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Notebook: Vitale, Forgetting about Worse Brawls, Calls KU/KSU Fight Worst Hes Seen in 40 Years

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Yo, um, I must have like, fallen on a bullet and it like, drove itself into my gut

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The Rock Chalkboard

ESPN's Dick Vitale doubles down on opinion of Kansas suspensions
“I think number one, the Big 12 gave a big break to (Silvio) De Sousa,” Vitale said on ‘Big 12 This Morning.’ “I think that he should thank everyone that he’s not banned forever playing the game because that was the ugliest situation I’ve seen in 40 years.”

2020 Senior Bowl rosters announced
College football season is officially in the rearview, but the NFL Draft process gets rolling this week with the 2020 Reese’s Senior Bowl. There will be no shortage of talent in Mobile as some of the top senior prospects in this year’s draft class will be on hand to showcase their talent for NFL scouts.

McDonald's All-American Game Rosters
The list includes 17 of the top 20 players in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, and eight of the top 10. The two prospects that didn’t make it in the top 10 – Makur Maker and Jalen Johnson – weren’t eligible for the game.

Report: Corione Harris suspended indefinitely following arrest
“We are aware of the charges involving Corione Harris," said Miles in a statement released to the Star, "and have suspended him indefinitely from all team-related activities.”

NBA All-Star Game starters announced
League superstars LeBron James, James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo will be there. But there are also some players making their first appearance or first start in the NBA’s midseason exhibition game.

Eraser Dust

MyKayla Skinner, Simone Biles address concerns, changes ahead of U.S. camp
The dread was familiar. The fear too. They gripped MyKayla Skinner shortly after she decided to return to elite gymnastics last summer.

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo again named All-Star captains
Reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James again were named captains for the NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday night.

Antonio Brown turns himself in to police on multiple charges
Antonio Brown turned himself in to Broward County Jail on Thursday night in response to an arrest warrant filed against him on three charges.

Wang Qiang stuns Serena Williams in third round of Australian Open
Down to what sure felt like her last chance, Serena Williams came through with a cross-court forehand winner to close a 24-stroke point, then raised her arms, held that celebratory pose and looked over toward her guest box.

Bits o Chalk

Star Wars: Colin Trevorrow confirms Episode 9 script leak is real but corrects one plot point | GamesRadar+
Original Star Wars Episode 9 director Colin Trevorrow has confirmed that his recent leaked script is indeed real – but has moved to clear up a major plot point in the wake of Duel of the Fates concept art hitting the internet.

Meghan Markle, royal baby face tax tab from IRS | Fox Business
All U.S. citizens are required to pay U.S. income tax regardless of where you reside and where you earn your paycheck, according to the IRS. The former “Suits” star may also be obliged to disclose whether she holds foreign bank accounts.

Black Texas teen barred from high school after not cutting dreadlocks
Deandre’s mother, Sandy Arnold, said her son has had dreadlocks for years and always followed school policy by keeping it off his shoulders, above his earlobes and out of his eyes. The family says the trouble over his hair began after winter break. Sandy Arnold said school officials told her son it was no longer enough for him to keep his hair up at school.

This Map Of The State Each State's Residents Hate The Most Isn't Scientific, But It Is Hilarious - Digg
Matt Shirley asked his 300,000 followers to vote on which state their home state hates the most. What has emerged from these results is not meant to be comprehensive or scientifically accurate by any means, but it will definitely give you a good laugh. And for a full-sized image of the map, see here.