KJ Adams puts together effective offensive performance against UK, holds up Oscar Tshiebwe After two lackluster offensive performances against TCU and Baylor, KU needed KJ Adams to step up. Looking to avoid a first four-game losing streak under Bill Self and KU needing that third scoring option that had been absent in previous games, the sophomore delivered that much needed offensive performance against Kentucky in a hostile environment in the Rupp Arena. All while standing up to Kentucky big man Oscar Tshiebwe.
Jalen Wilson slowly approaches an elite group of Jayhawks, making KU history along the way LEXINGTON, Ken. — Every player’s journey with KU basketball is different. Jalen Wilson is no exception. But even though Wilson’s journey to KU has been unlike any other, the trajectory he’s in currently as a redshirt junior puts him well on course to land where recent KU greats have landed or will in the future: the beams of Allen Fieldhouse.
Basketball Snap Judgments and Big 12 Power Rankings The Big 12 Conference meat grinder continues. Teams are cannibalizing each other all over the league, with upsets and big wins happening almost every day. After two more games since our last update, it’s time to update our instant judgments and real-life leaderboards. First, we’ll be providing a breakdown of each team, what’s happened since our last update, and what’s next on schedule.
Kansas gets potential momentum-changing win over Kentucky, avoiding history under Bill SelfKU arrived at Rupp Arena Saturday night trying to avoid history. Never before have the Jayhawks lost four consecutive games under Bill Self. In fact, the Jayhawks have not suffered four consecutive losses this century (you’d have to go back to 1988-89 for that). The Jayhawks had dropped out of their previous three conference games, and Saturday’s game against a fellow Blue Blood in Kentucky was KU’s chance to right the ship before a crucial stretch of Big 12 play gets underway.
Kansas City Chiefs edge past Bengals to return to Super BowlThe face of the NFL, quarterback Patrick Mahomes had a defining legacy ahead of him Sunday night. After the quarterback suffered a high ankle sprain in the first quarter of the divisional round, Mahomes rejoined the game and will now face that injury again in the 2023 AFC title game.
Jalen Hurts reflects on journey after leading Eagles to Super Bowl: ‘My first year here [people] he probably didn’t even want to [me drafted] here. It was probably one of those things. But he always handles himself,” he said after Philadelphia’s 31-7 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC title game on Sunday. “It came as a big surprise to many. My favorite [Bible] verse, I went through a lot in college and it stuck with me, John 13:7, “You may not know it now, but later you’ll understand.” We hope people understand.”
49ers emergency quarterback who is not a QB could have been forced to play in the NFC championship against the Eagles – CBSSports.comSo who is the emergency QB? It would be Kyle Juszczyk or Christian McCaffrey, according to the Fox show. It started to seem more and more possible that one of those two guys would end up doing some shots below center. With Johnson out, the 49ers put Purdy back in, even though he could barely pitch with an injured elbow. The Eagles won the game, 31-7, to advance to Super Bowl LVII. McCaffrey threw a pass, as the depleted 49ers were mostly stuck with plays going late in the game.
Super Bowl 2023: Eagles Open as Slight Betting Underdogs Against Chiefs The Kansas City Chiefs opened as slight favorites in the Super Bowl – 1.5 point favorites on BetMGM. A few minutes after the line was posted, it changed to Eagles -1.5. Then in a couple of minutes it moved again, to Eagles -2.5. That’s a quick reaction to the Eagles, who looked good in an NFC championship win.
Tire Nichols: Body Cam Footage Of Black Man Beaten By Memphis Police Is Released | IndependentMemphis officials on Friday released disturbing police footage of the arrest of Tire Nichols, a 29-year-old black man who died in the hospital three days after being violently arrested during a traffic stop earlier this month.
Far-right project that pushed electoral lies expands mission as Trump ramps up campaign 2024 | Donald Trump | The GuardianReAwaken America, a project by Oklahoma-based entrepreneur Clay Clark, has hosted several revival-style political events across the United States after receiving tens of thousands of dollars of seed funding in 2021 from millionaire Patrick Byrne, and has become a vehicle key to pushing the elections denialism and falsehoods about anti Covid vaccines.
Utah Bans Transition Assistance for Transgender Youth – The New York TimesThe measure, signed into law by the governor on Saturday, is part of a wave of legislative proposals in states across the country this year that would limit transgender rights.
‘Seinfeld’: All the Reasons Jerry Dumped a Woman, Ranked by Pettiness | Cracked.com For answers, I turned to comedian, podcaster, relationship expert, and Seinfeld superfan Allison Raskin, author of Overthinking About You: Navigating Romantic Relationships When You Have Anxiety, OCD, and/or Depression. She agreed to help rank me every time Jerry dumped a woman on the show, as well as times women in his life broke up with him because of his own meanness. It amounts to a total of 38 breakups. Some, to Raskin’s surprise, were perfectly justifiable reasons to end a relationship, but others are much meaner than they might seem.
Lisa Loring, original actress of Wednesday Addams, dead at 64 | CNNLisa Loring, best known as the first actress to play Wednesday Addams on the original sitcom ‘The Addams Family,’ has died at the age of 64.
OPI will require government and financial literacy education for all high school students in Montana – Flathead Beacon Glacier High School principal Brad Holloway said the added standards will be a smooth transition for the school. Kalispell Public Schools have had a longstanding government requirement for graduation, and an additional personal financial requirement was recently added at a Jan. 24 school board meeting. Holloway said he doesn’t anticipate the need to hire new staff, as the district already employs qualified educators to teach personal finance courses.
MrBeast Helps 1,000 Blind People See Again by Sponsoring Cataract Surgery | CNNJeff Levenson, an ophthalmologist and surgeon, worked with Donaldson to perform the first round of surgeries in Jacksonville, Florida. Levenson has coordinated the “Gift of Sight” program for over 20 years, which provides free cataract surgeries for uninsured patients who are legally blind from cataracts.
“Half of all blindness in the world is people who need 10-minute surgery,” Levenson says in the video, referring to cataract removal surgery.