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NCAA gets approval to investigate schools in college basketball corruption case
Federal authorities have given NCAA officials their approval to move ahead with an investigation of alleged rules violations that came to light during the first of three federal criminal trials involving pay-for-play schemes and other corruption in college basketball, ESPN has confirmed.

VIDEO - Kansas Jayhawks May Be Best Team in the Country | SI.com
The Kansas Jayhawks enter the college basketball season as the top-ranked team in the country, and CBS Sports' John Rothstein shares why he believes the team's depth separates it from other elite programs in the nation.

Kansas set for Midwest Regional in Peoria - Kansas Jayhawks
Coming off a successful run at the 2018 Big 12 Championship, the Kansas men's and women's cross country teams are set to race at the NCAA Midwest Regional on Friday, Nov. 9 at Newman Golf Course in Peoria, Illinois.

Alabama QBs coach Dan Enos reportedly a candidate for KU football job | Smithology | KUsports.com
If the name Dan Enos didn’t immediately grab your attention while poring over potential candidates to become the next head football coach at the University of Kansas, it might be time to double back.

Report: FBI gives NCAA clearance to begin investigating some basketball programs in corruption scandal | KUsports.com
The FBI has given the NCAA clearance to begin investigating possible code violations at universities related to the recent college basketball corruption trial, according to a Yahoo Sports report published Tuesday night.

Alabama offensive assistant Dan Enos linked to Kansas opening
Football Scoop is reporting through sources that first-year Alabama assistant Dan Enos, the Crimson Tide's quarterbacks coach and one of the brains behind Tua Tagovailoa's historic success this season, has risen to prime candidate status for the Jayhawks.

Les Miles the next head coach at Kansas?
Former LSU head coach Les Miles hasn't roamed the sidelines in a college football game since the opening stretch of the 2016 season, dropping road contests to Wisconsin and Auburn en route to a 2-2 start and his termination as the captain of the ship in Baton Rouge.

Five things we learned from Champions Classic
Remember Frank Mason III’s buzzer-beater that beat Duke and launched the Kansas guard into the national awards conversation two seasons ago? How about Grayson Allen’s 37-point blistering of Michigan State last year? Mason went on to win National Player of the Year. Allen made third-team All-ACC.

Other Sports News

Floyd Mayweather says he never agreed to official fight with kickboxer
If you're a Floyd Mayweather fan, don't go booking your trip to Japan for the New Year's Eve return to the ring that he announced Monday at a news conference in Tokyo.

New York Mets GM says Tim Tebow earned promotion to Triple-A
The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback hit .273 with six homers and 36 RBIs in 84 games this year for Double-A Binghamton. His season was cut short by a broken hamate bone in his right hand, which required surgery July 24.

Midseason MVPs, grades and surprises for all 32 NFL teams - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints are in cruise control looking toward the playoffs at the halfway point of the NFL season. The Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers, on the other hand, are playing out the string and looking toward 2019. How has the first half gone for your team? NFL Nation breaks it down:

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Juror in tears after being picked for El Chapo's trial
Seven women and five men were officially selected Wednesday to sit as jurors on the upcoming case of notorious Sinaloa cartel head Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — reducing one of them to tears.

Gunman kills 12 in 'horrific' mass shooting at Thousand Oaks bar packed with college students - Los Angeles Times
A gunman threw smoke bombs and rained bullets on a crowd of hundreds inside a Thousand Oaks bar that is popular with college students Wednesday night, leaving 12 dead including a Sheriff’s sergeant shot trying to stop the carnage.

2018 Election Voter Turnout Hit 50-Year High : NPR
Voter turnout on Tuesday was massive: More than 47 percent of the voting-eligible population cast a ballot in the midterm elections on Tuesday. That's according to early estimates from the United States Election Project.

Gillette's Latest Innovation Is Removing Blades From Razors
Every couple of years, Gillette reveals the latest breakthrough in shaving technology. That has often involved adding more blades to its razors. More blades must equal a better shave, right?! One, two, three, four, five plus an extra one hidden on the back—the company has done it all. But now, after decades of famously adding all those extra blades to its razor cartridges, Gillette is removing them.

Trump Administration Sides With Sudan Against USS Cole Survivors In Lawsuit : NPR
Eighteen years ago, Lorrie Triplett's husband, Ensign Andrew Triplett, rode off on his bike to board the destroyer U.S.S. Cole, heading for the Persian Gulf. It was the last time she would see him. On Wednesday, she sat in the U.S. Supreme Court and she "really wanted to scream."