Injured Dirk Nowitzki looks at the clock in the final minutes of
Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Sunday in Dallas.
New York's Roger Clemens delivers against Boston. Clemens failed in
his bid for his 300th career victory when the Red Sox defeated the
Yankees, 8-4, Monday in New York.
A teen gathers an audience at the 2002 Battle of the Bands at the
Lawrence Public Library. Catch local teen acts at the 2003 event,
which starts at 5 p.m. Friday at the library, 707 Vt.
Austin Sledd, 8, with Lecompton Boy Scout Troop 3056, carries an
American flag at the lead of the 2002 Lecompton Territorial Capital
Festival parade. Lecompton Territorial Days are usually in late
June; 2003 dates have not been announced.
A diver contorts his body midair before making a considerable
splash at the Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Ky., at the 2002
opening weekend. When all else fails, as long as you're wearing
sunscreen, going swimming or keeping active beats passing the
summer watching soap operas. Put down your remote control and find
something else to do.
Serena Williams returns the ball during her 6-2, 6-1 victory
against Barbara Rittner. Williams won her first-round match Monday
AP File Photo Larry Brown gestures to his players during a playoff
game against New Orleans. Brown resigned as Philadelphia's coach
Monday after six seasons, which included five straight NBA playoff
Lawrence Residents, from left, Stan Herd, Bob Augelli and Pete
Rowland are trying to gather medical supplies to take to Cuba in
June. Their visas only allow them to deliver the supplies, not to
continue work on Herd's Jose Martï¿½-- portrait project.
An emergency-room gurney designed by a team of six Kansas
University students includes a battery pack and oxygen generator so
it need not be plugged into a wall. The students presented their
self-sufficient design, which would be well-suited to treat
patients of a mass-casualty attack, to government officials on May
8 in Washington, D.C.
Lawrence Police Officer Vincent Casagrande checks the speed of
drivers with a wireless radar gun near the intersection of 20th and
Massachusetts streets. The Lawrence Police Department recently
received a grant to help fund traffic cars and equipment needed to
enforce traffic laws. Casagrande worked on Thursday.
A Turkish firefighter works to extinguish burning debris at the
site of plane crash near Trabzon, Turkey. All 75 people aboard the
plane -- including 62 Spanish soldiers -- died when it crashed
Monday while trying to land for refueling.
Members of the rifle squad from Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 of the
American Legion fire a salute during Memorial Day services.
Monday's ceremony honored veterans buried at Oak Hill Cemetery. It
was one of three ceremonies at Lawrence-area cemeteries.
Six-month-old Emily Gibbons looks up as her mother Kelly Gibbons,
right, is comforted by Kevin Trumpower, her stepfather-in-law,
during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Kelly Gibbons is the widow of Chief Warrant Officer Thomas J.
Gibbons, who was killed Jan. 30 when his helicopter crashed in
A three-plus-hour canoe trip on the Kansas River gave writer Scott
Rothschild a chance to witness its natural beauty and a few
Jeff Davis, Shawnee, calls the Kansas River "kind of our last
frontier in this area." The 39-year-old tree trimmer has fished the
Kaw since he was 5 years old. Davis favors an effort by the state
Wildlife and Parks Department to increase boat access points to the