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Report: San Antonio Spurs sign former KU PF Dedric Lawson
Young, who covers the San Antonio Spurs, reported Monday evening that Dedric Lawson, who played last season with the Kansas Jayhawks, had been signed to a "non-guaranteed Exhibit 10 contract" (via Twitter) with the team.

KU football's Ezra Naylor made mini series during JUCO season
“You know how teachers always asked what you want to be when you grow up? Well, I wrote acting,” Naylor said back in the spring. “So I started acting, then I filmed myself acting. Then I was like, 'Let me start filming other people acting,' and from there I found my hobby, my thing.”

Les Miles' track record vs. top 25 teams far better than what KU football is used to |
Miles enters his first season at KU with 197 games behind him, and roughly 40 percent of them came with his teams going up against ranked competition.

Former KU O-lineman Cam Durley transfers to Tennessee State |
In an Instagram post that included a photo of Durley standing on the field inside Nissan Stadium, in Nashville, Tenn., where FCS program TSU plays some of its home games, the offensive lineman described himself as “so thankful” for his time at KU.

David Beaty's lawyers file response to Kansas Athletics' motion to dismiss lawsuit |
Filed in May, a memo accompanying KAI’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit claimed Beaty and DB Sports, LLC, are Kansas citizens suing a Kansas corporation and there is no basis for diversity jurisdiction, as well as that KAI is “an arm of the state” and not a citizen for diversity jurisdiction purposes.

Other Sports News

Ronaldo won't face charges in rape case
Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges after a woman accused him of raping her at his Palms Casino Resort penthouse suite in 2009.

Barnwell's NFL fact check - Don't be surprised if these 7 things happen
An NFL season lasts only 16 games, but in terms of our memories, it seems to be the only football we can possibly remember. Both fans and analysts alike are subject to recency bias, in which we treat the most recent information we have as the most important information in understanding and projecting a complex game. The NFL moves quickly and has an impossibly high attrition rate. It's easy to forget what happened years ago.

Fundamental move: Duncan joins Spurs' staff
Duncan, the Spurs' all-time leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots -- and the only player to be on all five of San Antonio's NBA championship teams -- officially returned to the franchise Monday. The Spurs, per their usual style, made the announcement in a very understated way, not even putting Duncan's name in the headline of the news release.

Castellanos calls Comerica's center field 'a joke'
After hitting a walk-off home run against the Toronto Blue Jays to snap a six-game losing streak, Detroit Tigers outfielder Nicholas Castellanos took issue with how many homers he has missed out on due to playing at Comerica Park.

Source: Robo umps continue in Atlantic League
The independent Atlantic League is so happy with "robot umpires" that it will continue using the system for the rest of the season, a source told ESPN's Buster Olney on Tuesday.

Other News

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, MudMan, ministry close amid abuse allegations
Since 2016, the popular burger outlets have been staffed by participants in Potter’s Field Ministries’ IGNITE internship program. But numerous interns have recently left the ministry and shared stories of alleged verbal abuse, sexual harassment and intolerable conditions during their time in the program.

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Calvary Chapel ends support of Potter’s Field Ministries
The Calvary Chapel has broken its affiliation with Potter’s Field Ministries in Whitefish and the ministry’s other associated businesses and nonprofits following allegations from former ministry members who allege the founders of Potter’s Field have long incited a cult-like environment through intimidation, fear tactics and other means.