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Notebook: Les Miles Accepts Settlement with LSU; KU Soccer to Take on #1 UNC

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Lokedi set to chase history at final NCAA Cross Country Championships - Kansas Jayhawks
Senior Sharon Lokedi is set to run at her fourth-consecutive NCAA Championships on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10:45 a.m. at Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wisconsin.

Quentin Grimes earns shoutout from Bill Self after double-double
You wouldn't have blamed Quentin Grimes if he came out firing in Kansas’ 84-68 win over Vermont. After all, he did take the first game of the Champions Classic by storm, shooting 6-for-10 from deep and scoring 21 points in his Kansas debut.

Jayhawks look to take advantage of primetime matchup with Sooners |
“When you sign up to play Division I football, you sign up to play under the lights in big-time stadiums,” Dineen said. “I’m really excited that (this is) one of the last opportunities I get to play, and in a stadium like Oklahoma. I’m really excited, and it is going to be a great opportunity.”

KU soccer set to take on UNC in Round of 32 |
In the second round, KU is slated to take on No. 1-seed North Carolina at 4 p.m. Friday at WakeMed Soccer Park. It marks the second time in three seasons that the Jayhawks will square off with the NCAA’s all-time winningest D1 program. In 2016, the Tar Heels topped the Jayhawks in Chapel Hill, scoring twice in the second half to claim the 2-0 victory in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Shane Jackson: With nothing to lose, Beaty should take more chances against OU |
During a weekend in Vegas this past summer, I placed a $5 bet on an electronic horse racing game, and somehow — much to the chagrin of the rest of the bachelor party — managed to win $150 from that short race.

Jeff Long's current football coaching search different from his previous two |
This isn’t Jeff Long’s first search for a head football coach, but the University of Kansas athletic director is dealing with a different set of circumstances this time around.

LSU announces settlement with former football coach Les Miles |
LSU and its former head coach Les Miles reached a financial settlement Thursday that clears a path for Miles to take another head coaching position.

Peyton Bender looking to put final play at K-State behind him
“It still sucks,” Bender said. “I don't really like thinking about it.”

Les Miles, LSU agree to settlement
LSU has announced a settlement of monies owed to former head football coach Les Miles. Both parties agreed to a one-time lump sum payment of $1.5 million of the $6.5 remaining in the original agreement which would have been binding until 2023.

Bill Self lauds KU signee Issac McBride as 'a bonafide scorer'
McBride, a four-star combo guard and the No. 112-ranked recruit in the class of 2019, signed with the Jayhawks on Wednesday, meaning coach Bill Self could officially comment on the recruit that was discovered by his staff in an almost identical fashion to how they found the former National Player of the Year.

Other Sports News

Patrick Mahomes offered free ketchup for life if he throws record 57 TDs
Heinz Ketchup, which has used "57 varieties" in its advertising, tweeted the promise to Mahomes on Thursday after the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback told ESPN's Seth Wickersham of his love of the condiment, even putting it on steak.

UCLA's Bruin Bear statue vandalized in USC colors ahead of rivalry game
Ahead of this week's UCLA-USC rivalry game, a well-known UCLA statue was vandalized with red and yellow paint, according to school police.

Carmelo Anthony to part ways with Rockets after playing 10 games
"After much internal discussion, the Rockets will be parting ways with Carmelo Anthony and we are working toward a resolution," Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said in a statement. "Carmelo had a tremendous approach during his time with the Rockets and accepted every role head coach Mike D'Antoni gave him. The fit we envisioned when Carmelo chose to sign with the Rockets has not materialized, therefore we thought it was best to move on as any other outcome would have been unfair to him."

Kevin Durant of Golden State Warriors not addressing Draymond Green incident again
"Don't ask me about that again," Durant said tersely after being asked where his and Green's relationship stood a couple of days after Green was suspended for Tuesday's win over the Atlanta Hawks for "conduct detrimental to the team" following a verbal altercation between the two All-Stars during and after a Monday night loss to the LA Clippers.

Zach Lowe 10 things I like and don't like, including Trae Young - NBA
That is basically a high-speed wing pick-and-roll, with no other Pelican on the Moore-Davis side of the floor. Emptying that area creates a dilemma for defenses. Some help schemes would dictate a third defender slide in from that right wing to bump Davis. But no one is there.

Other News

How a $367,000 GoFundMe scam started with $20 and a good story -- but slowly unraveled - CNN
"Okay so wait the gas part is completely made up, but the guy isn't. I had to make something up to make people feel bad," McClure told a friend in one of the more than 67,000 text messages investigators reviewed.

California schools close as smoke from Camp Fire fills the skies
Bay Area public school districts planned to close Friday and a number of universities canceled classes this week as a result of smoke-filled air moving into the region from the Camp Fire to the northeast.

‘We Only Killed the Bad People’: 2 Khmer Rouge Leaders, Forever Linked - The New York Times
They were neighbors, two elderly retirees tending their gardens and playing with their grandchildren, hoping that the world would “let bygones be bygones” and forget they had been leaders of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime.