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8:58, first time I’ve ever been early for work. Except for all those daylight savings days. Lousy farmers

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Kansas News

No. 1 Jayhawks welcome Catamounts to Lawrence Monday - Kansas Jayhawks
No. 1 Kansas will open the home portion of its 121st season of men's basketball when it plays host to Vermont (1-0) on Monday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. (CT). The contest is a campus round meeting of the NIT Season Tip-Off and will be broadcast on ESPN2, with Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Fran Fraschilla (analyst) calling the action

Louisville fires Bobby Petrino
Petrino, the all-time winningest coach at the school, is on his second stint with the Cardinals. He coached the program to a bowl game in each of his first four seasons back and also saw Lamar Jackson win the Heisman Trophy two years ago.

Survey says: KU football fans prefer Les Miles, identify him as most likely hire | Smithology | KUsports.com
“We are going to find a proven leader, a tenacious recruiter and a developer of young men on and off the field,” Long assured a downtrodden fan base. “As I have routinely said, we will break the cycle. My expectation is that the football program should be a bowl-bound program on a regular basis. I believe with the players currently in our program and the recruits who will commit in the coming months, we will be close to annual bowl berths and longterm competitiveness in the Big 12.”

Just 4 candidates remaining in KU football coaching search bracket | Smithology | KUsports.com
The search for the Kansas football program’s next head coach is nearly complete — at least as far as our online bracket is concerned.

Other Sports News

Carmelo Anthony's teammates don't believe he will return to Houston Rockets
Several players and members of the Rockets coaching staff believe that Carmelo Anthony has played his final game for the franchise, sources told ESPN on Sunday.

Mark Davis of Oakland Raiders on 1-8 start -- 'Buck stops with me'
- In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN after the Raiders' 20-6 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, owner Mark Davis accepted blame for the team's 1-8 start.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver supports players wearing 'Enough' T-shirts, speaking out
NBA commissioner Adam Silver, in attendance for Sunday's Lakers-Hawks game at Staples Center, said he supported "our players' desire to speak out on issues that are important to them and important to society."

Florida Gulf Coast vs. Michigan State - Game Recap - November 11, 2018 - ESPN
"I felt bad for our fans, I felt bad for their team, I felt a little bad for our team, and I felt really bad for the officials," Izzo said. "I've been here 24 years as a head coach and not sure I ever felt bad for an official."

Other News

California wildfires: Death toll reaches grim milestone - BBC News
Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll there to 29.

Samsung's foldable phone could cost over $1,700
Less than a week since Samsung unveiled its "Infinity Flex" display for its upcoming bendy smartphone, a new report from South Korea claims to know the name, price and release date of the device. The Yonhap News Agency's industry sources suggest the phone will be dubbed the "Galaxy F" -- a name that's been floated about before, along with "Galaxy X" -- and will debut in March, around a month after a 5G-enabled S10. But it won't come cheap: Yonhap believes the bendy phone will be an exclusive device that could cost as much as $1,770, though it adds the company hasn't "settled" on a price.

What song lyric do you find most haunting?
This week’s question comes from reader Karen Greagor:

What song lyrics do you find most haunting and/or disturbing? (ed note - share your answer in the comments)