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...and look out on the corner of 14th and Elm, ‘cause I just dropped my bagel!

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Kansas CB Corione Harris arrested for failure to appear
Police records show that Harris was booked into Platte County Jail on Monday at 5:48 a.m. on a charge of driving with a revoked/suspended license, which reportedly stems from a speeding ticket earlier this year.

Les Miles expands on decision to name Brent Dearmon as new OC
Already, the Jayhawks are on their third offensive coordinator of Miles' tenure as coach. Chip Lindsey, Miles' first hire, departed for Troy after receiving a head-coaching opportunity in the winter. Les Koenning took over and then was subsequently fired six games into the year.

Marcus Morris ejected for bouncing ball off defender’s head
The former Kansas Jayhawks standout was thrown out of the game following a bizarre sequence in the third quarter while Morris was being defended on the perimeter by Justin Anderson. First, Morris appeared to come close to elbowing Anderson in the face while swinging the ball across his body.

Women’s basketball welcomes media to Allen Fieldhouse – Kansas Jayhawks
Following the 30-minute session with Schneider, who is entering his fifth season at the helm of the Kansas women’s basketball program, the media ventured onto James Naismith Court for a chance to meet all 13 members of KU’s roster.

Isaiah Todd cuts list to Kansas, Michigan
Todd, a 6-foot-10 power forward, is now down to Kansas and Michigan. Todd visited Kansas this past weekend and was at Michigan the weekend prior.

KU greats Tammy Thomas Ammons and Nick Collison inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame – Kansas Jayhawks
University of Kansas swimming standout Tammy Thomas Ammons and men’s basketball stalwart Nick Collison were formally inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (KSHOF) Class of 2019 at Sunday evening ceremony at the Event Center Ballroom at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kan., just south of Wichita.

Smagina moves on with straight-set win in ITA All-American Championships – Kansas Jayhawks
Sonia Smagina won her first match in the qualifying draw of the Saint Francis Health Systems ITA All-American Championships Monday. The sophomore defeated Denver’s Taylor Melville by a score of 6-4, 6-4.

Bits o Chalk

NBA commissioner Adam Silver reacts as Chinese TV cancels game broadcasts
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he's still planning to go to China on Wednesday in advance of preseason games there between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets later in the week.

Zion Williamson of New Orleans Pelicans doesn't disappoint in soaring preseason debut
There was no need for delayed gratification. Not even two minutes into the first quarter of the Pelicans' preseason debut against the Hawks, Zion Williamson soared to the basket to deliver his first dunk against an NBA team.

Sources: Barkley unlikely to play vs. Patriots
New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley is unlikely to play Thursday night against the New England Patriots despite returning to practice late last week, multiple sources told ESPN. He had been eyeing this week's contest as a potential return date.

49ers' Nick Bosa gets 'payback' with fake flag plant after Baker Mayfield hit
Sure enough, Bosa dropped Mayfield to force an intentional grounding with 10 seconds left in the first half of San Francisco's 31-3 win at Levi's Stadium. Bosa jumped up, ran a few yards down the sideline nearest the 49ers bench and began waving and then planting an imaginary flag in a way that closely resembled what Mayfield did two years ago.

Richard Sherman calls out Baker Mayfield for handshake snub
"What's amazing, and annoying, was him not shaking hands at the beginning," Sherman said, according to NFL.com. "That's some college s---. It's ridiculous. We're all trying to get psyched up, but shaking hands with your opponent -- that's NFL etiquette. And when you pull bush league stuff, that's disrespectful to the game. And believe me, that's gonna get us fired up."

Eraser Dust

Daily Inter Lake - Front Page Sponsor, Festival of Flavors
When Colleen Sommers arrived at Flathead Valley Community College for freshman orientation, she was living in her car. It was December, and the cold nights couldn't end soon enough for Colleen. Fortunately, she was able to secure temporary lodging at a low-budget hotel, eventually finding her way to the safe, warm home in which she resides today.

Trial begins for Columbia Falls man accused of defrauding the VA | Montana News | abcfoxmontana.com
A trial began Monday for a U.S. Navy combat veteran accused of defrauding the Department of Veterans Affairs of more than $830,000 over a decade by lying about the extent of his disabilities.

Supreme Court To Hear LGBTQ Employment Case : NPR
At the U.S. Supreme Court, the long-awaited showdown over the rights of LGBTQ employees is center stage. On Tuesday, the justices hear a set of cases testing whether the federal law that bars sex discrimination in employment applies to LGBTQ employees.

'Buckle up': Abrupt Syria policy shift is sign of Trump unchained - Reuters
Over the span of just a few hours, U.S. President Donald Trump upended his own policy on Syria with a chaotic series of pronouncements, blindsiding foreign allies, catching senior Republican supporters off guard and sending aides scrambling to control the damage

Witness in Trump-Ukraine Matter Ordered Not to Speak in Impeachment Inquiry - The New York Times
The Trump administration directed a top American diplomat involved in its pressure campaign on Ukraine not to appear Tuesday morning for a scheduled interview in the House’s impeachment inquiry.

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