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The Rock Chalkboard

Big Ten, ACC, Pac-12 alliance to combat SEC's influence expected to be announced Tuesday - CBSSports.com
The Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 are expected to formally announce their long-awaited alliance on Tuesday afternoon, sources close to the situation tell CBS Sports. The agreement between the three conferences will focus on NCAA governance and college football scheduling, but the leagues also plan to get on the same page regarding future College Football Playoff expansion.

Kyron Johnson embracing challenge at DE: 'Don't take my size for weakness'
The super-senior linebacker is fast — the fastest player on the team, quarterback Jason Bean, another candidate for that honor, told Phog.net. He has a goofy personality, just about everyone who has met him would agree. And he has something to prove this season.

Source: Kansas football center Garrett Jones enters transfer portal
"For starters, I am extremely proud to have been [part] of a program that is going to shock the world soon," Jones said on Twitter back in April. "I am also so proud to play for so many great coaches and players I call my family. But due to personal issues and family reasons I have to step away from football for awhile."

How Jake Schoonover, Kansas created home feel for DB commit Kaleb Purdy
Kaleb Purdy's commitment came with plenty of strong comments about the Kansas program. He told Phog.net he wanted to help build the program back up and that he'd be active recruiting fellow prospects out of the St. Louis area.

College football realignment not done yet, Dave Wannstedt says
Fox's Dave Wannstedt, former head coach of the Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Panthers, claimed this week on 670 The Score's "Mully & Haugh Show" in Chicago that a handful of Big 12 schools will be on the move. Wanntstedt said he is hearing that Kansas, for instance, will "probably" go to the Big Ten.

Bits o Chalk

Big Ten, ACC, Pac-12 officially announce alliance to 'stabilize' current environment
The Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 on Tuesday announced an alliance that ultimately aims to "stabilize a volatile environment" throughout college athletics by collaborating on weighty issues facing the industry and agreeing to create a future scheduling partnership.

Harry Kane commits immediate future to Tottenham despite Man City interest
The 28-year-old informed Spurs of his desire to leave in May and despite City boss Pep Guardiola confirming the Premier League champions' interest in signing Kane, an agreement could not be reached between the two clubs.

New Los Angeles Ram Matthew Stafford is ready to win
Some players derive a sense of power and control, if not pride and joy, from waging public war against their employer. Not Stafford. Asking out would be an epic concession -- an admission that, on some level, he had failed. But the Lions were about to hire a new general manager and head coach, and he felt he couldn't go through yet another rebuild. Finally, he told Kelly, "All right, wish me luck. Say a prayer for me."

Serena Williams withdraws from US Open, citing hamstring recovery
Serena Williams added herself to the list of big-name withdrawals from the US Open on Wednesday, pulling out of the year's last Grand Slam tournament because of a torn hamstring.

Eraser Dust

Nirvana sued by the baby from Nevermind's album cover - BBC News
"The images exposed Spencer's intimate body part and lasciviously displayed Spencer's genitals from the time he was an infant to the present day," legal papers filed in California claim.

New Los Angeles Ram Matthew Stafford is ready to win
Some players derive a sense of power and control, if not pride and joy, from waging public war against their employer. Not Stafford. Asking out would be an epic concession -- an admission that, on some level, he had failed. But the Lions were about to hire a new general manager and head coach, and he felt he couldn't go through yet another rebuild. Finally, he told Kelly, "All right, wish me luck. Say a prayer for me."

Taliban tell Afghan women to stay home because soldiers are 'not trained' to respect them - CNN
(CNN)Fear is mounting for women and girls in Afghanistan after the Taliban told working women to stay at home, admitting they were not safe in the hands of the militant group's soldiers.

Apathetic voters could hand California recall to Republicans: ‘Folks seem unaware’ | Gavin Newsom | The Guardian
But with California’s gubernatorial recall election under way, Newsom is fighting for his political life. The Democratic governor of a deep blue state could narrowly lose his seat to a fringe rightwing radio host – in large part due to inertia and apathy among voters.

Adam Levine Drops F-Bomb and Calls Out Blake Shelton on Concert Stage
"Hey Blake, f—ck you we sold more tickets. Ahhh!" Adam screamed, which caused fans to erupt in cheers.

Noel Gallagher set to release his cover of John Lennon's 'Mind Games'
“I couldn’t get involved because I was doing something at the time,” Gallagher explained. “And on the eve of his birthday, Sean said, ‘Oh you know how it’s dad’s birthday tomorrow, and can you do something on your socials?’

Where America Lost And Gained Population Could Throw Democrats A Redistricting Lifeline | FiveThirtyEight
It’s not because of the country’s increasing racial diversity, though. Sure, under current electoral coalitions (where white voters are more likely to vote Republican and voters of color are more likely to vote Democratic), it’s arguably better for Democrats if the nonwhite population grows. But even in a country where only 58 percent of residents are non-Hispanic white, the 2020 presidential election was still very competitive. And electoral coalitions can change — for instance, Republicans may continue to gain ground among nonwhite voters in future elections.

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