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Notebook: National Champion Jayhawks Look at Transfers

Hey, Huck. What’s L-I-N-C-O-N doing here?

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Kansas safety Johnquai Lewis is 8th football player to transfer in 5 days | Mobile
Free safety Johnquai Lewis became the most recent Kansas football player to decide to leave the university on Monday morning when he wrote on his Twitter account that he has entered the transfer portal.

SMU transfer Kendric Davis adds Kansas basketball to list of 7 finalists | Tale of the Tait | Mobile
Monday night, Kansas fans found out that their dream of adding the reigning American Athletic Conference player of the year to the defending champs’ roster for the 2022-23 season was at least a real possibility.

KU football reaches NIL agreement with Wichita-based company | Boyer on the Beat | Mobile
The company, 6th Man Strategies, will manage branding, marketing and endorsements for football players through a subsidiary, 12th Man Strategies. The company's priority will be to launch a football version of The 100 Club, a group of 100 supporters that will donate $1,000 per month to fund NIL opportunities.

'The 2022 Miracle' - National champion Jayhawks rode balance, team-first mentality to NCAA title | Mobile
With Chalmers’ team, there was plenty of talent around him, and KU coach Bill Self has said on many occasions that it was sophomore forward Darrell Arthur, and not Chalmers, who was the Jayhawks best player during the 2008 title game. Yet, when the game, the season and the title was on the line, it was Chalmers who the Jayhawks turned to. His 3-pointer in the waning seconds of regulation forced overtime with Memphis and essentially delivered the title back to Lawrence.

Kansas senior David McCormack not leaning either way as he awaits feedback to make stay-or-go decision | Mobile
It remains to be seen what that is, but there is plenty of momentum around McCormack being done with college basketball. In New Orleans, after he capped his career with 40 points and 19 rebounds in the two biggest games of the season, chatter around the media room was that McCormack may have just made himself some money.

2022 national champs celebrate special season with annual Kansas basketball banquet at Allen Fieldhouse | Mobile
“I was going to give it to seniors,” Self said after the banquet. “Those guys have all given their heart and soul to this place for anywhere from four to six years. I personally thought it was a no-brainer. Mitch, Dave and Ochai have represented us in every good way possible. That was easy.”

Eraser Dust

These airlines are making masks optional after mandate struck down | CNN Business
After a federal judge in Florida struck down the Biden administration’s mask mandate for airplanes and other public transport methods, airlines are starting to act.

Russia tells Ukrainian forces to surrender Azovstal plant by noon | Reuters
April 19 (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday called on Ukrainian forces and foreign fighters holed up in the Azovstal metallurgical plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol to lay down their arms by noon Moscow time (0900 GMT) if they wanted to live.

Effort to Remove Marjorie Taylor Greene From Ballot Can Proceed, Judge Says - The New York Times
The case that Ms. Greene unsuccessfully sought to have dismissed mirrors efforts against other Republicans centered on the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

Disappointing Photos Show What Coachella Is Like in Real Life
Some people waited for more than two hours to buy merch. Callie Ahlgrim

Death toll in South Africa floods rises to 443, with thousands left homeless - ABC News
At least 443 people have died and 63 others are missing after the deadliest storm on record rained down on the city of Durban and the surrounding area of KwaZulu-Natal province.

Kalispell Council considers neighborhood’s grant request | Daily Inter Lake
Kalispell City Council on Monday will officially consider a request to submit a grant application on behalf of a resident-owned manufactured home community that is looking to connect to city sewer system.

(2) Leaker reveals which iPhones will be phased out after iPhone 14 arrives - PhoneArena
Apple discontinued the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone XR after introducing the iPhone 13 last year, and a new report says that the company could discontinue the iPhone 11 after announcing the iPhone 14 series in September.

Thor: Love and Thunder trailer sees Natalie Portman's Jane Foster pick up the hammer | GamesRadar+
The long-awaited installment sees the return of Chris Hemsworth's Thor as he takes time to work on himself now that he's restored peace to Asgard – which has now become an earthly tourist destination. In the teaser, Peter Quill and the Guardians give Thor some vital life advice, reminding him to look into the eyes of the people that he loves. The 90-second clip ends with ex-girlfriend Jane Foster suited up as the new God of Thunder, taking over as Mighty Thor.

Park plows to West Side Tunnel, but expect plenty of ice on Going-to-the-Sun Road | Hungry Horse News
The Sun Road on the west side is closed to vehicles at Lake McDonald Lodge, though people can hike and bike to Avalanche Creek when plows are working. On the weekends and later in the day, people can go further, as the plows don’t work on Saturdays and Sundays.

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