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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Scrimmages

Mr. Simpson, don’t you worry. I watched Matlock in a bar last night. The sound wasn’t on, but I think I got the gist of it.

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The Rock Chalkboard

Late rally, climactic block decide latest Kansas camp scrimmage - KU Sports
Dickinson and Timberlake had both been cold from the field as their opponents, a lineup consisting primarily of the Jayhawks’ three freshmen and returning guard Kevin McCullar Jr., stretched a lead to double digits at one point. But the pair of transfers became dominant late, as Dickinson started to finish with ease inside, ending up with 19 points to lead all scorers in the exhibition.

Photo Gallery: Bill Self basketball camp scrimmage - KU Sports

Eraser Dust

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Carmelo Anthony's Viral Tweet After Denver Nuggets Win Championship - Fastbreak on FanNation
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Man who wanted to kill gay people when he opened fire in Montana town sentenced to 18 years
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Subreddits Extend Blackout After Reddit CEO's Memo Leaks
Despite assurances from Reddit CEO Steve Huffman in an internal memo this week, who assured employees that “like all blowups on Reddit, this one will pass,” the chaos at the social media site has not subsided, and now it seems like could go on for the long haul.

The history of Oasis in 12 songs | Louder
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Feds launch Title IX investigation into hazing allegations: Lawyer | Daily Inter Lake
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What Happened To The Droid Army After The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy?
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