Golfer Tiger Woods talks Wednesday about his recovery from knee
surgery. Woods will make his first start of the year at this week's
Buick Invitational in San Diego.
Golfer Annika Sorenstam tees off on the third hole during the
second round of the Williams Championship LPGA tournament Sept. 7,
2002, in Tulsa, Okla. Sorenstam will play against the men,
accepting an invitation Wednesday to play in the Colonial in May.
Nascar driver Tony Stewart, right, pushes his car with his crew
members to a testing session for the Daytona 500. Stewart was among
the drivers preparing Wednesday for Sunday's Daytona 500 at the
Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Texas players Stacy Stephens (41) and Heather Schreiber (21) react
with the rest of the bench. Stephens had 19 points and 13 rebounds,
and the 11th-ranked Longhorns held off Oklahoma State, 72-70,
Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla.
Missouri's Arthur Johnson (50) is guarded by Texas A&M's Jesse
King, left, and Nolan Butterfras. Johnson scored a team-high 18
points, but the No. 21 Tigers were upended by the Aggies, 73-71,
Wednesday in College Station, Texas.
Saint Louis' Marque Perry, center, celebrates with teammates Kenny
Brown (41) and Drew Diener (21). Perry scored the game-winning
layup with 3.2 seconds left in the Billikens' 59-58 victory
Wednesday over No. 2 Louisville in St. Louis.
Tennessee State Athletic director Teresa Phillips leads a men's
basketball practice Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn. Phillips will
become the first woman to coach a Division One men's basketball
team tonight when the Tigers take on Austin Peay while coach Hosea
Lewis serves a one-game suspension.
Chicago's Jalen Rose, right, drives past Philadelphia's Eric Snow
before putting in two of his game-high 38 points. The 76ers edged
the Bulls, 119-111 in overtime, Wednesday in Philadelphia.
Teresa's Mallory McGannon (11) can't find any room to run as
Lawrence High's Jodie Cochrane, center, and Cherrale Ricks trap her
in the Lions' 62-47 victory. The Lions won Wednesday at LHS.
Lawrence High's Cherrale Ricks, left, drives to the basket around
Teresa's Mary Sherman. The Lions beat Teresa's 62-47 Wednesday at
Kansas University outfielder Casey Spanish hauls in a fly ball in
the Jayhawks' 10-6 victory over Western Illinois. KU's home opener
was Wednesday at Hoglund Ballpark.
First-year Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price, right,
chats with assistant Reggie Christiansen. The Jayhawks won their
home opener Wednesday, a 10-6 victory over Western Illinois at
Eudora High School football player Tyler Jackson, seated at left,
signs with Coffeyville Community College while fellow senior Dustin
Moyer, seated at right, signs with Washburn University. The
athletes were joined Feb. 4 by, from left, Eudora football coach
Gregg Webb; Jackson's parents, Jim and Dawn; Moyer's mother, Nancy;
his grandfather Keith Farmer of Colby; and his father, Rod.
Megan Schulte makes a Valentine for her father at the Cedar Roe
Library in Roeland Park. The library on Wednesday offered arts,
crafts, books and costumes all having to do with the color red.
Danny Loental, a Kansas University senior from Rolla, Mo., works on
balancing himself on a tight rope in front of the Art and Design
Building on campus. Mild temperatures Wednesday made play more
tempting than work, and the rest of the week won't be easier:
Today's high will reach 55. For more weather, see page 10B.
The 300th episode of "The Simpsons" will air Sunday on Fox. The
cartoon family, created by Matt Groening, are, clockwise from
center: Homer, Maggie, Lisa, Marge and Bart.
Recent cases are shedding light on the secretive deals between law
officers and private individuals who help them snag drug dealers.
Confidential informants and cooperating individuals are "necessary"
tools for busting drug dealers, according to authorities, but some
defense attorneys are crying foul.
Takao Shibata is consul general for Japan. Shibata on Wednesday
discussed U.S.-North Korean relations and where the tensions are
headed during a forum at the Kansas Union.
The first detailed, all-sky picture of the infant universe reveals
13 billion-year-old temperature fluctuations, shown as color
gradations, that correspond to the seeds that grew to become the
Iranian women walk past a shop displaying valentine items in
Tehran. In a bid to stop the promotion of Western values, Iranian
police have launched a massive crackdown on Valentine's Day
A member of the space shuttle Columbia investigating team moves a
piece of the wreckage across a hangar at the Kennedy Space Center
in Cape Canaveral, Fla. It is in this hangar where debris from the
shuttle will be laid out.
The Jeanie Johnston is seen as she sits off the coast of County
Kerry in Ireland. The Jeanie Johnston is a pine-and-oak replica of
a 19th-century famine ship that carried emigrants out of Ireland
during the potato famine.
Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh is led into a
building at Tinker Air Force base under heavy guard in this April
21, 1995, file photo. Evidence now links McVeigh to a supremacist
group that was known for its threats against the government.
Ja'Nay Besser, Eudora, displays her new product called Sweet Sugar
Babie Scrub. Besser recently began selling the product at Hy-Vee
Food & Drug, 3504 Clinton Parkway.
Vicki Scott, right, asks school board candidates to address what
they will do if the school bond issue fails. School board
candidates participated in a forum Wednesday night, sponsored by
the Brook Creek Neighborhood Assn., at the East Lawrence Recreation
Center, 1245 E. 15th St. Next to Scott are Teresa Marshall, left,
and Dorothy Roper, center. Scott and Marshall are both
paraprofessionals at East Heights School.