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Four-star SF Aidan Shaw talks contact with KU hoops, recruitment
Part of that is because Shaw — a four-star wing out of Blue Valley HS listed at 6-8, 190 pounds — has put in an immense amount of work during the down period. He's also shown plenty on the court, where Shaw, the No. 67-ranked player in the Top247 (No. 85 in the 247Sports Composite), has put a special focus on the defensive end.
Countdown to KU football (23): Five questions to preview 2020
For those who don't know, Rotten Tomatoes is a website that rates movies with a percentage based around the following question: Did you like it or not? So if 100 people see a movie and each think it's a 6/10 or 7/10, then the movie would have a 100 percent rating.
KU football lands commitment from 3-star 2021 DB Kameron Grays
"Humble and blessed to say I've committed to the University of Kansas," Grays announced.
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Nets' Kevin Durant picks Clippers to beat Bucks in NBA Finals
"If I had to choose -- and I hate doing that s--- because you never know what could happen, you seen that with us last year -- but if I had to choose, I'll go with Clippers and Bucks for the championship," Durant said on the "Play For Keeps" podcast. "And I'll go with the Clippers."
Bruins lose top seed despite best regular-season record
The Boston Bruins had the NHL's best record (44-14-12) when the regular season was cut short in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet when the 16-team Stanley Cup playoff tournament starts next week, the Bruins will not be the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
ACC releases full schedule for 2020 season, with Notre Dame joining unique setup
The ACC released its full schedule on Thursday, with Notre Dame hosting Duke in Week 1 on Sept. 12 in a unique setup that will feature the Irish playing a league slate for the first time.
LeBron James says NBA won't miss President Donald Trump as a viewer
"I really don't think the basketball community are sad about losing his viewership, him viewing the game," James said following the Lakers' 105-86 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. "And that's all I got to say."
PGA Championship's biggest questions -- From Tiger Woods' back to Brooks Koepka's game to a fanless major
Even though there will be no fans and no roars, this PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco won't lack drama. There's Tiger Woods, and whether his back will hold up. There's Brooks Koepka, and whether he can win the Wanamaker Trophy for the third straight year.
Lebanon explosion: How tons of ammonium nitrate were stranded in Beirut port for years - CNN
As Lebanon's investigation into the devastating blast in Beirut continues, officials have pointed to a possible cause: A massive shipment of agricultural fertilizer that authorities say was stored in the port of Beirut without safety precautions for years -- despite warnings by local officials.
As Schools Weigh Reopening, Here's How They Can Lower Coronavirus Risk : Shots - Health News : NPR
If your family is relatively healthy, and local numbers look good, here's how to weigh the key elements of a school reopening plan.
'A Flathead Valley Mystery' - Flathead Beacon
A few summers ago, James Thane was sitting near Flathead Lake in Lakeside when an idea for a mystery novel popped into his head.
“I just couldn’t get rid of it,” Thane said. “So I started playing around with it just for the fun of it and one thing led to another and seven months later, I had a very, very bad book finished.”
Northwest Montana Fair carnival canceled
Campbell told MTN News they are actively looking for something to replace the carnival.(ed note - hey maybe this is the universe telling us that holding a mass gathering of people in the dirtiest place in the valley right before school starts is a bad idea)
Pence blasts Chief Justice John Roberts as ‘disappointment to conservatives’ - POLITICO
“Look, we have great respect for the institution of the Supreme Court of the United States,” Pence told the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody on Wednesday. “But Chief Justice John Roberts has been a disappointment to conservatives — whether it be the Obamacare decision, or whether it be a spate of recent decisions all the way through Calvary Chapel.”