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Notebook: KU Soccer Advances in NCAA Tournament; KU Women Remain Undefeated

Well, somebody had to take the babysitter home. Then I noticed she was sitting on her *sweet can*. I grabbed her *sweet can*. Ohh, just thinking about *her can*

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Why KU football changed quarterbacks multiple times against OSU
KU coach Les Miles has been praised for bringing some stability to the KU quarterback position. The Jayhawks have used one starter in every game, and really before the K-State game that came before the bye week, the Jayhawks had used only one thrower for all-but just a couple of plays.

Devonte' Graham hits nine 3-pointers, game-winner vs. Knicks
Former Kansas Jayhawks guard Devonte' Graham has stepped into a larger role in his second NBA season with the Charlotte Hornets, and he had perhaps the best shooting game of his career on Saturday in a thrilling victory over the New York Knicks.

Podcast: KU football quarterback carousel returns in OSU loss
The Podcast kicked off back in July 2018 as a way of bringing you KU basketball, football and recruiting coverage in another format. Today's episode will focus on breaking down KU football's 31-13 loss to Oklahoma State.

Listen: The Drive 11.17.19 — Who had the worst weekend?
Kansas State lost at home to West Virginia, and Kansas looked feeble on the road at Oklahoma State. No, it wasn't a good weekend of Big 12 football in the state. The Drive is in Season 14 on Topeka's WIBW-13 with co-hosts Tim Fitzgerald ( and Scott Chasen ( Scott and Fitz talk both football and basketball for the Wildcats and Jayhawks.

Kansas QB Carter Stanley doesn't think benching 'experience' helped him |
“It’s tough to tell if it helped me,” Stanley told the Journal-World following the loss. “I don’t think it really did. It was an experience.”

KU soccer defeats Iowa 1-0 in physical match to move on in NCAA Tournament |
It took almost 70 minutes for Kansas soccer to break through, but a quick strike inside the box from sophomore Kailey Lane proved to be the difference between keeping a season alive and going home early.

'It’s definitely concerning': KU's offensive woes linger in 31-13 loss at No. 25 Oklahoma State |
With two weeks to lick their wounds and mentally recover from an alarmingly ineffective offensive outing, the Kansas Jayhawks arrived at Oklahoma State intent on proving that what happened the last time they took the field was a blip.

KU women's basketball rolls past UMass Lowell to stay undefeated |
Senior Mariane De Carvalho matched her career-high of 15 points and secured her first double-double at Kansas with 10 rebounds. Junior Tina Stephens (14) and sophomore Aniya Thomas (15) also added double-digit outings to contribute to the team’s total of 79 points.

Bits o Chalk

LeBron James, Lakers Nation laud Kobe Bryant in return to Staples
"That's one of the greatest players to ever play this game, taking time out of his day on a Sunday," said LeBron James, who put up 33 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds. "So I'm just trying to put on a show for him and give him a reason, like, 'OK, we might come to another game.'"

Texans' DeAndre Hopkins -- We need 'someone new' deciding PI calls
After what appeared to be a clear instance of pass interference wasn't called even after a replay review, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins called for action by the NFL.

Panthers' Eric Reid -- Colin Kaepernick accomplished goal, proved he can play
Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid could have thrown his team's management under the bus for not attending quarterback Colin Kaepernick's workout on Saturday after his quarterback threw four interceptions in Sunday's 29-3 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa set to have hip surgery on Monday
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is scheduled to have hip surgery Monday after being evaluated in Houston, team orthopedic surgeon Lyle Cain said in a statement released Sunday night.

Last-second 49ers TD 'worst-case scenario' for Caesars
The ending of the San Francisco 49ers-Arizona Cardinals game on Sunday produced a "worst-case scenario" for Caesars Sportsbook -- as well as for some Cardinals bettors.

2019 NFL playoff picture - AFC, NFC standings, seeds and outlook through Week 11
With six weeks remaining in the regular season, the AFC might already be coming down to a two-team race. The Patriots and Ravens stand well atop the conference after wins Sunday afternoon.

Eraser Dust

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Trapped on Campus as Court Overturns Mask Ban - The New York Times
The police offered protesters one way out of a besieged university campus, raining tear gas and rubber bullets on those who attempted to flee.

Trump reversed course on flavored e-cigarette ban over fear of job losses: report | TheHill
The Washington Post reported Sunday that Trump abruptly backed off the proposed ban, which would have halted the sales of mint flavors as well as candy and fruit flavors, because he feared it could have a negative impact on his campaign as he sought to tout the economy.

The flat-Earth conspiracy is spreading around the globe. Does it hide a darker core? - CNN
But Weiss is a flat Earther. Ever since he tried and failed to find proof of the Earth's curve four years ago, he's believed with an evident passion that our planet is both flat and stationary -- and it's turned his world upside down.

2 Arkansas Chemistry Professors Face Charges of Making Meth - The New York Times
The arrests called to mind the wildly popular television series “Breaking Bad.”

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Mother-daughter duo share rodeo queen history
Both women— third and fourth-generation natives of the Flathead Valley — said they started riding horses before they could walk. “I think I was probably on a horse before I was born,” Talli said with a laugh, and Nuggett confirmed she was still riding while pregnant with her daughter.

Daily Inter Lake - Local, High-end kitchen store opens in Whitefish
Out of the hundreds of kitchen supplies, she said, “I’m most proud of our cheeses.” Trovare’s cheese selection includes selections from a variety of well-known European creameries, along with cheese from prominent American creameries like Rogue Creamery in Oregon, which recently became the first American creamery to win the top prize at the “World Cheese Awards” in Italy.