A special July 4th KU basketball and KU football gallery...
Last year, we ran a gallery on this day to celebrate Independence Day — the holiday, not the movie (though the movie deserves its own day of celebration, too) — which featured KU players in red (crimson), white and blue jerseys. You can view that here.
Former KU star Frank Mason on to next chapter of NBA career
The Sacramento Kings announced on July 4 that they have waived Frank Mason. Mason, the consensus National Player of the Year in his final collegiate season with KU, will now look for his next team and hope to impress a squad with a big performance during the NBA Summer League slate.
Three KU football questions entering the summer: ILBs
This could even be titled, “How will KU move on from the Joe Dineen Jr.-Keith Loneker Jr. era.” Loneker was an underrated figure in KU’s defense over his final two seasons with KU. He racked up 115 total tackles in that time, only short of Mike Lee (138), Bryce Torneden (152) and Dineen (254), but I digress.
Other Sports News
Knicks favored to win Vegas Summer League title
The New York Knicks are the favorites to win the championship -- the Las Vegas Summer League championship.
Florida's famous cheerleader, Mr. Two Bits, dies
George Edmondson Jr., better known as Mr. Two Bits while riling up crowds at Florida home games for 60 years, died Tuesday at age 97, the school announced Thursday.
Dolphins' Norton has arm amputated after crash
Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton had his arm amputated and remains hospitalized after a car crash in the Miami area early Thursday morning, his agent said.
Morgan -- Teacup critics part of 'double standard'
"I feel that there is some sort of double standard for females in sports," Morgan said, "to feel like we have to be humble in our successes and have to celebrate, but not too much or in a limited fashion. You see men celebrating all over the world in big tournaments, grabbing their sacks or whatever it is. And when I look at sipping a cup of tea, I am a little taken aback by the criticism."
Summer league daily - Your guide to Las Vegas
The third, and biggest, of the NBA's summer leagues tips off Friday. Once again, the eyes of the NBA world cast their gaze upon Las Vegas, where all 30 NBA teams will be joined by national teams from China and Croatia to give you all the basketball you can handle over the next two weeks.
Ultramarathon OK'd in Whitefish bear habitat | State | fairfieldsuntimes.com
A planned ultramarathon between the town of Whitefish and its eponymous ski resort can go forward this October, to the satisfaction of organizers who argued it would not put runners or grizzly bears at risk.
Liam Gallagher reveals tracklist for 'Why Me? Why Not'
The ‘Shockwave’ singer, who releases his new album on September 20, took to Twitter today (July 4) to announce – tweet-by-tweet – what looks to be the record’s run of songs.
Liam Gallagher’s lovechild Molly is at the centre of bitter feud with brother Noel – The Sun
A music source claimed: “Liam didn’t give a s**t for years, now suddenly she’s part of the gang and Noel is a distant memory. Molly is family to him and Sara, and they treated her as such. Since she went over to the dark side it’s all stopped.”
Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher feud - the history of the Oasis brother's relationship
But what was said that angered the Brit, how long have the two been feuding and where does their relationship stand today?
Liam Gallagher baffled by Noel being offended by 'threat' to wife | Metro News
The Wall of Glass singer tweeted: ‘Since when has telling somebody to be careful worse than wishing some1 drop DEAD or hoping someone dies of AIDS let’s get things into perspective wishing you all LOVE n LIGHT LG x.’
Puzzle of the Day
An eighty-year-old person was living alone in his house. On a sunny Friday morning, while delivering some letters in the mailbox, the postman felt suspicious and decided to look through the window of the house. That’s when he saw the old man lying dead on the floor in a puddle of blood. When the police arrived, they found three bottles of milk, the Tuesday’s newspaper, and some gifts in front of the house. The lock of the door was broken, and they already suspected a person. Whom and why?