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Notebook: Duke Mauls Kansas

Oh no! I’ve killed Wilson. Looks like it’s back to jail for me.

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The Rock Chalkboard

Kansas volleyball caps off sweep of Texas Tech |
“We played a very quality team that was lights out the first half of the match tonight,” KU coach Ray Bechard said. “And then we settled in and got things going. I was really encour-aged by the ability of our team to stick to the game plan. It was back-to-back nights of us find-ing different ways to win.”

Notebook: KU football S Kenny Logan Jr. flagged for targeting late in L at Duke |
Durham, N.C. — The Kansas football team didn’t only suffer a 52-33 loss at Duke on Saturday. A targeting call in the fourth quarter against safety Kenny Logan Jr. means the Jayhawks will lose their veteran leader in the secondary for one half next week, too.

Inconsistencies plague Jayhawks in 2nd half again during 52-33 loss at Duke |
Durham, N.C. — The underdog Kansas football team entered the third quarter Saturday at Duke with not just some promise, but even a lead. However, the Jayhawks’ familiar second-half woes and inconsistencies took the spotlight again — just as they did the previous two weeks — this time inside Wallace Wade Stadium during a 52-33 road loss.

Kansas Athletics announces hiring of new head team physician |
“Words cannot express our appreciation for Dr. Magee’s dedication and service to KU student-athletes over the past three decades,” KU Athletic Director Travis Goff said in a news release announcing Harrall’s hiring. “His impact has shaped the lives of thousands of student-athletes, both during and after their time in Lawrence.”

'It's been a minute': Torry Locklin scores 2 TDs in breakout game at Duke |
Durham, N.C. — It took a couple years and some patience, but redshirt sophomore Torry Locklin finally scored his first touchdown for the Kansas football team — and promptly added a second to his résumé on the Jayhawks’ following possession — during KU’s 52-33 loss at Duke.

Bits o Chalk

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid taken to hospital for dehydration after Sunday's loss, source says
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid left Arrowhead Stadium and was transported to a local hospital system after feeling ill following Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers, according to the team.

United States reclaims Ryder Cup, hands Europe its worst loss in 19-9 victory
More than just winning back the Ryder Cup on Sunday, the youngest U.S. team in history handed Europe its worst loss and delivered a message about how serious it is about changing the tone of these matches.

Baltimore Ravens' Justin Tucker wins game against Detroit Lions on record 66-yard FG
DETROIT -- As soon as Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker hit the ball, he veered left hoping he would not come up short like he did on a couple of 65-yarders in pregame warm-ups.

Green Bay Packers stars Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams stun San Francisco 49ers with 37-second, game-winning drive
Without Davante Adams' speedy recovery from a hit to the chest, Aaron Rodgers might not have broken the San Francisco 49ers' hearts. But give Rodgers his best receiver and let him have 37 seconds on the clock -- even without a single timeout left -- and he'll get one of the NFL's most reliable kickers the chance to win it.

Eraser Dust

Germany Social Democrats declare mandate in election - The Washington Post
The Social Democrats’ Olaf Scholz said Monday that he has a mandate to form the next government.

Amtrak derailment: NTSB investigators arrive at the scene in Montana - CNN
(CNN)National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators have arrived at the site of Saturday's Amtrak derailment in Montana that left three dead and at least seven hospitalized, officials said.

Fox Editor Who Called Arizona Says Audit Is Ploy to Undermine Election
The former Fox News editor who parted ways with the right-wing network after calling Arizona for Joe Biden in last year's election weighed in on the controversial audit of votes in the state conducted by firm Cyber Ninjas.

'Oasis Knebworth 1996' becomes highest-grossing documentary of 2021
Released in cinemas last week, the doc tells the story of the band’s legendary shows through the eyes of the band and the fans in attendance. Made by Grammy Award-winning director Jake Scott, the film also includes never before seen archive concert footage.

Summer Was Kalispell’s Hottest on Record - Flathead Beacon
From June 30 to Sept. 22, the average temperature in Kalispell was 66 degrees Fahrenheit, 3.9 degrees warmer than normal, making summer 2021 the hottest on record in the city, according to statistics recently released by the National Weather Service (NWS). Temperatures reached a high of 101 on June 29 and July 31.

Facebook pausing effort to build Instagram for kids
“While we believe building ‘Instagram Kids’ is the right thing to do, Instagram, and its parent company Facebook, will re-evaluate the project at a later date. In the interim Instagram will continue to focus on teen safety and expanding parental supervision features for teens,” the company said in a statement.