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Game time announced for Kansas football vs. Duke
On Monday, Kansas announced the game details for the fourth game of the season. The Jayhawks will play at Duke on Saturday, Sept. 25. Kickoff time will be 3 p.m. CT out in Durham, N.C.
Tyler Knaak reacts to first Power Five offer
After somewhat of a disrupted 2020 season — some states played, some were delayed and some never kicked off — this could very well be a significant few months for recruits given the absence of a true spring evaluation period this year. It's a deep year in the state of Utah, particularly along the offensive line, and Tyler Knaak is among the prospects garnering new attention.
Big 12 Teleconference: Lance Leipold talks Jason Bean, Big 12 expansion
Leipold: "With so much happening here, I know we're just trying to play catchup and everything else of program organization, recruiting and other things. But at the same time, I think with the departures of two schools, I think the uncertainty of our league was definitely at the forefront of a lot of people's thoughts. And to see us act this quickly for the future gives everybody the chance to know that there will be stability and we can get back to focusing on this season."
Kansas football grades: Reviewing Jayhawks' loss at Coastal Carolina
Jason Bean probably should have thrown one interception — which came on a miscommunication with Kwamie Lassiter — and the KU quarterback held the ball too long on a couple of sacks. But there were big positives to Bean's game, and if the Jayhawks had taken three field goals that they turned down because they were trailing by bigger numbers, the offense easily could have put up 31 (or 32, factoring in a blocked extra point) points.
Composite five-star guard Kanaan Carlyle updates his national recruitment
When analyzing his recruitment, Carlyle says Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, and Stanford have been the most active in his recruitment. He broke down his thoughts on those programs with 247Sports:
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Derek Carr rallies Las Vegas Raiders past Baltimore Ravens in wild OT win - 'Hope this is a sign of things to come'
"I felt like I died and woke up," Raiders coach Jon Gruden said. "And died again. I was like a cat: I had multiple lives tonight. I don't like playing like that. It was tough but, again, we did a lot of good things to win that football game tonight.
Former San Francisco 49ers LB Parys Haralson, who also played for New Orleans Saints, dies at 37
"The 49ers are heartbroken and shocked by the news of Parys' tragic passing," the team said in a statement. "Parys was a beloved member of our organization that lived life with an extraordinary amount of passion and joy while leaving an indelible mark on everyone he came across. We extend our condolences to Parys' family and loved ones."
USC Trojans, seeking 'change in leadership,' fire head football coach Clay Helton
"As I committed to upon my arrival at USC, during the past two off-seasons we provided every resource necessary for our football program to compete for championships," Bohn said in a statement announcing the dismissal. "The added resources carried significantly increased expectations for our team's performance, and it is already evident that, despite the enhancements, those expectations would not be met without a change in leadership."
Cleveland Browns center and NFLPA president JC Tretter calls for discipline against Kansas City Chiefs assistant who shoved player
CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter said he believes Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Greg Lewis should be disciplined by the NFL for his role in a sideline skirmish with Cleveland safety Ronnie Harrison Jr. on Sunday.
Uranium mine offers radiation treatment | World | The Times
Americans are flocking to defunct uranium mines in Montana for what many believe is a fountain of youth gushing with radioactive gas in defiance of the advice of health officials.
Among them is Brian Tichenor, who drives 1,200 miles each way from his home in Kansas twice a year to breathe and bathe in radon in the hope of reducing the pain from an eye condition.
Gavin Newsom’s political fate in balance as final votes cast in California recall | Gavin Newsom | The Guardian
Californians will decide on Tuesday whether to keep Gavin Newsom in office as a recall election that has left the Democratic governor fighting for his political life draws to a close.
Tropical Storm Nicholas Brings Flooding Rain Threat to Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com
The center of Nicholas is now located near Houston. Bands of heavy rain and gusty winds are hammering the upper Texas coast and parts of Louisiana.
Noel Gallagher says Liam Gallagher is enjoying a more successful solo career than him
He told Chris Evans’ How to Wow podcast: “He’s doing massive gigs, he’s selling more records than I am and he’s selling more tickets than I am, if you can believe that.
DeSantis threatens $5K fine against Florida cities with vaccine mandatesPOLITICOSearchSearchClose
“We cannot allow these people being cast aside and their jobs being destroyed,” said DeSantis during a press conference in the small Florida town of Newberry. The governor was joined by city of Gainesville and Orange County employees opposed to vaccine mandates as well as other Republican officials who sharply criticized the federal government. “This is not something that should be coerced on people.”
Bonus incentive extended for Kalispell subs | Daily Inter Lake
The more days a substitute works, the higher the bonus amount. This year, the district has set aside $50,770 for the incentive program. Substitutes may earn up to $1,800 in bonuses.