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Border War renewed: KU basketball, Mizzou agree to 6-game series
KU athletics announced Monday evening that the long-standing rivalry between Missouri and Kansas — known as the Border War or Border Showdown (the listing in the KU athletics release) — has been renewed for six seasons, beginning in 2020-21.

Sunday Night Tornado Causes Massive Damage | Preston Hollow People
Our family, like most in the Preston Hollow area, took to an interior closet. When we emerged, our home was unscathed. But hundreds in the path the tornado took from Interstate 35 and Walnut Hill Lane through Walnut Hill and Marsh Lane, across Midway Road and through Preston Hollow before hopping U.S. Highway 75 and heading east were not so lucky.

Dru Prox's absence could be prolonged, Les Miles says
In a 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina, Prox posted 11 tackles, 10 of which were solo stops. The following week, KU defeated Boston College, 48-24. Prox posted 10 tackles and forced a fumble. In what may be his final game of the season, a 29-24 loss to West Virginia in which Prox was actually named a captain leading up to, Prox posted nine more tackles.

Texas Tech coach Matt Wells: KU football 'deserved to win' at UT
"Kansas is coming off a really big-time phenomenal effort against Texas down there in Austin Saturday," said Wells according to the ASAP Sports transcript of the press conference. "You know, after watching, I watched all three phases of the ball against Texas last night, and just, again, phenomenal effort. Those kids played hard. They spilled their guts. I thought they really, really played their tail off and deserved to win."

KU basketball receives No. 3 ranking in preseason AP Top 25
Michigan State was the heavy pick for No. 1 in the preseason top 25, as 60 of the 65 voters slotted the Spartans as their top team in the country. Kentucky received two of the other No. 1 votes, while Kansas received three.

Jayhawks claim Tom Herman disrespected Kansas leading up to game
In a day and age where context is often overlooked, the Longhorns have found themselves in a situation where several Kansas players have alleged a certain person at Texas disrespected the Jayhawks with a comment he made during a press conference leading up to last Saturday's game.

'I'd say A+': KU offense prolific in Brent Dearmon's OC debut | KUsports.com
“The offense, I feel like we played a hell of a game,” Parchment said. “I’d say A-plus to me, 100%. It sucks we couldn’t get the win. Wish there was more time on the clock.”

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NBA Preview 2019 - Rankings, projections and big questions for all 30 teams
The 2019-20 NBA season tips off Tuesday, and for the first time in (checks calendar) ... forever, the league doesn't have a bona fide virtual lock to make the Finals.

Sam Darnold of New York Jets tosses 4 interceptions in rout to New England Patriots
Emboldened by his terrific Week 6 performance, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold entered Monday night playing and talking like a true franchise quarterback. By the second quarter of the Jets' 33-0 loss to the New England Patriots, he was talking like a beaten man.

Zion Williamson undergoes knee surgery, out 6-8 weeks
The team announced on Monday afternoon that Williamson had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to treat a torn meniscus. The Pelicans expect Williamson will miss six to eight weeks.

Sources - Patriots acquire WR Mohamed Sanu from Falcons
The New England Patriots have acquired veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu from the Atlanta Falcons for a second-round draft pick, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

WR Odell Beckham Jr. fined $14K for not wearing pants that cover knees
Odell Beckham Jr. posted Monday on social media that he had been fined by the NFL for wearing pants that did not cover his knees during Cleveland's loss to Seattle on Oct. 13.

Eraser Dust

In Canadian Vote, Trudeau's Liberals On Top, But Lose Absolute Majority : NPR
Canada's Liberals appear to have won the most seats in Parliament — a result likely to hand Justin Trudeau a second term as prime minister despite a series of scandals that have rocked his government.

Star Wars 9 Cameo Revealed: The Ghost From Star Wars Rebels
The final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is still a few hours away but one of its first secrets has already been revealed. A new clip teasing the trailer’s debut has leaked online and it includes an epic shot of spaceships unlike one we’ve ever seen in Star Wars. Among those beautiful spaceships? What we think is The Ghost.

High School Cancels Football Season, Fires Coaching Staff After Suspended Player Suits Up With New Identity
A high school in St. Louis canceled the remainder of its undefeated football team’s season and fired the entire coaching staff after it was revealed that a suspended player suited up in a different uniform and played a game.

A mob lynching of 4 young blacks in 1946 is focus of court battle over grand jury secrecy
A historian's quest for the truth about a gruesome mob lynching of two black couples is prompting a U.S. appeals court to consider whether federal judges can order grand jury records unsealed in decades-old cases with historical significance.

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Authorities investigate family shooting in Trego
According to information from the Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln County deputies responded Wednesday evening, Oct. 16, to a man who had been shot by a family member in the Trego area. The man initially was cared for by first responders with Eureka Volunteer Ambulance and Lincoln County deputies and then transported by air with A.L.E.R.T.

Name released of victim in weekend Kalispell homicide investigation
Kalispell police have released the name of the man killed over the weekend and more details of the crime at a Kalispell home.