Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes: 3.13.2019

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Kansas News

Kansas football: David Beaty lawsuit alleges plot to escape buyout money – SBNation.com
The lawsuit, filed by Beaty’s representatives in federal district court in Kansas, alleges KU first contacted Beaty in December to formally deny previously agreed-upon monthly payments of $500,000 over six months. According to the suit, the school told Beaty the reason for paying his $3 million buyout was “a self-initiated NCAA investigation being conducted — not by the NCAA — but by Kansas Athletics’ corporate counsel looking into impropriety involving a former assistant coach

Kerwin Roach’s return means Longhorns will be ‘at their best’ against Jayhawks | Jackson’s Journal | KUsports.com
During the Big 12 teleconference Monday morning, Texas head coach Shaka Smart announced that senior guard Kerwin Roach II will be reinstated this week. Roach, who leads the Longhorns in scoring, served a five-game suspension for an undisclosed violation of team rules.

Former KU football coach David Beaty suing Kansas Athletics for $3 million | KUsports.com
KU Athletic Director Jeff Long fired Beaty with three games remaining in the 2018 season, Beaty’s fourth year in charge of the program. Per the contract extension Beaty signed in 2016, if Kansas Athletics fired him without cause, he would be owed $3 million.

‘That’s a big move for us’: Corione Harris excited about what Les Miles has in store for KU | KUsports.com
Growing up in New Orleans, it’s true that Corione Harris dreamt of one day playing football for Les Miles. He just never figured that would happen for him at Kansas.

Edged Again: KU’s Dedric Lawson earns second Big 12 Newcomer of the Year honor this week | KUsports.com
After two and a half months and 18 games for each team, the writers who cover the Big 12 Conference saw it the same as the coaches who watched from the sidelines.

One change could help KU basketball vs. Texas
Kansas will open up the Big 12 tournament with an intriguing matchup with Texas. KU split the series with Texas this year with an 80-78 win in Allen Fieldhouse and a 73-63 loss in Austin.

Other Sports News

Saint Mary’s vs. Gonzaga – Game Recap – March 12, 2019 – ESPN
Saint Mary’s had heard for weeks about the NCAA tournament bubble. First four in, first four out, fortunate to be in the discussion to be included in the field of 68.

Kobe’s stolen high school jersey is returned
More than two years after it was stolen from a display case at Lower Merion High School and following a trip halfway around the world and back, Kobe Bryant’s high school uniform has been returned.

Chiefs set to trade Ford to Niners, source says
The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to trade edge rusher Dee Ford to the San Francisco 49ers, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Josina Anderson.

Source: Bell plans to join Jets for 4 years, $52.5M
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell plans to sign a four-year, $52.5 million contract with the New York Jets, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Grading the Odell Beckham Jr. trade from Giants to Browns – Who won?
New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman took to the podium on Feb. 27 to address the media during the NFL combine. Someone asked about the rumors swirling around star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., whom the Giants signed to a five-year, $80 million extension in August 2018. “We didn’t sign Odell to trade him,” Gettleman said. “That’s all I need to say about that.”

Other News

Colorado Just Changed the ‘Legal’ Definition of a Sandwich
Sandwiches” as used in articles 47 and 48 of Title 12, C.R.S. are defined as single serving items such as hamburgers, hot dogs, frozen pizzas, burritos, chicken wings, etc. “Light snacks” as used in articles 47 and 48 of Title 12, C.R.S. are defined as popcorn, pretzels, nuts, chips, etc.

No-deal vote: UK MPs decide on future of Brexit – Live updates – CNN
British lawmakers will vote on leaving the European Union without a deal a day after the crushing defeat of Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement.

College admissions scheme mastermind William Rick Singer wore wire to expose scam
The admitted mastermind of a $25 million college entrance exam cheating scheme, which ensnared Hollywood actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman among others, published a book in 2014 that stressed the need to establish a “personal brand” to get into a top school.

The Legend of Zelda Series Ranked From Best to Worst | Digital Trends
With that being said, ranking The Legend of Zelda series is a challenging endeavor. But we did just that, from the 8-bit era all the way to the high definition open world of Breath of the Wild. Our journey through the history of The Legend of Zelda starts now.

CA Gov. Newsom puts moratorium on death penalty, gives reprieves | The Sacramento Bee
Gov. Gavin Newsom is putting a moratorium on the death penalty in California, sparing the lives of more than 700 death-row inmates.

NASA first person Mars woman: NASA says the first person on Mars will “likely” be a woman – CBS News
The head of NASA may not know who the first person to set foot on the red planet will be, but he believes that person will “likely” be a woman. In an interview with Science Friday, a science and technology radio show, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said that if thing go as planned, the next American astronaut to return to the moon will also be a woman — who would then be the first woman on the moon.

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