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Miles: Kansas O-line has had opportunities to 'be further ahead'
“I’m sitting here watching this offensive line,” said Miles. “I’m thinking this is going to be something that I don’t exactly wanna look at. And yet, there’s improvement right now. There’s improvement right now. There’s improvement from last Wednesday and Tuesday.”
3-star DB Elijah McCantos talks KU offer, desire to play early
"Right now, it's a blessing," McCantos said of his recruitment. "It just started for me. ... For right now, I'm just sitting back, just being patient with every college coming in."
Les Miles names Jalon Daniels likely starter against Iowa State
Jalon, of course, is Jalon Daniels, Kansas' true-freshman passer once compared by Miles to former Auburn legend Cam Newton. Daniels threw for a career-best 207 yards and rushed for two touchdowns in the last game against Kansas State, a 55-14 loss. He also threw one interception — his first of the season.
Kickoff time, TV info announced for Kansas football at Oklahoma
Yesterday, the Big 12 announced the slate of games for the weekend of Nov. 7. That included the Jayhawks' sixth Big 12 game, which will be played at Oklahoma at 2:30 p.m. CT on either ESPN or ESPN2 (TBA).
New 2021 commit Jayson Gilliom 'loved' virtual KU football visit
"I loved it," Gilliom told Phog.net. "The campus was beautiful. the facilities were amazing. It was an amazing campus. I love Lawrence."
KU men’s basketball to allow 1,500 fans in Allen Fieldhouse | The Kansas City Star
The total capacity for Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball games at 16,300-seat Allen Fieldhouse this season will be approximately 1,500 fans per game, KU athletic director Jeff Long said Monday in an email to season ticket holders.
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San Francisco 49ers to be without WR Deebo Samuel, RB Jeff Wilson Jr. for multiple weeks
Just as the San Francisco 49ers' offense seemed to be rounding into form over the past two weeks, that group has lost two more key contributors to injury.
New England Patriots QB Cam Newton admits starting job could be in jeopardy after being pulled in loss
"The first thing I said to myself coming home was, 'You keep playing games like that, bro, and it's going to be a permanent change,'" Newton said Monday morning on Boston sports radio WEEI.
Cowboys DC Mike Nolan feels heat after hot sauce mishap during conference call
"He's been active every week as far as, I think, disrupting the quarterback. He's escaped several times to do that," Nolan said. "Obviously, the frustration for him as well is -- look, it's when he misses them. Whoop, excuse me. I've got something in my eye. Just had some Tabasco on my finger, and it went in my eye. That wasn't good. Ugh. Terrible, geez. I'm sorry."
SEC acknowledges replay error as Ole Miss' Lane Kiffin fined $25K for retweeting officiating critique
Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin said afterward that referees told him the play was briefly reviewed and upheld, and he later took to social media, where he retweeted a post that called SEC officiating a disgrace.
Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed To Supreme Court : NPR
The Senate has voted 52-48 to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, just about a week before Election Day and 30 days after she was nominated by President Trump to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Breath of the Wild, modded so every single enemy is a Golden Lynel - Polygon
In Master Mode, enemies are stronger, they regain health, and can even one-hit kill Link. What makes Golden Lynels manageable, however, is that there are only a limited number of them in the base game. Not so in streamer PointCrow’s recent Twitch broadcast, the highlights of which have been uploaded to YouTube. The intrepid BotW expert, who we’ve covered before, tweaked the game so that every single enemy becomes the tough-as-nails Golden Lynel.
Despite Trump-Modi Friendship, Survey Says Indian Americans Back Biden : NPR
Indian Americans — a small but possibly pivotal voting bloc — are overwhelmingly voting for Joe Biden this election, according to a new survey.
Noel Gallagher says he'd love John Squire to play on his next album
He told Matt Morgan’s Funny How? podcast (via Radio X): “He’s a great guitarist, I’m always threatening to get him to play on one of my records, but I never get round to asking him. I will do. He’s a bit aloof.”
Whitefish City Council approves emergency ordinance ahead of Halloween | KECI
“The council wanted to make sure that we’re considering all options when it comes to public safety and public health during this pandemic,” Whitefish City Manager Dana Smith said.