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Marcus Morris plays key role in Clippers' Game 3 win over Mavericks
Marcus Morris hadn't shot the ball great to start the NBA postseason. In fact, he was just 5 for 17 (29.4 percent) on field goals through the first two games, and he was 2 for 13 on 3-point shots before catching fire in the fourth quarter on Friday.

Corner Jalon Peoples getting closer to decision
One of the top targets for the Bears in the secondary the past few years, Cedar Hill corner Jalon Peoples is nearing a final decision on his recruitment. With a top-5 announced last month of Baylor, Iowa, Kansas, SMU, and Texas Tech the 3-star corner is sorting through his options. He has official visits scheduled to all five schools, with Baylor expecting him on their campus as his final trip on June 25th.

Lone Star State Speed: Texas' fastest 2022 recruits
Fortunately for so many of the high school coaches across the state, football and track and field overlap in the athletic profiles of many FBS-bound recruits. Whether it's the traditional glory events like the 100- and 200-meter sprints for the skill players, or the linemen-centric throws events, track and field seem to be increasingly popular among football players who are bound for the Division I level.

Bits o Chalk

Jayson Tatum's 50-point night takes focus off Kyrie Irving's return, lifts Boston Celtics in Game 3
Every one of the 4,789 fans who entered TD Garden on Friday night came ready to boo Kyrie Irving until their voices were hoarse. But after the Boston Celtics came away with a stunning 125-119 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series, those same fans were doing something very different when they left: chanting Jayson Tatum's name.

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George rise to challenge as LA Clippers take Game 3 in Dallas
Down 30-11 just minutes into Game 3 before the biggest and most hostile crowd they've faced all season, the LA Clippers responded Friday night with a performance that might have saved their season.

Memphis Grizzlies' Ja Morant reflects on fan incidents in Utah; Quin Snyder apologizes
Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder publicly apologized to Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant and his family on Friday, calling for a lifetime ban for the three fans who directed vulgar, racist language at Morant's family during Game 2 in Salt Lake City.

Trae Young dishes 14 assists, leads Atlanta Hawks to 2-1 series lead over New York Knicks
He told the crowd that the Hawks would "see you in the 'A.'"

Eraser Dust

These 11 Senators didn't vote on the January 6 commission - CNNPolitics
The vote on the January 6 commission was 54 to 35, showing the bill had a bipartisan majority of support with six Republicans voting with Democrats. However, the bill needed 60 votes to advance.

Canada mourns as remains of 215 children found at indigenous school
A mass grave containing the remains of 215 children has been found in Canada at a former residential school set up to assimilate indigenous people

Tulsa Race Massacre events could be targeted by white supremacist groups, Department of Homeland Security warns
The Tulsa Race Massacre's centennial commemorations in Oklahoma could draw racial violence and white supremacist groups, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned in a bulletin.

Billy Corgan Wants to Remind You How Much He Influenced Nirvana and Pearl Jam | Exclaim!
"Not only did [Gish] get memory-holed, but people have tended to diminish the influence of the record," Corgan said. "I remember having a conversation with Eddie Vedder when we were on tour with the Red Hot Chili Peppers [in late 1991]. He told me how much of an influence Gish was on their first record. And through the years, I've talked to many, many people who really pointed to Gish as the game-changer in their mind about how to approach guitar and how to record."

New Kalispell business to open space for remote workers | KECI
A local couple is opening a new business in Kalispell’s historic downtown focused on accommodating remote workers.

Snowline Acres Brings Concert Series to Kalispell - Flathead Beacon
Starting Aug. 4, the family friendly concerts will bring local musicians to Snowline, including New Wave Time Trippers, Halladay Quist Trio, Mike Murray and Michelle Rivers and Levi Blom Band. The stage will be set up outside in the venue’s backyard on top of a small hill, creating a natural amphitheater. Guests can bring their own chairs and blankets for the concerts, which will run from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays with bar service provided by the Kalispell VFW along with food trucks. Other activities include a kids’ jumping pillow, volleyball and corn hole.

Chelsea FC XI vs Man City: Predicted lineup, latest team news, squad, injury update for Champions League Final today | Evening Standard
With a full complement of defenders to choose from, Tuchel must decide whether to field Cesar Azpilicueta at wing-back or else choose between his captain and Andreas Christensen to play on the right of a back three.

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