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Kansas basketball forward Jalen Wilson arrested on suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning | KUsports.com
Hours after the University of Kansas men’s basketball team participated in a closed-door scrimmage in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday morning, Kansas forward Jalen Wilson was arrested in Lawrence, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Notebook: KU football starting QB Jason Bean sits 2nd half of blowout L at No. 15 Oklahoma State | KUsports.com
Stillwater, Okla. — After starting quarterback Jason Bean and the Kansas football offense got flattened in the first half at Oklahoma State on Saturday night, head coach Lance Leipold turned to backup QB Miles Kendrick to open the third quarter.
KU football steamrolled at No. 15 Oklahoma State, 55-3 | KUsports.com
“That’s a really good, physical, fast football team,” KU head coach Lance Leipold said after his team’s seventh consecutive defeat. “And we didn’t come close to matching them.”
Kansas volleyball bounces back with 4-set win over Oklahoma | KUsports.com
After dropping the opening set to visiting Oklahoma, the Kansas volleyball team picked up a much-needed victory over on Saturday afternoon, winning 24-26, 25-14, 28-26 and 25-22.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self pleased with Saturday's scrimmage at Tulsa | KUsports.com
Per NCAA rules, no stats or scores are allowed to be released. What’s more, only those essential to conducting the scrimmage were allowed inside Tulsa’s Reynolds Center, where Self once coached as the leader of the Tulsa program from 1997-2000.
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Astros recover from Atlanta Braves' first-inning grand slam, send World Series back to Houston for Game 6
ATLANTA -- It's almost a cliché to say that a team which falls behind 3-1 in a best-of-seven playoff series has been pushed to the brink. If that's the case, the Houston Astros went to the brink and a little beyond and survived to tell about it.
Coach Gary Patterson out at TCU after over 20 years
"The story of Gary Patterson and the rise in the fortunes of the TCU football program over the last 20 years is clearly one of the most remarkable in the history of college football. We are grateful to Gary and Kelsey Patterson and appreciate everything they have meant to TCU and the Fort Worth community," athletic director Jeremiah Donati said in a statement Sunday night. "Under his leadership, TCU has become a nationally recognized brand name in football and in collegiate athletics."
Buffalo Bills' Cole Beasley says deactivating his Twitter account was a 'weight lifted'
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley said Sunday that he decided to deactivate his Twitter account earlier this month in part because it's good to "get back to where I wanted to be" and that doing so is a "weight lifted."
Carmelo Anthony, already fitting in with Los Angeles Lakers, clears up 'misconception' about his reputation -- 'I'm easily adaptable'
"I think people don't really understand me," Anthony said. "I think there's a misconception out there about me and not being able to adapt to situations. But I'm easily adaptable, man, to any situation."
Biden to tout 'largest investment' in climate in Glasgow | Reuters
National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy said Biden was committed to delivering on that goal in large part through a key budget bill that would unleash $555 billion in climate spending that awaits a vote in Congress after months of fraught domestic negotiations.
PRRI poll: 30 percent of Republicans say violence may be needed to save U.S.
Almost one-third of Republicans say they think violence may be necessary to solve the problems facing the United States, according to a new national survey by the nonprofit Public Religion Research Institute. The finding is part of PRRI’s 12th annual American Values Survey released Monday which, among other things, highlights the continued impact of the same falsehoods and conspiracy theories that fueled the violent Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol nearly one year later.
Supreme Court hears arguments on the restrictive Texas abortion law
The cases Monday involve two challenges to the structure of the Texas law, which bans abortion after doctors can detect a fetal heartbeat, about six weeks into a pregnancy. The law, known as S.B. 8, was designed to make it hard to challenge in court. The proceedings begin at 10 a.m. ET.
Best ‘I Think You Should Leave’–Inspired Halloween Costumes
One way to tell the success of a series is to see how many people are dressed as characters from it for Halloween. Thankfully, there’s been one sketch series that’s been dominating Halloweekend. Netflix’s I Think You Should Leave is constantly at the center of internet memes and pop culture. From Kanye unknowingly cosplaying as Karl Havoc to Facebook’s name change, Tim Robinson’s hit Netflix sketch series inspires the internet to be creative, especially for Halloween. Fans delivered, and none of these costumes are flops, unlike the coffins in “Coffin Flop.” We’re rounding up our favorite I Think You Should Leave–inspired costumes this spooky season.
Spirits linger at historic Conrad Mansion | Daily Inter Lake
The home of the founder of Kalispell has long been thought to be haunted by his ghost, but the Conrad Mansion around Halloween is spooky even when the spirits aren’t around.
Kalispell looks at proposals to help low-income residents | Daily Inter Lake
Samaritan House is requesting a zone change, from P-1 (Public) to B-3 (Core Area Business) for a 2.42-acre property at 1110 Second S. W. The nonprofit has also requested a conditional-use permit to add new affordable housing units at the site.
A Chronicler of Life and Light - Flathead Beacon
That drawing talent first emerged during his childhood in the Flathead Valley, where Hagel recalls his mother and sister encouraging him to take up the craft at 6 years old. Eight decades later, home remains Kalispell for the 87-year-old artist, who has gained national renown for chronicling the history of his homeland and its people onto the canvas.
Kal Penn, 'Harold and Kumar' star, comes out as gay - CNN
The 44-year-old star, who rose to fame in the "Harold & Kumar" movies, opened up about his sexuality publicly for the first time ahead of Tuesday's release of his new tell-all memoir, which is called "You Can't Be Serious."
News I Couldn’t Clip For Some Reason
Many of the travelers were never seen again, victims of a multiple-murdering frontier family that has gone down in history as the Bloody Benders. The Bender saga is a thoroughly American crime story, full of mystery and gore, and their story is as famous in its way as the gunfight at the O.K. Corral or the killing of Billy the Kid. But the enduring mystery behind the Benders is what happened to them. They vanished into history and became the stuff of nightmares — and books, television shows and movie