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Notebook: Oklahoma Mauls Kansas

In episode 2F09, when Itchy plays Scratchy’s skeleton like a xylophone, he strikes the same rib twice in succession yet he produces two clearly different tones. I mean, what are we, to believe that this is some sort of a, a magic xylophone or something?

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Bill Self talks next step for Tristan Enaruna's development
“He really just acknowledged the fact that I was playing [well] without worrying about scoring the ball as much, which is something that he hammers on a lot,” said Enarauna. “I can impact the game in a lot of different ways besides the offensive part of the game. He just said [I did a] good job there and I've got to keep building on it.”

Five star CG Hunter Sallis announces commitment date
The 6-foot-5, 175-pound combo guard out of Omaha (Neb.) Millard North cut his list down to eight finalists back in November consisting of Creighton, Gonzaga, Iowa State, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon and UCLA.

KU basketball at Oklahoma: Who stood out and who didn't...
Garrett had three turnovers and four fouls, but he was very clearly the best KU player on both ends of the court. He scored efficiently from inside the arc (5 for 7) and outside (3 for 5). He only had one assist, but he crashed the boards for 12 defensive rebounds. And he had other defensive plays that went uncredited but still affected the game, such as one sequence when he punched the ball off an OU player and out of bounds to get KU an extra possession.

Bill Self: Marcus Garrett 'had a heck of a ballgame' at Oklahoma
“Fortunately we had [Marcus] today, because if we didn’t it would have been ugly,” said Self. “He shot the ball well.”

Top three candidates to move into KU basketball's starting five
KU coach Bill Self could be planning on a lineup change. While he didn’t specifically say what he had in mind after Saturday’s 75-68 loss at Oklahoma, the KU coach indicated a change could be coming to spark energy with the team, if nothing else.

The Drive: A closer look at potential KU basketball lineup changes
The 15th season of The Drive continues following KU basketball's losses at Baylor and Oklahoma. The Jayhawks have now dropped three-straight contests — including a prior loss at Oklahoma State.

Kansas first to offer 2023 WR Fredrick Moore
"I was super excited," he said. "I was smiling ear to ear. It was a blessing and a dream come true."

Kansas drops in CBS Sports Top 25 and 1 rankings
“The biggest headline from Saturday was probably Kansas losing for a third consecutive time, if only because Kansas rarely endures three-game losing streaks,” Parrish wrote. “Before this one, the last one came in February 2013. So, yeah, Bill Self's Jayhawks being on a three-game losing streak, and dropping to 4-4 in the Big 12, is a notable and unusual development.

Bits o Chalk

Super Bowl predictions, picks, odds, preview and big questions for Chiefs-Buccaneers
The most unusual season in NFL history will end with something (else) that has never happened: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will become the first team to compete for a Super Bowl title in its home stadium. Super Bowl LV will be played on Feb. 7 at the Buccaneers' Raymond James Stadium, a date the NFL awarded years before quarterback Tom Brady decided to leave the New England Patriots and make a couple more runs at a championship in Tampa.

Patrick Mahomes leads defending champion Kansas City Chiefs back to Super Bowl
After last weekend's playoff win against the Cleveland Browns, safety Tyrann Mathieu stole a look in the Kansas City Chiefs locker room at injured quarterback Patrick Mahomes. That quick peek told him Mahomes would not only return to play in Sunday night's AFC Championship Game against the Buffalo Bills, but he would play well.

Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur said call to kick FG late 'felt like right decision'
Matt LaFleur said that while he did end up regretting his decision to take the ball out of Aaron Rodgers' hands and kick a field goal with 2:09 left in the Green Bay Packers' 31-26 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, he trusted the thinking behind the move.

Kansas City Chiefs (-3) open as favorites over Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV
The Kansas City Chiefs opened as consensus 3-point favorites over Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV. The line was trending up Sunday night, with some sportsbooks moving to Kansas City -3.5.

Aaron Rodgers uncertain about future with Green Bay Packers
"[The Packers have] a lot of guys' futures that are uncertain -- myself included," Rodgers said as part of an answer about how different the team could look next season and what the 2020 campaign meant to him. "That's what's sad about it, most, getting this far. Obviously, it's going to be an end at some point, whether we make it past this one or not, but just the uncertainty's tough and finality of it all."

Eraser Dust

Biden replaces White House doctor with his longtime physician
President Joe Biden is bringing in his longtime doctor, Kevin O’Connor as the new physician to the president in the White House, filling a traditionally low-profile role that became the source of controversy under the Trump administration.

Biden plans to sign order for govt to buy more US goods
President Joe Biden plans to sign on Monday an executive order that aims to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers, according to administration officials.

Noel Gallagher Gibson J-150 signature acoustic guitar is coming in 2021… and a whole new album of Oasis songs | MusicRadar
It's fitting that 2021 will also see the release of a long-mooted Gibson signature model based on the guitar that Noel used to channel many Oasis songs; his old 'Adidas' J-150.

Budweiser joins Coke, Pepsi brands in sitting out Super Bowl
For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn’t advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl. Instead, it’s donating the money it would have spent on the ad to coronavirus vaccination awareness efforts.

Over 1,000 Acres of Working Forest Permanently Protected on Stillwater River - Flathead Beacon
A conservation deal finalized this month furnishes permanent protections on more than 1,000 acres of forested land tracking along the Stillwater River near Olney, where an easement will allow F.H. Stoltze Land and Lumber Company to harvest timber from the parcel while staving off development pressure.

After Trump loses members are quitting 'sad' Mar-a-Lago - CNN
"It's a very dispirited place," Laurence Leamer, historian and author of "Mar-a-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace," told MSNBC host Alex Witt on "Weekends with Alex Witt" Saturday. He said members are "not concerned about politics and they said the food is no good."

Trump Impeachment Trial: House To Deliver Article To Senate : NPR
At about 7 p.m. ET Monday, the House will deliver to the Senate an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump, a move that will trigger preparations for a historic trial.