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No. 27 in 2024 Labaron Philon commits to Kansas
The 6-foot-4, 170-pound point guard from Alabama who is attending Branson (Mo.) Link Academy for his senior season chose the Jayhawks over Alabama, Ole Miss and Cincinnati.
WATCH: Lance Leipold previews Kansas vs. Texas, provides team updates
Kansas will look to improve to 5-0 on Saturday afternoon as the Jayhawks travel south to take on Texas in Austin. The Jayhawks enter the matchup fresh off a win over BYU, while the Longhorns enter the game off the back of a road win over Baylor. The game will feature two undefeated and ranked teams, as KU came in at No. 24 and Texas came in at No. 3 in the polls this week.
Podcast: The things that stood out in KU football's win over BYU
Kansas football improved to 4-0 on Saturday with a win over BYU. To break down the game and what it means for the Jayhawks, Kevin Flaherty joins the show.
College football odds: Opening lines for Week 5 games
Conference play opened in earnest across the college football world last week, and a plethora of intriguing matchups provided memorable results for a handful of the sport’s most prominent contenders. Headlining the action, Ohio State notched a last-second Top 10 victory and Florida State cemented its status as the ACC frontrunner, while Colorado dropped out of the AP Top 25 with its first loss of the year.
Cassidy Hutchinson's new book reveals a Trump White House even more chaotic than previously known | CNN Politics
Hints that integrity wasn’t exactly the word of the day were there from the beginning, of course. “Cass, if I can get through this job and manage to keep (Trump) out of jail, I’ll have done a good job,” Meadows told Hutchinson in June 2020.
KU fans skip classes hoping to catch glimpse of Taylor Swift | The Kansas City Star
After the Kansas City Chiefs game watching Travis Kelce, rumors spread Swift was at Free State Brewing in Lawrence near University of Kansas.
ImagineIF children’s librarian Becca Johnson and the power of play | Daily Inter Lake
Nowadays, the children’s sections in all ImagineIF branches offer a chance to play. At the Kalispell branch, Johnson said there are multiple activities for kids to choose from, much like the way a preschool classroom is set up.
The 50 Worst Decisions in Movie History – Rolling Stone
Remember, this list could easily be 500 entries long. If you disagree with the choices in this top 50, share your own suggestions by using the hashtag #BadMovieDecisions on the social media site formerly known as Twitter. (If we ever get around to making a “worst decisions in the history of the internet list,” Elon Musk renaming Twitter will certainly be very high up.)
Food truck a no-show for Bozeman wedding and birthday party
What was supposed to be a happy day of celebrating in Bozeman turned into something of a nightmare when a food truck hired to cater the event was a no-show.
Of course standup comedians can bend the truth – just not like Hasan Minhaj did | Brian Logan | The Guardian
The story has made waves in the US, where Minhaj is, as the journalist Nitish Pahwa wrote, “one of the few powerful Indians in American culture”. He now stands accused of lying on stage about several incidents in his personal life: his brush with an FBI informer after 9/11, the prom date who rejected him for racist reasons, and the white powder sent to him in the post, hospitalising his daughter, after he criticised the Saudi government on his TV show. These incidents did not happen, he now admits – or in Minhaj’s own words: “The emotional truth is first. The factual truth is secondary.”
What could the Supreme Court do to the tax code? - POLITICO
Taking a step back: A couple from Washington state, Charles and Kathleen Moore, are challenging a one-time “repatriation” tax on offshore income that Republicans placed in their 2017 tax law to help transition to a new international tax system.
The Creator is next-level sci-fi, so why isn’t it being promoted?
The response from critics who’ve gotten a chance to see The Creator at preview screenings has been overwhelmingly positive (on social media at least, full reviews are still embargoed). The film will probably need that good word of mouth when it opens in theaters on September 29, because the rest of the marketing campaign for the sci-fi epic has been rather lackluster.
Scientists Discover a Cure for Garlic Breath
The magical ingredient that seems to neutralize garlic odor is—drumroll, please—whole milk plain yogurt. ScienceDaily reports that senior study author Sheryl Barringer, professor of food science and technology at The Ohio State University, notes multiple attributes of yogurt that make it an affective captor of garlic smells.