The Rock Chalkboard
Bill Self praises Mitch Lightfoot's 'great' minutes in win over Baylor
"You know, Mitch wasn't very good the first half," reflected Bill Self afterward. "It wasn't his half, and we were talking to ourselves, 'Let's just play small.' And then we just decided to go with him the second half and that was obviously the right choice."
3-star 2022 OL Cory Hendrix to announce commitment Sunday
A three-star Kansas football target is nearing his commitment date. Cory Hendrix, a three-star offensive lineman in the 2022 class, revealed in late-February that he was targeting a decision date of Sunday, March 7. He affirmed that timeline on Sunday evening, tweeting out: "1 week away."
2022 DB Jacobe Chester announces commitment to Kansas football
Kansas football has landed a commitment from a cornerback in the class of 2022. Jacobe Chester, a 6-1, 185-pound defensive back out of Fort Bend Marshall (TX), announced on Monday he has committed to the Jayhawks.
CBS Sports reveals projected NCAA Tournament bracket entering March
"Well, it's certainly a very competitive spot (the final top seed)," Palm said. "And the only one on that line, because the gap between three and four is really big, to the point that Baylor and Michigan could take multiple losses from this point forward and still stay on the top line.
College basketball AP top 25 rankings updated for March 1
AP top 25 basketball poll voters had a lot to consider in the top five this week, and that was just because of the Michigan State factor. Overall, the action was loaded as March officially arrives for basketball fans. And nothing says madness like Baylor’s first loss of the season.
Bits o Chalk
Alabama Crimson Tide plan for full-capacity college football games at Bryant-Denny Stadium in fall
Byrne tweeted a short statement after news earlier in the day that the school would be returning to in-person instruction without restrictions on classroom capacity in the fall. Byrne said they will continue to monitor medical guidelines "as we have all along."
Barcelona chaos: Ex-president Bartomeu released pending corruption charges
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and ex-adviser Jaume Masferrer were released pending charges on Tuesday after spending Monday night in custody, sources have confirmed to ESPN.
J.J. Watt agrees to two-year contract with Arizona Cardinals
Terms were not disclosed, but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter the deal is worth $31 million and includes $23 million guaranteed.
New mercy rule bails RHP Garrett Richards out of first-inning jam in spring debut for Boston Red Sox
"It's building blocks man," he said after being rescued by the new rule this spring training that allows managers to end an inning after a pitcher has thrown 20 pitches, regardless of how many outs or runners on base there are.
Kyrie Irving reacts to James Harden's 7th triple-double since joining Brooklyn Nets - 'Get used to it'
"When James is being James," Irving said, "it makes our job a lot easier. And so we got to get used to somebody special like that, things like that in terms of breaking records. So, I can't wait to be right alongside of him, my name in Nets history -- and all the guys on our team where we're just breaking records as a team, and then individually we're stacking up with some of the best to ever play."
Six Dr. Seuss books pulled for racist images
Six Dr. Seuss books — including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo" — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author’s legacy said Tuesday.
Biden erases Dr. Seuss from 'Read Across America' proclamation as progressives seek to cancel beloved author | Fox News
(I'm using this article as an example of how different news organizations cover the same story)
New York Times: Third woman accuses Cuomo of unwanted advances in 2019 as crisis deepens - CNNPolitics
A third woman has accused Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances in 2019, The New York Times reported Monday, adding to an escalating crisis facing the governor in the wake of two sexual harassment allegations.
Jason Sudeikis's Golden Globes Moustache & Sweatshirt
Sudeikis won a Golden Globe for his performance in Ted Lasso, a TV show that I’ve never seen, perhaps because I don’t have Apple TV, and also because I cannot focus on anything other than old episodes of Drag Race. This is lovely news for Sudeikis, who could probably use a bit of nice news, seeing as Olivia Wilde has apparently left him for Harry Styles. The news of his win also seemed to come as a bit of a surprise to Sudeikis, who did not have a speech planned, and was dressed like a sad, recently-heartbroken man working through the Kübler-Ross model of grief, lingering somewhere in between depression and acceptance.
Romney knocked unconscious, suffers black eye during fall
Sen. Mitt Romney was knocked unconscious when he fell in Boston over the weekend, leaving him with “a lot of stitches” and a black eye.
Kalispell lawmaker reports ‘threatening’ texts
Rep. Frank Garner, a former Kalispell police chief who currently works as a security consultant, told Montana Free Press the text messages he received around 7 p.m. on Friday appeared to reference his vote on a bill that would have barred public institutions and private businesses from discriminating based on vaccination status.
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin welcome sixth child together – less than six months after giving birth to fifth - CBS News
Hilaria Baldwin announced on Monday that she and her husband, Alec Baldwin, have welcomed their sixth child together — less than six months after she gave birth to baby number five.
Flathead County Sheriff IDs man shot by Kalispell police officer | Local News | missoulian.com
The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into what happened. Detectives with the sheriff’s office believe Strong assaulted Gray while the two were in the gas station after Strong came out of the bathroom. He swung a large wood object and hit the officer, according to the release.
NFL reporter sparks fierce Twitter debate about unpaid internships
Other commenters cited Slater family’s financial well-being as her reason for being able to take on three unpaid internships in school — which she took offense to. Her late grandfather was the former president of Wolf Brand Chili.
“Easy to grind when your grandpa runs a multi-million business,” one person wrote.