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10 things KU coach Les Miles said at his weekly press conference
Yeah, yeah, that’s — I’d be disappointed if I felt like our guys were going to have to be reined in. I think they’ve enjoyed the victory, the feeling of victory and the wonderful joy and pleasure it is to leave a stadium with a victory. I’d be surprised if they didn’t want more of that. It’s intoxicating.
Carter Stanley, KU running backs enjoy offensive shift, RPO use
“We found it under the shelf while we were at Boston College,” Miles said. We said, ‘Hey, guys, what do you think? Maybe we could just put that in today while we’re here.’ And luckily it was there.”
Conference Call: Week Four
I think they have a really fine football team. I think Neal Brown’s doing a great job in his first year. You can tell — offense, defense and special teams — they’re getting coached, they’re improving. I think that they’re a team on the rise
Big 12 Teleconference: Three things Les Miles said on Monday
Yeah, it appears to me that they did. You know, certainly Boston College has a great following, so we were fortunate there. I know that the West Virginia team just had a nice win against North Carolina State. Texas [handled] Rice. Oklahoma in a very dominant fashion handled UCLA. TCU beats Purdue. Oklahoma State over Tulsa. I think that the Big 12 is making a mark and making a point that postseason, there should be a Big 12 championship series team.
Notebook: KU victory at BC uniquely satisfying for Jayhawks | KUsports.com
True, the scarcity of Kansas football victories during the previous three years reduces the number of viable candidates, but a couple of key veterans didn’t mind identifying the Jayhawks’ win at Boston College as the most significant they’ve experienced.
‘Rough and rugged’ reserve LB Jay Dineen beginning to contribute for KU defense | KUsports.com
Playing significant snaps on defense for the first time since he starred at Free State High in Lawrence, the hometown sophomore linebacker wasn’t perfect. But Dineen’s contributions to a massive KU victory at BC included four tackles, as well as the first tackle for loss and forced fumble of his career.
KU enters Big 12 opener as 4.5-point underdogs against West Virginia | Jackson’s Journal | KUsports.com
Because there is a week-long gap between football games, most of our time is devoted to analyzing what happened in the previous contest and how that will impact the upcoming outing. But the simple truth is that the sample size for a football season — especially in college football — can be incredibly small.
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Nationals manager Martinez has heart procedure
Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez had a heart procedure and did not travel with the team for its series-opening 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Bush set to work Utah-USC tilt in Coliseum return
Fox Sports announced on Monday that its new college football pregame show will broadcast live on location from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during USC’s game Friday night against No. 10 Utah (9 p.m. ET, FS1).
Ramsey wants out of Jacksonville, asks for trade
Ramsey’s agent, David Mulugheta, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen on Monday that he asked the Jaguars to trade his client. League sources also told ESPN that the Jaguars have had talks with teams and are asking for at least one first-round pick but would like more than that in return for the two-time Pro Bowl cornerback.
Steve Young Licks The Boot, The Whole Boot, And Nothing But The Boot
In what should come as a surprise to absolutely no one, an old curmudgeon from the past has once again made the oh-so-brave decision to speak out against the actions of this entitled current generation of NFL players. This time around, those crotchety responsibilities fell into the lap of former 49ers quarterback Steve Young, who got himself all wound up over the concept of player mobility when ESPN’s Monday Night Countdown discussed Jalen Ramsey’s recent trade demand.
Live: Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament in UK Supreme Court – CNN
The PM said he needed to prorogue Parliament in order to bring forward a new legislative program. Critics describe it as an audacious move to reduce the amount of time available to the opposition to block a no-deal Brexit.
Purdue Pharma Chairman Steve Miller on bankruptcy of OxyContin maker
The chairman of Purdue Pharma’s board told CNBC on Monday that the OxyContin maker’s bankruptcy and tentative deal to resolve massive opioid lawsuits were the “only way” to get help to victims of the crisis as quickly as possible.
Chick-fil-A has officially removed a problematic item from its menu
Last week, Chick-fil-A (America’s favorite fast-food chain) announced it had officially reached its 2014 goal of serving “No Antibiotics Ever” poultry and protein, meaning that none of the meat sold at the more than 2,400 Chick-fil-A restaurants has been treated with any type of antibiotic drug at any stage of life.
Netanyahu fights for his political life as Israel heads to the polls
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was fighting for his political life as the country headed to the polls in an unprecedented do-over election on Tuesday morning.
Daily Inter Lake – Front Page Slider, New Lakeside principal returns to Montana roots
She joined Lakeside Elementary from her previous principal position at Roosevelt Elementary in Tacoma, Washington, and replaces John Thies, who retired after 17 years at Lakeside. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Montana, a master’s degree in reading and literacy and a master’s in educational leadership, both from City University in Washington.
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