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Watch: KU basketball's Marcus Garrett lights up open gym
"It's goodbye for now," Garrett said in the essay. "I’m officially putting all my efforts into preparing for the 2021 NBA Draft. ... It’s time for the next chapter in my life."

Report: 2022 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament field set
According to CBS Sports college basketball insider Jon Rothstein, the 2022 field has been set. Kansas, Tennessee, USC, NC State, Wisconsin, Butler, Dayton, and BYU will headline the 2022 Battle 4 Atlantis.

Kansas football announces kickoff times for first 3 games in 2021
The game times have been announced for Kansas football's first three contests in 2021. The Jayhawks will begin the season against South Dakota on Friday, Sept. 3, in what will be the first game of the Lance Leipold-era at Kansas.

Five-star forward Sadraque Nganga is down to 11 options
Class of 2022, five-star Sadraque Nganga recently cut down his list of schools to 11 options. The 6-foot-9 Compass Prep forward is down to Memphis, Arizona State, Georgia, Oklahoma, St. Marys, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, UCLA, Arizona, and Auburn. As of now Nganga plans on cutting his list to six after he starts to take visits and make a decision before the start of high school season. While all 11 options are college, going pro is still on the table.

Bits o Chalk

WTA welcomes dialogue with Naomi Osaka over skipping news conferences at French Open
The Women's Tennis Association said it would welcome dialogue with world No. 2 Naomi Osaka over her decision to boycott news conferences at this year's French Open.

Ja Morant's dad says 3 banned Jazz fans made lewd, racist remarks during Game 2 in Utah
According to Tee Morant, another Jazz fan told him, "I'll put a nickel in your back and watch you dance, boy." Several other Jazz fans, who had been enjoying good-spirited trash talk with the Morants and their family friends, confronted that fan and alerted security. Tee Morant said he was shocked that the Jazz fan, who was ejected, made such a comment with the man's young daughter by his side.

Austin Rivers steals show in 4th quarter, carries Denver Nuggets to Game 3 win
A little more than a month ago, Austin Rivers was at home, out of the NBA and waiting on his phone to ring for another chance.

LeBron James, Anthony Davis get tough in Game 3 as Los Angeles Lakers regain their groove
Playing in their first home playoff game in eight years, the Los Angeles Lakers looked like a true championship contender for the first time in a while.

Eraser Dust

Gun Church That Worships With AR-15s Bought a 40-Acre Compound in Texas for Its ‘Patriots’
“The internationalist Marxist globalists are trying to start a civil war here, so that they can bring in the U.N. troops and Chi-Com Chinese military to come in and destroy and kill all gun owners, Christians, and any opposition, i.e., Trump supporters,” Moon said matter-of-factly in a recent sermon. “We are in the death of America right now, and that’s why, of course, God is allowing for our expansion.”

Oasis planned to issue an unreleased archive collection featuring Beatles and George Harrison covers | MusicRadar
Oasis's musical output from the 2000s may be overshadowed by their '90s majesty for many but there's some great music to be found there – and Noel Gallagher agrees. He's revealed the band had plans for a retrospective greatest hits rounding it up, including a collection of previously unreleased material including a 'punk' version of the Beatles' Eleanor Rigby.

Ohio vaccine lottery winner thought governor was a 'prank call' | TheHill
The winner of Ohio’s $1 million vaccine lottery initially thought the call from Gov. Mike DeWine (R) announcing her victory was a prank, according to The New York Times.

Germany will pay Namibia $1.3bn as it formally recognizes colonial-era genocide - CNN
More than 100 years after the crimes committed by the German colonial power in what is now Namibia, Germany has formally recognized the atrocities committed against the Herero and Nama ethnic groups as genocide.

Kalispell transportation plan proposes 90 improvements over 20 years | Daily Inter Lake
Proposals include a three-lane road along Four Mile Drive, another three-lane road along Rose Crossing and an extension of Whitefish Stage Road south to the intersection of East Center Street and Woodland Avenue.

Flathead Electric Co-op provides grant to Kalispell police for drone | KECI
An $8,999 grant is headed to the Kalispell Police Department for a drone purchase they say has the potential to save lives.

Twitter's App Store Listing Shows 'Twitter Blue' Subscription Service for $2.99 Per Month
Twitter may have accidentally spilled the beans on its rumored subscription service Twitter Blue thanks to an update to its App Store listing. As you can see in the screenshot below, “Twitter Blue” is now listed as Twitter’s sole in-app purchase for $2.99 per month, though the feature doesn’t seem to be fully enabled yet.