The Daily Mauling: 9.8.2019

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The Rock Chalkboard

Coastal Carolina secures first Power 5 win over KU thanks to tumultuous journey | KUsports.com
The first win over a Power 5 team is no small feat for a football program, something that Coastal Carolina sophomore quarterback Fred Payton immediately recognized after the Chanticleers 12-7 win over Kansas Saturday night.

Notebook: Les Miles will wait to watch the film on QB Carter Stanley | KUsports.com
Shortly after halftime, Stanley misfired on a much shorter throw, while being pressured on 3rd and 9. The fifth-year senior from Vero Beach, Fla., was on the move and again looking for Parchment after KU opened the drive in CCU territory.

A recurring theme: QB play, timeout use at forefront of KU loss
Les Miles will have years — not weeks — to prove he was the right coaching hire for a KU football program that has gone more than a decade without a winning season. The Jayhawks became the piñata of the Big 12 long before Miles coached his second game — one in which a literal Jayhawk piñata hung in the visitor’s locker room following a 12-7 KU loss.

Pooka Williams addresses domestic battery charge, reinstatement
“First, I want to start off with saying how sorry I am for my poor decisions in the past,” Williams said. “I’ve grown as a better man.”

Kansas vs. Coastal Carolina: Quick recap and instant analysis
The KU football offense scored on its first drive of the game but failed to score again. Additionally, the KU offense turned the ball over on downs on its final three drives of the game. KU only gained 280 offensive yards in the contest. Defensively, KU allowed 172 yards on the ground on 49 attempts.

Carter Stanley takes blame following KU football loss
There was no game-saving drive, no picture-perfect pass nor big-time play. No, KU football’s final drive in its 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina had all the billings of another Carter Stanley-led game-winning drive. But like KU’s offensive performance as a whole, a late fourth-down attempt came up short.

Despite Pooka Williams’ return, KU’s offense stagnant in loss to Coastal Carolina | KUsports.com
The All-Big 12 running back expected by many to ignite the Kansas football team’s offense with his open field magic, Pooka Williams couldn’t turn the Jayhawks into some kind of juggernaut by simply returning to the lineup.

Puzzling 4th down decisions doom Jayhawks in loss to Chanticleers | Jackson’s Journal | KUsports.com
After the timeout, Kansas went to the I-formation with the lone receiver, Andrew Parchment, split out wide to the left. So that’s when Coastal Carolina decided to call a timeout.

Bits o Chalk

Agent – AB ready to ‘fit in, work hard’ for Belichick
The agent for Antonio Brown called joining the New England Patriots an “amazing opportunity” for the star wide receiver and said his client’s goal going forward is to achieve something missing from his illustrious NFL career — a Super Bowl title.

Sources: Gordon holdout may extend to late Nov.
Melvin Gordon’s holdout could last until late November, when the Los Angeles Chargers running back would have to report to make sure his contract does not toll for this year and he can become an unrestricted free agent after this season, sources told ESPN.

Sources: Dak’s wait bolstered by insurance, ads
The insurance policies protect the star quarterback against a career-threatening injury. The endorsement deals, worth more than what some starting NFL quarterbacks are making, are in place for years, according to sources.

Wade plans to work out with LeBron before games
Dwyane Wade recently retired from his NBA playing career, but he plans to be on the court with Lakers star LeBron James at Staples Center often in the coming season.

Zion unveils Air Jordan 34, thrills fans with dunks
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson made his first public appearance as the newest face of Jordan Brand on Saturday morning, when he helped unveil the upcoming Air Jordan 34 sneaker at a community event in Harlem.

Eraser Dust

Anthony Jeselnik Explains Why He Can Get Away With Jokes Dave Chappelle Can’t
Jeselnik said that after years of jokes about child abuse, horrific violence, and religion, people know what to expect. His jokes are carefully constructed riddles in which you always know he’s going to take a dark turn, but can almost never guess what the turn will be.

Daily Inter Lake – Breaking News, Whitefish city manager abruptly resigns
Assistant City Manager and Finance Director Dana Smith will take over as acting city manager, according to the release. The City Council is set to consider appointing Smith as interim city manager at its next meeting at 7:10 p.m. Sept. 16 at City Hall.

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say – The New York Times
Even as President Trump blamed a recent Taliban attack for his decision to call off nearly yearlong negotiations with the insurgents, officials suggested on Sunday it had more to do with the Taliban’s resistance to the American terms for a peace deal, and a rushed plan for a Camp David summit meeting.

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