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A local boy kicked me in the butt last week. I just smiled at him and I turned the other cheek

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David Beaty in no hurry to name KU's starting QB |
Every time Kansas football coach David Beaty starts discussing quarterbacks, he can’t seem to stop himself from rattling off the qualities he most enjoys about four or five of the Jayhawks he works with every day.

Light on numbers, KU basketball's freshman class as stacked as any |
By those measures, Self’s three-player 2016 class is a little light, but only in terms of bodies. The incoming class, which consists of No. 1 overall prospect Josh Jackson, No. 31 Udoka Azubuike and No. 107 Mitch Lightfoot could go down as one of the more talented, pound for pound.

KC police investigating death of boy at Schlitterbahn Waterpark | KSNT News
KCUR is reporting the child is the son of Kansas Rep. Scott Schwab, R-Olathe. The public radio station is reporting elected officials were at the park for Elected Officials Day. Reports say Speaker Ray Merrick’s office sent a statement to lawmakers this afternoon.


Rio Olympics 2016: Team USA makes a gold medal statement with big wins -
The Rio Olympics may have started on Saturday, but Sunday they announced their presence with authority.

2016 Rio Olympics: Simone Biles, Aly Raisman reach gymnastics all-around final -
Simone Biles posted top scores in three of the four rotations -- floor exercise, vault and balance beam -- as the U.S. women's gymnastics team dominated the qualifying round for the team all-around final in first place. Meanwhile, Madison Kocian took first place in the uneven bars to give the Americans a clean sweep of each rotation.

2016 Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps earns 23rd medal as U.S. relay team wins gold -
The United States, aided by a dominant second leg from Michael Phelps, earned the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay, avenging their painful loss to France in 2012. Team USA, which consisted of Phelps, Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held and Nathan Adrian, beat France by 0.61 seconds to take back the gold.

Rio Olympics: Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400-meter freestyle, wins gold -
Katie Ledecky is the fastest woman in the world in the pool. The American beat her own world record in the 400-meter freestyle on Sunday night by turning in a time of 3:56.46, beating her own record by two seconds and a clear five seconds ahead of her next closest competitor.

Americans puff chests as swimmer Lilly King goes savage on Russian for doping -
American swimmer Lilly King was not in a medal race Sunday night, but she drew a greater post-race reaction than anyone who won gold, silver or bronze.

Other Sports

Yankees announce Alex Rodriguez will play his final game on Friday -
Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez will play in his final game this coming Friday, the team announced on Sunday. After that game, he will assume a position of special adviser and instructor with the team.

WATCH: Ichiro reaches 3,000 hits in style with a triple -
Sunday afternoon, Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki became the 30th member of the 3,000 hit club. He reached the milestone with a booming triple to right field off Rockies lefty Chris Rusin.

The Great Cargo Shorts Debate

Nice Cargo Shorts! You’re Sleeping on the Sofa - WSJ
Relationships around the country are being tested by cargo shorts, loosely cut shorts with large pockets sewn onto the sides. Men who love them say they’re comfortable and practical for summer. Detractors​ say they’ve been out of style for years, deriding them as bulky, uncool and just flat-out ugly. In recent days, the debate has engulfed the nation.

America Is Fiercely Divided on the Cargo Shorts v. Jean Shorts Debate | GQ
2016 in America, politically speaking, has been, well, hell. The country is divided in ways that are unprecedented, like on issues we seemingly should be passed like which kinds of terrible shorts to wear. That's right: A new Washington Post story found that certain states have stronger preferences in jean shorts (aka jorts) and cargo shorts than others.

Why no man should wear cargo shorts - Business Insider
Cargo pocketed shorts are the single worst item a man can wear in the summer. Yes, we're willing to go that far. We feel that strongly about it.

Map: Real American men don’t wear cargo shorts - The Washington Post
Men's shorts have always been a touchy subject in the nation's snootier coastal cities. Anti-shorts fundamentalists have long maintained that the only time a man should wear shorts is when he's at the gym or on the beach. This has prompted a backlash from men of questionable sartorial judgment who believe the right to cargo shorts should be enshrined in the Constitution.

What Happened After I Wrote That Cargo Shorts Story - WSJ
Most of the reader emails I’ve received are from men explaining in painstaking detail the items they carry in their cargo shorts pockets and why they have no choice but to wear them in the summer. Some of the arguments are quite compelling.

Cargo Shorts Are Great - Washington Free Beacon
I think we all know that there is nothing more sickening in this day and age than female privilege. And there’s no variety of female privilege more galling than their sneering at men who wear cargo shorts. “Oh, what do you need all those pockets for?” they snap as they carry around a gigantic purse with 18 quarts of cubic space in which to carry all their ridiculous crap. “How could you possibly want to look so ridiculous?”