The Daily Mauling: 8.8.2019

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Oh, brandishing your buttocks is only getting me angrier!

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Should The Big 12 Take Over Penalizing Domestic Violence Cases? – LandGrant Gauntlet
I’m not here to talk about the appropriateness of the punishments in all of these cases as each case has it’s own set of circumstances. However, the punishments are still inconsistent at best, and one thing is becoming abundantly clear. The “culture change” that this forum intended to bring about hasn’t happened, and the current guideline isn’t enough to affect real change.

Teammate says Kansas freshman Christian Braun ‘ready for whatever it takes’ | KUsports.com
“Hey, he’s an athlete,” De Sousa said with enthusiasm when asked about Braun recently. “In high school, people might’ve seen him as a shooter, but I see him go against us in practice and I’m like, ‘You’re a dog.’ He’s unbelievable.”

Les Miles encouraged by ‘big, good looking group’ of KU O-linemen | KUsports.com
It’s been a long time since the Kansas football team put together an offensive line that consistently gave its quarterback ample time to survey the field and its running backs reliable paths to chunks of yardage.

Top returning Big 12 offensive players
Here’s a look at the top returner on offense for every team in the Big 12 heading into the 2019 season:

Former KU guard Charlie Moore drops 29 on DePaul overseas tour
Charlie Moore, who made the decision to transfer closer to home and head to DePaul in the offseason, scored 29 points in DePaul’s win over a Netherlands select team. Moore, according to DePaul’s team twitter account, made 10 of 18 field goal attempts, scoring 16 points in the first half and 13 in the second.

Bits O Chalk

Kuzma: I’m ‘capable’ of being Lakers’ third star
Kyle Kuzma was fast asleep in a Shanghai hotel when his manager woke him up in the middle of the night to tell him the Los Angeles Lakers had traded for Anthony Davis.

Durant: Warriors not to blame for Achilles injury
“Hell, no. How can you blame [the Warriors]? Hell, no,” Durant told Yahoo Sports, speaking at a house in Los Angeles. “I heard the Warriors pressured me into getting back. Nobody never said a word to me during rehab as I was coming back. It was only me and [trainer] Rick [Celebrini] working out every day.

Tiger to play gallery-free early in playoff opener
Tiger Woods is used to seeing a big crowd of spectators surrounding the first tee box and lining the fairway ropes when he begins play in a tournament.

Sources – Arsenal sign defenders Luiz, Tierney
Arsenal have agreed deals with Chelsea for Brazilian centre-back David Luiz and Celtic for Scottish left-back Kieran Tierney, sources have told ESPN FC.

Dabo – QB Bryant wasn’t on team, won’t get ring
“He wasn’t on the team. You’ve gotta be on the team to get a ring,” Swinney told ESPN. “I love Kelly and appreciate what he did for us, but he decided to move on.”

Eraser Dust

Hey, Noel and Liam Gallagher: Make Up or Shut Up – VICE
Last night, Noel Gallagher was a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers to support his band High Flying Birds’ upcoming album This Is The Place. During the chat, he talked at length about what he’s going to do when he sells Oasis’s masters (“I’m going to buy a plane. I’m going to buy a yacht. I want a chimp with a top hat.”) and what his crowds are like in 2019 (“I’ve become quite a thing for middle-aged women.”).

Drive-by shooting leaves residents in Kalispell neighborhood scared | KECI
No one was injured in the incident. Kalispell police said the shooting happened around 1 a.m. on July 25. Residents reported a vehicle on West Evergreen Drive shooting through hedges and into the backs of homes in the Village Greens neighborhood.

El Paso suspect’s mother called police concerned about gun – CNN
The El Paso shooting suspect’s mother called the Allen, Texas, Police Department weeks before the shooting because she was concerned about her son owning an “AK” type firearm, lawyers for the family confirmed to CNN.

Agriculture Must Change To Prevent Catastrophic Warning : The Salt : NPR
Humans must drastically alter food production in order to prevent the most catastrophic effects of global warming, according to a new report from the United Nations panel on climate change.

Trump’s openness to extensive background checks for gun buys draws warning from NRA – The Washington Post
President Trump has repeatedly told lawmakers and aides in private conversations that he is open to endorsing extensive background checks in the wake of two mass shootings, prompting a warning from the National Rifle Association and concerns among White House aides, according to lawmakers and administration officials.

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