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Notebook: Markieff Morris Wins First NBA Title

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10of12 Top 10: Kansas State, Iowa State emerging
Early on though, that didn't appear to be the case, as Sam Ehlinger couldn't seem to hit an open receiver and Spencer Rattler was benched for his poor performance. It wasn't until late in the fourth quarter when Texas mounted a 14-point comeback to force overtime. But things were just getting started. The two teams would go back and forth for two overtimes, and then would both miss chip shot field goals in the third before Oklahoma rallied to pick up a 53-45 victory. The 98 points scored by Oklahoma and Texas make it the highest-scoring game in the history of the rivalry.

Three-star WDE DJ Wesolak building connection with Kansas staff
To date, Boston College, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Louisville and Tennessee are among those who have extended offers to the three-star (Top247) defensive line prospect. Wesolak, listed at 6-5, 225 pounds, is the No. 50-ranked athlete in the Top247 and No. 15-ranked Missouri player. His listed position is weak-side defensive end, though he's also played linebacker.

Kansas' Les Miles shares video update on COVID-19 recovery
"Hey Jayhawks, just wanted to thank you for your prayers and your support as I fight through this virus," Miles began in a video posted to Twitter. "I am quarantined at my house, and my health's pretty good, so I'm very thankful for that."

Markieff Morris becomes latest Jayhawk to win NBA championship
ESPN's Rachel Nichols also posted a video of Morris' daughter playing around with Davis' daughter in the confetti that fell on the court post-game

Commit roundup: Highlights of Kansas targets in weekend action
The top prospect in Kansas' 2021 class is Devin Neal. The top-150 prospect hasn't had monstrous games every week, mostly because he hasn't had to. LHS (5-0) has blown out a number of its early season opponents, including in the opener when Neal didn't even have to play the second half.

Five Takeaways: IMG defeats Duncanville in HS football showdown
Michigan five-star quarterback commit J.J. McCarthy threw three touchdowns passes and the defense led by Xavian Sorey and Malik Bryant, who looked like five-stars themselves, shut down the Panthers attack most of the afternoon.

Bits o Chalk

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis on pending free agency -- 'I have no idea'
"I have no idea," Davis said. "I don't know."

Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler says he didn't hold up his end of bargain after Game 6 loss, vows 'we'll be back'
"This is what my team needed me to do, the organization asked of me," Butler said. "I told them that I would win them one and I didn't hold up my end of the bargain, so that means I got to do it next year. I told Coach Pat, I told Coach Spo I'm here to win one. I didn't do my job, so moving forward, I got to hold up my end of the bargain."

Los Angeles celebration turns rowdy as thousands pack downtown street
Police and California Highway Patrol officers shut down ramps leading to the Los Angeles downtown area after the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Finals on Sunday.

LeBron James of Los Angeles Lakers claims fourth NBA Finals MVP
Winning his fourth Finals MVP moves him out of a tie with Magic Johnson, Tim Duncan and Shaquille O'Neal and into second all time -- trailing only Jordan, who won the award six times.

How LeBron James and the Lakers fought heartbreak to win the NBA Finals
THE OTHER DAY Jeanie Buss sent a text to Phil Jackson, the previous coach to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a title. This was not an unusual occurrence. The two have remained friends and talk often. But the reason for this text was extraordinary.

Eraser Dust

Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court confirmation hearings: What to expect
Though Amy Coney Barrett appears to have the support in the Senate to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, her historic confirmation hearings this week offer Democrat and Republican senators the chance to question the appeals court judge in front of a national audience weeks before a contentious election.

Trump Admin Urges Congress to 'Immediately' Vote on PPP Bill, Criticizing 'All-or-Nothing Approach'
"Now is the time for us to come together and immediately vote on a bill to allow us to spend the unused Paycheck Protection Program funds while we continue to work toward a comprehensive package," Mnuchin and Meadows wrote in the final paragraph of the one-page letter.

Noel Gallagher's daughter reveals why it's her parents' fault landlords won't rent her a property
Noel Gallagher’s daughter Anais has opened up on the downside of having parents famous for partying.

Wife of Pennsylvania's Lt. Governor called racist slur at grocery store
Fetterman is a Brazilian immigrant who was formerly undocumented. In the short video she posted of part of the incident, an unidentified woman is seeing pulling down her mask in a parking lot and calling her the n-word. Fetterman recorded the moment from inside her car, but said the attack began inside the store after the woman recognized her.

Sykes Diner in Kalispell closes due to positive COVID-19 test among staff
Sykes Diner in Kalispell announced Saturday that it will be closed for a few days, after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Daily Inter Lake
In Montana, medical marijuana was legalized in 2004 through a ballot initiative. This time around, voters will decide if marijuana should be legalized for recreational use among adults 21 and older.