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KU coach Bill Self comments on Dajuan Harris addition, redshirt
“We are very excited to have Dajuan,” Self said. “He’s going to be in a limited capacity and this will give him the opportunities to focus on books, focus on getting stronger and put himself in the position to be a contributor right off the bat next year.”

ESPN’s FPI predicts every Week 1 matchup
With that in mind, we’ve decided to take a look at how the Week 1 matchups are expected to play out according to ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI), a predictive computer model that makes projections for every game.

How Andru Tovi's BBQ led to bonding experience for KU O-Line
Flashback to the lead-up to KU’s first game against Nicholls State, and several question marks were surrounding the offensive line. The position group had lost center Mesa Ribordy to a career-ending injury and was in the process of integrating five new pieces to the position group.

Dajuan Harris to redshirt 2019-20 season with KU basketball
Harris told the Kansas City Star's Gary Bedore via text message late Wednesday night that he would be enrolling for the 2019-20 school year but sitting out the 2019-20 season. A source confirmed to Phog.net that the plan for Harris to sit out the 2019-20 season was seriously considered shortly after the four-star point guard committed to the team in mid-July.

McClure’s game-winner caps 2-1 win over No. 20 Memphis – Kansas Jayhawks
Senior forward Katie McClure struck with sixty-five seconds remaining in regulation to hand the No. 18 Kansas Jayhawks a thrilling, 2-1, come-from-behind victory over the No. 20 Memphis Tigers.

Dajuan Harris joins KU men’s basketball team
“Dajuan is a true point guard,” Self said. “His understanding and feel for the game would rival some of the better point guards we’ve had since we’ve been here.”

Award nominees announced for Crimson Climb, Jayhawker and Del Shankel Awards – Kansas Jayhawks
The Rock Chalk Choice Awards committee announced the nominees for the Crimson Climb Award, Jayhawker Award and Del Shankel Award on Thursday. This is the second set of award nominees that have been released for the event that is set for September 8 at the Lied Center in Lawrence.

What's new for fans at KU football games in 2019 | KUsports.com
The following will be available for purchase this season at KU games: Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Goose Island IPA, Bon & Viv Spiked Seltzer, cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay.

KU football OC wants a QB who can 'manage a game' | KUsports.com
By now, even if it’s not public knowledge, it’s safe to assume Les Miles knows who will start at quarterback for his Kansas football team on Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, when he makes his KU coaching debut.

Bits o Chalk

Police issue arrest warrant for Lakers' Cousins
An arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge has been issued in Mobile, Alabama.

'What did we just watch?' - The bronze that broke USA Basketball
After the Dream Team's Olympic gold medal in 1992, USA Basketball continued to coast along in international play, remaining undefeated whenever NBA players represented the country, winning gold at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. Then, at the 2002 FIBA World Championships in Indianapolis, an American team led by Paul Pierce and Michael Finley and coached by George Karl suffered losses to Spain, Argentina and Yugoslavia en route to a sixth-place finish.

No distractions -- An NFL veteran opens up on his sexuality
Have I lied to teammates, coaches, trainers, front-office executives and fans about who I am? Not exactly. But withholding information is a form of deceit. And I want the next part of my career -- and life -- steeped in trust and honesty. During the season you spend more time with your team than with your own family; truth and honesty are the cornerstones of a winning culture. My truth is that I'm a talented football player, a damn good writer, a loving son, an overbearing brother, a caring friend, a loyal lover, and a bisexual man.

Bills kicker: Will help Lloyd, hope she goes for it
The Buffalo Bills place-kicker told ESPN on Thursday night he is "excited" for Lloyd, who became a viral sensation last week after a video of her kicking a 55-yard field goal during a Philadelphia Eagles-Baltimore Ravens practice led to multiple offers from NFL teams.

Rays prospect: 'Heart turned to ash' after killings
Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens said his "heart was turned to ash" when his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain this week.

Eraser Dust

Noel Gallagher Wants To Start A Petition To Get Foo Fighters To Split Up - Stereogum
Noel Gallagher responded at his own concert in San Diego last night, because of course he did. “Any Oasis fans in the house?” he joked to the audience. “Is anyone gonna sign the petition Dave Grohl wants to get together to get us back together? I’d like to start a petition to get the Foo Fighters to split up. If that would be at all possible.”

Research Finds Genetic Links to Same-Sex Behavior - WSJ
Same-sex sexual behavior has genetic underpinnings but no single gene is associated with it, according to a broad study of more than 470,000 people.

Hurricane Dorian is could impact the 'entirety of Florida' when it makes landfall - CNN
All of Florida is under a state of emergency and authorities are urging residents to stockpile a week's worth of food and supplies as Hurricane Dorian gathers strength and aims to slam the state as soon as Monday as a Category 4 storm.

Simone Biles doesn't want to talk after brother charged in murders
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said she was “eating [her] feelings” as news surfaced that her brother was charged for his alleged involvement in a triple homicide in Cleveland.

Flathead freshmen settle in before first day of school | KECI
Hundreds of students came out to freshman day at Flathead High School. It’s a day that freshmen can come and get comfortable with their new school. They get to meet new people, teachers, get their class schedules and do some fun activities.