The first issues of Playboy hit Lawrence Friday morning as from
left, Richard Osburn, and Robert Osburn, co-owners of Naughty but
Nice Inc. 1741 Massachusetts look over the "Girls of the Big 12" as
two KU students made the issue.
The first issues of Playboy hit Lawrence Friday morning as KU
junior Jim Buchok, 20, from Edina, Minn,. couldn't wait to look
over the "Girls of the Big 12" issue that arived at Naughty but
Nice, Inc., 1741 Massachusetts.
This radar image from the Nexrad 6 Weather Center shows the storm
cell that passed over Lawrence during the noon hour.
A Kansas University student was hit by lightning Thursday near
Potter Lake on KU's campus.
Russell Lavin, an employee for Pine Family Farms, harvests a corn
crop northeast of Lawrence. Roger Pine, a partner in the Pine
Family Farms, said Tuesday that the fields had been yielding 20 to
25 percent less than last year.
Nebraska quarterback Jammal Lord throws a pass during an intrasquad
scrimmage in Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska and Florida State begin the
season in the uncomfortable position of defending their reputations
instead of a championship.
Young racers on the Winston Cup circuit have forced driver Dale
Jarrett and his crew chief, Todd Parrott, left, to rethink their
Houstan Astros batter Jeff Bagwell backs away from a close pitch
from Cubs pitcher Mark Prior in the first inning of Wednesday's
game. The Astros won, 4-0.
Oakland pitcher Corey Lidle delivers to Cleveland batter Omar
Vizquel in the first inning of Wednesday's game at Jacobs Field in
Cleveland. Lidle pitched a complete-game one-hitter and won, 6-0.
Linebackers, from left, Leo Etienne, Greg Cole and Banks Floodman,
say they expect to lead the Jayhawks' defense this season.
Kansas QB Brian Luke drops back to pass as Brandon Lacy pursues.
KU coach Mark Mangino speaks to the Jayhawks after Wednesday's
Kansas Quarterback Zach Dyer (13) sets up a handoff as defensive
end David McMillan looks on. The Jayhawks held a one-hour scrimmage
Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.
Kansas University program assistants for intramural sports, from
left, Kelly Hill, 22, and Derek Gates, 21, work on setting
boundaries for some playing fields north of the Shenk Recreational
Sports Complex. Shenk fields are being renovated and won't be ready
for the start of fall sports.
O'Dette and Marciel Porras, who were Costa Rican host parents to
Kansas University student Shannon Martin before her slaying a year
ago, erected this monument to Martin near their home in Golfito.
"Hometown Hawks," a new event this year, let Kansas University
students get to know one another on the lawn of the Lied Center
before convocation on Wednesday. From left, junior Casey Collier,
Shawnee; freshman Connie Sanchez, Shawnee; junior Amanda Berry,
Shawnee; and junior Sean Paulsen, Bonner Springs; help make up the
KC Metro area of the event.
Richard and Michelle Chavez embrace at a memorial for Danielle van
Dam, at the site near El Cajon, Calif., where her body was found
last February. David Westerfield was found guilty Wednesday of the
kidnapping and murder of Danielle, 7.
Wendy Field of Lambertville, N.J., looks a copy of "Let's Roll!" by
Lisa Beamer at Sam's Club in West Windsor, N.J. Beamer's husband,
Todd, died when hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 plunged into the
Pennsylvania countryside on Sept. 11. Before the crash, a cell
phone operator heard Todd Beamer say "let's roll" as he and other
passengers attempted to overpower the hijackers.
Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf addresses a news
conference in Islamabad, where he announced that he had
unilaterally amended Pakistan's constitution. His action gives the
military its first formal role in governing the nation, and
guarantees he will keep his post for another five years.
Trainees take part in mock terror attacks in this undated videotape
made by al-Qaida and aired Wednesday by CNN. Dozens of men wearing
battle uniforms, combat helmets and scarves on their faces blew up
buildings and bridges, took hostages at gunpoint and carried out
assassinations in the footage.
Sterling Alves, right, who is coach of the Fire Department of New
York football team, speaks to his players during the FDNY-New York
Police Department game on May 19 at Giants Stadium. On Saturday,
Alves will work the sideline with the Jets and even get to call a
play against the Giants.
A crowd of 4,466 fans watch Florida play against Montreal in Miami
in this April 11 file photo. The Marlins have slipped to last in
the major leagues in attendance behind even the Expos leading to
talk about contracting Florida.
Cardinals pitcher Andy Benes delivers against the Pirates. Benes
improved to 3-0 with a 1.14 ERA in his last five starts after
Monday's game in Pittsburgh.
Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson fires a pitch in the first
inning. The Arizona ace was denied his 19th win of the season, but
the Diamondbacks still beat the Reds, 5-3.
Minnesota's Jacque Jones is congratulated by teammates after
hitting a home run. The Twins beat the White Sox, 5-0 Tuesday in
A woman removes rubble out of her house during a huge cleanup
operation in the village of Grimma, Germany. As the Mulde River
receded to its normal level on Tuesday, residents began to take
stock of their possessions.
Thomas Talento watches the market numbers from his station on the
floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A burst of profit-taking sent
stocks lower Tuesday as investors cashed in some of their winnings
following two weeks of gains.
Scott Yates sits near Interstate 25 outside Denver. Yates grew so
frustrated with traffic he started an Internet-based business
giving subscribers e-mail updates of traffic problems.
Marwan Barghouti, the West Bank chief of Yasser Arafat's Fatah
movement raises his handcuffed hands on the opening day of his
trial at Tel Aviv District Court earlier this month. Barghouti says
he did not order attacks on Israelis, but says that armed militias
have "contributed" to the Palestinian struggle.
A classic ice cream sundae needs a classic sauce to make it
perfect. This delectable example consists of vanilla and chocolate
ice cream, whipped cream, walnuts and chocolate sauce.
Rick Bland plays talk-show host Jerry Springer in the hit show
"Jerry Springer: The Opera." The show is playing to rave reviews at
the Edinburgh Fringe festival in Scotland.
Lentils With Alphonso Olive Rouille is made with a recipe from Ford
Rogers' "Olives." The cookbook offers history and tips for
selecting, cooking, storing and pitting, plus 50 recipes for
Tomato Soup With Red Wine and Kalamata Olives can be served warm or
chilled. The recipe is from Ford Rogers' cookbook "Olives," which
is dedicated to the numerous varieties of olives and their oils.
Lace Brown of Valley Falls paints for J.F. McGivern Co. of Topeka
in the newly renovated part of the Douglas County Judicial &
Law Enforcement Center. More than 130 city, county and state
employees working in the center and the old courthouse have signed
a petition complaining about air quality in the buildings since the
Ken Stoner, Kansas University director of student housing, speaks
during a public hearing about the fate of three Ohio Street
properties. Tuesday's meeting was a chance for proponents and
opponents of demolition to make their case about the area KU wants
to use to build new scholarship halls.
Supporters of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein celebrate with his
portrait in front of the Iraqi Embassy in Berlin. German police
commandos on Tuesday stormed the embassy, freeing two captives and
bringing a peaceful end to a hostage-taking by a previously unknown
dissident group seeking Hussein's ouster.
Masked German police officers make their way toward the Iraqi
Embassy in Berlin. Armed men, pressing for the ouster of Iraqi
President Saddam Hussein, took the Iraqi ambassador and others in
his staff hostage Tuesday inside the embassy.
Reece Nelson, 15, and his sister Kelsey Nelson, 13, walk three
blocks from West Junior High School to Sixth Street to catch a city
bus ride home. Nelson has a prosthetic left leg, but his parents
can't afford the pay-to-ride district bus system. Late Tuesday
afternoon, district officials decided to comply with Reece's
parents' request and waive the fee for him.
Nature preserve owner Louis Raets shows off one of his displays as
part of a Pygmy village exhibition at the Oasis Nature Park in
Yvoir, Belgium. Although the show has led to protests, Raets
insists the showcase is to inform people of the Pygmy way of life
and in no way attempts to shame anybody.
Toronto shortstop Chris Woodward crashes into Kansas City's Luis
Ordaz, bottom, after tagging him out on a steal attempt at second
base. The Royals held on to defeat the Blue Jays, 6-5, in 12
innings Tuesday in Toronto.
Kansas University wide receivers Derick Mills, center, and Byron
Gasaway, right, are going to be called upon by the Jayhawks to help
replace sixth-year senior Harrison Hill, left, who was forced to
quit because of chronic dehydration.