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Jayhawks should learn from late-game missteps in win over Texas | Smithology |
What was once a 10-point Kansas basketball lead shrunk to a single point Monday night when Texas guard Courtney Ramey drained an open transition 3-pointer with just 9 seconds to go in the second half.

Three-point play: KU coach Bill Self upset with defensive lapses during 80-78 win over Texas | Jackson's Journal |
Perhaps if Texas had more spacing on the final play of the game, the visitors are able to get off a better shot in an eventual 80-78 loss to Kansas Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Maybe No. 7 Kansas breaks the game open earlier, if not for a missed shot or breakdown on the defensive end.

Les Miles hires more support staff for KU football |
Jones spent the previous two years as director of player development at Houston, his alma mater. During Jones’ first of three years with the football program there, he was director of high school relations and player development.

Les Miles adds three members to KU football support staff
KU football has yet to announce its new offensive coordinator, but new head coach Les Miles has been active in filling out his support staff. Miles, who accepted the Kansas job back in November, announced the hiring of three new names on Monday.

What Marcus Garrett, Dedric Lawson said after KU's win over UT
KU basketball made it three wins in a row on Monday with an 80-78 victory over Texas. The Jayhawks, now 15-2 on the year and 4-1 in Big 12 play, held on to win despite a late barrage of 3s from the Longhorns, who entered the game with only one player shooting 33 percent or better from behind the arc.

Injuries piling up across Big 12
Over the course of a long season, bodies begin to wear down on college athletes. Game after game, practice after practice, the physical toll begins to be a bit too much and injuries pile up, resulting in players missing time and coaches scrambling to find the “next man up.”

Chiefs chant broke out in Allen Fieldhouse during KU game | The Kansas City Star
So, yeah, it’s fair to say Chiefs fever has gripped the area.

Other Sports News

Ex-Steelers OC Bruce Arians says Antonio Brown isn't same player Pittsburgh drafted
"There's too much miscommunication, too much ... diva," Arians said Tuesday on The Adam Schefter Podcast. "I've heard so many stories -- I like Antonio -- he plays as hard as anybody on Sunday, and he practices hard. He's just gotta make better decisions off the field, be on time, do some of those little things."

7th grade quarterback offered scholarship by Michigan Wolverines
Isaiah Marshall, a seventh-grade quarterback at MacArthur Academy in Southfield, Michigan, has been offered a scholarship to play at Michigan, according to his father, Brian.

Golden State Warriors score 51 points in first quarter against Denver Nuggets
The Golden State Warriors set an NBA record with 51 first-quarter points during Tuesday night's 142-111 victory over the Nuggets.

Turkey seeking warrant for Enes Kanter of New York Knicks
The newspaper says prosecutors are seeking an Interpol "Red Notice" citing Kanter's ties to Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for a failed coup in 2016, and accusing him of providing financial support to his group. Officials at the prosecutor's office could not be reached for comment.

Other News

9 Sober Musicians on How They Thrive Creatively Without Drugs or Booze | GQ
Steven Tyler, Julien Baker, Ben Harper, Jason Isbell, and more share their stories.

Brexit vote: Why the landslide defeat of Theresa May's deal matters to the U.S. - CBS News
The overwhelming defeat of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal – in a vote of 432 to 202 – has plunged the United Kingdom into its deepest political crisis in half a century. "Every day that passes without this issue being resolved means more uncertainty, more bitterness, and more rancor," May said on Tuesday night.

IRS plans to bring back thousands of workers for tax filing season - POLITICO
The IRS plans to recall tens of thousands of furloughed workers if the partial government shutdown stretches into this year’s tax-filing season.

Fentanyl overdose: Michigan toddler died after ingesting parents' drugs - The Washington Post
A toddler in Michigan died after ingesting an “extraordinary level” of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that is far more potent than heroin, authorities say.

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Wimpy winter marches on in Flathead
The weather station at Glacier Park International Airport shows a measly 1 inch of snow on the ground. Grass is still exposed on most lawns around Kalispell and not once has the thermometer dipped below 0 this winter.