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Notebook: The Focus Turns to Recruiting

Ohh, English side ruined. Must use French instructions. ‘Le Grille’?! What the hell is that?!

General Growth To Split, Get $2.63 Billion Brookfield Investment

The Rock Chalkboard

Big summer ahead for 2023 Kansas WR target Jaiden Bender
"Length and athleticism," Bender said, have been the keys in his football success so far. But the 2023 Eudora talent, listed at 6-4, 185 pounds, is hoping to round out his physical tools with developments in other aspects of the position.

Tuesday recruiting notes: Kansas football OV, KU basketball offers
Kansas basketball recruiting has been a hot topic throughout the spring — especially in the transfer portal-era — and Kansas football recruiting is starting to heat up with June around the corner.

Five-star point guard Bryce Griggs down to seven options
“I want to play where my game is understood and where I feel like home,” he said. “I also want to be a part of winning basketball, you need to win games as a point guard so just having the right pieces around me that puts me in a position to win.”

'Bowling ball' Daniel Hishaw looking to elevate Kansas football
Daniel Hishaw very much filled a non-freshman type of role in his true-freshman season. Entering Kansas as a high schooler without a spring slate to build up his body, Hishaw took over the power back responsibilities, running in short-yardage situations and even taking some wildcat snaps.

Bits o Chalk

Aaron Rodgers -- Issue with Green Bay Packers about philosophy, not Jordan Love
Aaron Rodgers' issue with the Green Bay Packers isn't their drafting of quarterback Jordan Love but rather about an organizational philosophy that he believes has gone awry.

Trey Burton supports Tim Tebow comeback attempt, doesn't 'understand the outrage' over Jacksonville Jaguars deal
Tebow, who played quarterback during his previous six-year stretch in the NFL, signed last week with the Jacksonville Jaguars and will attempt to make their roster as a tight end. The former Heisman Trophy winner will turn 34 in August and hasn't been with an NFL team since 2015, when he was with the Philadelphia Eagles during the preseason.

One year after George Floyd's murder, NBA social justice coalition urges passage of policing reform bill
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which would ban chokeholds and "qualified immunity" for law enforcement while creating national standards for policing in a bid to bolster accountability, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives in March with bipartisan support and is now pending in the Senate.

Cristiano Ronaldo social media post raises questions over Juventus future
Cristiano Ronaldo has raised questions about his immediate future at Juventus with an Instagram post in which he thanked fans for taking part in his journey.

Eraser Dust

Russia's defense of Belarus 'hijack' shows its growing influence
As global leaders expressed outrage at Belarus’ “hijacking” of a Ryanair plane and the detention of an opposition activist, Russia was notable for its vociferous defense of the country. Now, analysts are saying Moscow stands to benefit from Belarus’ further estrangement from the West.

Justice Department Appeals Release of Memo About Not Charging Trump : NPR
The Justice Department released a portion of an internal memo cited by former leaders as part of their decision concluding that former President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, but in a court filing late Monday said they would seek to block the full document from release.

Liam Gallagher responds to Noel's Oasis reunion price: "I'd do it for free"
Commenting under an Instagram post discussing Noel’s £100m comment by fan page Oasis Mania, Liam wrote: “I’d do it for FREE”.

Board approves adding context to Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain Park
The adopted resolutions included giving the go-ahead for a new on-site museum exhibit that officials say would aim to “tell the truth” about the ugly history of the park and the mountainside carving of Confederate leaders Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee.

Elderly Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Pair of Young Girls in Kalispell - Flathead Beacon
When asked about the allegations, McGuffie confirmed the girls lived at his home but said he “did not recall” any of the assaults.

Political cop cites 3 Kalispell school board candidates | Daily Inter Lake
Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan determined Heather Asher, Patricia Pandina and Tina Tobiason failed to submit C-1A "statement of candidate" forms to his office within five days of becoming candidates for the school board, as required by state law. Asher unseated incumbent Amy Waller in the election and now serves as a trustee; Pandina and Tobiason ran unsuccessfully.

Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Center to Reopen - Flathead Beacon
After a year closure, the Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Center will reopen over Memorial Day weekend and remain open through the fall.