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Notebook: Border War Postponed for a Year

C’mon you Gloomy-Gus’s. Who’s up for a big bowl of non-fat ice milk?

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San Diego DL Mandela Tobin focusing on a few
"I'm just getting to know them but I just did a recent Zoom call with Duke," said Tobin.

Kansas-Missouri delaying men's basketball series by one season
Kansas and Missouri have reached an agreement to push back the return of the Border Showdown (previously known as the Border War), KU Athletics announced on Tuesday. The showdown between the Kansas and Missouri men's basketball teams was set to begin on Dec. 12, but it instead will begin next season.

Kansas coordinators 'planning on' Les Miles coaching on Saturday
“He hasn’t,” said defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot. “He’s planning on being there on Saturday, so we’re just preparing like he’s going to be. ... I do not [know who the interim coach would be]. That's up to coach Miles.”

Film room: Why Miles Kendrick could spark Kansas' offense at WVU
Some fans, understandably so, weren't exactly floored by that announcement on Monday. Kendrick went only 11-for-19 passing with 90 yards and a pick in the last game, and he has some physical limitations.

Kansas looking to get skill position players more involved
No one expected this from the Kansas offense, at least to start the year. Sure, there were some who suspected a lower output could be the case after the Jayhawks graduated their 12-game starting quarterback and lost all of their snaps at the tackle spots, but three games into the year — one of which was against Coastal Carolina — the Jayhawks rank dead last in the Big 12 in most offensive categories — including yards and points per game.

Eraser Dust

Brandon Jacobs rips Jim Harbaugh: 'He didn't know what he was doing' with 49ers -
"You know what? I have a lot of respect for Jim when I was there, before I got to know him. I enjoyed my time there, but we didn't see eye-to-eye. I knew a little bit more about football than they let on to," Jacobs said. "To be honest, that's how I was taught. To go somewhere where they didn't have route conversions was just absurd. They're just running routes against the defense, getting people killed. Size and strength is what they had and it's why they won.

Steph Curry: Talking about lack of parity disrespectful to Warriors, Cavs -
"That almost is kind of disrespectful, because it's not like it's easy for us to get here. It wasn't that at all. Us and Cleveland worked our butts off all year to put ourselves in a position to be playing for a championship. The league is as strong talent wise across the board as it's ever been. Every night we get challenged. Obviously we had that one stat I guess, point differential, all year. We had a pretty solid showing in that respect. But, every night was hard. Every night was challenging.

Florida Gators stop football activities after coronavirus outbreak
Florida's football program, including players, coaches and personnel, has had 19 positive tests over the past several days, a source told ESPN's Andrea Adelson, confirming a report by The Independent Florida Alligator.

Le'Veon Bell landing spots and best fits - Which NFL teams could sign him after his release by the Jets
After reportedly trying to trade Le'Veon Bell, the New York Jets gave up on their expensively acquired running back and released him Tuesday night. The Jets are still on the hook to pay Bell a $2.5 million bonus Thursday and the prorated remainder of his base salary, which amounts to $6 million. Any team acquiring him can do so for the league minimum.

Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve's case of the yips sparks Tampa Bay Rays' ALCS Game 3 win
"It was a nightmare inning," Astros manager Dusty Baker said.

Hal Steinbrenner apologizes to New York Yankees fans for early playoff exit
"I'm very disappointed, obviously,'' Steinbrenner said Tuesday on ESPN New York radio. "We invested a lot of time, energy, money into the team last offseason, and we all felt that we had a team that could win a championship, and we failed to do that. We didn't even come close. So right now, at this point in time, all I can do is apologize to our fans. They deserved a better outcome than they got. Period. I mean, they just did.''

eraser Dust

Washington Post: Barr's 'unmasking' investigation concludes without charges - CNNPolitics
The US attorney tasked by Attorney General William Barr to review instances of "unmasking" done around the 2016 election has completed the probe without bringing any charges, people familiar with the matter told The Washington Post.

Trump and Biden will participate in competing town halls on Thursday night after cancellation of second debate - CNNPolitics
President Donald Trump will participate in a town hall with NBC News on Thursday night, setting up a competing television event with Joe Biden in lieu of a presidential debate in which voters would have seen both presidential candidates engage with each other and discuss issues head-to-head.

Oasis' classic hit single 'Wonderwall' has clocked up more than one billion streams
“I was on the train listening to [‘What’s The Story…’] today thinking wow, actually, this is, that was my second attempt at writing an album. And the first one wasn’t fucking bad either. You know it’s been 25 years now, and there will still be, we’ll still be sat here in another 25 years, you know. So, I was like, actually…”

Missing Montana Mom Found Dead in Car Inside Storage Container |

Mother of four Sally Jane Demaris Smith of Montana was known for always being upbeat, whether she was leading a spin class or greeting her colleagues in the early morning hours at the elementary school where she worked.

Gifted programs worsen inequality. Here's what happens when schools try to get rid of them.
More than 30 years ago, Rockville Centre began a gradual but determined effort to do away with gifted classes in its elementary schools as well as many of the tracked classes at the middle and high schools. The goal wasn’t to eliminate all tracking, South Side Principal John Murphy said. Upperclassmen can still choose to take more challenging math, science and foreign language classes. It was, instead, to avoid creating a caste system by assigning students to remedial, average or advanced classes before they’d had a chance to develop their academic potential.

KRH physicians send letter urging community to stop the surge | KECI
He said over the last few weeks they are seeing on average between 20 and 25 patients a day admitted to the hospital to be treated for COVID-19. He said that's more patients than ever

Plans emerge to reopen Kalispell MudMan; wage claims still pending
In addition to these allegations of abuse, many interns said they were forced to work upward of 70 to 80 hours per week at their designated MudMan location and were paid as little as $3 per hour. When interns signed on to work, paperwork showed they would work 40 hours per week and anything beyond that would be considered “volunteer work.”