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Game Primer: How to Watch, Key Players and Important Information for West Virginia at Kansas - Blue Wings Rising
The Kansas Jayhawks are facing a familiar foe tonight in Lawrence. It has only been 6 days since Kansas faced off against the West Virginia Mountaineers in Morgantown, a game that the Jayhawks won 65-47. The Mountaineers come into Lawrence on a 3 game losing streak.
A Win is a Win: Lessons Learned from the Kansas Jayhawks' win over the Oklahoma Sooners - Blue Wings Rising
Some close wins are a lot of fun to relive and write about. KU's 71-69 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday does not fit into this category. There is a lot to be said about Kansas playing from behind most of the way, and nearly suffering another late game collapse, but as always, this will take a more analytical view of the game as a whole.
Kansas Jayhawks Player Ratings to the Theme of Kansas Throwback Uniforms - Blue Wings Rising
The Kansas Jayhawks wore throwback uniforms to honor the 1922 National Championship squad. Let's just say that on social media, the thoughts were divided. But this isn't usually the case. In fact, KU's throwback uniforms are usually very well received because, well, they're great. So, in honor of the retro look, let's rate the players according to some throwback unis.
Bill Self 'doesn't know' if there's a timetable for Remy Martin's return
Two weeks ago — prior to KU's game against Iowa State — Bill Self said Martin would miss an “extended” period of time due to the right knee injury that has plagued the guard since a Dec. 29 fall against Nevada. Martin missed one game heading into Big 12 play but returned for games against Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, playing 25 and 12 minutes respectively. Martin then missed a week of action and games against Iowa State and West Virginia. He returned to the rotation for games against Oklahoma, Kansas State, Texas Tech and Kentucky, playing an average of 18 minutes per game. In his time on the floor, the guard scored 3.3 points on 27.3 percent shooting from the field with 2.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
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'Young and immature' at Alabama, O-lineman Charles Baldwin rebooting college career at KU | KUsports.com
A year ago at this time, Baldwin was trying to win the starting right tackle job for a national powerhouse. His time with the the Crimson Tide only lasted one spring, though, and unlike teammate Daylon Charlot, he didn’t leave the national-title contending program on his own terms. Saban dismissed the transfer from ASA College (N.Y.) in May 2016 for “a violation of team rules.” Baldwin's short-lived stay in Tuscaloosa, Ala., didn’t go as the Windsor, Conn., native originally envisioned, but he said he learned a lot about discipline, work ethic and football over the course of his few months there.
Russia Is Continuing to Build Up Forces Near Ukraine, NATO Chief Says - WSJ
Russia is continuing its military buildup around Ukraine, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s secretary-general said, even as Moscow announced that it began drawing down some of its troops and released footage of tanks and armored personnel carriers being removed from the Crimean Peninsula.
Biden Rejects Trump’s Claim of Privilege for White House Visitor Logs - The New York Times
The president informed the National Archives that it should turn over the logs sought by the Jan. 6 committee within 15 days.
Tackling ‘Freedom Convoy’ protests in Ottawa could involve ‘no-go zones,’ Canadian official says - The Washington Post
Canadian authorities say never-before-used emergency powers will allow them to establish “no-go” zones in the capital, Ottawa, where protesters of pandemic restrictions from the self-styled “Freedom Convoy” remained defiant in the face of a tightening crackdown.
Walmart Is Giving This Grocery Item Extra Security — Eat This Not That
The price of meat is sky-high right now, and grocery store chains like Trader Joe's have reportedly endured a string of thefts targeting steaks. At the same time, one shopper allegedly spotted Walmart adding anti-theft tags to cuts of ribeye.
Library commissioner resigns to avoid conflict of interest over Kalispell controversy | KECI
Newell was referring to his decision to donate to and support the recently founded group called the Flathead County Library Alliance that aims to hold the library’s board of trustees accountable and to preserve the library.
40 Rock + Metal Albums Turning 50 in 2022
Black Sabbath continued to forge heavy metal history with Vol. 4, T. Rex and David Bowie brought glam rock to the forefront, with Bowie even spawning one of rock's most recognizable characters in Ziggy Stardust. Plus, Jethro Tull, The Moody Blues and The Rolling Stones all topped the album charts with classic releases in 1972.
Kanye West Leaked Messages From Kim Kardashian Expressing Fear For Pete Davidson’s Safety And It's Sparked A Conversation About Harassment
“What Kanye is doing to Kim is harassment and public humiliation — the worst part is that it's happening in front of the world and people are watching it like entertainment.”