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USA Basketball: Caleb Love, Josh Christopher among standouts
The older prospects in attendance were playing for a chance to make the 2020 Nike Hoop Summit team or for next year’s USA Basketball u18 team. The younger group were preparing for the future FIBA u17 World Cup trials.
Devon Dotson named to Bob Cousy Award (top PG) watch list
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 20 watch list candidates for the Bob Cousy Award (point guard of the year) on Monday, and Dotson's name was on the list. The Jayhawks have had other notable players receive attention for the award, and the team even has a previous winner in Frank Mason.
ESPN: KU basketball has two top-50 prospects for 2021 NBA Draft
After Enaruna, ESPN's mock draft had Ochai Agbaji projected as the No. 48 pick. Agbaji originally joined the Jayhawks as a four-star recruit and the No. 132-ranked player in the class of 2018 before making the decision to redshirt to start his freshman year (2018-19). After an injury to Udoka Azubuike and with Silvio De Sousa's status up in the air (at the time), the Jayhawks made the decision to burn his redshirt and use him in games.
With emphasis on RPO, QB Carter Stanley feeling like a PG | KUsports.com
Carter Stanley doesn’t consider himself a skilled basketball player. The senior Kansas quarterback has spent most of his time since about eighth grade focusing his athletic conquests on football, after all.
Tadokoro leads KU golf on day two of Palmetto Intercollegiate | KUsports.com
Sera Tadokoro powered the Kansas women’s golf team with consistent shooting and helped move the Jayhawks to 11th place in the standings on day two of the Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, S.C.
Notebook: Les Miles says Jayhawks needed change at OC | KUsports.com
Whether it was shortcomings with his game plans, individual instruction or in-game play-calling — or some other reason — that cost former Kansas football offensive coordinator Les Koenning his job, head coach Les Miles didn’t choose to share that information Monday afternoon, during his first press conference since firing Koenning.
Bits o Chalk
Eagles release veteran linebacker Zach Brown
The Philadelphia Eagles released linebacker Zach Brown on Monday, just three days after he made unflattering comments about former teammate Kirk Cousins.
Tracy Walker of Detroit Lions goes off on referees after loss
"Awful." It was the first word out of Detroit Lions safety Tracy Walker's mouth late Monday night when he was asked about the unnecessary roughness call against him when he collided with Packers receiver Geronimo Allison on the first play of the third quarter of a 23-22 loss to Green Bay.
LeBron James: Daryl Morey was 'misinformed' before sending tweet about China and Hong Kong
LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" before he sent the tweet in support of antigovernment protesters in Hong Kong that damaged relations between China and the NBA.
Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay Packers lobbied in fourth for Allen Lazard to play
Even with Davante Adams already out for a second straight game with turf toe and Geronimo Allison knocked out of the game with a head and chest injury, the Packers still didn't immediately turn to Lazard.
Howie Kendrick continues to play unlikely hero for Nationals
Howie Kendrick might not be the likeliest of heroes for the Washington Nationals, but neither is the 36-year-old vet the unlikeliest. After all, he has hit .325 the past three seasons -- the highest batting average in the majors.
Russian forces move to separate Turkish and Syrian armies - The Washington Post
Russia announced on Tuesday that its units were patrolling between the Turkish and Syrian militaries near the northern Syrian town of Manbij, in a sign that Moscow, a key ally of the Syrian government, was moving to fill a security vacuum after U.S. troops were withdrawn from the area.
Daily Inter Lake - Law Roundup, Lucifer pays a visit to Kalispell
Someone reported a “very agitated” man was sitting at a table swearing to himself, acting strange and yelling “I am Lucifer” and wanted Kalispell Police Department to remove him from the premises. The possibly intoxicated man was described wearing sunglasses, a red shirt, army-style jacket and red fingernail polish. He was told to leave the premises and complied.
Federal inmates caught escaping prison and returning with whiskey
our federal prison inmates have been charged after law enforcement say they repeatedly escaped prison only to return each time with contraband.
Kalispell Council considers plan to fix problematic intersection | KECI
A problematic intersection in Kalispell could look very different in a matter of months. The Kalispell City Council discussed a plan to fix the intersection of Airport Drive and 18th Street on the south end of the city.