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Notebook: kufball Prepares for Texas Tech; the Morri Cleared of all Charges

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Kansas News

Jayhawks used bye week to self-assess, prepare for Texas Tech |
When the 2017 calendar first came out, third-year head coach David Beaty didn’t know whether he liked the timing of the Jayhawks’ bye. But in retrospect, Beaty entered preparation for this Saturday’s home game against Texas Tech glad the off week came when it did.

Morris twins acquitted in Phoenix assault case |
The Morris brothers, former University of Kansas players, have been on trial for the past two weeks on charges that they helped three other people beat 36-year-old Erik Hood in January 2015 outside a high school basketball game in Phoenix.

No. 11-rated prep player has visited Kentucky, Texas, still has KU, Marquette to go
Kansas recruiting target Quentin Grimes, a 6-foot-5 senior combo guard from College Park High School in The Woodlands, Texas, had a good time on his visit to Kentucky last weekend, but did not commit to the Wildcats, Grimes’ AAU program director told on Tuesday.

Morris twins acquitted of assault charges, now can report to NBA camps
Former University of Kansas forwards Marcus and Markieff Morris were acquitted of aggravated assault charges by a Phoenix jury Tuesday and now are free to report to NBA training camps of the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards, respectively.

Other Sports

Kentucky Basketball: Dan Wetzel talks FBI investigation, who should worry
Will the FBI’s ongoing investigation into corruption involving shoe companies, agents, coaches and recruits, which has already dealt blows to the likes of Louisville, Arizona and USC, eventually catch one of basketball’s bluebloods — Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, North Carolina or UCLA?

2017 AL Wild Card Game: Robertson and Kahnle step up big for Yankees out of the bullpen -
Going into Tuesday night's AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium (NYY 8, MIN 4), the New York Yankees had one clear advantage over the Minnesota Twins: their bullpen. New York's bullpen is deep with power arms. Power arms who can go multiple innings.

USWNT star Alex Morgan was reportedly kicked out of Disney World -
U.S. women's national team star Alex Morgan was reportedly kicked out of Disney World due to an incident that happened at Epcot on Sunday at a bar inside the theme park, according to TMZ Sports.

Arizona coach Sean Miller breaks his silence, issues statement amid FBI probe -
Arizona coach Sean Miller waited a week to make his first public statement in the wake of an FBI investigation that includes the arrest of Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson. On Tuesday evening, Miller ended his silence in the form of a written statement that was sent out from the head of the athletic department's communications office.

George Foreman challenges Steven Seagal to a fight, because of course -
Fresh on the heels of Mayweather vs. McGregor, there could be another superfight on the horizon. You asked for it (probably not) but it's coming (probably not) ...I hope you all are ready for George Foreman vs. Steven Seagal.

Other News

Liam Gallagher shares his thoughts on Noel's new music, compares him to David Hasselhoff - NME
The siblings and former Oasis bandmates had already come to blows over new material, after Liam claimed that Noel’s psychedelic direction on new album ‘Who Built The Moon‘ was akin to “a vegetarian trying to sell you a kebab“. Now, he’s gone as far to suggest that the record will be boring an inauthentic.

Here’s what Liam Gallagher thinks of every song on his new album
Telling the listeners “it’s mega – buy it!” Liam also explained what it’s like to go viral for making tea (“I don’t know what all the fuss was about man”), and talking about Oasis (“I’m proud to be in Oasis, I love Oasis, still do”) Whilst there Moyles got Liam to talk through his latest record ‘As You Were’. Here’s what he thinks of every single song on the new album:

Is Liam Gallagher preparing to tone himself down on Twitter? - NME
Liam continued: “The only regret I have is that our kid [Noel] became a dickhead. I regret his head got turned and he brought The Sun into our dressing rooms. Other than that, I don’t regret one bit. People know we meant it and we didn’t kiss arse to get where we got. It’s all been amazing.”