The Weekend Mauling: 5.16.2020

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As you can see, some of the boys like to put their banana stickers all over it. There’s Chiquita. There’s Del Monte. There’s a BananaCo. Gorilla’s Choice

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Top 3 KU football games to look forward to in 2020
The Kansas football team finished with a 3-9 record in 2019, coach Les Miles’ first season with the team. The team ranked 33rd in strength of schedule for 2019 and ranks 35th going into this season according to Phil Steele’s rankings.

KU basketball’s Tyon Grant-Foster picks number to honor brother
“I chose No. 1 to honor my brother (Domo) who passed away last summer,” Grant-Foster said, per the KU athletics release.

Big 12 commish on how CFB may look without COVID-19 vaccine
The scheduled kickoff for the 2020 college football season is still more than three months away, but plenty of uncertainty remains about how the season will actually look due to the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. The North American sports landscape has virtually been on hiatus across the board since mid-March, and while some circuits such as the PGA Tour and NASCAR are slated to resume competition next month, football and other sports face far more questions given the physical contact that is part of the competition.

Big 12 schools with the most returning starters for 2020
Eight of the Big 12’s 10 schools bring back at least 12 of 22 starters, while the league’s consensus title contenders — Oklahoma State, Texas and Oklahoma — each bring back at least 16 starters. The result should be a league that is significantly tougher at the top, and has the benefit of added depth as its relatively new coaches — half of the league’s coaches are in their first or second years at their respective schools — have returning backbones to play around with and attempt to build something lasting.

Eraser Dust

Kruise Kalispell dedicates night to seniors | KECI
Kruise Kalispell started last month during the stay-at-home order. Classic and regular cars travel down Main Street on Friday nights. Organizers say the purpose was to get people out of the house while keeping themselves safe.

Husband ties off umbilical cord with face mask after wife gives birth in hospital parking lot – CNN
Early the next morning, she woke up with painful contractions. But when they arrived at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, the sliding doors to the hospital’s Labor and Delivery Department were locked, according to Patrick.

What you need to know about the HEROES Act
The bill includes a provision for another round of stimulus checks, or economic impact payments, of up to $6,000 per household. They would be structured similarly to the first round: Individuals earning up to $75,000 would get a one-time $1,200 check, and couples earning up to $150,000 would be eligible for $2,400.

New York man arrested in Hawaii after posting beach pictures on Instagram – CNN
The 23-year-old man was arrested for violating Hawaii’s mandatory 14-day quarantine rule and for “unsworn falsification to authority,” the Hawaii governor’s office said in a statement.

France Arrests Rwandan Millionaire Accused of Financing 1994 Genocide – The New York Times
Félicien Kabuga, 84, had been on the run for 23 years, since he was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on multiple charges of genocide.

Money For Wildlife And Banking For Cannabis Companies: Here’s What Democrats Tacked Onto The Latest Stimulus Bill
The $3 trillion Heroes Act—the sweeping coronavirus rescue bill introduced by House Democrats this week—has been widely criticized as a laundry list of Democratic priorities because it includes many provisions seemingly unrelated to the current economic crisis. Here are just a few:

Rankings

Radiohead’s 40 greatest songs – ranked! | Music | The Guardian
As the band launch their online ‘public library’, we look back at every track they have released, and pick the absolute best

Oscars best original song winners – ranked! | Culture | The Guardian
They span nine decades and cover umpteen genres, from power ballads to gangsta rap, and the Top 40 winners are …

Bob Dylan’s 50 greatest songs – ranked! | Music | The Guardian
As fans puzzle out the epic Murder Most Foul, we count down the best of Bob, from the fury of Pay in Blood to the pure genius of Simple Twist of Fate

Every Michael Bay film – ranked! | Film | The Guardian
Will the director’s latest effort, 6 Underground, a vigilante revenge thriller starring Ryan Reynolds, match the bombastic grandeur of the rest of his oeuvre? And which Transformers film was the least bad, anyway?

The 50 greatest Christmas songs – ranked! | Music | The Guardian
From John Fahey, the Sonics and the Waitresses to Slade, Wizzard and Mariah Carey, we count down the best festive numbers

The best Stephen King movies … ranked! | Culture | The Guardian
With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-screen versions of King’s terrifying tales

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