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How to watch: TV, radio, game info for KU football vs. TCU
The Jayhawks, who sit at 2-5 on the year and 0-4 against Big 12 competition, will be looking to rebound from a decisive loss to Texas Tech in Lubbock. Last week, the KU offense struggled to get going and managed only three points in the first half. The Jayhawks scored three points off three turnovers and committed uncharacteristic turnovers that led to a 48-16 loss.

Preview and prediction: Five factors to look for in KU vs. TCU
Last week, we led off this feature by asking if Peyton Bender was "really" the guy. It appeared he was, as he took every snap of the game against Texas Tech despite not playing particularly well until the end of the contest.

Gameday Breakdown: KU football vs. TCU |
Head coach David Beaty gave the job back to Peyton Bender following a bye and the midseason firing of former KU offensive coordinator Doug Meacham. But Bender, a senior in his second season with the Jayhawks, never looked fully comfortable until the latter stages of a 48-16 loss at Texas Tech a week ago.

Kansas’ basketball season opens with promise on the court and an uncertain future off
But he was spot on about the idea of perception. “I think it has been a hit on our sport without question,” he said.

National media split on KU’s culpability in the wake of Adidas basketball trial
They are Adidas executive James Gatto, former Adidas consultant Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins, and they were accused of conspiring to pay the families of players to attend schools sponsored by Adidas.

Why it’s possible — but not a surety — KU basketball could face NCAA violations
On Wednesday, the day of a guilty verdict in a federal court case that centered on corruption in college basketball, the University of Kansas responded. Jayhawks sophomore Silvio De Sousa was withheld from games pending a review of his NCAA eligibility. Chancellor Douglas Girod and athletic director Jeff Long released a joint statement for their first comments on allegations against KU made public in the trial, while men’s basketball coach Bill Self held an impromptu press conference to strongly defend the integrity of his program.

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Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins ejected after getting technical on bench
Rehabbing Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins was ejected from Friday night's 128-100 win against the New York Knicks after picking up a technical foul from the bench in the first quarter.

Memphis Tigers land first 5-star recruit of Penny Hardaway era in D.J. Jeffries
Penny Hardaway landed the first five-star prospect of his Memphis tenure on Saturday morning, as top-25 forward D.J. Jeffries announced his commitment to the Tigers.

Los Angeles Dodgers win Game 3, which is longest game in World Series history
The clock spun past midnight, the moon rose from behind the upper deck in right field to high above the stadium behind home plate, the pitchers kept pitching, the hitters kept trying to hit, the crowd thinned out, and finally the longest game in World Series history ended after 18 innings and 7 hours, 20 minutes.

Carolina Panthers set to host Saundra, Chancellor Lee Adams | Charlotte Observer
Saundra Adams is the mother of Cherica Adams, who was murdered in 1999 in Charlotte. A jury convicted former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth of masterminding the conspiracy to shoot and kill Cherica Adams, who was pregnant with Carruth’s child at the time.

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A Brutal Lynching And A Possible Confession, Decades Later : NPR
On August 28, 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till was gruesomely lynched in the small town of Money, Miss. He was a boy from Chicago, visiting his relatives. Although the case is now 63 years old, a recent book has spurred the Department of Justice to reopen the investigation into his murder.

At Matthew Shepard’s interment, Bishop Gene Robinson welcomes gay Christians back to the church - Vox
Shepard was a 21-year-old college student who was fatally beaten in Wyoming for being gay 20 years ago. His ashes were interred at Washington, DC’s National Cathedral on Friday, as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop extended a tearful welcome to LGBTQ individuals who had felt unwanted by their churches.

Bigfork Eagle - Local News, Kalispell seniors knitting up a storm for annual giveaway
Any doubt about the knitting prowess of the Kalispell Senior Center disappears when you see the inventory table.

Daily Inter Lake - Law Roundup, ‘Wild and crazy guy’ didn’t want mattress
Someone called the Whitefish Police Department about a “wild and crazy guy” who picked up a mattress he had posted for sale. He said the man bargained the price down, then took it outside and said he didn’t want it. The caller said the man had long, shoulder-length hair and looked like one of the Russians that were on Saturday Night Live.

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