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Notebook: Kansas Soccer Mauls Baylor

Hey, ‘Pu, you got a breakfast cereal for people with syphilis?

Twitter’s Dorsey Vies With SoftBank’s Son for Japan Shopkeepers

The Rock Chalkboard

KU soccer sisters Raena and Rylan Childers bring 'a lot of bite' to Jayhawks |
It could have been any number of her Kansas soccer teammates who greeted freshman Raena Childers following her first collegiate goal earlier this season. But as fate would have it the first Jayhawk who congratulated the freshman midfielder happened to be the teammate she knows best — her older sister, Rylan.

KU soccer puts end to losing skid with 2-1 victory over No. 23 Baylor |
The Kansas soccer team eradicated a five-game losing streak and secured its first Big 12 victory of the season in one fell swoop Thursday night at Rock Chalk Park, where the Jayhawks knocked off No. 23 Baylor.

KU's Kate Steward earns weekly Big 12 swimming honor |
Three victories at the recent Sunflower Showdown swim meet earned University of Kansas senior Kate Steward the first Big 12 Women’s Swimmer of the Week honors of the season, the Big 12 Conference announced this week.

KU's Luke Kluver named Big 12 golfer of the month for September |
The Norfolk, Neb., native won the Gopher Invitational at 10-under par and also carded two other top-10 finishes, tying for sixth at the Marquette Intercollegiate and tying for 10th at the Windon Memorial.

Bits o Chalk

Los Angeles joins New York, San Francisco with strict vaccine mandate, although it won't affect Staples Center
"STAPLES Center and Microsoft Theater will continue to follow the protocols established by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) which requires guests to show proof of being fully vaccinated or providing proof of a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to event date in addition to wearing approved face coverings when not actively eating or drinking," it said in a statement.

Multiple sportsbooks stand to lose more than $1 million if San Francisco Giants win World Series
The San Francisco Giants, who had the best record in the majors after entering the season as 100-1 long shots to win the World Series, have their sights set on another unique distinction: Sportsbook crusher, as multiple operators each stand to lose more than $1 million if they win the championship.

Randy Arozarena's history-making homer, straight steal of home provide Rays with more MLB playoff heroics
Arozarena -- the leading candidate for American League Rookie of the Year -- made history Thursday by becoming the first player in playoff history to steal home and hit a home run in the same game during Tampa Bay's 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the ALDS in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Russell Wilson's status up in air after leaving Seattle Seahawks' loss to Los Angeles Rams with finger injury
Wilson was knocked out of their 26-17 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night after injuring the middle finger on his throwing hand in the third quarter. He returned for one series but was replaced by Geno Smith, who led a touchdown drive to give Seattle (2-3) hope but then threw an interception to all but seal the win for the Rams (4-1).

Eraser Dust

Here are the 11 Senate Republicans that joined Democrats to break the debt limit deal filibuster - CNNPolitics
Washington (CNN)Eleven Senate Republicans broke ranks Thursday evening to vote with all Democrats to overcome a filibuster so that the debt ceiling deal announced earlier in the day could move forward.

Democrats split over how to pare Biden agenda as $3.5 trillion price tag falls
WASHINGTON — As President Joe Biden puts his party on notice that the $3.5 trillion price tag on his social safety net agenda will get cut in order to secure a deal, congressional Democrats are confronting fresh divisions over how to scale back.

'Squid Game': Netflix edits hit show after including real phone number - CNN
When the hugely-popular South Korean fictional drama "Squid Game" was first released, Kim said she was receiving thousands of calls per day. In the past few days, she has been getting hundreds of calls and texts, she said.

This is seriously disrupting her life, she said, explaining that she is now taking medicine to calm her nerves after a doctor diagnosed her with acute stress disorder.

Ryan Zinke is Running for Office Again in Montana. On Instagram, He’s Often in Santa Barbara. - POLITICO
It’s long been known that Zinke splits his time between Whitefish and Santa Barbara, California, where his wife owns property and a yacht — a point critics have seized on in his previous congressional races, in 2014 and 2016. And over the past several months, Zinke has conspicuously traveled across Montana, frequently posting photos on his new Instagram account, @zinkeformontana. But when I visited the state over the summer, a half-dozen residents of Whitefish and the closest city, Kalispell, told me that, until Zinke launched his most recent campaign, they hadn’t seen him around much since he left Washington in late 2018. The most recently available FEC data shows Zinke has received campaign donations — about $181,000, as of July — largely from non-Montanans, as well.

California is the first state to ban 'stealthing,' nonconsensual condom removal : NPR
The law, signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday, makes it a civil offense under state law for someone to remove a condom without their romantic partner's consent.

Kalispell's 'Shoedog' collects sneakers for those in need | Daily Inter Lake
“We all have that fantasy of figuring out what we would do if we won the lottery. I would definitely create a website where people in need could go on and order shoes for free,” Mallery said. “I figured this program would be the next best thing. It’s like Coats for Kids or Toys for Tots, just with shoes.”