Kansas

Evel Knievel was an important part of our social fabric. His record-breaking jumps inspired many. He jumped over 170 times and broke over 40 bones. Relive his incredible legacy at Kansas' Evel Knievel Museum.
This baseball tale wasn’t supposed to end this way. Not even close. It was at least a decade ago when I found myself lounging around the press box at McCoy Stadium on one of those beautiful, warm summer days that...
People see Hunter Gibson and tell him to hit home runs. Gibson listened and swung away. Of course. It is a great feeling to blast the baseball over the fence and jog around the bases to collect high fives at...
While there is no action on the basketball courts around the American Athletic Conference, important things are happening. NCAA football and basketball athletes can return to campus for voluntary workouts beginning June 1. Schools are working on the COVID-19 health guidelines for that return – precautions that could include steps such as small groups in weight rooms, closed locker rooms, face coverings for coaches and no high fives.
Eric Wedge learns from John Wooden and Vince Lombardi. Alex Jackson takes inspiration from ESPN's Michael Jordan documentary, "The Last Dance". Different eras. Same themes. “I watched it and I watched it with my dad again," said Jackson, third baseman at...
Guadalupe Clinic is a non-profit, health clinic which exists through the generous donations of the community, through grants and fundraisers. We are always grateful for the opportunity to serve those in need and to give back to the community...
As COVID-19 ended recruiting visits – and with Wichita State needing to restock its roster – the Shockers basketball staff increased its video work to highlight the program and connect with recruits. Director of player development Nick Jones and video coordinator Jeff Chapman produced highlight clips of former Shockers such as Fred VanVleet, Landry Shamet, Ron Baker and others.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the plans for many Wichita State athletes. Several seniors will return for a sixth year, one for a seventh, to compete in the outdoor track season that begins in March 2021.
Wichita State coaches and athletes are at their improvisational best during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most Shocker athletes are at home under orders to avoid contact with people. Gyms are closed. Tracks are closed. Their old school – with its hoops, batting cages and barbells – is closed. That sends Shockers to the backyards, parks, woods, garages and basements in search of workout space and equipment.
Due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 virus the American Athletic Conference has suspended all spring sporting events until further notice. Couper Cornblum grew up playing baseball. More importantly, he grew up observing and learning about baseball. Eddie Cornblum, Couper's father,...