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Kansas vs. Boston College - Game Recap - September 13, 2019 - ESPN
The Jayhawks (2-1), who entered as a three-touchdown underdog, won their first road game against a power conference opponent since a victory at Iowa State on Oct. 4, 2008, a span of 48 straight losses. Pooka Williams ran for 121 yards on 22 attempts with a TD, and Herbert added a late score. Stanley was 20-of-27 for 238 yards with an interception on his first attempt.
KU football vs. Boston College: Quick recap and instant analysis
Carter Stanley got the start at quarterback and faced immediate adversity. The senior quarterback threw an interception on his first pass of the game. Stanley bounced-back following the interception and finished with 238 yards on 20-for-27 passing, including three touchdowns.
Media reacts to Kansas' shocking upset of Boston College
The Kansas Jayhawks went on the road and pulled off a massive upset against Boston College on Friday night at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Mass., rebounding from a slow start to cruise to a dominant 48-24 win.
Analysis: Les Miles, Carter Stanley answer Qs with blowout of BC
"Those things are going to happen more regularly with our program," said KU's first-year coach after the win. "If anybody wants to know why a guy would come back to college football. This night tells you how much fun, how important college football is. ... That's why you come back."
Do the Kansas Jayhawks still have a path to six wins and a bowl game?
Let’s be honest, Kansas football isn’t looking like it will do any better than last season’s 3-9 finish, but that’s to be expected. Rebuilds don’t happen overnight no matter who your coach is. Still, no matter how absurd it sounds, the Jayhawks do have a path to six wins; crazier things have happened. First things first though, a few criteria must be met.
Kansas’ stunning upset shows Les Miles is back
It has been nearly three full years since Les Miles ingloriously left the college football sideline, fired from LSU after a September loss to Auburn in 2016. Miles took two full seasons off after that year, experimenting with a vegetarian diet, starring in beer commercials and discovering the joy of Lulu Lemon shorts.
KU Jayhawks football vs. Boston College: Game recap, 48-24 | The Kansas City Star
If Les Miles indeed starts a reclamation story — and does what three predecessors could not with Kansas football — then a cool Friday night at Alumni Stadium will be considered the start of it all.
Bits o Chalk
Pop -- Team USA critics are 'immature, arrogant'
"Some people want to play the blame game. There's no blame to be placed anywhere," Popovich said. "They want to play the shame game, like we should be ashamed because we didn't win a gold medal? That's a ridiculous attitude. It's immature, it's arrogant, and it shows that whoever thinks that doesn't respect all the other teams in the world and doesn't respect that these guys did the best they could."
Source -- Gordon holdout not a 'Le'Veon' situation
"This is not a Le'Veon Bell situation," the source said. "He still wants to be a Charger, but he's got to protect himself."
Berman, T.J. back for NFL PrimeTime on ESPN+
Chris Berman and Tom Jackson, who teamed up to co-host ESPN's NFL PrimeTime for 19 seasons, will reunite as the show returns, beginning Sunday, on ESPN+, it was announced Friday.
Bama tracking students to check 4-quarter stays
The University of Alabama is offering an incentive for students to stay inside Bryant-Denny Stadium for the entire game by utilizing location tracking through a new phone application.
SB Nation Deletes Racist Article Full Of Jokes About Domestic Violence
One unfortunate side effect of having thousands of lowly paid people running a network of hundreds of team sites that drive traffic for a billion-dollar company, is that there’s not a whole lot of time for proper editorial vetting. This problem has manifested itself at SB Nation on numerous occasions, and it’s happened again today with this work of “satire,” written by Tyler Smith, the now-former deputy editor of the Raiders team site, Silver and Black Pride.
New York attorney general exposes $1 billion in wire transfers by Sackler family - CNN
Authorities have identified about $1 billion in wire transfers between the owners of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, the entities they control and different financial institutions, New York Attorney General Letitia James said Friday.
The Popeyes chicken sandwich is hurting military readiness
Families accepting an overseas billet often uproot the only lives they’ve ever known. It is in those dire moments when a family must rely on a foundation that can withstand the harshest storm. It is in those moments when families must have the Popeyes chicken sandwich.
Source of Whitefish River oil sheen determined
Burlington Northern Santa Fe has identified and removed the source of an oil sheen that's been seen on Whitefish River
Eddie Money, Two Tickets to Paradise singer, dies at 70 - BBC News
"Am I gonna live a long time? Who knows, it's in God's hands. But you know what? I'll take every day I can get. Every day above ground is a good day."
Protester dumps red liquid onto California lawmakers
California police arrested a woman who threw a feminine hygiene device containing “what appeared to be blood” onto the floor of the state Senate, splashing onto lawmakers and forcing them to finish their work in a committee room on the final day of the legislative session.
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