The Rock Chalkboard
A look at 2022 prospect recruitments in NW/NorCal- Defense
Despite the NCAA shutdown of recruiting due to pandemic and the high school football seasons being postponed in the majority of states out West, coaches are still extending offers to several of the top 2022 prospects in the region.
Charlotte OT transfer got a phone call from FSU Tuesday night
“So many great schools. I know I also got to get in touch with Penn State, Oklahoma, Alabama and a few others tonight.”
The 247Sports True Freshman All-American Team for 2020
Karon Prunty, DB, Kansas
247Sports Composite: No. 1,529 overall, No. 137
An immediate starter at cornerback for the Jayhawks, Prunty finished his true freshman season with 26 tackles, nine passes defended and an interception. He played more snaps in the secondary than any DB but Moore on this list and still finished as one of the top overall true freshman defensive backs in the country. Kansas believes Prunty can be the best Jayhawk cornerback in a decade.
Bits o Chalk
Green Bay Packers claim Damon 'Snacks' Harrison off waivers
Another run-stopper is on the way to the Green Bay Packers to perhaps help them avoid getting run out of the playoffs like last season.
Los Angeles Rams backup QB John Wolford 'confident' ahead of Week 17 start
He cleared up some confusion about how to pronounce his last name -- it's "Wole-ford," though he said he isn't bothered when it's pronounced wrong, something McVay has done throughout Wolford's two-year stint with the team. As for a LinkedIn account he created as a freshman at Wake Forest when an NFL career seemed improbable and he planned to enter finance, his occupation was updated this week to read, "Quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams."
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James extends record streak of 10-point games to 1,000
"I just go out there and try to prepare and be the best every night I step on the floor," James said after the game. "If I'm in uniform, I've got to do things that help our team win. If it's scoring, rebounding, defending, assisting, doing little things. Just be available for my teammates throughout the course of the game when I'm on the floor, also on the bench. And I've been fortunate enough to do that throughout my career for the majority of it."
Florida's Dan Mullen says depleted Gators could've opted not to play in Cotton Bowl
Florida coach Dan Mullen said his team could have opted to not play in Wednesday night's Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic based on player availability but chose to anyway because the players wanted to compete.
Spurs' Becky Hammon -- Being first woman to serve as NBA head coach 'a substantial moment'
Becky Hammon made history Wednesday by becoming the first woman to act as head coach during an NBA regular-season game.
College Football Playoff semifinals - The ultimate guide to Alabama-Notre Dame and Clemson-Ohio State
Heading into Friday's College Football Playoff semifinals, SP+ gives Alabama a 46% chance of winning the title, Clemson 27%, Ohio State 21% and Notre Dame 6%.
Purdue's Caleb Swanigan takes shot at Indiana as he officially declares for NBA draft - SBNation.com
Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan has officially declared for the NBA draft, but not without one last shot at Indiana University, the Boilermakers’ biggest rival. He took to Instagram to express his feelings for both schools.
Stimulus bill update today: Trump's $2,000 checks all but dead, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress has provided enough pandemic aid - 6abc Philadelphia
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell all but shut the door on President Donald Trump's push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks, declaring Congress has provided enough pandemic aid as he blocked another attempt by Democrats to force a vote.
Kalispell doughnut shop brings creativity to breakfast
But the Flathead's newest donut shop didn't come without a leap of faith. From the life of Michelin restaurants to giving the Kalispell community a flare for donuts, The Stop and its owners are bringing creativity to your breakfast.
Amateur Batman Builds His Own Wrist Mounted Grappling Gun
A childhood spent obsessing over Batman’s wonderful toys eventually transitions to a disappointing adulthood where you realize those gadgets just can’t exist in real life, even with a billion-dollar budget. That hasn’t stopped many from trying, and JT from YouTube’s Built IRL has come closer than most at recreating Batman’s grappling gun.
What to Make With Your New Air Fryer
That may be true, but a small convection oven that heats super quickly and turbo-crisps your food is very valuable, especially if your oven doesn’t have a dang convection setting. (Also, my oven does have a convection setting, and it takes twice as long to get those same, gloriously crispy results). If you end up being the proud owner of a new air fryer this holiday season, you should christen it with one of the following.