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Notebook: The Night Jordan Came to AFH

Convicted of a crime I didn’t even commit. Attempted murder! Now, honestly, what is that? Do they give a Nobel Prize for attempted chemistry?

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Looking back on the night Michael Jordan suited up in Lawrence |
“I remember everything about that year and the mystique around Michael Jordan,” former KU center Eric Chenowith told the Journal-World in a phone interview Monday. “Watching that documentary brought back so many memories and so many good feelings. People talk about the Beatles coming to town or whatever, but I’ll never forget the Fieldhouse that night. It was packed like two hours before the game.”

Top 5 games of Ochai Agbaji's sophomore year with KU basketball
Agbaji was an honorable mention All-Big 12 performer last season, as he started every game for the Jayhawks and averaged 10.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 33.3 minutes per game. The team ended the year at 28-3 and was ranked No. 1 in both the final AP poll and coaches poll. Still, Agbaji's year was one that featured plenty of good, but also some down moments.

Bits o Chalk

Tokyo organizers, IOC at odds over who pays massive cost for Olympics postponement
An open conflict broke out Tuesday between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee over who will pay for the unprecedented yearlong postponement.

World Series of Poker postponed amid coronavirus pandemic as organizers target autumn dates
"We are committed to running the World Series of Poker this year but need additional time to proceed on our traditional scale while prioritizing guest and staff well-being," Ty Stewart, executive director of the World Series of Poker, said in a statement.

Bucs' Tom Brady spotted working out at closed Tampa park, mayor says
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has won six Super Bowls, but while attempting to comply with stay-at-home orders, he's just trying to find a place to work out.

Draymond Green: Warriors had 'elephant in room' in Kevin Durant
"It definitely hit close to home," Green said on Uninterrupted's "WRTS: After Party" show with Paul Rivera and Maverick Carter, which was posted Monday. "Ironically, our season was the 20-year anniversary of that season. And we have a very important piece of our season, who was a piece of that season, which was Steve Kerr. I think Phil [Jackson] did what was great, which is acknowledge the elephant in the room. Because all year, if Phil doesn't do that, all year everyone else is dealing with that somewhere. And whether it's coming in questions [from the media], so now once you get these questions from the media, we've already addressed that as a team. We really don't need to talk about that. And our season was a little different from the standpoint of it was contracts, but it was on players. It wasn't necessarily the organization."

eraser Dust

Kim Jong Un: US monitoring intelligence that North Korean leader is in grave danger after surgery - CNNPolitics
The US is monitoring intelligence that suggests North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, is in grave danger after undergoing a previous surgery, according to a US official with direct knowledge.

States that require face masks in public - CNN
Seven states took that guidance further, and they're requiring residents to cover their faces when they visit essential businesses or use public transportation.

Senate moves toward possible Tuesday coronavirus vote, Pelosi sees deal 'on principles'
The U.S. Congress on Monday inched toward a $450 billion deal to help small businesses and hospitals hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying negotiators had come to terms on the ‘principles’ of the package as the Senate set a Tuesday session for a potential vote.

Photos: Kruise Kalispell - Flathead Beacon
Downtown Kalispell experienced bumper to bumper traffic during “Kruise Kalispell,” a car parade loosely organized on Facebook through a page of the same name on April 17, 2020.

Cause of fire on Flathead Valley Community College campus released
Flathead Valley Community College president Jane Karas tells MTN News the fire started in a garbage can in a student’s dorm room in Founders Hall. Karas said one wing of the dormitory suffered fire and water damage due to the activated sprinkler system.