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Notebook: Baylor Mauls Kansas

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'Highly disappointed' after blowout loss to Baylor, Jayhawks aim to regroup quickly |
Many KU football teams, players and coaches have had to find ways to deal with similar blowouts over the past decade-plus. But this was the first for Lance Leipold, who was hired in late April to rebuild the long struggling program.

Notebook: QB Jason Bean sits during 4th quarter of KU football's blowout loss |
With the Kansas football team’s chances of opening up Big 12 play with a win all but gone by the fourth quarter Saturday against Baylor, head coach Lance Leipold let starting quarterback Jason Bean sit.

Kansas volleyball tough late in sweep of Albany at Jayhawk Classic |
The win was KU's sixth consecutive match victory, which improved Bechard's young team to 7-3 on the season. After dropping the first set of the Jayhawk Classic on Thursday night, KU won the next nine sets in defeating Kansas City, Missouri State and Albany.

Kansas volleyball sweeps Missouri State to push win streak to 5 |
The Kansas volleyball team pushed its winning streak to five consecutive matches with an easy sweep of Missouri State on the second day of the Jayhawk Classic on Friday.

Bits o Chalk

Baltimore Ravens' Lamar Jackson on finally beating Kansas City Chiefs - 'Feels good to get that monkey off of our back'
BALTIMORE -- With a somersault touchdown and a clutch fourth-down conversion, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson beat the Kansas City Chiefs and his self-described "kryptonite" for the first time in a thrilling 36-35 decision on Sunday night.

Short-handed San Francisco 49ers lose RBs Elijah Mitchell, JaMycal Hasty, Trey Sermon to injury in win
First, it was starter Elijah Mitchell's right shoulder, then it was an ankle injury for JaMycal Hasty, and finally it was a concussion for rookie Trey Sermon. Mitchell departed after a 1-yard touchdown run was overturned with 11 minutes, 4 seconds to go, and Hasty and Sermon were out by the 5:45 mark.

Clemson Tigers, Ohio State Buckeyes slip in AP Top 25 poll despite wins; Penn State Nittany Lions jump to No. 6
The defending national champion Crimson Tide remained an overwhelming No. 1 after holding on to beat Florida 31-29, Alabama's closest margin of victory during its current 17-game winning streak. The Tide received 59 of 62 first-place votes.

New England Patriots pick off New York Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson four times
"It's OK to play a boring game of football. That's really it," coach Robert Saleh said after dropping to 0-2. "He's an electric dude. He's competitive as crap and he wants to win so bad, but sometimes it's OK to be boring. That's probably the biggest lesson he can take out of this one."

Eraser Dust

Firefighters in California face critical fire threat as they work to contain several large blazes - CNN
"Fire weather conditions should continue to worsen through the morning with critical conditions quickly developing as sustained surface winds in excess of 20 mph (gusts generally 20-35 mph) overlap (relative humidity) values less than 15%," the prediction center said.

Democrats want to tax the very rich. Here's who they are - CNNPolitics
The House legislation calls for reversing a key plank of the Republicans' 2017 tax cuts by returning the top marginal income tax rate to 39.6%, up from 37%. That new top rate would apply to single filers with taxable income greater than $400,000 a year and married couples filing jointly earning more than $450,000 annually.

Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina convicted on terror charges - BBC News
Paul Rusesabagina, 67, was found guilty of backing a rebel group in a series of attacks, which killed nine civilians in 2018.

Liam Gallagher Injured After Falling Out of a Helicopter
When one follower suggested Gallagher simply missed a step and “face planted” while exiting the helicopter, the rocker responded that the fall was actually “100 thousand feet you bumbaclart.” Gallagher also suggested that footage of the incident would be used in his next music video, while the image of his bandaged face could grace his next album cover.

Alanis Morissette captivates at 'Jagged Little PIll' concert at packed Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre | The Blender |
“The Jagged Little Pill 25th Anniversary Tour,” featuring Garbage and Cat Power, delayed a year by the pandemic, marked Morissette’s seminal album that opened the doors to a slew of new female singer-songwriters as the music industry scrambled to find the next Alanis.

Gianforte Touts Montana's Business-Friendly Climate on Kalispell Visit - Flathead Beacon
In June, the Montana Department of Commerce launched the “Come Home Montana” campaign, designed to target through social media Montana high school and college graduates who left the state for better job opportunities to encourage them to return to Montana to work.

Kalispell schools offer counseling, resources amid suicide cluster | Daily Inter Lake
Following the suicide deaths of multiple Flathead and Glacier high school students, Kalispell Public Schools, counselors, psychologists and social workers are available to meet with students or connect them with other services.