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Smithson hopes to take KU defense to a new level

Are the morons getting louder or stupider?

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Kansas News

Smithson hopes to tighten KU defense |
Senior safety Fish Smithson, set to enter his third season as a key contributor for the Kansas defense, will be the first to tell you that covering world-class athletes in the Big 12 Conference can be a nightmare.

Three Jayhawks working at camp |
Kansas University basketball players Carlton Bragg Jr., Devonté Graham and Frank Mason III are working as college counselors at this weekend’s adidas Nations camp in Los Angeles.

Woodland misses cut |
Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland missed the cut Friday at the PGA Championship.

Other Sports

Team USA routs Venezuela in sloppy exhibition: Takeaways, highlights -
Team USA's 80-45 trouncing of Venezuela in Friday's exhibition game was not exactly exhilarating. It was billed as a "USA Basketball Showcase," but if this was an advertisement for what's to come this summer, it was an ineffective one.

Texas A&M suspends two for degrading comments in presentation to women -
Coach Kevin Sumlin has announced late Friday that two assistants, offensive line coach Jim Turner and special teams/tight ends coach Jeff Banks, will be suspended for two weeks without pay, effective immediately, for an inappropriate presentation the pair made during an Aggie Football Chalk Talk -- an event specifically for female fans of the Aggies. (Ed note - hopefully this doesn't give us bad publicity)

Dwyane Wade says he didn't leave Heat because of money or rift with Pat Riley -
Before Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat, there were reports that he was "deeply angered" by their initial contract offer and negotiations had grown contentious. After he agreed to join the Chicago Bulls, it was reported that Heat president Pat Riley never called him during free agency. Riley told reporters in Miami that he has "great regret" over not doing more to convince Wade to stay.

Big 12 expansion: Public pandering by AAC schools is borderline embarrassing -
Ten days into the Big 12's formal expansion process, we have entered some sort of theater of the absurd.

Other News

It’s the 20th Anniversary of the Macarena-Themed DNC, and These Videos Have Broken Me
At the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where the party nominated President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore for their second term, there was a theme song. That theme song was the Macarena, which had come out almost exactly a year before. Everyone did it as best they could, and we are so, so lucky.

Big Bear Don't Care
Some clowns might look at this big bear, much in need of a refreshing dip, and conclude that he is too big to be going around jamming himself into kiddie pools.

Jill Stein Thinks There Are 'Real Questions' About Vaccine Safety, in Case You Were Voting Green
Jill Stein, the Green Party’s presidential candidate and also an actual medical doctor, doesn’t appear to be anti-vaccination. But she’s sort of anti-vaxxer adjacent, giving a series of mealy statements to the Washington Post and in a Reddit AMA about whether vaccines are safe. Jill: you don’t have to do this!

Curt Schilling's Best Memes Of The DNC
Former MLB pitcher and avid meme curator Curt Schilling made the most out of this week’s Democratic National Convention. On Twitter, Schilling followed along with the speeches, shared memes, and told the sheeple to wake up.