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Notebook: KU Women Maul Iona; Beaty Urges Seniors to Return to KU

Instead of time-tested jokes about women drivers and doctor bills, you got some big-chin schlub reading typos from the Palookaville Post

NCAA Basketball: NIT Season Tip-Off-Tennessee vs Kansas Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

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Shane Jackson: Les Miles should prioritize in-state recruiting for KU football |
Miles, of course, will likely not be targeting the same type of recruits at Kansas that he was going after during his time at LSU. The Jayhawks, who have just one commit from the 2019 class, have a limited number of available scholarships to hand out.

'Just stick together': David Beaty, KU football leaders urge non-seniors to return |
Fired 19 days earlier, the outgoing head coach had plenty to tell his players after their final game together, a home loss to Texas. But Beaty also asked every assistant on his staff to speak, too. And while the messages from the head coach and his staffers included words of gratitude and love, they also urged the Jayhawks who have a chance to play for the next coaching staff to consider what could still be accomplished at KU.

Kansas defense stifles Iona in 75-44 win |
Leading by 30 with less than a minute to go, the one thing the Kansas women’s basketball team was most excited about Sunday night was a late turnover on Iona to close out a 75-44 win.

Podcast: What we've learned about KU basketball
This week's topic is all about KU basketball and how the team has looked after a strong start to the season. KU recently captured a pair of wins against Marquette and No. 5-ranked Tennessee in which Dedric Lawson and Devon Dotson were especially sharp.

Four Jayhawks net double figures in 75-44 rout of Iona - Kansas Jayhawks
A balanced offense with four double-digit scorers helped Kansas women's basketball improve to 5-0 with a 75-44 victory over Iona on Sunday afternoon inside Allen Fieldhouse.

Other Sports News

Jimmy Butler of Philadelphia 76ers downplays crunch-time prowess -- 'It could have been anybody'
Eight days after hitting a game-winning 3-pointer for his new team, Jimmy Butler hit a shot from nearly the same spot on the floor with 2.3 seconds to play to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.

Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay Packers plots path to playoffs after loss
"I know I've got to play better," he said. "But I will. And we'll put ourselves in position."

Jalen Ramsey on Josh Allen: He did enough to win, and that's what matters
Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey didn't retract his offseason critique of Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen as "trash," but he did give the rookie credit Sunday for leading the Bills to a 24-21 victory at New Era Field.

Kawhi Leonard of Toronto Raptors on Gregg Popovich criticism -- 'It's funny to me'
"I heard about it. It's just funny to me because, you know, I don't know if he's talking about last year or not, but I guess when you stop playing they forget how you lead," Leonard told reporters in Toronto. "Other than that, it doesn't matter. I'm here with the Raptors. My focus is on the season and not what's going on the other side."

Odell Beckham: Attacking Eagles' depleted secondary 'wasn't in our game plan'
The New York Giants blew a 16-point first-half lead and were unable to exploit a decimated Eagles secondary in the second half of a 25-22 loss at Lincoln Financial Field.

Florida State denounces racist post featuring coach Willie Taggart
Florida State president John Thrasher condemned a racist social media post involving head coach Willie Taggart on Sunday and said the Florida state attorney is investigating.

Other News

NASA's InSight Mars Lander Reaches Mars Today! Here's What to Expect
After a nearly seven-month deep-space journey covering more than 300 million miles (483 million kilometers), NASA's InSight lander is set to touch down on Mars today (Nov. 26) just before 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT). You can watch the action live here at courtesy of NASA, beginning at 2 p.m. EST (1900 GMT).

Matthew Hedges pardon: British academic jailed for life in UAE released - The Washington Post
A British academic who was jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates on spying charges received a presidential pardon Monday, after UAE officials showed videos of him purportedly confessing to being a British intelligence agent.

Ukraine Considers Martial Law After Russia Seizes Its Ships Near Crimea : NPR
Russian warships seized three Ukrainian naval vessels on Sunday in a narrow waterway that provides access from the Black Sea to the much smaller Sea of Azov near Crimea, ramping up already bitter tensions between the two countries.

Three Feet From God: An Oral History of Nirvana ‘Unplugged’ - The Ringer
The best television episode of the 1990s starred a short, blond man and his band. On November 18, 1993, at Sony Music Studios in New York City, Nirvana took on MTV Unplugged. That night, the biggest group of the decade staged one of the most hypnotically intimate rock concerts ever captured on film.

Camp Fire, California's Deadliest In History, Now 100 Percent Contained | HuffPost
The devastating Camp fire ― a massive blaze that engulfed more than 153,000 acres, killing at least 85 people and destroying nearly 14,000 homes in northern California ― is 100 percent contained, fire officials said Sunday.

U.S. Border Patrol Uses Tear Gas to Disperse Migrant Caravan - WSJ
U.S. Border Patrol agents used tear gas to disperse hundreds of Central American migrants in the Mexican city of Tijuana who made a rush for the border fence, as tension builds over the diminishing prospects for asylum seekers trying to enter the country.