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Camp update: Les Miles talks practice emphases, family additions
In addition to Miles’ eldest daughter Smacker’s involvement with the program as a media correspondent, Miles’ two sons Manny and Ben have also joined the program as transfers. During the team’s first practice on Friday, Miles had a light-hearted interaction with one of his sons.
Down a linebacker, Les Miles remains optimistic about group as KU opens camp | KUsports.com
Although Miles declined to get into what exactly led would-be KU junior Drew Harvey to leave the program and enter the transfer portal, saying all he could divulge was that Harvey isn’t with the team any longer, the head coach named a few linebackers he thinks he can trust in senior Najee Stevens-McKenzie, junior Kyron Johnson and sophomore Hayden Hatcher.
Ben Miles transfers to KU, joins brother and father with Jayhawks | KUsports.com
Just as many anticipated when word of his name entering the transfer portal became public knowledge earlier this week, Ben Miles found his new football home at the University of Kansas.
Kansas wing Tristan Enaruna talks Bill Self, game & u18A's
Enaruna, a 6-foot-8 versatile forward propsect, showed off an aggressive scoring attack in Greece, hunting shots from all three levels. Enaruna looked to post up and was as active as a rebounder as we’ve see him. Enaruna also looked noticeably bigger and it’s clear during his time at Kansas this summer he’s added strength.
Official: Texas A&M fullback Ben Miles transfers to KU football
After it was announced that Manny Miles, a quarterback at North Carolina and one of Miles' sons, would be transferring to Kansas for his final season of college, the newly-updated KU football roster had another member of the Miles family on it.
3-star safety TJ Rush: Commitment coming 'sometime soon'
Fresh off a visit to KU football last weekend, TJ Rush took to Twitter to hint at his upcoming announcement. After Martez Poynter, a 2020 three-star defensive tackle, tweeted, "Commitment coming real soon," Rush quote-tweeted his post and said "mine[,] too bro bro."
Previewing Kansas’ 2019 Schedule – LandGrant Gauntlet
It’s hard to identify the point that the Kansas Football team hit rock-bottom, but it’s at least fair to say that years three and four under David Beaty should have been where we saw significant progress. Instead, coaching gaffes and lack of player development led to an early exit for the former coach and yet another reset for this football team.
Bits o Chalk
Pitcher hits 90s in viral video, gets A's contract
Just a few weeks after lighting up the radar gun at a Coors Field speed pitch cage during a Colorado Rockies game, 23-year-old Nathan Patterson is getting his shot to play for a major league team.
Dana White -- UFC is 'out of the Cyborg business'
"I'm going to release her from her contract and I will not match any offers [she receives]," White said. "She is free and clear to go to Bellator or any of these other promotions and fight these easy fights she wants. Done. Done deal. I will literally, today, have my lawyer draft a letter to [Justino's team saying] that she is free and clear."
'Four more years': Morgan in for '23 World Cup
Alex Morgan won't be on the field when the United States women's national team plays Ireland on Saturday in its first game since winning the World Cup. But the American co-captain plans to be there in 2023, chasing an unprecedented third title.
Meyer texts urged Smith to stay, spurn Alabama
Former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer encouraged troubled staff member Zach Smith to stay with the Buckeyes in January 2018 when Smith was offered a coaching position at Alabama, according to a text message exchange released by the university Friday afternoon.
Whatever happened to Villanova basketball star Shelly Pennefather? 'So I made this deal with God.'
But I cannot grasp what Pennefather -- now Sister Rose Marie -- has chosen to do. The Poor Clares are one of the strictest religious orders in the world. They sleep on straw mattresses, in full habit, and wake up every night at 12:30 a.m. to pray, never resting more than four hours at a time. They are barefoot 23 hours of the day, except for the one hour in which they walk around the courtyard in sandals.
Daily Inter Lake - Law Roundup, Road rage ensues on Kalispell streets
A woman said someone stole her mountain bike, but she wasn’t sure when it happened. The bike was a Genesis RCT with 27.5 inch tires, charcoal gray and green in color.
Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings
Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surfaced months ago, and now it's added a toggle that people can use to opt out of potentially having their voice recordings and/or recorded message transcripts "manually reviewed" by people.
Lewis Capaldi tells Liam and Noel that if they want to "eradicate" him from popular music they should reform Oasis
“Both of you probably don’t like my music, and wouldn’t you love to see me not be in the charts?” he asked. “If you guys got back together and do an Oasis album repackage, you’ll knock me out the charts for sure. And look, you probably don’t like that I’m in the… I mean, Noel, for one, you don’t like the tunes my man, you don’t like them. And Liam, I mean, look, you probably don’t like them either so if you guys want to eradicate me from popular music what you’re going to have to do is get together and reform. I’ll see you there.”