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The Labor Day Mauling: 9.6.2021

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Well, well. Look who it is. Mr ‘I don’t need alcohol to enjoy life’.

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The Rock Chalkboard

How Lance Leipold handled fourth downs in Game 1
In fact, that's exactly what happened to Kansas. In Game 1, the Jayhawks didn't go for a couple of fourth downs that the numbers would have favored. As a result, Kansas didn't score enough points. The team later had to convert a fourth-and-10 just to have a chance for a game-winning touchdown.

Swedish forward Bobi Klintman is set to make a splash in the States and down to six schools
BEL AIRE, Kans. -- One of the top International prospects in the class of 2022, skilled forward Bobi Klintman has made his way to the United States for his senior season and is down to a final six of Kansas, Loyola, Maryland, Rutgers, Texas A&M and Virginia.

Lance Leipold: Kansas 'not going to get concerned about style points'
The start of the Lance Leipold-era featured a bit of sloppiness not often associated with the Kansas coach. The Jayhawks committed seven penalties, including three false starts and an illegal motion. The Jayhawks took time to settle in and needed a late fourth-down conversion and touchdown to avoid an upset.

Kansas QB on WR LJ Arnold: 'I’m just thankful he’s on our side'
Winning a close game in college football typically requires players to step up and make big plays down the stretch. For Kansas football in its 17-14 opening-night win against South Dakota, second-year freshman wide receiver Lawrence Arnold found himself in the spotlight with the game on the line.

Bits o chalk

Montana Grizzlies athletes taking advantage of Name, Image and Likeness opportunities | UM Grizzlies | 406mtsports.com
MISSOULA — Montana wide receiver Sammy Akem has over 2,500 followers on Instagram and over 2,000 on Twitter, the latter being more than double of any senior on the roster.

Grizzlies roar: Montana shocks No. 20 Washington 13-7
“He asked me how I thought we’d do and I told him we’d win,” Hauck said.

Montana Grizzlies celebrate a victory for the ages
The Montana Grizzlies walked in and beat a ranked FBS opponent in Washington, 13-7, and the scene on the ground afterwards was one of pandemonium, but one of celebration for the Griz faithful.

College football world reacts as Griz shock No. 20 Washington | UM Grizzlies | 406mtsports.com
The Griz entered the game as 22.5-point underdogs coming for a $675,000 payday. Instead they left with a historic win over a team expected to contend for the Pac-12 title.

Eraser Dust

College football world reacts as Griz shock No. 20 Washington | UM Grizzlies | 406mtsports.com
The Griz entered the game as 22.5-point underdogs coming for a $675,000 payday. Instead they left with a historic win over a team expected to contend for the Pac-12 title.

Taliban Claim Control Over Panjshir Valley, but Resistance Vows to Fight On - The New York Times
Militants posted images apparently taken in Bazarak, the capital of Panjshir Province in Afghanistan, where opposition forces have fought against their rule.

Guinea coup: Who is Col Mamady Doumbouya? - BBC News
After meeting ministers from Mr Condé's government on Monday, the colonel said a new "union" government would be formed within weeks and promised there would be no "witch-hunt" against former officials.

California recall: Betting markets swing in favor of Gavin Newsom
The campaign to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom lost so much momentum in the past month that bettors now say there’s over an 85% chance that the effort fails.

Missing Virginia hiker's body found in Glacier National Park - ABC News
WEST GLACIER, Mont. -- The body of a Virginia hiker has been found in a steep and rocky area near the Continental Divide after she went missing in Glacier National Park, according to the National Park Service.

A shock is headed for the housing market | Fortune
The Biden-Harris administration has made it clear they have no plans for another extension of the mortgage forbearance program, which is set to lapse on Sept. 30. Here's what that means for home prices.

New owner plans to revamp Scotty's Bar | Daily Inter Lake
Loncar promised the building and the business aren't going anywhere, despite rumors that the bar would close its doors and the building would be razed.