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The Rock Chalkboard

Ex-KU football coach David Beaty to subpoena ESPN for ‘Miles to Go’ footage, contracts | KUsports.com
The subpoenas ask ESPN to provide unedited, raw footage for all episodes of “Miles to Go,” the documentary-style series that aims to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at current coach Les Miles’ rebuild of the football program.

Bill Self gives update on Devon Dotson (hip), status vs. Texas
"I do not," Self said. "I know he's making progress. We didn't practice yesterday and he got treatment. And we haven't practiced yet today. So we'll see him when he's out there. I'm sure he'll try to practice but I don't know yet to what extent.

Jayhawks don't want Christian Braun passing up open 3-pointers | Smithology | KUsports.com
Further along than most freshmen in his position might be thanks to an ideal frame of mind, Christian Braun knows he doesn’t have to score to make an impact when he checks into a game off the Kansas bench.

New KU safeties coach Jordan Peterson signed 6-year contract | KUsports.com
The newest member of Les Miles’ football coaching staff at the University of Kansas, Jordan Peterson signed a contract to become the Jayhawks’ safeties coach for at least the next two seasons.

Former KU soccer standouts Katie McClure and Addisyn Merrick selected in NWSL draft | KUsports.com
For the first time in program history, two members of the Kansas soccer team were selected in the National Women’s Soccer League draft after Katie McClure and Addisyn Merrick were picked Thursday afternoon.

KU women's basketball suffers lopsided loss to No. 2 Baylor | KUsports.com
Kansas started slow and never had a shot in a 90-47 loss to No. 2 Baylor in Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks were buried by a 28-9 deficit in the first quarter and the Bears proceeded to post a 22-6 advantage in the second period.

Bits o Chalk

One-armed amateur aces hole on PGA Tour stop
Laurent Hurtubise, who was born with one arm, recorded a hole-in-one on the 151-yard par-3 fourth hole at the PGA West Stadium Course in La Quinta, California.

Kyler Murray believes he could play in NFL, MLB at same time
The Arizona Cardinals quarterback, coming off his rookie season, said he believes he could join a short list of athletes to play professional baseball and football at the same time ... just not right now.

Brandon Ingram has 49 as Pelicans survive disputed late call
Just as Brandon Ingram entered the locker room after pouring in a career-high 49 points as the New Orleans Pelicans ended a 10-game winning streak by the Utah Jazz with a wild 138-132 win, Ball had a plan.

Joe Burrow's dad says QB would be happy, up to challenge with Bengals
"He's excited to even be in that conversation and if the Bengals do draft him, he's going to be happy," Jimmy Burrow told the Canadian radio affiliate.

Eraser Dust

‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House Of The Dragon’ To Launch In 2022; HBO Boss On More ‘GOT’ & Pilot That Didn’t Go – TCA – Deadline
House of the Dragon, HBO’s straight-to-series prequel to Game Of Thrones, is on track for a 2022 debut, HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys said in an interview with Deadline during TCA.

Controversial Trump tax break under investigation by Treasury watchdog - CNNPolitics
The review into the agency's Opportunity Zone program is in response to a request from three Democratic lawmakers, said Acting Treasury Inspector General Richard Delmar.

Pete Buttigieg's campaign hired Amazon Mechanical Turk gig workers - Business Insider
Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign hired gig workers using Amazon Mechanical Turk, a platform that's infamous for low pay, despite Buttigieg's campaign promise to improve pay and protections for gig workers.

White supremacists ahead of gun rally: FBI
A former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who authorities say are linked to a violent white supremacist group were arrested Thursday, just days before they were believed to be headed to a pro-gun rally in Virginia’s capital.

South Carolina woman who poisoned husband with eye drops gets 25 years
A South Carolina woman was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison after she poisoned her husband by putting eye drops in his water for days.

Frosty the Brewfest Returns to Kalispell - Flathead Beacon
Local breweries have collaborated with the KDA to organize this year’s event, which will take over the Valley Bank parking lot in a heated 40-by-60-foot tent on Jan. 18. Breweries include Bias Brewing, SunRift, Kalispell Brewing Company, Sacred Waters Brewing Company and Flathead Valley Community College’s Brewing Academy of Montana.