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Kansas News

New KU OL Alex Fontana shared nearby experience of Hurricane Harvey at Houston
New KU lineman Alex Fontana was largely unscathed by Hurricane Harvey while at Houston, but he did have several teammates affected by the storm.

KU basketball news: Charlie Moore, David McCormack gearing up for Summer tours
KU Athletics noted in a release on Friday that Charlie Moore and David McCormack will each be participating in overseas competition this summer. Moore will head to Italy as part of one of four USA squads that will be participating in a tour in Venice — and he will be coached by former KU coach Larry Brown. McCormack will be playing in Belgium and will compete for Global Sports Academy on a European Select Team Tour, according to the KU release.

Early playing days made KU basketball's Dedric Lawson an elite passer
Dedric Lawson was three years old when he started playing basketball. When he was eight he started to watch games on the AAU circuit, and then when he was 11 or 12 he started traveling to see some big-time players.

Healthy Chalmers confident he’ll land new NBA deal: ‘I know I’ll be on a team’
Ten-year NBA veteran Mario Chalmers has been playing basketball almost non-stop since sitting out the 2016-17 season, one in which he healed his ruptured right Achilles tendon.

Parkville home that has a mini Allen Fieldhouse court is being sold
A home in Parkville that has a miniature Allen Fieldhouse in the basement has been put on the market. According to the Koehler Bortnick team, the house previously sold for $2.39 million. Bidding on the house begins July 27 and ends on July 31. It will be sold without reserve.

Other Sports

Justin Rose ties the lowest score ever in The Open at Carnoustie
"I felt like it was a beautiful morning to play golf,'' said Rose, 37, who is ranked third in the world. "I felt like it was an opportunity to score well out there. The greens were somewhat receptive, obviously, and the pins weren't as tough as maybe the first couple of days. I felt like it was a typical setup for a moving day today. So it was nice to make that move.

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologizes for 'miscommunication' with DeMar DeRozan
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologized for "miscommunication" with DeMar DeRozan leading up to the four-time All-Star's trade to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.

Michael Beasley, Los Angeles Lakers agree on 1-year, $3.5M contract
Free-agent forward Michael Beasley has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told ESPN.

Other News

Someone Is Typing Indicator: Everything You've Wanted to Know
Whether it’s a series of blinking ellipsis or an explicit notification that “someone’s typing,” the messaging feature known as a typing indicator is both a useful tool and a source of anxiety for many people. But knowing more about how it works can at least limit the guessing games that cause us stress.

Home Depot Reverses Course and Offers Employee Fired for Responding to Customer's Racist Rant His Job Back [Updated]
Maurice Rucker, 60, lost his job at an Albany, N.Y., Home Depot after he said he was subjected to racist verbal abuse, which he said was unlike anything he’s ever experienced. The fall out has left him shocked, WNYT reports.

Irate Polish Dog Lovers Flame Costco on Facebook for Abandoning Their Beloved Sausage
People who fall in the center of the Venn diagram of warehouse club membership and processed meat fandom are angry about Costco’s recent decision to remove a beloved item from its menu—and are logging on to vent their rage.

Woman Who Called Police on 2 Black Yale Students Says She's 'Done Absolutely Nothing Wrong' in Whitest Tweets Ever
Marking a record-breaking technological accomplishment, the white woman who called the police on a black woman sleeping in a common room in a Yale dormitory became the first person ever to tweet white tears when she took to Twitter on Wednesday to lament the fact that she has become a victim of her own Beckydom.