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Billy Preston signs two-way contract with Cavs, scores nine in NBA debut
Former Kansas forward Billy Preston has signed a two-way contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Cavs' general manager, Koby Altman, announced Saturday.

Details of Devonté Graham's contract revealed: $4 million over three seasons
Graham, a 6-foot-2 second-round draft pick from Raleigh, N.C., will make $988,464 during his rookie season, $1,416,852 in 2019-20 and $1,663,861 in 2020-21. The third season is not guaranteed.

Kansas State Athletics: GoPowercat compares the K-State contract with Nike to the KU contract with Adidas
Recently, GoPowercat gained curiosity as to where Kansas State’s contract to use Nike as its apparel supplier sat. Though it was not a thought that K-State and Nike might split, there had been no formal announcement in recent years of the two parties agreeing to new contract terms. Therefore, GPC sent an open records request to K-State in order to find the answer to that question.

VIDEO: Kansas Jayhawks athletic director Jeff Long once jumped into a mud puddle while wearing a suit
In a recent interview with's Trey Biddy — caught up with the Arkansas insider about the new KU AD — Biddy made two comments that were quite interesting in the context of each other:

Other Sports

Croatia Eliminate Russia In Penalty Shootout To Advance To World Cup Semifinal
A wildly entertaining quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia produced the only just and acceptable result: Croatia advancing in dramatic fashion, and the world being spared a Russia-England semifinal matchup of pure awfulness.

Tyler Honeycutt dies of self-inflicted gunshot following gunfire exchange with police
Former UCLA and Sacramento Kings basketball player Tyler Honeycutt has died following an exchange of gunfire with Los Angeles police Friday night.

Marvin Bagley III of Sacramento Kings suffers hip, groin injury in Las Vegas debut
Sacramento Kings rookie Marvin Bagley III will miss time because of a tweak in his right hip flexor and groin area, according to the team.

Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns sign five-year, $158M extension
Saying he is "humbled" and "honored," guard Devin Booker signed a five-year, $158 million maximum contract extension with the Phoenix Suns on Saturday.

First Thailand boys rescued two weeks after being trapped in cave
Rescuers in Thailand have retrieved the first of the 12 boys who have been trapped with their soccer coach in a cave for two weeks.

Other News

Bigfork Eagle - Local News, Taco John’s returns to former Kalispell location
Taco John’s is moving back into its old location on Main Street in Kalispell.

Six Thai schoolboys rescued from flooded cave | Reuters
“I have received information that six have exited the cave”, a senior member of the rescue team told Reuters.

Trump administration freezes billions in Obamacare payments, outraging advocates - POLITICO
The Trump administration is freezing billions of dollars of payments to Obamacare health insurers, another blow to the fragile markets as health plans begin to set premiums and get ready for the next enrollment season.

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