Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes: 7.14.2019

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Kansas News

Highlight: KU’s Svi Mykhailiuk drops defender, drills 3-pointer
Mykahiliuk’s Pistons were bounced by the Brooklyn Nets in NBA Summer League on Saturday, and the loss came in dominating fashion. The Pistons lost by 20, 105-85, and Mykhailiuk struggled shooting the ball. He went 2 for 12 from the field and 1 for 6 from 3, finishing with six points. He had three assists, but also three turnovers.

Jayhawks: Les Miles and staff’s emphasis on physicality helped O-line’s run blocking | KUsports.com
The most experienced veteran on the Kansas football roster, three-year starter Hakeem Adeniji will gladly dodge your questions about the Jayhawks’ offense and the new system being implemented by head coach Les Miles, offensive coordinator Les Koenning and the rest of the staff.

Kansas tennis program hosting ITA action at Jayhawk Tennis Center | KUsports.com
The University of Kansas is one of eight schools nationwide hosting Week 4 matches in the Oracle Intercollegiate Tennis Association Summer Circuit this weekend.

Matt Tait: What if college basketball followed the NBA’s free agency model? | KUsports.com
Imagine a world in which KU big man Udoka Azubuike left for North Carolina, Devon Dotson jumped ship to Texas and Michigan State point guard Cassius Winston wound up at Villanova for his senior season.

Report: After Spurs-Knicks FA swap, Marcus Morris changes agents
After Marcus Morris’ free agency involved him reportedly committing to one team, backing out and then losing his original offer, he has fired his agent, Rich Paul, according to a report from the New York Daily News’ Stefan Bondy. Nerlens Noel, who was reportedly involved in a similar scenario to Morris, has also fired Paul as his agent, according to Bondy.

Mike Lee looking to showcase different skill in senior year
Mike Lee wants to prove he is more than just a big-hitting safety in his senior year with Kansas. Thanks to one change under new defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot, Lee could have an opportunity to do just that.

Position-by-position breakdown of the 2019 KU football team
The 2019 KU football season is fast approaching. Throughout the spring and summer, Phog.net’s Michael Swain has been previewing the 2019 football team position-by-position, releasing analysis as part of our three-questions series.

Other Sports News

HOFer Bob Gibson says he has pancreatic cancer
Hall of Fame right-hander Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards in 1968, sent a letter to living Hall of Famers informing them he is battling pancreatic cancer.

Lonzo excited for ‘fresh start’ with Zion, Pelicans
Lonzo Ball was in a car on his way to watch his brother LaMelo play in the Drew League when he learned via Twitter that he had been traded to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Giannis says he’s at ’60 percent’ of his potential
After a dominant MVP season in which he led the Milwaukee Bucks to an NBA-best 60 wins, Giannis Antetokounmpo said he is at only “60 percent” of what he can fully become.

AD would put Lakers’ roster ‘up against anybody’
After Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka called Anthony Davis “the most dominant young basketball player in the world” at the forward/center’s introductory news conference Saturday, Davis made a declaration echoing the same confidence in his new team.

Other News

New York power outage: Electricity back on after hours in the dark – CNN
Power was fully restored in New York early Sunday after an outage left parts of the city in darkness for hours, leaving thousands trapped in subway cars and elevators, and people guiding traffic at intersections.

Watch Liam Gallagher eat soup with a fork in his most surreal dig at Noel yet
Liam Gallagher has shared a video of himself eating soup with a fork in a new, surreal dig at brother Noel. You can watch the video below.

Lewis Capaldi gets revenge on Noel Gallagher with Oasis star’s teenage daughter – Mirror Online
Tensions had erupted when Noel lashed out at Lewis to imply that he is nothing more than a novelty chart performer who has already burned through most of his minutes of fame.

Daily Inter Lake – Breaking News, Nurses vote in favor of unionization
The majority of registered nurses and other affected employees from Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Brendan House and The HealthCenter voted in favor of unionization following a two-day union election — an upshot decided by a wide margin of those who cast their ballots.

Leaked UK memo says Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama – AOL News
In one 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. ambassador Kim Darroch says President Donald Trump pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran as an act of “diplomatic vandalism” to spite his predecessor, Barack Obama.

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