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Notebook: Kansas To Play Second and Final Exhibition Game Tonight

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Now look, boy. If your dad goes gaga, you just use that shin of yours to call me, and I’ll come a-runnin’. But don’t be reading my mind between 4 and 5, that’s Willie’s time!

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K.J. Lawson hoping for more intensity in second KU exhibition
“Every game is a big game when you’re No. 1 in the country or when you’re ranked so high and people have high expectations," Lawson said. "We’ve just got to go out there and execute what Coach Self puts out there on us and just play and have fun. One game at a time.”

Bill Self still refining rotation ahead of second exhibition
"I don't know. I don't know," Self said, asked if he would use the same starting five from KU's exhibition opener. "I don't know. I doubt I do, but I don't know who it will be."

Q&A: Keith Loneker Jr. reflects on first INT, KU's toughness
"I give that to coach [Clint] Bowen. For two series before he was saying 'tunnel screen guys, tunnel screen. It's coming.' Just really being able to have a lot of experience that I've had the past three years, No. 2 ran a weird route, and when they run weird routes, weird things happen. They were running a tunnel screen there so luckily I got in a spot and he kind of threw it to me so I was able to catch it. So maybe that goes back to my tragic high school receiver days that I had."

'Incredible catch': WR Stephon Robinson helps Jayhawks improve on 3rd downs | KUsports.com
Outgained by close to 200 yards in an upset home win over TCU this past Saturday, a few flashbulb moments for the Kansas football offense provided just enough for the Jayhawks to leave David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium victorious.

KU volleyball rebounds with win at West Virginia | KUsports.com
"That third set was obviously key,” head coach Ray Bechard said in a team release. “You have to go into extra points and we made some very aggressive plays both offensively and defensively. That carried over into the fourth set. Our set distribution was heavy to Jada (Burse) and Ashley (Smith) but Gabby (Simpson) was a weapon tonight too."

Other Sports News

Fan arrested for throwing beer can at Red Sox parade
Police said 19-year-old Patrick Connolly, of Sandwich, Massachusetts, was charged with disorderly conduct and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Police said the can struck but didn't injure an unidentified man aboard one of the amphibious duck boats carrying players and their families in Wednesday's parade.

Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors wants to win Defensive Player of the Year
"I need that," Green said Wednesday night after the Golden State Warriors' 131-121 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. "I need that bad. Real bad. I made second team all-defense last year. I'm pissed about that still. I'll be pissed until I right that, so that's a serious goal of mine this year. And I'm on it every night."

Luka Doncic of Dallas Mavericks thrilled to get LeBron James' jersey
Doncic, the Mavericks' 19-year-old rookie sensation from Slovenia who was drafted No. 3 overall this past summer, patiently waited in the hallway not far from the locker room entrance for several moments until a team official emerged with a signed jersey from LeBron James.

Maryland Terrapins football coach DJ Durkin fired one day after reinstatement
In a statement, president Wallace D. Loh said, "Yesterday, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced numerous recommendations, including employment decisions about specific personnel on our campus. I accepted the Board's recommendations. At the same time, I announced my retirement as president in June 2019.

Other News

Hot brew coffee has higher levels of antioxidants than cold brew
In a new study, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) researchers found chemical differences between hot and cold brew coffee that may have health impacts. In particular, the researchers found that hot-brewed coffee has higher levels of antioxidants, which are believed to be responsible for some of the health benefits of coffee.

Google staff walk out over women's treatment - BBC News
The employees are demanding several key changes in how sexual misconduct allegations are dealt with at the firm, including a call to end forced arbitration - a move which would make it possible for victims to sue.

Trump: I know caravan is huge because I’m ‘pretty good at estimating crowd size’
President Trump said he believes there are more people traveling with the migrant caravan than has been reported in the media — because he’s “pretty good at estimating crowd size.”

Does a Helium Shortage Mean the Party’s Over? - Flathead Beacon
Ask anyone what helium is used for and you’re sure to come up with at least one common answer: balloons. But the colorless and odorless gas is used for much more than just bringing smiles to children’s faces. In fact, it’s used for everything from MRI machines to welding to filling car airbags.

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