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Notebook: Marcus Garrett To Fix Jump Shot; #kufball picks up JuCo CB

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Kansas News

KU guard Marcus Garrett ready to begin the process of fixing his jump shot |
Stats and percentages can tell you a lot about an athlete's performance. But for the KU freshman from Dallas, a 27 percent shooting clip from 3-point range during his first 39 games as a Jayhawk does not quite paint the full picture

Tom Keegan: Too early to bury Tall Ball in college basketball |
Generally, danger lurks where fads flourish. Fads warp minds, blind fashion taste from born followers and stunt individualism.

Juco CB originally from Louisiana plans to join KU football |
A Kansas football secondary already counting on contributions from newcomers this coming fall could have another addition in the mix.

KU basketball lands another No. 1 ranking in early 2018-19 preseason polls
Kansas continues to be a popular choice for preseason No. 1 team in the country heading into the 2018-19 college basketball season.

Other Sports

Is LeBron James or Michael Jordan the greatest NBA player of all time?
When Michael Jordan made his final shot for the Chicago Bulls 20 years ago next month, that question was easy to answer. While cases could be made for Bill Russell based on championship rings, Wilt Chamberlain on statistical dominance and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on longevity, the consensus was clear: Jordan was the greatest basketball player who had ever lived.

Cleveland Cavaliers favored over Boston Celtics to win Eastern Conference finals
The Cleveland Cavaliers are the favorites in an Eastern Conference finals rematch with the Boston Celtics.

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons of Philadelphia 76ers feel future is bright despite loss to Boston Celtics
Shortly after the Philadelphia 76ers' season-ending loss on Wednesday, Ben Simmons approached Joel Embiid and held out his empty hands.

Brad Stevens, coach of Boston Celtics, downplays not receiving single vote from peers for Coach of Year Award
Celtics coach Brad Stevens said he's not disappointed that he didn't receive a vote from his peers in balloting for the Michael H. Goldberg National Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year Award.

Other News

Destroyed Husk of Silicon Valley Home Sells for $938,000
A burned-out husk of a home in San Jose, California that looks like something out of a post-apocalyptic movie—but which happens to be close to the proposed site of the $67 million Google Village lots—has sold for far more than its original listing price of $800,000.

Spotify Removes R. Kelly Music From Its Playlists As Part of New Hate Content & Hateful Conduct Policy: Exclusive | Billboard
Beginning today (May 10), Spotify users will no longer be able to find R. Kelly's music on any of the streaming service's editorial or algorithmic playlists. Under the terms of a new public hate content and hateful conduct policy Spotify is putting into effect, the company will no longer promote the R&B singer's music in any way, removing his songs from flagship playlists like RapCaviar, Discover Weekly or New Music Friday, for example, as well as its other genre- or mood-based playlists.

Chocolate spill in Poland: Tanker overturns on A2 motorway between Wrzesnia and Slupca - The Washington Post
The vehicle, which was carrying about 12 tons of chocolate, came to rest across the median barrier, spilling its sweet fillings across six lanes of the A2 motorway and blocking traffic in both directions between the towns of Wrzesnia and Slupca in Western Poland, according to the Associated Press and AFP. The driver was taken to a hospital with a broken arm, but no one else was injured, TVN24 reported. It is not immediately clear what caused the truck to overturn.

What It's Like To Navigate The NFL's Concussion Settlement Hellscape
The process has been beset with problems since the settlement became final. According to the most recent report from BrownGreer, the Richmond-based law firm serving as claims administrator, some 70 percent of the 1,343 claims processed thus far have either been denied outright, denied following an audit, or sent back with requests for more documentation. The settlement has been particularly slow to approve dementia claims, which make up more than half of the total submitted (qualifying diagnoses also include death with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS). Of the 1,160 dementia claims received, according to the latest claims report, just 11 have been paid out, with another 127 approved but not yet paid.