Archive for Friday, April 4, 2008

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Racin' 'round the clock
Where are you going to watch the KU-UNC game on Saturday night?

Poll results

Response Percent
At home.
I’m going to a bar/restaurant.
I’m not going to watch the game.
I’m going to a party.
Allen Fieldhouse.
I’m going to be in San Antonio.
Total 486

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Keith Loneker rehearses a locker room scene on the set of "Leatherheads." The actor earned All Big Eight honors three times while playing football for the Kansas Jayhawks. Field position
April 3, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Keith Loneker is on TV right now punching the bejesus out of a hapless referee. His mug is on the homepage of, grimacing and readying for a showdown. As of today, he’s also appearing in a couple thousand theaters around the country. The Lawrence resident is a cast member of the new film “Leatherheads.”
10:15 a.m.
Jonathan Wingate, a North Carolina fan, and Hilary Smith, a Kansas University fan, are getting married - despite what happens Saturday, when their two teams play each other in the Final Four. Love and honor, sure - but respect?
April 4, 2008 in print edition on 1A
When Jonathan Wingate and Hilary Smith get married this June, the church will be decked out in two hues of blue. The colors are commonly known as royal blue and light blue, but the happy couple know the colors by a slightly different description: Kansas blue and (North) Carolina blue. Uh oh.
12:00 p.m.
North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough dunks against Louisville in the East Regional final. Big questions
April 4, 2008 in print edition on 1B
North Carolina and UCLA arguably boast the best big men in the Final Four in Tyler Hansbrough and Kevin Love. No team taking the Alamodome court this weekend, however, has the inside depth of Kansas University’s Jayhawks, who boast a strong pivot presence in starters Darrell Arthur and Darnell Jackson and reserves Sasha Kaun and Cole Aldrich.
4:00 p.m.
Lisa Ling, a reporter for National Geographic Explorer and a correspondent for Oprah Winfrey, addresses     listeners Thursday at the Lied Center. Ling has covered issues ranging from AIDS in Uganda to the drug war in Colombia. Journalist Ling shares her own story
April 4, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Luck, a sense of adventure and social responsibility have led Lisa Ling to find numerous untold stories throughout her successful career in journalism. Ling, a 35-year-old National Geographic Explorer host and reporter, has been bringing global and national stories from war-torn countries, U.S. prisons and cocaine fields in Colombia to enlighten Americans.
4:32 p.m.
Kansas guard Rodrick Stewart calls attention to his right knee as he lays on the baseline Friday, April 4, 2008 at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio. Stewart hurts knee during open practice
1:54 p.m., April 4, 2008 Updated 2:22 p.m.
KU senior guard Rodrick Stewart was wheeled off the Alamodome court Friday afternooon during the Jayhawks’ open practice after fracturing his knee cap during the Jayhawks’ open practice. Stewart’s knee was covered with a brace, and KU coach Bill Self said that surgery would be performed once the team got back to Lawrence.

All stories

Rec calendar
April 4, 2008 in print edition on B6
Recreational sporting news.
NBA Roundup
April 4, 2008 in print edition on B8
Scores from around the league.