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Notebook: Jon Cornish Mauls Canadian Hall of Fame

He steps on the clutch and the toilet goes flush

NCAA Football - Florida Atlantic vs Kansas - September 3, 2005 Photo by G. N. Lowrance/Getty Images

Kansas News

Former KU running back Jon Cornish headed to Canadian Football Hall of Fame |
After rushing for 1,457 yards — still the all-time best single-season mark in KU history — and eight touchdowns in his final season with the Jayhawks in 2006, the New Westminster, British Columbia native returned north of the U.S. border, where he soon became one of the CFL’s premier running backs with the Calgary Stampeders.

KU track claims two meet records at National Relay Championships |
Kansas track & field saw success on the first day of action at the National Relay Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with junior Bryce Hoppel recording a facility record and meet record in the 800-meter run, and freshman Zach Bradford earning a meet record in the pole vault. Along with the two meet records, 21 personal-bests were set by the Jayhawks on Friday-a number of which altered the KU all-time top-10 charts.

KU baseball wins season opener at Furman |
The Jayhawks (21-19) scored four runs in the third and four runs in the fifth to erase an early deficit. KU recorded 17 hits as a team, while Furman (17-25) scored seven runs off nine hits and took a 1-0 advantage in the first.

KU softball drops 3-0 decision to No. 11 Texas |
Despite another strong pitching performance by Brynn Minor and sound defense, Kansas dropped the series opening game to No. 11 Texas, 3-0, at Arrocha Ballpark.

KU rowing records multiple victories against Creighton |
Kansas rowing claimed victories in three of four races against Creighton on Friday evening at the KU Boathouse on the Kansas River.

Other News

Seattle pick went shirtless for combine meeting
"I was surprised that he came into our interview with his shirt off," coach Pete Carroll said, drawing laughter from general manager John Schneider and the assembled media, after the Seahawks chose Metcalf 64th overall Friday night.

Blue Jays on Vlad Jr.'s debut: 'It's like having Zion'
"It's like having Zion Williamson on your team; it's like a once-in-a-lifetime kind of talent," Stroman said after Guerrero helped Toronto beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2. "So just to have the opportunity to play with him, it's amazing to look out there and see him behind me at third base. I think he's gonna give us a huge little edge, and just, like I said, just carry this momentum from this win into every other start."

Chiefs use first pick on WR amid Hill uncertainty
- The Kansas City Chiefs couldn't have found a wide receiver much more like Tyreek Hill than the one they chose with their first pick in this year's draft.

'Ultimate weapon' Durant scores 50 in clincher
"It was one of the great performances I've ever seen in my life," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of Durant. "I've seen some good ones, been around some decent players. He just carried us these last couple games of the series. He's the ultimate weapon because there's no defense for Kevin. No matter what anybody does, he can get a good shot. And he knew we needed him badly, and he just took over the game in the first half and set a great tone."

Sources -- WR Baldwin may have played final down
At the age of 30, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin might be unable to play again because of the cumulative effect of multiple injuries, league sources told ESPN.

Rosen traded to Dolphins; Cards GM defends deal
The Miami Dolphins made a big splash at quarterback Friday night, acquiring Josh Rosen in a trade with the Arizona Cardinals for a second-round selection (No. 62 overall) this year and a fifth-rounder in 2020.

Other News

Trump told cheering NRA of US withdrawal from UN global arms treaty - Business Insider
US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the US is withdrawing from a United Nations treaty that regulates the multi-billion dollar arms trade.

AJ Freund told a doctor of possible abuse months before he was found dead, report says - CNN
But an emergency room physician noted that AJ later gave a different reason. "Maybe someone hit me with a belt. Maybe Mommy didn't mean to hurt me," he said, according to a Department of Children and Family Services summary of its report.

Daily Inter Lake - Breaking News, Evergreen teen killed when vehicle strikes house
A 15-year-old Evergreen girl died about 2 a.m. Friday morning after a vehicle traveling on Spring Creek Drive in Evergreen struck a home, killing the girl as she slept, according to the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office.