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Notebook: KU Volleyball Mauls Texas Tech

The scene was rockin’, all were digging the sounds. Igor on chains, backed by his baying hounds

Kansas Volleyball Kelsie Payne Ainise Havili
Kansas Volleyball Kelsie Payne Ainise Havili

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Former KU forward Thomas Robinson waived by NBA’s Atlanta Hawks; lists Lawson
“At the outset, it appeared at least possible that Robinson would have a chance to make Atlanta’s roster, particularly given the team’s injuries and lack of frontcourt depth,” writes Brad Rowland of “However, the former No. 5 overall pick (in 2012 draft) appeared in only limited duty in three preseason games, leaving very little room to make an on-court impression.”

Jayhawks prevail in OT, Francis reaches milestone |
The score, which gave head coach Mark Francis his 250th collegiate, helped Kansas finish off a 2-1 win over TCU Friday night at Rock Chalk Park. The goal also helped the Jayhawks extend their win streak to three consecutive games.

Gary Woodland in three-way tie for first heading into final round of CIMB Classic |
Gary Woodland birdied the 18th hole for a 5-under 67 to move into a three-way tie for the lead with Marc Leishman and Shubhankar Sharma after three rounds of the CIMB Classic on Saturday.

Svi caps first pro preseason with big night | Tale of the Tait |
If Friday’s preseason finale was the last chance for Los Angeles Lakers rookie Svi Mykhailiuk to show his new team that he deserves a little PT, the former Kansas standout sure picked a heck of a way to go out.

College basketball corruption case expected to go to jury early next week |
In a letter filed in federal court on Saturday, Robert S. Khuzami, a U.S. attorney, notified presiding Judge Lewis A. Kaplan that both the prosecutors and the defense attorneys think they will finish calling witnesses to the stand and rest their cases as early as Tuesday.

KU volleyball sweeps Texas Tech, extends winning streak to nine matches |
The Kansas volleyball team extended its winning streak to nine matches by sweeping Texas Tech, 25-22, 25-22, 25-19 Saturday in Lubbock to remain in first place in the Big 12.

Other Sports News

Vince Carter has been dunking for 8 years longer than we ever imagined -
Vince Carter is back in the NBA for his 21st season, this time playing for the Atlanta Hawks, the eighth team he’s suited up for in his career. Carter is 41 years old now, making him the oldest player in the NBA.

Iowa State beats West Virginia, and the legend of Ames is becoming real -
Iowa State converted No. 6 West Virginia into a creamy paste on Saturday night in Ames, beating the Mountaineers 30-14. The Cyclones knocked the ‘Eers from the ranks of the unbeaten and made an already open Big 12 even more chaotic. They also took another step toward living up to a reputation they’ve long had, even when it hasn’t been deserved.

Michigan beat Wisconsin like almost nobody can -
Their last seven losses had come by three, six, seven, seven, seven, six, and four points. The teams that have beaten them by more than 10 points since 2009 heading into Saturday: Ohio State twice, Alabama once, and that’s it.

Other Sports News

‘We’re back to frontier days’: Michael’s aftermath in Florida - The Washington Post
“We’re back to frontier days,” said Jean Lipford, 50. Since Hurricane Michael struck this town on Wednesday, she has been washing clothes in a bucket and bathing in the creek where her husband made a dam with small stones. Her daughter Whitney, 23, has been wielding a chain saw, returning to the house every two hours to breast-feed her 6-week-old son.

MDT Looks at Solutions for Dangerous U.S. Highway 2 Intersection - Flathead Beacon
Drivers can expect to experience some delays along U.S. Highway 2 later this month as the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) begins to look at ways to fix a dangerous intersection west of Kalispell.

Sears: Will It Shrink, or Close? - WSJ
As Sears Holdings Corp. plans to file for chapter 11 protection Sunday, the big question is whether a smaller Sears emerges from bankruptcy or whether the filing leads to a liquidation and a final end to the storied department-store chain.

Essays reveal Stephen Hawking predicted race of 'superhumans' | Science | The Guardian
The late physicist and author Prof Stephen Hawking has caused controversy by suggesting a new race of superhumans could develop from wealthy people choosing to edit their and their children’s DNA.