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KU volleyball shows grit, sweeps Omaha in NCAA Tournament; will face Penn State Friday - KU Sports
The Jayhawks sealed a win in their first-round matchup against the Omaha Mavericks Thursday night in a three-set victory (25-16, 25-19, 28-26) in front of a sold-out Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.
Preview: KU will need to raise level of play significantly against UConn - KU Sports
“We know that that wasn’t our best basketball,” KU center Hunter Dickinson said Thursday, “and I think, what better opportunity to showcase how good of a team you are than to go against the No. 4 team in the country that’s on a pretty impressive winning streak and just won the national championship?”
KU promotes two assistant coaches; Kotelnicki reportedly leaving for Penn State - KU Sports
KU offensive coordinator Andy Kotelnicki — the architect of the motion-heavy offense with spread concepts that helped restore the Jayhawks to national prominence over the past several years — is expected to assume the same position at Penn State, The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman first reported Thursday afternoon, citing a team source.
Jackson, Nichols lead KU women over Southeastern Louisiana 67-56 in return home - KU Sports
A strong day on the glass helped Kansas defeat Southeastern Louisiana 67-56 to reenter the win column on Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse. Coming off a two-loss stretch in the Cayman Islands, the Jayhawks endured some growing pains early on before settling into their groove.
Inmate accused of smuggling fentanyl into county jail | Daily Inter Lake
A Kalispell woman awaiting sentencing earned a felony drug distribution charge after allegedly smuggling fentanyl into the county jail in November.
Fuel Fitness shooter sentenced to 170 years | Daily Inter Lake
Judge Dan Wilson sentenced the gunman in the fatal 2021 Fuel Fitness shooting in Kalispell to a combined 170 years in Montana State Prison on Thursday.
7 takeaways from Ron DeSantis' debate with Gavin Newsom - ABC News
After more than 90 minutes of argument, insult, crosstalk and a few props, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Gov. Gavin Newsom ended their debate on Fox News on Thursday night on a lighter note, trading compliments.
The FBI quietly stopped tracking hate crimes against Arabs for years : NPR
The families of three college students of Palestinian descent who were shot over the weekend in Vermont are calling it a crime "fueled by hate." So far, police in Burlington say they don't have information to suggest what the motive for the attack was.
RUMOR: Star Wars: Skeleton Crew's Disney+ Release Window Revealed
A report from Making Star Wars says that Star Wars: Skeleton Crew will release around Christmas of 2024, right around a year from now. Jason Ward, the Editor-in-Chief of the site, said the following in a new YouTube video: “I spoke to… a Lucasfilm person, [they] expect Skeleton Crew to be Holiday 2024. Christmas season. When I hear holiday season, I expect between Thanksgiving and Christmas.” Bespin Bulletin backed up these claims, saying they had heard similar things about the new show’s release date. This hasn't been officially confirmed by Lucasfilm at this time, however.
Las Vegas Strip Sphere signs huge band to follow U2 residency - TheStreet
Sphere Entertainment revealed on Nov. 30 that popular jam band Phish would follow U2 at the spectacular venue performing four shows April 18, 19, 20 and 21. The band's website said that these would be the band's only shows at the Sphere in 2024.
Elon Musk Faces Sales Staff Exodus: Report
Many of the sales team at Elon Musk's X reportedly resigned in the past month after getting bonuses.
Seventy-year-old Ugandan woman gives birth to twins - hospital
Safina Namukwaya delivered a boy and a girl via caesarean at a fertility centre in the capital, Kampala.
Judge Halts TikTok Ban in Montana - The New York Times
A federal judge in Montana on Thursday blocked a statewide ban of TikTok from taking effect next year, at least temporarily preventing the nation’s first such prohibition on the popular video app.
Marc Maron Went To Town On 'The New It Boy Of Sh*tty Comedy,' Matt Rife
“Well, first of all, like, don’t jump the gun on Matt Rife,” Maron replied. “If you don’t know who he is, he’s the new It Boy of sh*tty comedy. And he’s taken a big chance in his career right now to shit on the mostly female audience that he accumulated through social media to sort of kiss up to these pseudo edge lords. And personally, I don’t think it’s going to go well for him.”