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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Kansas City

Forget it, Marge. We already live together. We shouldn’t work together. As the Bible says... “Thou shalt not horn in on thy husband’s... racket.”

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KU races past Kansas City in streaky 88-69 win - KU Sports
Kansas started fast against Kansas City behind an unbelievable opening few minutes from Kevin McCullar Jr., but of course the Jayhawks had come out just as strong last week against Eastern Illinois and nearly found themselves on the wrong end of a historic upset.

Quick recap: Kansas improves to 8-1 with 88-69 win over Kansas City - KU Sports
After falling victim to the sandwich spot this time last week, the Jayhawks were mostly in control throughout their 88-69 win over Kansas City on Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas (8-1), which is coming off a marquee win over UConn last Friday, will now welcome rival Missouri to town on Saturday.

Thomas Robinson’s jersey will be retired Saturday - KU Sports
“He’s been back, but this will mean a ton to him, because he loves this place and this place obviously changed his life,” Self said.

Eraser Dust

'Whose Line is it Anyway?' cast coming to Kalispell for 'Whose Live Anyway?' improv tour | NonStop Local Kalispell |
The "Whose Line is it Anyway?" cast is coming to Kalispell June 4, 2024 during the live improv tour: "Whose Live Anyway?".

With five national championships in 25 years, is UConn men's basketball a blue blood? - ESPN
"This is No. 5," former UConn star Emeka Okafor told ESPN that night in Houston. "We have one in every decade for the past four decades. ... I don't know how you would deny a school who has the most championships in the past 25 years. This will definitely end the debate, if there was any."

DeSantis wants to cut 1,000 jobs, but asks for $1 million to sue over Florida State's football snub
DeSantis said he is asking for $1 million to let FSU sue the College Football Playoff committee even though the championship will be decided months before a budget is approved.

Most Montana residents likely to receive second property tax bill
BOZEMAN — Gallatin County is among 49 counties out of the 56 in Montana that decided to charge residents less than what was expected of them, but after a Montana Supreme Court ruling, residents in those 49 counties will now be receiving a second bill.

Elon Musk Hits Out at DINKs and Their Double-Income, No-Kids Lifestyles
A video of a childless couple describing their carefree lifestyle went viral, but Elon Musk was one of many lamenting them for not reproducing.

The NFL Should Adopt The Brock Purdy Rule
I have suggested a simple solution when it comes to paying QBs, the highest paid and most important position on an NFL team. Give the player a guarantee based upon potential, such as draft position, and then immediately adjust the compensation based upon the players performance on the field. Since Purdy was the last player picked in the draft he was akin to someone starting in the mail room. His compensation was fair at the time his deal was done.

Person of the Year 2023: Taylor Swift | TIME
Listening to Swift share this, on a clear fall afternoon in her New York City apartment, I’m struck by how satisfying the story is. There are high stakes at the outset; there are details, vivid and sensory; there’s a twist that flips the action on its head; and there’s a happy ending for its hero. It takes her only about 30 seconds to recount this, but those 30 seconds contain an entire narrative world.

Hear Trump's response when asked to make reelection promise | CNN Politics
During a Fox town hall with Sean Hannity, former President Donald Trump refused to say no when asked to promise he would never abuse power as retribution against anybody. Tim Alberta, author of "The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory" and staff writer for The Atlantic, joins CNN's Abby Phillip to discuss.

Library directors across Montana oppose removal of master’s degree requirement | Daily Inter Lake
Library directors signed a letter read during a public hearing Friday in opposition to removing the requirement for a master’s degree for the position in larger cities in the state.

Hayden Christensen May Have Finally Revealed Why Only The Chosen One Could Destroy The Sith
Hayden Christensen may have finally revealed why only the Chosen One could defeat the Sith in the Star Wars saga. When Qui-Gon Jinn discovered Anakin Skywalker on Tatooine in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, he believed the boy fulfilled the prophecy of the Chosen One. The text of this prophecy was only revealed a few years ago, in Claudia Gray’s Master & Apprentice; according to these ancient words, “a Chosen One shall come, born of no father, and through him will ultimate balance in the Force be restored.”

George Santos Intends to Take Action Against HBO for 'Defamatory' Film
George Santos is saying a big "f*** you" to everyone at HBO ... vowing to go after the channel/streaming platform for developing a new movie about his controversial political career.