Report: Big names appear in Kansas Jayhawks’ coaching search
The search for a new soccer coach in Kansas is heating up and, according to Football Scoop, several seated head coaches are in the mix for the job. Recent names per Insider John Brice include Jeff Monken of the Army, Willie Fritz of Tulane, and Lance Leipold of Buffalo, among others.

Bill Self talks about the ups and downs of the 2020-21 KU basketball season
“But the highlight was obviously beating national champions Baylor Bears and congratulating them,” said Self. “How good were you the other night? You were ridiculous the other night. Those were great moments.”

Transfer guard options for KU basketball still available
From today’s perspective, the Jayhawks have a scholarship to complete the 2021 cycle. The program continues to recruit TyTy Washington, who has up to five stars in the latest update as number 26 of the number 26 guard on the 247Sports Composite.

Former Kentucky Wildcats security guard Terrence Clarke, 19, dies after a car accident
Terrence Clarke, a freshman to the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team last season, died Thursday after a car accident in the Los Angeles area.

Clarke was 19 years old.

Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis – I didn’t even think of injury
There were 67 days, 30 missed games and five missed shots for Anthony Davis before he was able to stamp his return from injury with a bucket on Thursday against the Dallas Mavericks.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Tom Brady breaks the ‘stupid’ new NFL uniform number rule
“Good luck trying to block the right people now!” Brady posted a picture of the new allowed numbers on his Instagram story. “I’m going to make a lot of bad football!”

The therapy bunny at Oracle Park is a hit with fans of the San Francisco Giants
A handsome, gold-colored therapy bunny named Alex came to the ballpark and stole the hearts of San Francisco Giants fans Thursday night as he competed in the series’ opener against Miami with owners Kei Kato and Josh Row.

Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young was diagnosed with a left left ankle sprain
Trae Young, the Atlanta Hawks’ point guard, has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 side sprain and is expected to return once the swelling and discomfort clears, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday.

Patients and hospitals seek help as a disastrous second wave hits India. – The New York Times
A catastrophic second wave of coronavirus hits India, which is reporting the highest number of new infections in the world as hospitals and patients ask for rapidly declining oxygen supplies and other emergency relief.

The White House is dancing around a major contribution to climate change: Agriculture – POLITICO
President Joe Biden needs the help of powerful agriculture to meet his sky-high climate goals. But his plans to reduce agricultural emissions may not have enough teeth to take a big bite out of global warming.

DC statehood approved by House as a DC struggle
A decade-long movement to reshape the American political map took another step on Thursday when the House of Representatives passed bill to make the nation’s capital the 51st state.

Country legend Travis Tritt comes to Kalispell
Country legend Travis Tritt will perform at the Majestic Valley Arena in Kalispell on August 1st

Gianforte Signs Bill to Stripping Whitefish Affordable Housing Program | Daily Inter Lake
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte has signed a bill that will remove a major part of the Whitefish Affordable Housing Program and force the city to make adjustments in the face of a historic population boom in the Flathead Valley.

Capital Gains Tax: Biden Will Seek Taxes On The Richest Americans To Fund Broad Education And Childcare Proposals – CNNPolitics
Several sources familiar with the ongoing discussions tell CNN that Biden’s upcoming American family plan will nearly double, and the highest, capital gains tax for those who earn more than $ 1 million a year by taxing them like wages and salaries Marginal tax rate could increase from 37% to 39.6% for households with incomes of $ 400,000 or more.

Flathead Receives ‘F’ on Air Quality Report | Daily Inter Lake
A new report from the American Lung Association shows that western Montana continues to suffer from particulate pollution – a finding that is in line with air quality trends nationwide and largely attributed by experts to forest fires and climate change.

Chipotle presents plans for a possible location in Kalispell on Daily Inter Lake
Plans call for 2261 US 93 North in the Spring Prairie subdivision near the new Old Navy business as the planned location for the new building.