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'It came the hard way': Les Miles earns first Big 12 win at KU
Liam Jones sprinted away from his teammates, Les Miles opened his eyes when the crowd roared and Stephon Robinson posed for a picture with a fan as others stormed the field. Those were the scenes following Jones’ made field goal as time expired that gave KU football a 37-34 upset win over Texas Tech. It was KU’s first win over Texas Tech since 2001.
Analysis: KU football has found a star in OC Brent Dearmon
Brent Dearmon has been one of college football's wildest success stories, and he's only three weeks and two games into his current job. He's an unmistakable figure — his ear-to-ear grin and southern twang give him away, as does the beard covering up a scar sustained in his football-playing days — and he's becoming a household name if not a darn-near folk legend in the world of Kansas football.
WATCH: Kansas beats Texas Tech after wacky, late FG sequence
Kansas, with the game tied at 34 all, had a chance to hit a go-ahead field goal with just 13 seconds left on the clock, only for the Red Raiders to block the attempt and recover. What happened next stunned just every soul present at Memorial Stadium, as Texas Tech fumbled the ball on a lateral attempt and allowed Kansas to get set up for an even shorter field goal attempt by Liam Jones that eventually won the game.
KU football upsets Texas Tech: Quick recap and instant analysis
KU football had the opportunity to defeat Texas Tech for the first time in 12 tries in come-from-behind fashion, it all came down to the leg of Liam Jones. And on the second try, he converted to give KU a 37-34 win.
CBS Sports ranks top 10 players in college basketball
College basketball season is nearly here, and CBS Sports has released its list of the top 101 players in the game for the 2019-20 season. There is elite talent all over the country, so ranking it all probably wasn’t an easy task.
'He's a stud': QB Carter Stanley and KU's offense regroup to beat Tech | KUsports.com
“He’s a stud!” offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon shouted in the direction of Stanley, following the senior’s 415-yard performance in a 37-34 KU win.
Notebook: Former KU safety Darrell Stuckey joins Ring of Honor during homecoming tilt | KUsports.com
In the days leading up to his Ring of Honor ceremony Saturday night, it wasn’t an interception or some type of game-swinging takeaway that stood out to former Kansas football safety Darrell Stuckey, as he reflected on his days in the Jayhawks’ secondary.
Bits o Chalk
Celtics' Tacko Fall makes debut as Knicks fans cheer him on
The New York Knicks were being blown out by double digits in their home opener, and New York fans had viciously booed Dennis Smith Jr., yet with three minutes remaining in what would be an ugly Knicks loss, the Madison Square Garden crowd was on its feet hollering with excitement.
Tiger Woods has 3-shot lead in Zozo; play halted in final round
But what appeared an easy stroll to his record-tying 82nd tour victory got at least a bit more interesting before darkness set at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club on Sunday, as Hideki Matsuyama birdied his final two holes before play was halted due to darkness.
Russell Westbrook passes Magic Johnson for 2nd on all-time triple-double list
"I know nowadays, getting a triple-double seems normal, but I take a pride, a lot of energy, a lot of sacrifice, a lot of things I do off the floor to prepare myself to be able to compete every single night and play at a high level," Westbrook said. "For me, that's a great accomplishment, especially growing up and never even thinking I'd be playing in the NBA. Now being there and being in the history books is just a blessing to me and something that I don't take for granted one bit."
Sources -- Josh Gordon to return from IR, be released in 1-2 weeks
If this happens after Tuesday's trade deadline, Gordon would be subject to waivers and other teams could put in a claim for him -- and he could be on a roster at that time.
An Ohio State-LSU national title game, with no Bama-Clemson? A football fan can dream
There was a time, believe it or not, when college football was not a duopoly, a kingdom ruled by Alabama and Clemson, with 128 other teams left to pick up the scraps. It's ancient history, really. It was way back in 2014, when the playoff was in its infancy, a mere six "Fast and Furious" movies had been made and Baby Shark was just a glint in Left Shark's eye. It was a time when "Clemsoning" was a pejorative and Nick Saban didn't have quite enough bling to make a Geico commercial. We were all so young and naive.
Kurds claim role in U.S. operation believed to have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Kurdish fighters claimed a role Sunday in what they said was a "joint operation" that is believed to have killed Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Latest: wind gusts up to 93 mph recorded in Healdsburg hills
Wind gusts as high as 93 mph were recorded in the Healdsburg hills early Sunday morning, the National Weather Service reported, an example of the intensity of the windstorm that prompted widespread evacuations from the Kincade fire.
Liam Gallagher's daughter Molly Moorish adopts Oasis singer's surname | Metro News
Taking to Instagram, the 19-year-old amended her Instagram account handle to include the Wonderwall star’s surname after they reconciled in 2018 following a lifetime of estrangement.
Catholic bishops back limited relaxation of celibacy rule - BBC News
Traditionalists fear a slippery slope to married priests throughout the Church, diluting its unique character.
Daily Inter Lake - Breaking News, Strong winds knock out power in Whitefish area
A power outage Friday afternoon affected more than 7,000 households served by Flathead Electric Cooperative in the Whitefish area and the U.S. 93 corridor between Whitefish and Kalispell.