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Notebook: A Look at Basketball Recruitment

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The Rock Chalkboard

Five-star Kendall Brown updates where his recruitment stands
The schools comprising the list for Brown are Arkansas, Arizona, Baylor, Illinois, Kansas, Marquette, Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio State and Virginia.

Four programs prioritizing 2022 wing Rylan Griffen
“They think I can come in and score the ball and shoot pretty well. I like coach [Bill] Self and coach [Jerrence] Howard at Kansas. The history with the program sticks out. They’re one of the best storied programs in college and their fanbase is one of the best if not the best in college.”

4-star hoops prospect with KU offer details journey with father
Arizona, Arizona State, USC and Washington out West? They're all in on him. Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma State and TCU in the Big 12? They've offered. Arkansas, Illinois and Rutgers? Them too.

Why the Big 12 is struggling in New Year's Six era
The conference has a math problem, and not just the self-confessed misnomer with 10 teams in a conference that once housed 12 (hence the name of the league). The Big 12 is bringing up the rear among the Power 5 conferences in New Year’s Six games, including an 0-4 mark in the College Football Playoff, since the Bowl Championship Series disbanded in 2014.

Bits o Chalk

Source: Ryder Cup to be postponed until 2021, Presidents Cup pushed back
"There will not be a Ryder Cup this year," the source said. "The Ryder Cup will go to 2021, the Presidents Cup to 2022, and then they will alternate from there.

Jimmie Johnson cleared to race again after 2 negative tests for coronavirus
Jimmie Johnson, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has been cleared to return to competition after having negative tests on Monday and Tuesday, Hendrick Motorsports said.

Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler critical of WNBA's Black Lives Matter initiative
Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), co-owner of the Atlanta Dream, has written WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert to express her opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement and ask the league to put an American flag on every jersey when play resumes later this month.

Eraser Dust

Kalispell moves forward with Move 2040 initiative
"Reserve Street was identified as an issue location in terms of that congestion," said Russel. "But in terms of the big ideas moving forward, it was a lot to expand different pedestrian hiking trails, to expand public transit. Some engineers are looking at different traffic patterns."

Trump promises intense 'pressure' to get schools reopened for fall
“We’re very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools, to get them open. It’s very important,” Trump said at a White House event featuring health experts, educators and politicians on school reopenings.

Endangered gorilla in New Orleans zoo uses doll to practice parenthood | US news | The Guardian
A critically endangered gorilla in the New Orleans zoo is expecting her first baby, and is being trained to hold her future offspring using a special doll.

Mary Kay Letourneau, convicted of raping 13-year-old student she later married, has died of cancer - CNN
Letourneau died fairly suddenly in her home late Monday, her former attorney David Gehrke told CNN. Most of her family was with her, including Vili Fualaau, her former student and ex-husband who was giving her 24-hour care the last month of her life.

Bidet Company Offering $10,000 Summer Job Just to Poop
Here's the dookie deal ... all ya gotta do to get the dough is be able to poo, analyze and document your daily bowel movements, and share your fecal findings on social media.

Trump Pushes for Reopening Schools as Coronavirus Continues to Spread - The New York Times
President Trump spearheaded an administration-wide push to pry open the nation’s elementary and secondary schools, the next phase of his effort to get the economy on its feet.

Feds investigating allegations TikTok failed to protect children's privacy: report | TheHill
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are reportedly investigating whether TikTok, a Chinese social media app popular among teens, failed to comply with a 2019 agreement designed to protect children's privacy.

'Righteous Gemstones': Backstory of Viral Song 'Misbehavin'' Revealed | Hollywood Reporter
The Righteous Gemstones, Danny McBride's comedy about a megachurch televangelist and his progeny in whom "the works of the flesh are evident," was a modest hit for HBO when it debuted in August. But it achieved viral glory after its fifth episode, titled "Interlude," which featured the original song "Misbehavin'."

IRS Accepts Cash Payments at Retail Stores like 7-11 and Casey's | Tax Practice Advisor
The Internal Revenue Service has added more retail partners that can accept cash payments for payment of federal taxes. This cash payment option is for individual and business taxpayers.