-67 on Tuesday night to snap a frustrating eight-game losing streak against its biggest rival. Sneed finished with 14 points and Dean Wade added...
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Marc LaVoie
January 07, 2019 - 7:34 am
No. 5 Kansas will be without 7-footer Udoka Azubuike for the remainder of the basketball season after an MRI examination revealed a tendon tear in his hand, similar to an injury he suffered in the opposite hand that sidelined him in December 2016. Azubuike is a 19-year-old junior center from...
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Marc LaVoie
November 05, 2018 - 6:48 am
University of Kansas athletic director Jeff Long announced Sunday that the school's football coach has been fired, effective at the end of the season. David Beaty arrived to find a football program in disarray. So far, he has compiled a record of six wins, 39 losses. While the team has shown...
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Dan Weinbaum
July 12, 2018 - 5:59 am
An art display on the University of Kansas campus raised the ire of the governor Wednesday, and the school removed it not long after. The art installation is called "Pledges of Allegiance." It is part of a privately-funded nationwide public art project that began last year. Sixteen flags, each...
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July 06, 2018 - 5:14 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas will hire former Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long to lead its athletics department. Kansas announced Thursday that Long will replace former athletic director Sheahon Zenger, who was fired May 21. Long was athletic director at Arkansas from 2008 to...
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March 26, 2018 - 3:58 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Malik Newman and top-seeded Kansas got past their Elite Eight road block on Sunday, knocking off second-seeded Duke 85-81 in overtime in a thrilling Midwest Region finale that clinched the Jayhawks' first trip to the Final Four since 2012. Newman scored all 13 of the Jayhawks'...
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