Notebook: National champion Jayhawks turn to transfer portal
Kansas wants to add safety this offseason, DC Brian Borland details what staff are looking for
The KU football program has only lost a handful of players on the defensive side of the ball due to graduation after the 2022 season. KU has lost defensive contributors like linebacker Nate Betts, cornerback Jeremy Webb, defensive end Kyron Johnson and safety Ricky Thomas.
Iowa State transfer Tyrese Hunter names Kansas, Texas, Tennessee, Louisville, Purdue and Gonzaga as finalists
Iowa State’s prized transfer Tyrese Hunter has narrowed his roster to six programs. Texas, Kansas, Louisville, Gonzaga, Purdue and Tennessee made the final cut, Hunter announced on Twitter. Hunter was named Big 12 Freshman of the Year after a fabulous 2021-22 season. Hunter averaged 11 points, 4.9 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 31.9 minutes per game.
Bill Self identifies a potential need for KU in the transfer portal
With the NBA Draft early entry window closed, KU basketball staff know they have four players who will go through the pre-draft process at various levels. Ochai Agbaji and David McCormack are expected to pursue professional careers while Christian Braun and Jalen Wilson are testing the NBA draft waters. Now KU’s staff have a better idea of what their needs in the transfer gate might be this offseason.
Live updates: breaking news on Russia and the war in Ukraine
Russia has said the threat of nuclear war is very significant, with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressing that the risks should not be underestimated. However, he also added that there was a danger that the risks could be “artificially” inflated.
A Trump aide explained how the then-president could redirect anger over the Capitol riot at “ANTIFA”, “crazy leftists” and “fake media”.
“Call me crazy, but ideas for two tweets from POTUS: 1) Bad apples, probably ANTIFA or other crazed leftists, infiltrated today’s peaceful protest against fraudulent vote counting “Violence is never okay! MAGA supporters embrace our police and the rule of law and should leave the Capitol now!” read Miller’s text.
Biden pardons ex-Secret Service agent and 2 others | PA News
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has granted the first three pardons of his term, granting clemency to a Kennedy-era Secret Service agent convicted of federal bribery charges for attempting to sell a copy of an agency file and to two people who were convicted on drug-related charges but became pillars in their communities.
Taylor Hawkins and Noel Gallagher had unnecessary beef with each other: ‘He was a jerk’
“Would I like them to just be together and be Oasis? Yes, because I love Oasis and I love that they do interviews together,” Hawkins said. “But I don’t have to live in their place either. I was really protecting my friend Dave Grohl, Noel said bullshit, and he always talked bullshit about us, so instead of being politically correct…nah f*** that guy.
Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Creating New Election Police Force in Florida | CNN Politics
DeSantis, who is up for re-election this year and is eyeing a 2024 presidential bid, signed the bill as he works to restore his credentials with his party’s ultra-conservative wing. The bill’s signing follows DeSantis’ signing of a series of other controversial measures last week, including two bills targeting Disney and legislation imposing restrictions on how schools and businesses can speak. of race and sex.
Factions Emerge in Whitefish School Board Race – Flathead Beacon
Recent public attention to Paatalo’s letter has prompted candidate Bobee Hyland, alongside whom Paatalo has publicly campaigned, to distance herself. Having only recently moved to Whitefish, Hyland said she believes she has found an early ally in Paatalo, with whom she shares similar goals of “wanting to be a voice for unknown parents and children in this community.”
Nonprofit Leader Steps into Library Foundation Role | Daily Inter Lake
Adam Tunnell has worked with local organizations since 2009 and is also a former board member and treasurer of the library foundation. Since 2019, he has been the general manager of the Re-Store Habitat for Humanity.
HERCULANUM | THE LIVING TOURIST
I wouldn’t necessarily say that Herculaneum is an under-the-radar historical site, but when compared to its neighbor Pompeii, it’s definitely the less visited of the two by far. But then again, what’s not to compare with one of the most popular attractions in the world? We visited both, but preferred Herculaneum. I really don’t know why. Maybe it was because we went first, maybe it was because the weather was better, maybe we were less exhausted, but whatever the reason, I’ll try to articulate what I loved about our trip to the closest and most accessible archaeological site in Naples.
THE CARAVAGGIAN IN SITU | THE LIVING TOURIST
What I love about the biggest and most famous museums in Europe is the high concentration of masterpieces in each of them. Think of the Uffizi and your mind goes to Leonardo, Botticelli, Rafael, and more. Step into the Louvre and you expect to see some of the most famous works of art ever produced. Step into the Prado in Madrid, and well, you get the idea. Masterpieces abound in all of these places and many more around the world.
EAT IN ROME | THE LIVING TOURIST
It was good to finally be back in Rome. My wife and I first landed in Rome in the summer of 2007 and it was our first trip to Europe, so it was fair to say that we were pretty green when it came to international travel, and besides being overwhelmed by every sensational sight we saw, we neglected to do much research on the one thing that matters most to us now, food. It wasn’t a problem this time as we ate so much of what Rome had to offer.