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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Stanford

Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.

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Vick dominates second half, overtime of KU's win over Stanford
The first came after a mistake by Vick, who accidentally stepped over the baseline, forcing the referees to call him for a turnover. Jerod Haase, former KU guard and current Stanford coach, erupted in joy, swinging his arm Todd Reesing-style for what could have ended up as one of the key plays of the game.

Dedric Lawson steady offensively, key in first half vs. Stanford
Sometimes calls or moments fall your way and, in turn, swing a game. Two moments in particular in KU’s come-from-behind 90-84 overtime win over Stanford went the way of Dedric Lawson.

Jerod Haase makes emotional return to Allen Fieldhouse
“It’s a long answer," Haase began. "I’ve had great experiences, and it’s always emotional for a variety of reasons. During the game, certainly, I was able to lose myself in the game. I’m so excited, to be honest with you, with what we’re doing at Stanford. Even when we could have stunk it up this year, I really believe in what we’re doing. But coming here is always meaningful."

Les Miles makes halftime appearance at Allen Fieldhouse |
Before the fans inside of Allen Fieldhouse had much to cheer about during the Kansas basketball team’s Saturday matchup with Stanford, the athletic department got the 16,300 in attendance on their feet by trotting out KU’s new football coach.

The most captivating part of Lagerald Vick’s game-tying three against Stanford
Here’s the thing: Vick wasn’t even supposed to shoot it on this play. Self admitted after the game that the set was designed to get the ball to Dedric Lawson; it’s why Self’s eyes were looking toward the top of the key where he thought the ball would be going.

Stanford coach Jerod Haase recalls giving ‘blood, sweat, tears’ during his KU career
A fan favorite during his playing days at the University of Kansas, Jerod Haase received a hero’s welcome on Dec. 3, 2016 — the day he brought his Stanford basketball team to Allen Fieldhouse to face the No. 3-ranked Jayhawks.

Vick sizzles, leads Kansas to 90-84 overtime win over Haase’s Stanford Cardinal
Vick forced overtime with a three-pointer, then scored eight straight points to open the extra session and help the No. 2-ranked Jayhawks to a 90-84 OT win over Haase’s unranked Stanford Cardinal on Saturday before a crowd of 16,300 that saw KU erase a 12-point deficit with 12 minutes left.

Other Sports News

Ex-Olympian Oscar Pistorius reportedly injured in prison brawl over a phone -
The brawl, which the BBC said took place on Dec. 6, occurred at Attridgeville Correctional Centre, where the six-time Paralympic medalist is serving time for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. It has since spawned an investigation, the report added, "to establish the facts and to ensure that appropriate action is taken as incidents of assaults are not allowed."

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury fight to draw in heavyweight title bout
Deontay Wilder dropped Tyson Fury twice, but Fury also outboxed him for long stretches, leaving the judges with a lot to pick from.

Kirby Smart Georgia Bulldogs belong College Football Playoff despite loss Alabama Crimson Tide
After blowing a 14-point lead in the second half of Saturday's SEC championship game -- one that saw him gamble and lose on a fake punt try late -- Georgia coach Kirby Smart said the No. 4 Bulldogs proved they should be among the four teams selected for the College Football Playoff.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks, vows vengeance Mario Hezonja, New York Knicks
Knicks forward Mario Hezonja dunked on Antetokounmpo in the first quarter, then stared and stepped over him -- much to the delight of the Madison Square Garden crowd.

Steve Kerr laments 'one of my worst performances as a coach' after Golden State Warriors' loss to Detroit Pistons
Despite having Stephen Curry back on the court for the first time in more than three weeks, Steve Kerr said he had perhaps "one of my worst performances as a coach" after the Golden State Warriors lost in Detroit on Saturday night.

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China agrees to make fentanyl a controlled substance after talks with US at G20 summit - CNNPolitics
China has agreed to reclassify fentanyl as a "controlled substance," in what the White House is calling a "wonderful humanitarian gesture" after the much-anticipated talks Saturday between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Kalispell Bypass speed limit changed to 60 mph | KECI
Months ago, Flathead County officials asked the Montana Transportation Commission for a speed limit change on the Kalispell Bypass, and now it's been granted. Instead of the previous 55 mph speed limit, the north and south ends of U.S. 93 Alternate are at 60 mph.

An Exhaustive Analysis of the Iconic Pizza Scene in 'Home Alone' - MUNCHIES
Home Alone is, fundamentally, a pizza movie. It was a fight over pizza between eight-year-old Kevin McCallister (played by Macaulay Culkin) and his older brother Buzz that gets Kevin sent upstairs, where he remains as the rest of his family accidentally departs to France without him. The pizza galvanizes the predicament that frames the whole narrative.