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Notebook: Recapping the Big Recruiting Weekend for Football and Basketball

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Kansas News

Commitment weekend continues: Juan Jarrett chooses KU football
KU football's 2020 class has continued to grow, and it now sits at an even 20 names.

List of new KU football commitments for weekend grows to 8 with LB Juan Jarrett's pledge |
Two days worth of recruiting victories weren’t enough for the Kansas football program this weekend, as the conveyer belt of commitments kept adding to the stockpile on Sunday.

2022 guard Tre White commits to Kansas
“They were just on me early and it was just the best fit for me,” White said. “They were on me early. I’m from Tulsa and it’s close to home and it was the best fit.”

Other Sports News

Fan taken for tests after hit by Bellinger's foul
A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital Sunday for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Los Angeles Dodgers star Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies.

Cameroon blasts officials after loss to England
Cameroon manager Alain Djeumfa accused officials of a "miscarriage of justice" in Sunday's Women's World Cup loss to England, citing frustration with multiple video replay decisions while defending his players' protest of the calls.

'King of SoCal': Two Kawhi billboards go up in L.A.
Two digital billboards went up over Interstate 5 in Downey, about 10 miles southeast of Staples Center, encouraging the Southern California native to come home.

Alonso tops Strawberry's Mets rookie HR mark
Alonso's homer in the top of the fourth inning off the Chicago Cubs' Cole Hamels traveled 454 feet to center at Wrigley Field. The home run is tied for his second-longest this season.

Green, 22, hangs on to win her 1st LPGA major
Hannah Green never felt more nervous than standing over a 5-foot par putt Sunday at Hazeltine National with a chance to win her first major at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.

Other News

US State Department confirms a New York man died in the Dominican Republic - CNN
A man from New York died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, according to a US State Department official, making him the 10th American tourist to have died during or after their stay in the Caribbean nation.

Border Patrol finds four bodies, including three children, in South Texas
Border Patrol agents found four bodies, including three children, near the Rio Grande River in South Texas on Sunday, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said.

Going-to-the-Sun Road to Open Sunday - Flathead Beacon
Locals and visitors alike had been waiting for the news of when the iconic mountain highway would open. Earlier this year, the park announced that June 22 would be the earliest day the entire road would open due to ongoing roadwork. But late Friday night park officials announced that visitors would have to wait at least one more day to access Logan Pass due to snow and freezing rain in the park.

Breaking the booze habit, even briefly, has its benefits | MPR News
Not too long ago, a group of women in a bar who were not drinking alcohol would have seemed kind of strange. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 86 percent of adults over 18 report having had an alcoholic drink or drinks at some point in their lifetime, and 56 percent say they've had alcohol in the past month. Still, abstaining from alcohol — on a short-term basis or longer term — is becoming more common.

Puzzle of the Day

What is the largest number of pieces you can slice a doughnut into using only 3 cuts? You are not allowed to rearrange the pieces between the cuts.