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The Bye Week Mauling: 10.9.2021

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Homer, that’s not God. That’s just a waffle that Bart tossed up there

Oasis Play Warm-Up Gig In England Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images

The Rock Chalkboard

'Everyone's got to own it': KU football looking for numerous improvements after bye week | KUsports.com
“The good and the bad of this is we have to improve in every area,” Leipold said of the Jayhawks, who entered their bye week on a four-game losing streak and fresh off a 52-point beating at Iowa State.

Redshirt freshman Caleb Taylor stepping into starting DT role ahead of schedule for KU football | KUsports.com
When Kansas football’s starting nose tackle, super-senior Sam Burt, suffered an arm injury in the first quarter of the Jayhawks’ season opener, the defensive line needed one of its younger interior players to step in and fill Burt’s important role. It turned out redshirt freshman Caleb Taylor was the man for the job.

Kansas volleyball excited to welcome top-ranked Texas to town this weekend | KUsports.com
“We’ve grown up watching these girls play,” freshman outside hitter London Davis said after Friday’s practice. “And having the opportunity to play against them is really exciting. I can even imagine the big points happening on our side and that just gives me goosebumps.”

Bits o Chalk

Kike Hernandez's 4 extra-base hits power Boston Red Sox's offensive outburst in Game 2 of ALDS
After being staked to a 2-0 lead, Boston's lefty ace -- coming off of Tommy John surgery -- did not have his best stuff against the Tampa Bay Rays, allowing four hits and five earned runs in just one inning.

Sources - Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson expected to miss 4-8 weeks after finger surgery
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is expected to miss four to eight weeks, sources told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, after undergoing surgery for a ruptured tendon in the middle finger of his right hand.

Kyrie Irving able to practice with Nets at Brooklyn facility, sources say
The change in Irving's status is due to the city determining that the HSS Training Center, the Nets' practice facility in Brooklyn, is a "private office building" as opposed to an indoor gym -- one of the many indoor facilities that fall under the city's vaccine mandate that went into effect last month.

Report - Jon Gruden used racist comment in referring to NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith in 2011 email
The email, sent to the president of the Washington Football Team in July 2011 as the NFL and its players were in the midst of trying to resolve a lockout, said Smith had "lips the size of michellin tires," the Journal reported, saying it has reviewed the email.

Eraser Dust

Oasis' "battered" tambourine and bespoke football shirts to be auctioned off
Noel donned the deep magenta shirt – one of two bespoke items made for Oasis by Adidas – for a charity football match back in 1996. It boasts the band’s logo emblazoned on the front along with a ‘Bolt Makers Arms FC’ badge. The back, meanwhile, features the name ‘N. Gallagher’ above the number 7.

Keith Richards and Mick Jagger reveal why The Rolling Stones don't play 'Brown Sugar' anymore
“At the moment I don’t want to get into conflicts with all of this shit. But I’m hoping that we’ll be able to resurrect the babe in her glory somewhere along the track.”

What abortion access looks like in America even before the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade - CNNPolitics
About 580 of such restrictions have been enacted just in the last decade, according to the reproductive rights think tank Guttmacher Institute. These restrictions compound upon each other, and particularly in states in the South and Midwest, abortion patients face not one or two, but several separate obstacles to obtaining the procedure.

Liam Gallagher thanks fans after both Knebworth shows sell out
He said: “My 2 Knebworth gigs, Friday and Saturday are now sold out. Absolutely blown away by the love and support. We believe in One Another see you there, C’MON YOU KNOW LG x”

Supply chain issues leave local car lots bare | Daily Inter Lake
“Any dealership in the valley is for sure affected,” reported Kevin Kaltschmidt with the Don K dealership in Whitefish. “Every dealer is down to almost no new cars on the lot.”

Weekend Poll

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What is your favorite type of horror movie villain?

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  • 22%
    Human
    (4 votes)
  • 11%
    Monster/Alien
    (2 votes)
  • 11%
    ghosts/paranormal
    (2 votes)
  • 5%
    Haunted house
    (1 vote)
  • 44%
    Psychological
    (8 votes)
  • 5%
    Other (i may repost this poll if i missed something big)
    (1 vote)
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