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Notebook: Les Miles Mauls Press Conference as KU Prepares for Coastal Carolina

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Les Miles breaks down Coastal Carolina ahead of Week 2 meeting
On Saturday, KU football will face off against Coastal Carolina, so naturally the KU coach was asked about the upcoming challenge. His knowledge of mascots was also tested, as he was quizzed on the definition of a "Chanticleer," the mascot of Coastal Carolina and character in The Canterbury Tales.

Les Miles, KU football players talk return of Pooka Williams
Pooka Williams missed the first week of the season for the Jayhawks as part of a list of sanctions following a domestic battery charge in December. He was reinstated to the team ahead of its second game against Coastal Carolina, the first night-game and FBS contest of the Les Miles-era at KU.

There were also some struggles, though. Iowa State needed a few overtimes to fend off Northern Iowa and Kansas had to fight off the late charge from Indiana State to avoid another sour start to the year. No less, though, the Big 12 Conference is 10-0 through the first week of college football.

Big 12 Teleconference: Three things Les Miles said on Monday
KU football had fumbling issues that could have cost the team the game on Saturday. Carter Stanley, the starting quarterback, threw a backward pass to Dom Williams that resulted in a loose ball and a defensive recovery. Stanley also fumbled by the goal line and gave up a touchdown, and there was also a muffed center-to-quarterback exchange that Miles seemed to note was on the O-line.

GAME PREVIEW: vs. Coastal Carolina – Kansas Jayhawks
The Kansas Jayhawks are set to host the second game of the 2019 season on Saturday, as they host the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas. The game will kick off at 6 p.m. and will air on Big 12 Now on ESPN+ with Mark Neely (play-by-play) and Mike Golic Jr., (analyst) on the call.

Match Preview: at Omaha – Kansas Jayhawks
After completing a comeback win over Kansas City in the season opener, Kansas continues its road quest to start the season with a match at Omaha in Baxter Arena Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

After scoring in 2018 Final Four, James Sosinski records 1st career touchdown for KU football |
With 8:40 left in the third quarter of KU’s game against Indiana State, senior tight end James Sosinski found an opening. Senior quarterback Carter Stanley spotted Sosinski on the right side and dumped the ball off to the tight end who quickly ran into the end zone.

Spread for KU's Week 2 matchup with Coastal Carolina moving down | Jackson's Journal |
The line for this one is trending down, and that makes sense to me.

KU linebacker arrested at popular Lawrence bar |
Thomas Patrick Barrett, 20, was arrested at 1340 Ohio St. — the address of Jayhawk Cafe, commonly known as The Hawk — on suspicion of contributing to a child’s misconduct and displaying or possessing a fictitious or fraudulent ID card, according to the Douglas County Jail booking log.

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Bits o Chalk

Rafa into quarters as Tiger fist-pumps in approval
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Minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident
Chace Numata, a minor league catcher in the Detroit Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27.

Source -- Colts, QB Brissett agree to $30M deal
The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to a two-year, $30 million deal with new starting quarterback Jacoby Brissett, a source told ESPN.

Sources -- SC's Hilinski to take over for QB Bentley
South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley has a foot injury that will sideline him indefinitely, and freshman Ryan Hilinski will take over the starting job beginning in Saturday's game against FCS opponent Charleston Southern at Williams-Brice Stadium, sources confirmed multiple reports to ESPN on Monday.

Eraser Dust

Live updates: Hurricane Dorian heads for the US - CNN
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Pastor Allegedly Forced Young Women to Detail ‘Sexual Sins,’ Ex-Followers Say
Dawn Marie Grice said she fled an abusive home in Southern California when she heard about a place that offered her salvation in Montana, Potter’s Field Ministry.

NPR Investigation: Low-Income Urban Areas Are Often Hotter Than Wealthy Ones : NPR
Across Baltimore, the hottest areas tend to be the poorest and that pattern is not unusual. In dozens of major U.S. cities, low-income neighborhoods are more likely to be hotter than their wealthier counterparts, according to a joint investigation by NPR and the University of Maryland's Howard Center for Investigative Journalism.

Texas shooting: Gunman failed prior background check, Greg Abbott says
The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 25 more in a shooting rampage along a west Texas highway Saturday had previously failed a gun background check, but authorities have not yet said how he obtained the firearm he used.

Arrests Made After Man Found Dead at Lake County RV Park - Flathead Beacon
Authorities in Lake County have arrested two people after a man was found dead of an apparent homicide at an RV park between Pablo and Ronan.

Justin Bieber opens up about fame and drug use on Instagram
"I started doing pretty heavy drugs at 19 and abused all of my relationships," Bieber wrote. "I became resentful, disrespectful to women, and angry. I became distant to everyone who loved me, and I was hiding behind, a shell of the person that i had become. I felt like i could never turn it around.