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Analysis: A new era of KU football has arrived with Les Miles
Much will be made of the Jayhawks' 24-17 win over Indiana State to kick off the Miles-era over the following days and weeks. The Jayhawks were shaky at times and needed a game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter to avoid losing to an FCS program — something two of the last three full-time KU coaches did in their first game.
'Lights out': Andrew Parchment stars in KU football debut
With Carter Stanley in the shotgun, KU lined up with two tight ends on the line of scrimmage and with Parchment to Stanley’s left. Up front, Indiana State matched KU with eight bodies on the line of scrimmage. As the ball was snapped, the offensive line pushed to the left in Parchment's direction. Instead, the wide receiver came around and received a toss on a reverse.
KU football vs. Indiana State: Quick recap and instant analysis
Carter Stanley took the field as the starting quarterback for KU. Stanley beat out JUCO transfer Thomas MacVittie for the starting job. In his season debut, Stanley completed 20 of 29 passes for 241 yards, including two touchdowns.
Late Kansas touchdown earns first victory in Miles era – Kansas Jayhawks
Kansas football picked up its first win of the season with a 24-17 victory over Indiana State at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, earning the first win of the Les Miles era.
Jayhawks sweep Bob Timmons Classic – Kansas Jayhawks
On what turned out to be a beautiful early autumn day in Kansas, Rim Rock Farm was the site of the Bob Timmons Classic Saturday morning. The Jayhawks made a clean sweep team titles, as the men won the annual meet for the fourth-straight season. Following suit, women’s team continued its winning tradition at the event, claiming the championship for the eighth-straight time.
Notebook: Redshirt senior QB Carter Stanley earned 10th start of his KU career | KUsports.com
The mystery surrounding the starting quarterback job for the Kansas football team finally dissipated Saturday afternoon as head coach Les Miles went with — and stuck with — redshirt senior Carter Stanley.
Two-point trickery: Reverse pass by Parchment puts final flare on impressive KU debut | KUsports.com
The first trick play by Kansas officially took place 58 minutes into the Les Miles era. The Jayhawks ran a reverse pass, as junior receiver Andrew Parchment linked up with junior tight end Jack Luavasa on a two-point conversion with 2:02 remaining in the season opener.
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Georgia State vs. Tennessee - Game Recap - August 31, 2019 - ESPN
"One of the happiest days of my life by far," Georgia State linebacker Ed Curney said. "We knew it was going to happen. We prepared all week. Coaches told us all week if we do what we are coached to do, we play fast, have fun, play our game, this would be the outcome."
USC's Daniels injures right leg; X-rays negative
USC sophomore quarterback JT Daniels left in the second quarter of Saturday night's 31-23 win over Fresno State after suffering a right leg injury. He did not return.
Pats release WR Thomas; door open for return
In a move that might be procedural more than permanent, the New England Patriots released veteran receiver Demaryius Thomas on Saturday.
LeBron files to trademark term 'Taco Tuesday'
The Los Angeles Lakers superstar is looking to monetize his popular videos by filing to trademark the term "Taco Tuesday."
Bob Davie hospitalized after New Mexico opener
New Mexico coach Bob Davie was hospitalized after suffering what the university is calling an apparent "serious medical incident" following Saturday night's 39-31 victory over Sam Houston State in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Source -- McCoy reuniting with Reid in Kansas City
Former Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is reuniting with Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Kmart closing Evergreen store by mid-December
Kmart had been a longtime local retailer and a prominent business in the Evergreen community. They currently have a staff of around 40 employees. Nearby box store Shopko also closed earlier this year as large retail chains across the country struggle to compete with trends in online shopping.
Live updates: Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida - CNN
Meteorologists use the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale to measure a hurricane's strength. The scale also estimates potential property damage.
Shooting in Texas near Odessa leaves at least 6 dead and 3 police injured in mass shooting - Latest news - CBS News
Another mass shooting in America has left at least seven people dead, including an alleged gunman who was killed by police. Two dozen more people were left wounded in the rampage outside Odessa, Texas — the second mass shooting in the state in a month.
Utah school district ‘strongly discourages’ students from watching ‘13 Reasons Why’ | KSL.com
Following the release of the third season of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” the Salt Lake City School District emailed parents Thursday “highly discouraging” students from watching the program.