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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Losing to Texas

Surely theres no harm in laying in the middle of a public street. Not the elephants!

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The Rock Chalkboard

Offense falters, run defense struggles as KU falls 40-14 to Texas - KU Sports
That gave the Jayhawks plenty of chances to march toward another memorable upset at Darrell K Royal-Texas Stadium. But playing unexpectedly without its starting quarterback Jalon Daniels, who missed a game for the second time this season due to tightness in his back, KU could never find an offensive rhythm and sustained its first loss of the season, 40-14.

Bean’s unexpected start raises questions about how KU should prepare for future games - KU Sports
Kansas coach Lance Leipold said he didn’t know that starter Jalon Daniels had aggravated his back while warming up at the hotel until the team arrived at the stadium Saturday.

Notebook: Not everyone forgets 2021, Sarkisian praises Daniels and more - KU Sports
Austin, Texas — With the Jayhawks’ return to Austin came obligatory questions for head coaches Lance Leipold and Steve Sarkisian about KU’s stunning upset win at Texas in 2021, the first season for both coaches. Neither was too keen on dwelling on that two-year-old result, though both acknowledged its longer-term impact on the programs’ trajectory.

KU volleyball claims pair of league victories over Houston - KU Sports
In two battles Friday and Saturday, the No. 19 Kansas volleyball team took a big step forward in Big 12 Conference play by twice defeating its 20th-ranked counterparts from Houston, 3-2 and 3-0, in Lawrence.

Eraser Dust

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Taylor Swift's flirty comment about Travis Kelce after Chiefs' win revealed
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Underwater cave appears as water levels drop at Canyon Lake | CNN
Water levels are so low at Canyon Lake in Texas that an underwater cave and remnants of communities that stood more than a century ago at the site are reappearing.

Warning Montana drivers: "Move Over Montana" law goes into action today | News |
Drivers approaching a stationary emergency, towing, maintenance or construction vehicle must slow down to the temporary posted speed limit if there is one.

If a temporary speed limit is not posted, the driver is required to slow by 20MPH below the posted speed limit on the interstate and move to the farther lane or half the posted speed limit if not able to move lanes.

Oasis reunion confirmed: Liam Gallagher and Bonehead set for epic 30th anniversary tour
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