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Payne, Soucie Hit Milestones in Win Over OU

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Payne, Soucie reach milestones in comeback win for KU volleyball over Oklahoma |
Senior middle blocker Tayler Soucie recorded her 500th career block, and right-side hitter Kelsie Payne notched her 1,000th career kill in the Kansas volleyball team's four-set comeback win over Oklahoma Saturday.

KU golfer Hanna cards 61 to set school record at Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic |
Kansas senior golfer Chase Hanna fired a round of 61 to set a school record, and move into a tie for first place Saturday at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic.

Notebook: Stanley plays 'meaningful minutes' in loss; Wise ejected |
With 5:35 left in the third quarter and the Kansas football team down 38 points at No. 14 West Virginia, KU head coach and offensive coordinator David Beaty inserted backup quarterback Carter Stanley to run the offense.

Game balls and gassers: KU at West Virginia |
Mike Lee was flagged for a taunting penalty on KU’s opening kickoff into the end zone. If you can’t taunt when your kicker booms one, when can you?

False Start: Jayhawks can't recover from slow start in 48-21 loss |
Once again, the Jayhawks fell behind in an early first-half hole and couldn’t recover. This time, No. 14 West Virginia scored on three straight drives in the second quarter Saturday and cruised to a 48-21 victory over the Jayhawks at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Other Sports

Jalen Hurts proves to be Alabama's X-factor but development as a passer remains key -
Alabama's defensive dominance carries an air of inevitably over this college football season. Do we already know who the national champion will be?

Pacquiao vs. Vargas results: Pacquiao earns welterweight title in decisive win -
Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring after his brief retirement and looked like the Pacquiao of old, taking the WBO welterweight title from Jessie Vargas by unanimous decision (114-113, 118-109, 118-109) in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Alabama at LSU game score: Inevitable doom exists against the Crimson Tide -
Alabama didn't blow out LSU in the way that the Tide have crushed their most recent ranked foes, but Alabama's 10-0 victory in Baton Rouge on Saturday night was almost equally impressive.

Nebraska star QB Tommy Armstrong returns to sideline after being carted off field -
: Tommy Armstrong was released from the hospital and walked back into Ohio Stadium an hour after being carted off on a stretcher. Wearing street clothes, he made his way back onto the field and began hugging teammates, which were obviously thrilled to see him.

85-year-old fan lives just long enough to hear the Cubs win the World Series -
One lifelong Cubs fan lived just long enough to see his favorite team win a title. According to Mike Kilen of the Des Moines Register, 85-year-old Darel Sterner of West Liberty, Iowa, was in hospice care surrounded by his family Wednesday night when the Cubs won their first championship in 108 years. He passed away three hours later.

Daylight Savings Time News

Daylight saving time has ended. It really should go on forever. - Vox
Daylight saving time in the US started as an energy conservation trick during World War I, and became a national standard in the 1960s. But many now feel it has outlived its usefulness. For one, the presumed electricity savings of taking advantage of more daylight in the evening during the summer turn out to be unclear or nonexistent.

Few Benefits to Daylight Saving Time—Should We Scrap It?
This weekend, public service announcements remind us to “fall back,” ending daylight saving time (DST) by setting our clocks an hour earlier on Sunday, Nov. 6. On Nov. 7, many of us will commute home in the dark.

The Greatest Myths About Daylight Saving Time - The Daily Beast
First off, daylight saving time was not proposed by farmers; Heck, it’s not even supported by farmers—and never has been.