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The Gameday Mauling: 11.6.2021

Willie hears ya. Willie don’t care

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3 keys for KU football vs. Kansas State |
In recent weeks, the Kansas football defense has encountered running backs such as Coastal Carolina’s Reese White (102 rushing yards, three touchdowns), Baylor’s Abram Smith (123 yards, one TD), Duke’s Mataeo Durant (132 yards, one TD) and Iowa State’s Breece Hall (123 yards, two TDs). But KU defensive coordinator Brian Borland said the back the Jayhawks are facing this week, Kansas State sophomore Deuce Vaughn, might be “the most impactful player” that they’ve gone up against this year.

Kansas volleyball falls flat at West Virginia for second day in a row |
The Kansas volleyball team dropped a critical match in Morgantown, W.V., on Friday, falling to West Virginia for the second day in a row, 29-27, 13-25, 20-25, 15-25.

KU Athletics will allow reentry for 2nd half of Jayhawks' rivalry game vs. K-State |
In a reversal of typical policy for Kansas football games at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, fans will be permitted Saturday to reenter the venue for the second half if they choose to exit at halftime.

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry 'not surprised at all' by team's 7-1 start
"We got guys that understand basketball, understand how to play," Curry said. "There's always good intentions with what we're trying to do even if it doesn't necessarily work out. ... We're all trying to do the right things and understand the philosophy of how we've got to create shots. And then obviously defensively, our principles that we need to rely on every night.

New York City mayor-elect Eric Adams puts onus on NBA, Nets' Kyrie Irving to come to resolution amid unchanged vaccine mandate
Adams, who won the city's mayoral election Tuesday, put the onus on the NBA and Irving to find a resolution. The mandate requires the Brooklyn Nets point guard to get at least one vaccination shot to play in home games at Barclays Center and road games at Madison Square Garden, home of the New York Knicks.

Aaron Rodgers Lashes Out About N.F.L.’s Vaccine Requirements - The New York Times
In an interview given by the quarterback as he isolated because of a positive coronavirus test, he said that he was a victim of a “woke mob” and that he had unsuccessfully petitioned the N.F.L. to accept his alternative to being vaccinated.

This Is Where the States Want Billions in Infrastructure Funding Spent - The New York Times
The plan finally approved on Friday will address transportation, water, broadband, energy and public safety needs that have been building for years, sometimes decades.

'Two Yellow Lines': Montana-based film features family's healing | Local |
Derek Bauer is the writer, director and cinematographer for the film. Titus also serves as producer. He said he helped write the script as well, drawing some inspiration from the 1949 Mann Gulch Fire north of Helena that killed 13 men. Titus and Bauer were joined by their friends, producers Billy Zeb Smith and Jake Olson.

Questions about the Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11 - CNN
"My mommy and my papi said that it will help keep me, my friends, my neighbors, my abuela all healthy," Rosita tells CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the sixth town hall co-hosted by CNN and Sesame Street's Big Bird and friends.

New signal box art debuts in Kalispell | KECI
Four artists have completed their work, the Wrap Hive converted it into vinyl, and workers have covered signal boxes with it.

In an Effort to Tame Tourism, Stakeholders Seek to Define ‘Destination Stewardship’ - Flathead Beacon
Such sentiments are not new. Record-breaking crowds at Glacier National Park have sparked considerable opposition to tourism promotion and heightened tension toward newcomers in the valley. Social media accounts and comment sections online have expressed concerns over increased visitation.

The Spot's Donuts - Flathead Beacon
Some nine months later, as it approaches its first anniversary, The Spot now has four employees alongside Hanes and Carlson and is building a dedicated following of customers who come back every month to try their newest flavors. While some people might be satisfied with an old-fashioned glazed (and The Spot can get you that), Hanes loves to push himself and aims to have five new flavors every month. That means he’s come up with at least 50 different flavors and counting.

'There'll be trouble': Noel Gallagher won't be happy if he hears reggae Oasis covers - Music News |
Noel Gallagher has warned anyone making reggae versions of Oasis hits "there will be trouble".

The 'Wonderwall' group's former guitarist is seemingly unaware that the internet is rammed with reggae renditions of the Britpop group's classics, as he quipped he'd be wanting words if he ever hears anyone doing a cover of 'Live Forever' in the Jamaican music style.

Noel Gallagher wants derby day to be over as beloved Man City take on Man Utd - Daily Star
Manchester City superfan Noel Gallagher says he can't wait for their derby against Manchester United to be over, insisting there is "too much riding on it" to be enjoyable.