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Ah, geez. And you got the stink lines and everything.

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Texas Tech transfer Jaylon Tyson to visit Kansas later this week
Kansas is set to get a visit from one of the top available players in the NCAA Transfer Portal. According to a source close to the player, Texas Tech transfer Jaylon Tyson is set to take an official visit to Kansas this weekend. The news was first reported to VIP subscribers. As things currently stand on Wednesday, the visit is expected to begin on Friday and end on Sunday. It will be Tyson’s second visit, as he took an official visit to Cal last weekend. He has since picked up two Crystal Ball picks in favor of the Golden Bears.

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Peter Schrager 2023 NFL mock draft 2.0: Titans trade up for C.J. Stroud; Vikings, Giants nab running back
He's the most polished quarterback in this class and will join one of the best staffs in all of football for a young signal-caller.

Jimmy Butler, Heat eliminate top-seeded Bucks in OT stunner - ESPN
"He looked me dead in the eye," Spoelstra said later with a smile, "and he just said, 'No. Let me be that guy.'"

NBA playoffs: Grizzlies' Ja Morant, Desmond Bane combine for 64 points to force Game 6 against Lakers
Memphis Grizzlies guards Ja Morant and Desmond Bane combined for 64 points, 20 rebounds and 12 assists in a 116-99 blowout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, forcing a Game 6 in their first-round series. The second-seeded Grizzles trail the seventh-seeded Lakers in the best of seven, 3-2.

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McCarthy's debt ceiling lesson for House Republicans
McCarthy loyalists felt unheard by the speaker after backing him throughout the grueling speakership election — only to perceive the Freedom Caucus as having the influence now, a senior GOP aide told Axios.

Disney sues DeSantis, calling park takeover 'retaliation' | AP News
Disney sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday over the Republican’s takeover of its theme park district, alleging the governor waged a “targeted campaign of government retaliation” after the company opposed a law critics call “Don’t Say Gay.”

Bill Hader has changed his tune on revisiting Stefon
After asserting last year that he wouldn't return to the role of Stefon, Bill Hader now asserts: "I don't know why I said that."

Bam Margera's Brother Says He's On The Run With Girlfriend and a Child, Using Meth
Bam Margera is on the run from the police with his girlfriend and her 8-year-old child, and to make matters worse, he's developed an addiction to meth ... at least according to his brother, Jess Margera.

Singapore executes man for helping buy 2 pounds of cannabis
HONG KONG — Singapore on Wednesday executed a man accused of coordinating a cannabis delivery, despite pleas for clemency from his family and protests from activists that he was convicted on weak evidence.

Rep. Zooey Zephyr's town feels divide from rest of Montana | AP News
In the college town of Missoula, pride flags are as common a sight as the peaks of Montana’s Rattlesnake Mountains. Even a downtown crosswalk is rainbow-colored.

Often described as a blue island in a vast red state, Missoula sent the first openly transgender legislator in Montana history to the state capital. Its voters, fully aware that they are vastly outnumbered by conservatives statewide, were still shocked at what happened next.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor review: Well-crafted, if exhausting sequel
Cal Kestis, the Jedi-padawan-turned-Jedi-Knight who does all the surviving in Respawn Entertainment’s new action-heavy Star Wars video game, Jedi: Survivor—and before that, in its predecessor, 2019's Jedi: Fallen Order—has had a rough few years of it. We know this, because he has a beard now.

Supreme Court Wary of Windfall in Seizure of Condo for Unpaid Taxes - The New York Times
The justices considered the constitutionality of letting states keep all the proceeds of the sale of confiscated property even when they far exceed the taxpayer’s debt.

To Pave or Not to Pave - Flathead Beacon
“I think I understand both sides of the picture, because I used to be on the other side,” Graham said. “The North Fork used to be quiet. It’s why we moved up there and probably why most people move up there. It’s the real middle of nowhere, a last best place kind of thing. But now there’s so many people, you have to see the writing on the wall, and I’ve realized that while I’d like the area to be totally mine like it was in the old days, that’s not the reality anymore.”

Kalispell Elks makes donation to Hockaday | Daily Inter Lake
The past Exalted Rulers of Kalispell Elks Lodge No. 725 donated $500 to the Hockaday Museum of Arts to pay the entrance fee for all military members (active and veterans) and their families for visitation to the museum between Memorial Day and Labor Day.