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Notebook: Jayhawks Continue to Maul NBA Summer League; USA Mauls the Netherlands in World Cup

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Kansas News

Report: Spurs sign Marcus Morris to two-year deal
Marcus Morris will sign a two-year, $20 million deal with the San Antonio Spurs according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. The second season has a player option. Morris has been underpaid for years. Through either bad advice or extreme optimism, he and his brother Markieff Morris took less than market value to remain with the Phoenix Suns in 2014 so that they could continue playing on the same team. But basketball is a business, and once the two were locked into extremely tradeable deals, the Suns naturally dealt both of them to separate cities. It was cruel at best and deceitful at worst, but the Morris twins should have seen it coming. They didn’t, and their bank accounts suffered.

Analysis: Malik Newman, Devonte' Graham at NBA Summer League
The NBA Summer League is a great time for the NBA’s newest rookie class to showcase its skills and compete against tougher competition than most would face in college. It’s also a time for NBA role players to come out and work on certain skills.

Other Sports News

Durant planning to switch to No. 7 with Nets
The star forward announced on social media Sunday that he will switch to No. 7 after previously wearing No. 35 for the first 12 seasons of his NBA career.

Mavs land Grizzlies' Wright in sign-and-trade
The Dallas Mavericks are acquiring Memphis Grizzlies restricted free-agent point guard Delon Wright in a sign-and-trade agreement on a new three-year, $29 million contract, agent Greg Lawrence and team sources told ESPN.

Sources -- Rockets 'long shot' to grab Westbrook
The Houston Rockets are among the teams interested in trading for Oklahoma City All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook, sources with knowledge of the team's thinking told ESPN.

On a day filled with soccer heroics U.S. women made biggest statement
Sunday brought a glorious menagerie of top-tier international soccer to fans around the world, and it was fitting that the victory by the United States in the Women's World Cup final -- the most significant, most meaningful, most important of the day's matches -- came first.

Other News

Kalispell salon provides free haircuts to those in need | KECI
A Kalispell salon found a unique way to give back. On Sunday, Cabello Vida owner Jamie Tatum hosted Haircuts from the Heart—a morning of free haircuts for those in need.

Robots, Not Humans, Are The New Space Explorers : NPR
"Since the days of Apollo, the greatest adventures in space have been these robots that have gone all over the solar system," says Emily Lakdawalla, a self-described planetary evangelist at the Planetary Society.

Scientists Create Beanless Coffee Without The Bitter Of Regular Joe : The Salt : NPR
Stopforth, who has worked with other food brands like Chobani, Kettle & Fire and Soylent, partnered with entrepreneur Andy Kleitsch to launch Atomo. The pair turned a Seattle garage into a brewing lab, and spent four months running green beans, roasted beans and brewed coffee through gas and liquid chromatography to separate and catalog more than 1,000 compounds in coffee to create a product that had the same color, aroma, flavor and mouthfeel as coffee.

Puzzle of the Day

A man leaves home and makes three left turns, only to return home facing two men wearing masks. Who are those two men?