Defending champ Serena Williams returns to Jill Craybas during
their women's singles first-round match. Williams won the match,
6-3, 6-3, Tuesday at Wimbledon, England.
NBA prospect LeBron James, left, is already living the life
befitting an NBA superstar. James posed for a photo layout for
men's magazine GQ Tuesday in New York.
Chicago's Esteban Loaiza delivers against Minnesota. Loaiza allowed
one run in eight innings as the White Sox defeated the Twins, 2-1,
Tuesday in Minneapolis.
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher, left, and Lawrence High
coach Dirk Wedd stand over Kale Joyce, a Kansas City, Mo.,
9-year-old, as Joyce demonstrates his stance. Joyce was one of 130
youngsters participating in a joint LHS-FSHS football camp Tuesday
Lawrence center fielder Derek Bailey, left, and right fielder David
Arndt converge on a fly ball that dropped for a hit in the fifth
inning. The Raiders won Tuesday's game against Gardner, 10-6, at
Free State High.
San Francisco slugger Barry Bonds keeps his 500th career stolen
base. Bonds reached the mark Monday in San Francisco.
Former Kansas University football standout John Riggins has
followed his professional football and broadcasting careers with a
leap into acting. Riggins's latest gig is on the soap opera
"Guiding Light," where he plays Mitch Hendon. In these scenes from
the show, Riggins portrays a character who is a suspect in the
murder of his unfaithful wife, Ramona.
Former Kansas University football standout John Riggins, left, acts
out a scene on the soap opera "Guiding Light" with actress Colleen
Dion. Riggins has followed successful careers in professional
football and broadcasting by trying his hand at acting.
Kansas University basketball campers Jackson Laranc, left, 9, of
The Woodlands, Texas, and James Jordan, 9, of Topeka, try to get
the attention of former Jayhawk Danny Manning during question time
at the camp. Manning was the camp's featured speaker Tuesday.
Former Kansas University All-American Danny Manning talks to youths
at coach Bill Self's basketball camp. Manning gave campers tips on
improving their basketball skills Tuesday at Horejsi Center.
Alison Olewnik transfers cookies onto a pan. Olewnik, a pastry chef
and baker at Community Mercantile Co-op, learned the chemistry of
baking at the Manhattan-based American Institute of Baking.
Alison Olewnik, pastry chef and baker at Community Mercantile
Co-op, 901 Iowa, displays a mango cream tart with french cream and
whole wheat crust. Olewnik, the youngest graduate of the American
Institute of Baking in Manhattan, hopes to transform Mercantile's
bakery into a sell-all, do-all pastry shop.
British soldiers search an Iraqi car at a checkpoint in Amarah,
Iraq. Attackers fired on British forces Tuesday near the southern
city, killing six military policemen.
Kansas University football players Greg Heaggans, left, and Banks
Floodman serve up spaghetti and vegetables during lunch service at
Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen, 221 W. 10th St.
Nine players and the KU offensive line coach Ed Warinner
volunteered at LINK Tuesday, where they helped to prepare lunch,
serve the food and clean up afterwards.
Al Palmer, a worker for Stained Glass Overlay, of Roseville, Minn.,
puts the final touches on a window depicting Russell, the hometown
of former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole. The window was installed Tuesday at
the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University. Dole Institute
officials on Tuesday announced the speakers in this fall's
Presidential Lecture Series.
Sarah Finken, a staff member at Achievement Place for Girls, 637
Tenn., pours rainwater into a larger container. The rains Sunday
and Monday came in through the home's aging and leaky roof.
Volunteer Kevin Williams cleans the display case of Comanche in the
Natural History Museum at Kansas University in this 2001 photo.
Comanche was one of the few survivors on Gen. George A. Custer's
side of the Battle of Little Bighorn. Today, 127 years after the
battle, a monument to tribal warriors is being dedicated.
James Hill, owner of Sleepy Sheep Mattress Co. , 2223 La., worries
his small store won't be able to financially deal with changes in
how the state is requiring businesses like his to collect sales
taxes. The new law, which will affect companies that deliver their
products, begins July 1.
Makenzie Vital, 4, sits with her father, Paul Vital, in a classroom
at the Adult Learning Center. Paul Vital took classes at the center
and will receive his high school diploma Thursday for completing
the General Educational Development program.
An Iraqi man ties a newly purchased satellite dish to his car in
downtown Baghdad. Satellite television, which was banned during
Saddam Hussein's regime, is now in big demand in Iraq.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, left, and President Bush
shake hands after their joint news conference at the presidential
retreat, Camp David, in Maryland. Bush on Tuesday applauded
Pakistan's support for the international war on terrorism.
Howard Braun cuts wheat in a field west of Garden City.
A page illustrating Michelangelo's Last Judgement is part of the
new Web site for the Vatican Museums. The high-tech site allows
visitors to take a virtual tour of some of the dozen museums and
galleries that make up the Vatican collection.
Members of Stroke Support Group of Lawrence Memorial Hospital threw a surprise baby shower for their group facilitator, Lynn Murphy, seated. The photo was submitted by Lynn Murphy, Lawrence.
Indigo Bahn, 5, cuddles up to a young goat named Salsa. Sue Cranston, Baldwin, who runs a goat dairy in Kansas, brought the goat to the Kids Day celebration Tuesday at the Farmers Market. The market was alive with animals and music for Kids Day, which organizers hope to make a monthly feature.