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Notebook: KU Quiet on Adidas Allegations

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Greg Ostertag

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Get to know 10 KU basketball recruiting targets...
Over the last three-or-so months, we've been releasing a weekly series of expert breakdowns on top KU basketball targets. Typically those stories are VIP content for subscribers only. And while that will remain the case, if you're interested in learning more about various KU basketball and football recruits, here's a story that can give you a little taste of what we have in store. .

A look back: Here's what Daniel Wise said after the WVU loss
Daniel Wise had been having a statistically quiet 2018, but he finally broke out with arguably his biggest performance of the year last Saturday against West Virginia.

Svi Mykhailiuk, Devonte' Graham star in NBA preseason finales
If you watched the rise to stardom by Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk and Devonte' Graham as upperclassmen at Kansas, then the following statement won't really be news to you.

KU coaches seeking greater engagement from freshman guard Quentin Grimes | KUsports.com
The man to whom he compared him on Wednesday, at KU’s annual media day, became the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and, one year ago, signed a five-year contract extension worth $150 million.

As allegations mount, KU mum about Adidas ties and extra $1.5M it has received from the company | KUsports.com
For the past year, Kansas Athletics officials have said a multimillion-dollar deal to extend Adidas’ contract to be KU’s official athletic apparel provider remains unsigned. However, the chief financial officer for the KU athletic department has disclosed to Kansas Athletics’ board of directors that KU already is receiving increased royalty payments from Adidas based on the pending deal.

Other Sports News

Would you pick Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes for game-winning drive in 2018? - SBNation.com
It’s only been six starts, but Patrick Mahomes looks like the NFL’s next great quarterback. The Kansas City signal caller leads the league with 14 touchdown passes and has averaged more than 300 passing yards per game this fall. That MVP-like performance has pushed the Chiefs to a 5-0 record and established them as the early frontrunners for the AFC crown.

NBA referees are using psychology to keep up with the speed of the modern game - SBNation.com
NBA games are filled with similar referee-player exchanges, but Crawford took much more from it. Thomas wasn’t just imparting wisdom while slinging a backhanded putdown. He was offering insight into why an NBA referee’s job is so difficult.

NLCS: Brewers 12-game winning streak means free hamburgers for Milwaukee - SBNation.com
The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night, and in doing so helped the city of Milwaukee to free hamburgers.

Other News

You Really Shouldn't Be Running Adobe Flash Player Anymore
For a long time, Adobe’s Flash Player was one of the most widely used browser plugins on the internet. Animation, web games, and entire websites were all powered by Flash. Even YouTube’s video player once ran on Flash. The only issue was that Flash has some major security issues that are incredibly easy to take advantage of, and as time went on, Flash became notoriously known as the entry point for many a security breach. Annoying ads, backdoor malware installation, and data collection have found their ways onto many a PC thanks to the holes in Flash’s security.

Death toll from Michael seen rising as Florida towns remain cut off | Reuters
The death toll was expected to rise this weekend in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael as hundreds remained unaccounted for along the Florida Panhandle where decimated communities remained cutoff and in the dark.

Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of closed funeral home - ABC News
In a disturbing discovery, the bodies of 11 deceased infants were found in the ceiling of a shuttered funeral home in Detroit on Friday.

How to Shut Down Bad-Faith 'Debates' on Social Media
They don’t really want to debate you, those randos who crawl into the comments of your Facebook posts and your tweets and your blog posts (hi!) asking to “debate” you over shit we should all agree on by now. You can’t debate them in any meaningful way, because they are mouths without ears. You can block them or take your account private, but maybe that leaves you feeling frustrated and powerless. How do you leave this situation feeling any type of satisfaction?

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