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David Beaty Should be Fired Before Central Michigan Game
I like David Beaty. I wanted him to succeed and be the guy to begin turning around a dormant football program. But it’s beyond evident following a 26-23 loss to FCS Nicholls State in overtime that Beaty is not the guy to turn around this program.

No. 19 Jayhawks battle past No. 25 Butler, 1-0 - Kansas Jayhawks
Junior Elise Reina picked a perfect time for her first career goal as her late game-winner pushed No.19 Kansas past No. 25 Butler, 1-0, Sunday night at Rock Chalk Park, keeping the Jayhawks unbeaten record intact.

Tim Bisel: In Year 4 of David Beaty era, KU football's future looks far too similar to its past
Nicholls State did virtually everything in its power to hand David Beaty and Kansas the season opener. The Colonels gift-wrapped the Jayhawks 10 late points with a bad snap that resulted in a safety and a muffed punt that led to a Peyton Bender touchdown pass and two-point conversion. Yet in the end, the FCS visitors from Thibodaux, La., still prevailed, claiming a 26-23 overtime win before a two-thirds empty stadium.

KU football grades: Reviewing the loss to Nicholls State
Peyton Bender's performance may have seemed unspectacular, and generally speaking, his numbers were. However, much of that falls on the offensive line, as Bender received several uncatchable snaps and also had little time to throw on several occasions. His rhythm was also disrupted when Miles Kendrick was inserted into the game for a drive in the first half after Bender had consistently played well and hit receivers all over the field.

Podcast: What went wrong for KU football vs. Nicholls State?
The Podcast kicked off at the start of July as a way of bringing you KU basketball, football and recruiting coverage in another format. Here are some of our past episodes if you're interested in checking them out:

KU football Q&A: Defensive starters reflect on Nicholls loss
After Kansas' 26-23 loss to Nicholls State on Saturday, spoke with starting linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. and starting defensive end Brian Lipscomb to get their thoughts on the loss.

KU soccer tops Butler in ranked match |
After circumnavigating the field for 61 minutes, University of Kansas sophomore midfielder Ceri Holland went airborne. Butler’s Paige Monaghan drew a yellow card after tallying the team’s sixth foul of the match Sunday night at Rock Chalk Park.

Jayhawks intent on recovering from disappointing season debut |
A 12th consecutive defeat, this one in overtime of the opener to an admittedly successful FCS opponent, on the surface looks like the type of blow that could crash a team’s season.

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The jaw-dropping story behind an NFL coach's search for his family
Carol Briggs placed her newborn son on the bed and removed all of his clothes. She tried to find herself in his face, searching his mouth, his nose, his eyes. "Not yet," she thought. She saw only his father. She looked him up and down, making a mental note of each of his 10 tiny toes, chubby legs, puffy belly and two little arms reaching up at her. "In my mind," Briggs says, "that was probably going to be the last time I ever saw him."

Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden says Khalil Mack's contract demands too high
Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden acknowledged Sunday night that Khalil Mack's contract demands were simply too large for the team's comfort, and the trade offer from the Chicago Bears was too enticing to pass up

Alabama's Nick Saban apologizes to reporter
Alabama coach Nick Saban called ESPN reporter Maria Taylor to apologize for his reaction to her question about the Crimson Tide's quarterback situation following their win over Louisville on Saturday night.

Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens win in fourth round of US Open
Serena Williams' yells of "Come on!" crescendoed right along with the tension in a fourth-round US Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting.

Chatty Bryson DeChambeau enjoys playing with 'childhood idol' Tiger Woods, shoots 8-under 63 at TPC Boston
But even he couldn't avoid the verbal onslaught he got Sunday from Bryson DeChambeau, who has played numerous practice rounds with Woods but was paired with him for the first time in competition during the third round of the Dell Technologies Championship.

Denver Broncos waive former first-round pick Paxton Lynch after claiming QB Kevin Hogan
The Denver Broncos waived former first-round pick Paxton Lynch after claiming quarterback Kevin Hogan off waivers on Sunday, the team announced.

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Aretha Franklin's lack of a will could make things rocky for heirs |
Aretha Franklin was so hard-nosed in her business dealings that she demanded to be paid in cash before performing. Her heirs won't have it so simple. Though she lived to 76 and was terminally ill with pancreatic cancer, the Queen of Soul died without a will.

Whitefish treehouse chalets gain national recognition | KECI
Whitefish Mountain Resort has gained national recognition in a lot of ways, but this time it's not about the resort itself, but rather where you go when you're done on the hill.

Texas doctor apologizes for saying women 'do not work as hard'
A Texas doctor has apologized for his comments to a medical journal that his female physicians are paid less because they don't work as hard.