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KU preparing for tricky Bears offense

KU preparing for tricky Bears offense

LAWRENCE (KSNT) – KU Football finally gets to play a Saturday home game, an atmosphere this team hasn’t seen yet. The Jayhawks are opening up Big 12 play against Baylor. Defensive coordinator Brian Borland noticed the Bears’ offense is fundamentally simple, but they make little changes that disguise what they’re doing. “They’ve got motions,” Borland…MORE

Football Frenzy (9/17/21)

Football Frenzy (9/17/21)

(KSNT) – Highlights and scores from Week 3 of high school football, including Olpe’s 70-12 win against Lyndon in the KSNT Game of the Week. OLPE 70 (GAME OF THE WEEK)LYNDON 12 WAMEGO 47 F/3OTCLAY CENTER 41 CHANUTE 37JEFFERSON WEST 8 HIGHLAND PARK 0MANHATTAN 70 FRANKFORT 28ONAGA 22 HOLTON 28PERRY-LECOMPTON 7 WASHBURN RURAL 19PITTSBURG 17…MORE

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani to pitch Sunday for Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani will pitch for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after his sore arm apparently felt much better in a bullpen session. Ohtani threw about 30 pitches Friday, and the Angels decided their two-way superstar isn’t done yet on the mound as they finish out another non-playoff season. Ohtani is…MORE

McNealy holes out for eagle on last, leads at Silverado

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Maverick McNealy overcame three consecutive bogeys and holed out from 74 yards for eagle on the last for an 8-under 64 and the second-round lead Friday in the Fortinet Championship. Winless in 66 career starts on the PGA Tour, McNealy had nine birdies — one from a greenside bunker to offset…MORE

Jin Young Ko shoots 5-under 67 to take Portland Classic lead

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Jin Young Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic. The second-ranked South Korean star needed only 23 putts in her morning round, making six birdies and a bogey to reach 8-under 136 at hilly, windy and tricky Oregon Golf Club.…MORE

LEADING OFF: Scherzer unbeaten with Dodgers, faces Reds

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ MAX EFFORT Max Scherzer has dominated since being traded to the Dodgers, and tries to extend his success streak when he pitches at Cincinnati in a matchup with playoff implications. Scherzer is 6-0 with an 0.88 ERA in eight starts for Los Angeles, which…MORE

At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows would mean or where cupholders should be affixed to the seats. Finally, Steve Ballmer…MORE

Pelé in ‘semi-intensive’ care, daughter says he’s doing well

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pelé “took a little step back” in his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon but he is “recovering well” at a Sao Paulo hospital, his daughter Kely Nascimento said Friday. However, the Albert Einstein hospital said the 80-year-old Edson Arantes do Nascimento had returned…MORE

Choi, Clarke share PGA Tour Champions lead in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — K.J. Choi closed eagle-birdie-birdie for a 7-under 63 and share of the first-round lead with Darren Clarke in the PGA Tour Champions’ Stanford International. Choi had a bogey-free round at Minnehaha Country Club. The 51-year-old South Korean player won eight times on the PGA Tour. “Good finish,” Choi said. “It’s…MORE

Tebow praises QB Richardson’s mobility, mechanics, mentality

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It didn’t take Tim Tebow very long to realize Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson was different. Less than an hour, actually. Tebow worked out with Richardson a few days after the freshman arrived on campus in January 2020. Richardson’s 6-foot-4, 236-pound frame stood out. So did his arm strength, mobility, mechanics and…MORE