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The Morning Stake | 2019.07.09

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Kilian Makes It Official.

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Culver Signs with Minnesota; Will Sit Out Summer League. Former Texas Tech basketballer Jarrett Culver made it official and signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves. It was also announced that Culver would not play in any of the Minnesota summer league games.

Zhaire Smith Plays Well. Zhaire Smith essentially missed his rookie year as a result of getting sick because of an allergic reaction and this summer league is an excellent opportunity for him to get back on the court and get into the flow, which is exactly what he did.

Texas Tech Football

Attendees for Big 12 Media Day Announced. Defensive lineman Broderick Washington, safety Douglas Coleman, right tackle Travis Bruffy, and linebacker Jordyn Brooks will all attend the Big 12 Media Day on July 15th.

Mahomes on Kimmel. Watch Patrick Mahomes on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night.

Miscellaneous . . . via Eleven Warriors, an Ohio State blog, with the transcript of Urban Meyer’s speach to his team on how you respect a rivalry:

So I’ll say this again. How do you respect a rivalry? You work it every day. You don’t shoot your mouth off. If I ever hear, whatever’s going on, I hear a player take a shot verbally at them – that’s a problem. How do you show respect for a rivalry? You work it every [expletive] day. Not by tee shirts. Not by bullshit.

. . . via NBC Sports, Kansas running back Pooka Williams was suspended for an entire game for allegedly grabbing a female victim by the throat . . .


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