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74 Days Until Kansas Football: The Kansas Path to a (Virtual) Football Championship - Blue Wings Rising
Which is why the news that dropped on Friday was such a great thing. By that I mean the edition of Matt Brown's Extra Points Newsletter that updated everyone on the latest surrounding the return of the EA Sports NCAA Football game, currently slated for July 2023.

2022 NBA Mock Draft: First-round picks made by CBS Sports, Chet Holmgren No. 1 to Orlando Magic
The 2022 NBA Draft is just days away, and there's still plenty of uncertainty following who gets drafted with the No. 1 overall pick in the first round. The two that have been discussed the most for the top picks are Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren and Auburn star Jabari Smith. Although unlikely, Duke product Paolo Banchero hasn't been ruled out of the running to land with the Orlando Magic at No. 1, too. Awaiting the decision is Oklahoma City and Houston, who hold the second and third overall picks, respectively, in the draft.

College basketball transfer portal: Examining the potential role for each Big 12 addition
But that certainly adds a whole lot of intrigue to a league that did not need help being interesting. The Big 12 was widely regarded as the best conference in the country last year, and they have no plans of stopping the stranglehold atop the charts in 2022-23. The spice of seeing a star player in another team's uniform will only add to the fun.

College football transfer portal: Every Power 5 team's most important addition
The NCAA transfer portal has very obviously changed the landscape of college football for the foreseeable future. Until the NCAA passes new guidance for it — if anything ever even comes to fruition — the advent of the portal plus the one-time transfer waiver have created a free agency of sorts, where players are allowed to transfer, at least once, wherever they want without any penalty or restrictions.

Eraser Dust

KU's small-ball lineup pays off in big way | KUsports.com
It takes full advantage of their talented group of guards and versatility on the defensive end, especially with 6-foot-8 freshman Josh Jackson playing the four-spot. When they’ve faced teams with size, such as Purdue in the Sweet 16, they’ve just outran them.

How to watch today's Jan. 6 committee hearing focusing on Trump's efforts to pressure state officials
Both Raffensperger and Sterling defended the integrity of Georgia's election and faced intense criticism for their actions, receiving death threats and, in the case of Raffensperger, a censure by the state Republican Party. Despite the backlash, Raffensperger defeated Trump-backed Rep. Jody Hice and two other candidates who challenged him in the Republican primary last month for secretary of state.

Climate change is everywhere and dangerous, survey shows : NPR
More than three-quarters of adults in the United States say they have experienced extreme weather in the last five years, including hurricanes, wildfires, floods and heat waves, the survey found. And most people who suffer major weather damage or financial problems do not receive money from the federal government.

California Democrats in state Assembly announce bipartisan committee to investigate cause of high gas prices - ABC7 Los Angeles
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- With California drivers paying more than $6 for a gallon of gas and state officials deadlocked for months over how to provide relief, lawmakers in the state Assembly on Monday announced they would investigate oil companies they say are "abusing a historic situation to suck profits from Californians' wallets."

Historic Flooding Puts Flathead on High Alert - Flathead Beacon
In response to persistent flooding in the Flathead Valley, Gov. Greg Gianforte on June 20 received a public briefing from Incident Command and Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino at the Old Steel Bridge Fishing Access Site in Kalispell and offered state resource availability if needed.

“I wanted to see this with my own eyes,” Gianforte said. “We’re here to help.”

0620 Restaurant inspections | Daily Inter Lake
Flathead City-County Health Department inspection results from July 9 to July 15. For more details or more information on other inspections in Flathead County, visit the Health Department’s website, www.flatheadhealth.org; or contact Environmental Health at 751-8130.

Dave Chappelle turns down naming honor after 'The Closer' student backlash 'sincerely hurt me'
Referencing the time he visited the Ellington School in November, when the renaming ceremony was initially supposed to take place, Chappelle said the criticism from students "sincerely hurt me."

"I took a lot of cold shots in business… but that day, they hurt me," Chappelle, wearing a dark gray suit and white sneakers, said to the packed crowd on Monday evening.

How Bad Are the Germs in Public Restrooms, Really? - The New York Times
Communal bathrooms can harbor plenty of pathogens, but simple precautions will help keep them at bay.

74 Days Until Kansas Football: The Kansas Path to a (Virtual) Football Championship - Blue Wings Rising
Which is why the news that dropped on Friday was such a great thing. By that I mean the edition of Matt Brown's Extra Points Newsletter that updated everyone on the latest surrounding the return of the EA Sports NCAA Football game, currently slated for July 2023.

2022 NBA Mock Draft: First-round picks made by CBS Sports, Chet Holmgren No. 1 to Orlando Magic
The 2022 NBA Draft is just days away, and there's still plenty of uncertainty following who gets drafted with the No. 1 overall pick in the first round. The two that have been discussed the most for the top picks are Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren and Auburn star Jabari Smith. Although unlikely, Duke product Paolo Banchero hasn't been ruled out of the running to land with the Orlando Magic at No. 1, too. Awaiting the decision is Oklahoma City and Houston, who hold the second and third overall picks, respectively, in the draft.

College basketball transfer portal: Examining the potential role for each Big 12 addition
But that certainly adds a whole lot of intrigue to a league that did not need help being interesting. The Big 12 was widely regarded as the best conference in the country last year, and they have no plans of stopping the stranglehold atop the charts in 2022-23. The spice of seeing a star player in another team's uniform will only add to the fun.

College football transfer portal: Every Power 5 team's most important addition
The NCAA transfer portal has very obviously changed the landscape of college football for the foreseeable future. Until the NCAA passes new guidance for it — if anything ever even comes to fruition — the advent of the portal plus the one-time transfer waiver have created a free agency of sorts, where players are allowed to transfer, at least once, wherever they want without any penalty or restrictions.