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Notebook: KU Soccer Mauls K-State; Kansas Tennis Seniors Maul History

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Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State: The 2011 TD that killed the BCS -
When most people think of that year in college football terms, it usually comes down to one big thing: the LSU-Alabama “Game of the Century,” the subsequent rematch of that game in the 2012 BCS National Championship, and the post-BCS outcry that fueled the speedy development of the College Football Playoff just months later.

Kansas seniors make history - Kansas Jayhawks
Kansas seniors Nina Khmelnitckaia and Janet Koch were victorious in their quarterfinal match in the doubles bracket main draw of the ITA All-American Championships at the Riviera Tennis Club Friday. The Jayhawks' win marks the first time a Kansas doubles team has advanced all the way to the semifinals at the prestigious Riviera ITA All-American Championships.

Jayhawks blank Wildcats, 2-0 - Kansas Jayhawks
Two first-half goals from a pair Kansas juniors lifted the Jayhawks to a 2-0 victory over the Kansas State Wildcats in the second installment of the Dillons Sunflower Showdown Friday night at K-State Soccer Complex. Junior Katie McClure sent in her team-leading seventh goal of the year, while junior Taylor Christie added her fourth to give KU its first win over the in-state rivals in the two-year-old series.

Homestand continues for Kansas with No. 23 Baylor - Kansas Jayhawks
The October 6 contest marks the 48th time in the history of the two programs that the Jayhawks (10-4, 3-0 Big 12) and the Bears (10-5, 2-2 Big 12) will meet. KU has won nine of the last 10 meetings, with the lone loss coming in the second game of the series a year ago (Nov. 11, 2017).

Pregame questions: Five factors to look for in KU vs. WVU
Each week before the Jayhawks kick off, will go through the matchup and list five things to look for in the upcoming game. Some of the factors may be the same from week to week, but consider this a guide of sorts to your game-day experience.

How to watch: TV, radio, game info for KU football vs. WVU
The Jayhawks, now at 2-3 on the year and 0-2 in Big 12 play, will be looking for a bounce-back performance before an off-week at the mid-way point of the season. And while the Jayhawks at least put some points on the board last week against Oklahoma State (in a 48-28 loss), they'll certainly need more of them against a high-powered West Virginia offense that has given the Jayhawks plenty of problems in past meetings in Morgantown.

Notes: Sims talks KU's running backs, QB Stanley has WVU ties
"Khalil is a great back, a great, patient back," KU wide receiver Steven Sims said, asked what he remembered about the performance. "Good feet in the holes, and he made a couple guys miss. He had some long runs. Just the blocking up front, the O-line, those guys, and blocking on the perimeter helped Khalil get 290 yards last year."

KU football may be on the verge of losing top 2019 commit
Those players are Clay Cundiff, a dynamic three-star tight end out of Bishop Carroll, and Cole Mueller, a three-star running back who impressed the Jayhawks at a camp at Lindenwood. The class sits at two because one player, four-star quarterback Lance LeGendre out of New Orleans, has already decommitted from the Jayhawks.

Self on KU forward Dedric Lawson: 'He's the best passer we've ever had here' |
Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, Danny Manning and Lamar Odom, Bill Walton and Arvydas Sabonis, Joakim Noah and Nikola Dokic all come to mind as tall players blessed with great vision and passing touches.

Freshman guard Quentin Grimes brings value of versatility to KU roster |
A season’s worth of hype and praise was heaped onto Kansas freshman Quentin Grimes long before the smooth combo guard from Texas even thought about suiting up for his first game with the Jayhawks.

Now in his 3rd season at Kansas, Azubuike willing, ready for new role |
With basketball’s version of a vetting process behind him, Udoka Azubuike enters his third season at the University of Kansas in possession of an extensive range of facts and judgments surrounding his on-court strengths and weaknesses.

Gameday Breakdown: KU football at No. 9 West Virginia |
Between new starter Carter Stanley, former starter Peyton Bender and backup Miles Kendrick (currently out with a shoulder injury), Kansas quarterbacks have thrown 147 passes without putting a single one of them in a bad enough spot to be intercepted by a defender (KU has completed 93 throws for 879 yards and eight touchdowns).

Other Sports

Iowa vs. Minnesota Floyd of Rosedale pig trophy has deep history -
The Minnesota Golden Gophers take on the Iowa Hawkeyes this Saturday, and for the 82nd year, the two teams will be playing for the Floyd of Rosedale trophy, which has been in existence since 1935

Virginia Tech’s ‘Enter Sandman’ entrance: The 11 best things about it -
For every home game, the Hokies come out of the tunnel and onto the field to Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” playing and, folks, it is epic. It’s especially so when Virginia Tech has a big home game at night, as is the case against No. 6 Notre Dame on Oct. 6 (8 p.m. ET), and ABC always does an especially great job of airing cool entrances (here was Clemson’s).

Khabib issues warning at UFC 229 weigh-ins: ‘I’m going to smash your boy’ - MMA Fighting
Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor were unable to get on the same page at a press conference on Thursday, with Nurmagomedov leaving the premises before a late McGregor could arrive, but their confrontation at Friday’s ceremonial weigh-ins made up for the lost time.

Other News

Heroin And Opioid Users Hoping To Quit Turn To Black Market For Suboxone : Shots - Health News : NPR
His friend offered him part of a strip of Suboxone, a brand-name version of the addiction medication buprenorphine that is combined with naloxone. Buprenorphine is a long-acting opioid that is generally used to treat opioid addiction. It reduces cravings for the stronger opioids he had been taking, prevents physical withdrawal from those drugs and comes with a significantly lower risk of fatal overdose.

Yes, You Should Get a Flu Shot in 2018. Here's Everything to Know
The 2017-2018 flu season was a bad one. The dominant viral strain, H3N2, was a particularly severe form of influenza, leading to widespread and serious illness across the country. The flu and its complications killed around 80,000 people last year, the CDC estimates, including 180 children. That’s the highest flu death toll in four decades.

Jeff Bezos's new lunar lander / Boing Boing
Jeff Bezos's commercial spaceflight company Blue Origin is developing a lunar lander to deliver Amazon packages to the moon. Well, the first part is true and I'm sure the last part eventually will be too. The lander, currently in the concept development phase, is called Blue Moon.

Disney World guest sues park, claiming employee ruined his marriage proposal | Fox News
When the cast member, Nicole Guzman-Ortiz, 24, made the request, Rubin reportedly screamed at her, grabbed her shirt and threatened to punch her in the face, according to the arrest report. But Rubin is now suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts for more than $15,000 over the 2015 incident, claiming he was falsely accused of battery and wrongfully arrested, according to a lawsuit filed late last month.

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