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Notebook: Bowen Provides Continuity, Which I’m Told is a Good Thing

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Big 12 preview: Projected standings, major storylines, sleepers
Last year’s Big 12 championship ended in the same way as the three previous editions: Oklahoma celebrating. The Sooners have won four straight Big 12 titles, a run of dominance that’s included three College Football Playoff appearances and a pair of Heisman Trophies.

Peach Jam: Dajuan Harris continues emergence after Kansas offer
The July evaluation period is a prime time for a prospect to raise their value and stock among college coaches. On Thursday at the Nike Peach Jam, Mokan Elite senior guard Dajuan Harris did just that.

KU basketball schedule: Bracket set for Maui Invitational
The bracket and game times have been set for the 36th annual Maui Jim Maui Invitational — in which KU basketball will be participating. The Jayhawks will draw Chimanade in the first round of the event, with the game taking place at 8 p.m. CT (4 p.m. local) on Monday, Nov. 25.

'This is where I want to be': Clint Bowen provides continuity for KU football |
Once Miles was named the Kansas head football coach last November, he promised to meet with each assistant from the 2018 coaching staff. Bowen, who was KU’s defensive coordinator last fall, was one of the first assistants to sit down with Miles.

Jayhawks confident RPO plays will be effective with their personnel |
In the seven-plus months since he was hired to breathe some life into a dormant Kansas football program, head coach Les Miles has proven unwavering in his quest to reveal only the vaguest details about what he envisions for KU’s offense this coming fall.

Could KU basketball's Svi Mykhailiuk be future NBA point guard?
KU coach Bill Self briefly mentioned the topic of Mykhailiuk playing potential backup point guard minutes when he was at KU. Pistons coach Dwane Casey reportedly acknowledged the possibility shortly after Mykhailiuk was acquired by the team. The Detroit Free Press also reported that the Pistons' G-League franchise holds the "belief he could develop into a point guard."

Other Sports News

Grizzlies' Allen ejected after 2 flagrants, tech
Memphis Grizzlies guard Grayson Allen was ejected from Thursday night's NBA summer league game against the Boston Celtics in Las Vegas after picking up two flagrant fouls in the span of seven seconds.

Green -- Kawhi wanted 'his own route,' not Lakers
As Danny Green -- perhaps Kawhi Leonard's closest teammate, having paired with him to win championships in both San Antonio and Toronto -- waited on Leonard's free-agent decision last week, he was left in the dark just like the rest of the world.

USWNT's Long says hotel room burglarized
The celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team after she discovered someone had burglarized her hotel room in Los Angeles.

Are the Rockets better? The pressure's on Russ and Harden now
As discussions between the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder on a blockbuster deal for Russell Westbrook grew serious Thursday, Daryl Morey, Houston's general manager, called James Harden to discuss how both stars might work together. Harden gently cut Morey off and reminded him: "I know how to play with Russ and he knows how to play with me," Morey recounted to late Thursday in Las Vegas.

The rise and fall of OKC, the NBA's small-market miracle
It was Russell Westbrook Day on July 6, when the Oklahoma City Thunder shockingly traded Paul George to the LA Clippers. And it's Russell Westbrook Day on July 11, the day the Thunder traded him to the Houston Rockets to reunite with former teammate James Harden.

'These kids are ticking time bombs' -- The threat of youth basketball
"AND, AGAIN, I understand I shouldn't use a broad brush to criticize the entire AAU system, because parts of it are excellent. But also parts of it are very broken, especially [as it] relates to injuries in the league. What we're seeing is a rash of injuries among young players."

Other News

Noel Gallagher has absolutely laid into his brother Liam in new interview | JOE is the voice of Irish people at home and abroad
When asked about his music potentially appearing in his brother's new documentary, he didn't hold back with his answer.

Summer standouts poised for bigger roles for 2017-18 Jayhawks |
Although he said he was pleased with the work put in by his entire roster so far this summer, three names came rolling off of Bill Self’s tongue first when the KU coach was asked, before practices for Italy began, which Jayhawks had stood out during summer workouts.

On the Big Ticket - Flathead Beacon
Mike Murray and Brent Jameson, with his band Jameson and the Sordid Seeds, have both carved out successful niches in the Montana music scene, with their reach at times extending to regional and national levels. They have a number of well-received albums and countless sold-out shows to their name, including big festivals. They’re known, they’re good and they’ve done this for a while.

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