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Notebook: Isa Holani Arrested for DUI, Volleyball Coach Approves of new AD

Its right outside the door now testify

NCAA Football: Big 12 Media Day Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas News

Transfer Dedric Lawson says he’s not the only Jayhawk playing well this summer
“Nah, I mean I just make plays when I get it (the basketball). Whoever gets it makes the best play for the next player,” said Lawson, KU’s 6-foot-9, 235-pound All-America candidate from Memphis.

KU freshman guard Quentin Grimes a fan of AAU hoops and competing ‘against the best’
Kansas freshman combo guard Quentin Grimes, a former member of the Houston Hoops and Basketball University AAU programs, remembers the thrill of playing before some of the same college coaches who sat in the end zone bleachers at the 2018 Hardwood Classic at Sports Pavilion Lawrence.

KU volleyball coach Ray Bechard pleased with new AD |
As soon as Kansas hired Jeff Long as the university’s new athletic director, Bechard reached out to people that have worked with Long. Bechard heard nothing but positive things about his new athletic director, which he saw firsthand during Long’s introductory press conference in the Lied Center Pavilion Wednesday, July 11.

KU defensive lineman Isi Holani arrested on suspicion of DUI |
Kansas defensive lineman Isi Holani was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Sunday morning, according the Douglas County Sheriff’s online booking report.

Podcast: KU basketball recruiting update & Big 12 football Media Day recap (Ep. 3)
The Podcast — which may or may not be re-named at a later date — kicked off three weeks ago with an episode breaking down Lagerald Vick's return to KU basketball. Two weeks ago we talked all about KU athletic director Jeff Long before returning for our newest episode, which will have a dual-focus.

Quentin Grimes, Dedric Lawson break down KU's summer practices
As summer school starts to wind down and the season approaches, the KU basketball team has been together on-and-off for four hours each week — the time allotted by the NCAA — as well as for whatever work the players choose to put in by themselves.

KU football DT Isi Holani arrested on suspicion of DUI
KU football defensive tackle Isi Holani's name appeared on the Douglas County Sheriff's Department booking log on Sunday. According to the log, he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The Kansas City Star first reported the news.

Other Sports news

Victor Espinoza hurt when horse Bobby Abu Dhabi dies during workout
Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured when the horse he was riding at Del Mar racetrack collapsed during training and died.

Minnesota Vikings O-line coach Tony Sparano dies at age 56
"I am at a loss for words with Tony's sudden passing," Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said in a statement. "Tony loved the game of football and his players. More importantly, he was a strong man of faith who treasured his family. My heart is with the Sparanos today. As an organization we will support them in whatever ways we can."

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp warns U.S. not to pile pressure on Christian Pulisic
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp warned the United States about putting "too much pressure" on Christian Pulisic after he watched the Borussia Dortmund forward score twice against his side on Sunday.

Tiger Woods opens at 16-1 to win PGA Championship
For a few fleeting moments Sunday, Tiger Woods -- yes, Tiger Woods -- led The Open at Carnoustie.

Johnny Manziel of Hamilton Tiger-Cats traded to Montreal Alouettes
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have traded quarterback Johnny Manziel to the Montreal Alouettes, reuniting him with the coach who recruited him to Texas A&M.

Other News

Facebook Is Reportedly Planning to Launch a Low Earth Orbit Internet Satellite
Facebook, which earlier this year abandoned plans to build its own passenger jet-sized, solar powered drones to provide internet access in remote stretches of the world, is once again pursuing plans to launch satellites to do the job instead.

Behold This Disastrously Bad Op-Ed Calling for Amazon to Replace Libraries
For those who have remained blissfully off of Twitter, a site that remains uncomfortably popular with sociopaths and morons like me, the “ratio” is when a tweet is so bad that the number of retweets and favorites it accrues becomes greatly outnumbered by hostile replies. It is one of the few beautiful things about the site, a poisonous rose growing on polluted soil, or at least an injoke that hasn’t been completely run into the ground yet.

Has Infinity War been out long enough where we can openly discuss it? Anyway Marvel had a group therapy session for fans who didn’t like the ending of Infinity War.