Maryland's Steve Blake, right, and teammate Chris McCray celebrate
an 87-72 victory over Duke. The No. 17 Terrapins stunned the
top-ranked Blue Devils on Saturday in College Park, Md.
kansas university's tamara ransburg, right, turns to the basket as
Colorado's Tera Bjorklund defends. The Buffaloes blasted the
Jayhawks, 71-50, Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas' Aquanita Burras (44) tries to steal a rebound from
Colorado's Sabrina Scott. KU fell, 71-50, on Saturday at Allen
Kansas University's Kirk Hinrich, center, splits Kansas State
defenders Gilson DeJesus, left, and Tim Ellis. Hinrich finished
with 26 points in the Jayhawks' 81-64 victory over the Wildcats on
Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Haskell Indian Nations University's Marcus Oliveria (15) snatches a
rebound from Bellevue's T.J. Flanagan. Bellevue topped the Fightin'
Indians, 106-63, Saturday at Coffin Sports Complex.
North Carolina's Jackie Manuel (5) wades through the crowd after
fans stormed the floor at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. The
Tar Heels toppled No. 6-ranked Connecticut, 68-65, Saturday and
collected their 1,800th all-time victory.
Connecticut's Diana Taurasi, left, acknowledges the crowd with
teammate Ann Strother. The third-ranked Huskies hammered
Georgetown, 72-49, Saturday at the Hartford Civic Center in
Hartford, Conn., to set an NCAA Division I women's record with
their 55th consecutive win.
CReme de cassis is a richly colored, heavily veined plant. Two- to
four-inch blooms of deep black currant are edged in white in cool
climates or bright berry with a wide white margin in warmer areas.
tampa bay coach jon gruden isn't believing talk that his team can't
win in cold weather. Gruden, shown during the Buccaneers' NFC
divisional playoff game Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers in
Tampa, Fla., leads his team into Philadelphia today.
Philadelphia's allen Iverson, left, loses the ball as Washington's
Tyronn Lue defends. The Sixers defeated the Wizards, 88-80,
Saturday night in Washington.
Bassist Keith grimwood, left, and guitar player Ezra Idlet make up
the acoustic duo Trout Fishing in America. The pair, which plays
family-oriented music, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Lied
"Departure," an oil painting by assistant professor of art Ivan
Fortushniak, will be on display during Kansas University's annual
art department faculty show, which opens today in the Art and
Design Gallery. Above right is a detail shot of assistant professor
of painting and drawing Tanya Hartman's "What was beautiful today?"
which also will be part of the exhibition.
artist Mri Pilar, second from left, shows off a woodland-themed
Rebarb during a recent party at the home of Lawrence resident Gayle
Sigurdson, left. Looking on are 11-year-old Maude Thomas, center,
Kay Runge and Sylvia Scoby, far right. Pilar developed the idea for
the altered Barbie dolls during her stint as artist-in-residence in
the Lucas-Luray school district.
Doris Pilkington, author of "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence," poses
for a portrait in front of contemporary aboriginal art from
Ramingining, Australia, at the Asia Society in New York City.
Pilkington, 65, is herself an Australian Aborigine.
Iraqi soldiers link hands in front of a group of Iraqi protesters
to clear the way for a U.N vehicle carrying weapons inspectors
exiting the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad. Chief weapons inspector
Hans Blix is due to arrive in Baghdad today.
Patrons gather outside Kansas University's Helen Foresman Spencer
Museum of Art for the museum's grand opening gala on Jan. 17, 1978.
In his inaugural address, Seymour Slive, then-director of Harvard
University's Fogg Art Museum, called the Spencer "a gem of a
museum." The Spencer celebrates its 25th birthday this year.
Robert Redford, seen on Main Street in Park City, Utah, usually
likes to keep a low profile so his own star power does not distract
from the Sundance Film Festival, which he founded. Some years, he
has not even attended the festival if he was busy shooting a movie.
Willone Eubanks, Lawrence, left, greets John Barbee, Overland Park,
before sitting down to dinner at the Martin Luther King Jr. banquet
celebration in the Kansas Union at Kansas University. The
Ecumenical Fellowship Inc. of Lawrence sponsored the 18th annual
banquet on Saturday.
Rolling Rams' Dan Hill, left, watches as Kansas Wheelhawks' Linh
Bowie falls chasing a loose ball. The Wheelhawks beat Hill's team
from St. Louis, 65-52, Saturday at Holcom Recreation Center.
Kansas Wheelhawk teammates, from left, Dave Hosch, Overland Park,
Linh Bowie, Colorado, and Manuel Pena, Topeka, touch hands as a
sign of good luck before playing the Rolling Rams from St. Louis.
The Wheelhawks wheelchair basketball team staged a Midwest
Conference tournament Saturday at Holcom Recreation Center. Five
teams from around the region participated.
The Cliff Walk, with its historic mansions and coastal scenery, is
one of the top attractions in Newport, R.I. The trail passes by
some of Newport's most elegant estates.
Ruth Mile puts whipped topping on a piece of pie for Josephine
Bronczyk in Bronczyk's kitchen in Forest Lake, Minn. Moved to a
nursing home against her will in July 2001, Bronczyk contacted an
attorney and arranged to return to her home with round-the-clock
care, using her own savings.
Erin and Jason Engelke stand in front of the home they recently
purchased in Edmond, Okla. Record-low interest rates are prompting
people in their early 20s to do something they hadn't thought
possible at their age: buy a home.
Workers at a Serologicals Corp. plant in Kankakee, Ill., oversee
the production of the firm's fastest growing product, Ex-Cyte. The
Illinois plant is similar to the facility the company plans to
build in Lawrence later this year. The Lawrence plant is expected
to employ 40 people with an average salary of $47,000 a year.