Archive for Tuesday, December 26, 2006

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Eagles snare control of NFC East
Garcia dissects Cowboys for fourth straight victory; Philly clinches playoff berth
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C7
The Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to get buried by December road games against all three division foes, especially with retread backup Jeff Garcia running the offense.
Nowhere to go but up for Big Ben
2006 has been rude awakening for Pittsburgh QB Roethlisberger
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C6
Ben Roethlisberger knew he wouldn’t raise Super Bowl trophies every season, and that winning 27 of his first 31 starts set a pace that would be impossible for any NFL quarterback to match.
Lynch rejoins hit parade
35-year-old Bronco’s big blows remind him of prime
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C6
John Lynch was living on his reputation for most of the season, memories of his past play having more to do with his making the Pro Bowl for the eighth time than anything he did this year.
On the record
December 26, 2006 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Datebook
December 26, 2006 in print edition on B2
Targets for NBA’s next blockbuster
Wayward teams should follow Philadelphia’s lead and trade stars away
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C4
The “blockbuster” trade has become a common practice in the NBA, with names such as Tracy McGrady, Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson being shipped in recent seasons.
Time for Millen to eat his own words
Detroit Lions president talks a good game, but it seems most of his words are just plain hollow
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C2
Matt Millen is a wonderful talker. As a sportscaster, he talked his way into being the Lions’ president. He is as engaging and personable as anybody I’ve ever met in sports.
New film highlights remote Kansas canyons
Photographer captures natural beauty at Arikaree Breaks north of St. Francis
December 26, 2006 in print edition on B3
Audrey Kalivoda laughs off the ribbing she takes at home in Fairview, Tenn., for growing up in Kansas.
Operation restoration
Girl Scouts breathing new life into student instruments for service project
December 26, 2006 in print edition on D1
Paula Kyriakos began her music education in sixth grade when she learned to play the flute.
Money tip
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C10
Did you make long-distance calls from your home in the last three years? Then Uncle Sam owes you.
Childproofing the future
Parents shouldn’t neglect financial planning
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C10
You’ve picked out a name, the nursery colors, and even put your future baby on waiting lists at day-care providers.
Artists prepare sister city statues
Eternal Spring’ will be presented to towns in Germany, Japan
December 26, 2006 in print edition on B1
Lawrence will spend about $3,000 to make and send gifts to its two sister cities during the next year and a half.
Road reports
Kansas is far behind its neighbor in the technology it employs to inform travelers of the condition of roads in the state.
December 26, 2006 in print edition on B6
The snowstorm that paralyzed eastern Colorado and western Kansas last week, leaving thousands of travelers stranded, was bad news in many ways.
Horoscopes
December 26, 2006 in print edition on B5
For Tuesday, Dec. 26
Big Unit on his way out?
Yankees looking to deal 43-year-old lefty
December 26, 2006 in print edition on C2
Randy Johnson could be leaving the New York Yankees after just two seasons.