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“Ohh. This isn’t gonna be about Jesus, is it?”

Essential Farm Workers Continue Work As Florida Agriculture Industry Struggles During Coronavirus Pandemic Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The Rock Chalkboard

Top 2021 PG JD Davison announces commitment date
The 6-foot-3 and 175-pound five-star prospect out of Letohatchee (Al.) Calhoun School will make his decision between Alabama, Auburn, Kansas, LSU, Memphis and Michigan.

Frank Mason, Jacob Pullen land on list of top CBB captains
There have been plenty of elite guard talents to come through the Big 12 over the last decade, be it first-team All-Americans like Devonte' Graham and Frank Mason of Kansas, or OU standouts Buddy Hield and Trae Young, both of whom received buzz as potential candidates for national player of the year.

Scouting Saturday: A look at Kansas commit D'Marion Alexander
Yes, it's Saturday and not Sunday. But Kevin Flaherty will have our Scouting Sunday covered this week after he and I made the short trip out to Kansas City to check out KU (and K-State) offered wide receiver Mudia Reuben.

College football's rising stars: The 30Under30 for 2020
Kenny Dillingham has risen from Memphis’ 27-year-old tight ends coach to Florida State’s offensive coordinator. Glenn Schumann has gone from 27-year-old linebacker coach to Georgia’s co-defensive coordinator. Indiana's Nick Sheridan was a 29-year-old quarterbacks coach back then and is now the Hoosiers’ offensive coordinator.

Bits o Chalk

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols passes Willie Mays on all-time home run list
Albert Pujols needed nearly five weeks to tie Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list. It took only five days for the Los Angeles Angels slugger to pass him.

Source - Rams' Robert Woods gets 4-year, $65 million contract extension
On Thursday, a day before Woods and the Rams agreed to terms, Rams coach Sean McVay said an extension would be done "very shortly," while Woods expressed hope it would be completed before a Week 2 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday.

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James says MVP voting totals 'pissed me off'
Before the Lakers' 126-114 Game 1 win over the Denver Nuggets to tip off the Western Conference finals, the league announced the MVP voting for the 2019-20 season on Friday, and James came in second to the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo.

NBA playoffs - Dwight Howard gives Lakers a Game 1 jolt
The last time we saw the Los Angeles Lakers, nearly a week ago when they were finishing off the small-ball Houston Rockets in the second round of the playoffs, centers Dwight Howard and JaVale McGee had been relegated to socially distant cheerleaders on the bench. An important role in a mostly-empty, fanless arena, although not what a future Hall of Famer and a two-time NBA champion were accustomed to.

Eraser Dust

Mourners Spontaneously Gather Outside Supreme Court To Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg : Death Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg : NPR
On the steps of the Supreme Court building, soft cries and the low murmur of chirping crickets filled the air as hundreds of people grieved the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Hurricane, Storm Surge Watches Issued for Texas, Louisiana Coasts Ahead of Tropical Storm Beta | The Weather Channel
Tropical Storm Beta will meander in the western Gulf of Mexico into next week and poses a major threat of rainfall and coastal flooding to the Texas and Louisiana coasts.

Homes destroyed after winds push California fire into desert | Fox News
Homes were destroyed Friday by an unrelenting wildfire that reached a Mojave Desert community and was still growing on several fronts after burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles.

Semisonic’s Dan Wilson on how Liam Gallagher inspired them to reunite
“I had this great meeting with Liam,” he said. “I’ve always been a huge admirer of his, and his band. We had this really interesting meeting, we talked about music, we talked about the possibility of me writing some songs and to see what it would be like for him to sing a song that I wrote. I was pretty inspired by the talk. And so I gave it a shot.”

Congress is getting ready for a fight over who will fill RBG's seat as McConnell vows to have a vote on Trump nominee - CNNPolitics
"President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate," McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said in a statement Friday evening that sets GOP lawmakers on a collision path with Democrats, though the exact timing of such a fight -- in particular how much of it would happen ahead of or after Election Day -- was not immediately clear.

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