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Notebook: More NBA Jayhawks on the Move

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Former Jayhawks Josh Jackson, Markieff Morris find new NBA teams | Tale of the Tait |
A couple of former Jayhawks were on the move Wednesday afternoon, with one-time lottery picks Josh Jackson and Markieff Morris switching teams.

Drew Harvey could play key role for inexperienced KU linebackers |
With preseason camp and more concrete answers to some of the issues facing this year’s Kansas football team a little less than a month away, no position group on the roster appears quite as unpredictable as the Jayhawks’ linebackers.

KU basketball freshmen discuss new college 3-point line
Things will be a little different on the court for the KU basketball team — and every college program — this season. The NCAA previously announced that the 3-point line is moving back to the international line, which could have some effect on the way teams structure their offenses or the efficiency at which they score.

Jevon Carter Traded as Part of Bigger NBA Deal
According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Carter is being shipped to the Phoenix Suns along with veteran shooting guard Kyle Korver. The Grizzlies are receiving DeAnthony Melton, Josh Jackson, and a second rounder in both 2020 and 2021.

Jeff Withey lands on Washington Wizards Summer League roster
Jeff Withey, a former Jayhawk and one of the top rim protectors of the Bill Self-era at KU, was listed on the Washington Wizards' recently announced NBA Summer League roster. Withey, listed at 7-feet tall and 230 pounds, is by far the oldest player on the team. He is at least three full years older than any other player on the roster and at least seven years older than seven of his fellow teammates.

Report: Markieff Morris joining former Jayhawk with new NBA team
Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on Wednesday, July 3, that Markieff Morris would be signing with the Detroit Pistons, citing league sources. The Pistons currently have former KU sharpshooter Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk on the roster, while Markieff's brother, Marcus Morris, played for the team as recently as the 2016-17 season.

Other Sports News

Sources -- Suns to waive Korver after Jackson deal
As part of a Memphis Grizzlies-Phoenix Suns trade that includes four players, Kyle Korver is on his way to the Suns -- who plan to waive the guard and allow him to become a free agent, league sources told ESPN.

Jamaica vs. United States - Football Match Report - July 3, 2019 - ESPN
Christian Pulisic had two second-half goals as the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 in a Gold Cup semifinal match in Nashville, Tennessee, that was halted by a 90-minute weather delay.

Record-setting Kentucky QB Lorenzen dies at 38
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Jared Lorenzen would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for all of your support and prayers over the past 6 days," Lorenzen's mother, Janet Hermes, said in a statement. "We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jared today, July 3, 2019.

Sources -- Grizz explore trade market for Iguodala
The Memphis Grizzlies do not intend to give forward Andre Iguodala a buyout before the season and are actively exploring the trade market for the former Finals MVP, league sources told ESPN.

Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, dies in Texas
Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday at the age of 27, stunning the baseball world and leading to the postponement of the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

Other News

Feud between Noel and Liam Gallagher gets worse
Noel Gallagher has accused brother Liam of sending a threatening message about his wife Sara — via his teenage daughter.

Outdoors Issue 2019: Science Still Shows Glaciers On Retreat - Flathead Beacon
Dan Fagre, a research ecologist and climate change research coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, has studied Glacier’s glaciers for three decades, and likens them to “a checking account for the climate,” an ecological balance sheet trending decidedly downward.

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