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Sports Illustrated releases hoops All-Decade teams
Largely unheralded out of high school, Mason ended his first season at Kansas as the Jayhawks’ No. 3 point guard. But he emerged as one of the Big 12’s best point guards the next two seasons, then jumped into the stratosphere in becoming the first-ever Big 12 player to average 20 points (20.9) and five assists (5.2) in the same season. He won every major National Player of the Year award in doing so.
Khalil Herbert on sitting out: 'I intended to come back' to KU
Because Herbert was a senior who had played in exactly four games, he could have, in theory, sat out, redshirted and been eligible immediately as a graduate transfer. Instead, he said he had other plans.
Late Night in the Phog preview, TV info, Bill Self quotes
If you thought Bill Self's boot camp sounded tough, rest assured the KU men's basketball players have been hard at work since the preseason event ended. In fact, even the first real Self-led practice of the fall semester left players fairly worn out.
KU soccer suffers 5-2 loss to Oklahoma State | KUsports.com
The Kansas women’s soccer team surrendered four scores to begin the match in an eventual 5-2 road loss Thursday night to Oklahoma State.
How Kansas basketball landed Snoop Dogg for Late Night | KUsports.com
“We talked a lot this year about an artist that was multi-generational or an artist that was more universal than some of the more niche hip-hop artists we’ve had the last few years,” Geren told the Journal-World. “And with Snoop Dogg, we really achieved that. We found a multi-generational artist who’s a hip-hop legend and a pop culture icon.”
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Braves critical of Ronald Acuna Jr. for not running out hit in loss
"Yeah, it's frustrating," Braves star first baseman Freddie Freeman said. "But I think you have that conversation once. It's kind of beating a dead horse after that if you keep having the same conversation over and over again. You have to know that was a mistake."
Lawyers for condo owner say Antonio Brown was 'non-compliant' at last week's deposition
Lawyers for the condo owner suing Antonio Brown for damages have asked that the free-agent NFL star be required to come back for another deposition, claiming he was "belligerent," "pugnacious" and "non-compliant" in last week's attempt.
Lakers experiment with LeBron at 1, Davis at 5
Coach Frank Vogel instructed the scoreboard operator to put two minutes on the clock and have the score read 99-96 in the reserves' favor. It was time for the Los Angeles Lakers to test out their crunch-time lineup with LeBron James at the point and Anthony Davis at center on Day 5 of training camp Thursday.
Jets' Sam Darnold says he feels ready but won't risk life
"It's a tough thing because you want to stay safe," he said Thursday. "I want to make sure that I'm safe out there and I'm not going to die."
Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says plans for new arena 'moving along' despite MSG's attempts to block
"We're on a path where we think we can build the arena, whatever happens in the litigation," Ballmer said when asked for an update on the arena, which is proposed to be built for 2024, when the team's lease with Staples Center ends. "We're moving along. ... The other side is just trying to slow us down a little bit. But it's another thing where we're grinders. We're long-term players and we're grinders.
‘Workforce Housing’ Moves Forward in Columbia Falls - Flathead Beacon
But developer Brent Brown of the Missouri based Greenway Development Group doesn’t refer to the apartment buildings as affordable housing; he calls it “workforce housing,” according to Columbia Falls City Manager Susan Nicosia. “Their main philosophy is if you work full-time at Super 1, you should be able to live in your community,” Nicosia said.
Daily Inter Lake - Law Roundup, Man needs divine help to get back home
A man on Angel Point Road in Lakeside was heard shouting “biblical things” and something about getting back home to California.
National Taco Day: Where to Get Free and Discounted Tacos Today
Today, October 4, is National Taco Day. Like all made-up food-related holidays, that means you can score some great discounts on tacos today from a pretty wide range of places.
Is Your Kid's School Planning These Terrifying Active Shooter Drills?
Some schools are now taking the details of their drills much further, making them more “realistic” with students acting as victims covered in fake blood. Or, as The Atlantic reports, administration tricking students and teachers into thinking it’s not a drill at all:
Trump threats complicate negotiations for whistleblower to testify to Congress - Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump’s public attacks on the unidentified whistleblower at the center of a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry are complicating negotiations for the person to testify to Congress, according to three people familiar with the matter.
White House attempting gambit to slow House impeachment push - Reuters
President Donald Trump’s bitter fight against an impeachment inquiry has not slowed down the Democrats’ push to investigate whether he sought personal political gain by urging Ukraine to probe Democratic opponent Joe Biden.