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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Bye Week

What is the rarest Gummi of them all. The Gummi Venus de Milo. Carved by Gummi artisans who work exclusively in the medium of Gummi

McCarty is given lessons Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images

The Rock Chalkboard

Kansas soccer tops No. 9 West Virginia in double-OT |
The Kansas women’s soccer team picked up its second consecutive victory over a ranked opponent on Sunday at Rock Chalk Park, topping No. 9 West Virginia 2-1 in double-overtime.

Top-ranked Texas sweeps Kansas volleyball in series finale |
After pushing top-ranked Texas to its first five-set match of the season on Saturday, the Kansas volleyball team suffered the same fate as so many teams before them, when the Longhorns swept the Jayhawks in the series finale on Sunday.

Bits o Chalk

Tampa Bay Rays stung by controversial ground-rule double in ALDS Game 3 loss to Boston Red Sox - 'It's a heartbreaker'
BOSTON -- Kevin Kiermaier felt sure that Yandy Diaz was going to score and give the Tampa Bay Rays a 5-4 lead in the 13th inning of Sunday night's pivotal ALDS Game 3 against the Boston Red Sox.

Panama vs. United States - Football Match Report - October 10, 2021 - ESPN
Anibal Godoy scored in the 54th minute and Panama upended the United States 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier Sunday night when American coach Gregg Berhalter started a largely second-string lineup in the middle of another hectic stretch of three matches in seven days.

Las Vegas Raiders players react to Jon Gruden's 2011 emails as coach apologizes again
"I've been around this guy for three years now; I've never felt a certain type of way about him," Raiders running back Josh Jacobs said of Gruden, who drafted him in the first round out of Alabama in 2019.

After uncharacteristic rash of turnovers, Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes says he has to 'reevaluate what I'm doing'
"It starts with me," Mahomes said after throwing two interceptions and losing a fumble against the Bills -- three of his team's four turnovers in all. "It's something I've not usually done in my career, but I have to reevaluate where I'm at, what decisions I'm making.

Eraser Dust

Indigenous Peoples' Day: These are the states that have ditched Columbus Day - CNN
Most prominently, President Joe Biden became the first US president to issue a proclamation commemorating Indigenous Peoples' Day, writing that Monday was a day on which the country "celebrates the invaluable contributions and resilience of Indigenous peoples, recognizes their inherent sovereignty, and commits to honoring the Federal Government's trust and treaty obligations to Tribal Nations."

Afghanistan: US and Taliban discuss aid in first direct talks since US exit - BBC News
In a statement issued on Sunday night, the Taliban said: "US representatives stated that they will give humanitarian assistance to Afghans and will provide facilities for other humanitarian organisations to deliver aid."

Navy engineer, wife busted for trying to sell confidential info
The 42-year-old Maryland suspect found himself in a jam when it turned out the foreign operative he thought he was dealing with was actually an FBI agent, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed Sunday.

As Biden's vaccinate-or-test mandate approaches, questions arise over enforcement
President Joe Biden says his sweeping Covid-19 vaccination and testing mandate will boost the economy and save lives, but as businesses prepare for the new requirement, they’re wondering not only what will be in the regulation, but how it will be enforced.

A Real-Life 'Squid Game' Is Being Organized in Abu Dhabi
The Korean Cultural Center in the United Arab Emirates is organizing a re-enactment of the games seen in the Netflix series for two teams of 15 participants. The event is slated to be held this Tuesday, October 12, in two sessions at the Center's Abu Dhabi office.

Great Northern beer returns to shelves after year-plus hiatus | Daily Inter Lake
The iconic brewery was a favorite scene among locals and a staple in Whitefish as it was the oldest craft beer establishment in the Flathead Valley. The doors to the building, originally the Black Star Draught House, may still be closed but the Great Northern beer recently returned to store shelves.

Bigfork singer seeks stardom on NBC's 'The Voice' | KECI
Tommy Edwards, 28, sang "Drops of Jupiter" by Train at his blind audition. His family could be seen cheering him on.

Poll of the Day


What is the ideal ratio of peanut butter and jelly in a PB&J Sandwich?

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    Equal Parts peanut butter and jelly
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    More peanut butter than jelly
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    more jelly than peanut butter
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