Kansas City running back Priest Holmes (31) races into the end zone
past Indianapolis defender Jason David. Holmes, shown Sunday in
Kansas City, Mo., and the Chiefs have scored 101 points in their
last two games.
Notre Dame offensive tackle Ryan Harris gets ready to line up for a
play against Michigan earlier this season in South Bend, Ind. Like
many students at Notre Dame, Harris finds time every day to pray.
Unlike most of his classmates, though, Harris is Muslim.
Mississippi State coach Sylvester Croom looks on from the sideline
against LSU earlier this season. Croom was ready to return to
Alabama, his alma mater, but was spurned for Mike Shula. Croom
returns to his hometown of Tuscaloosa on Saturday as the coach of
Charlottes'S Emeka Okafor (50) reacts after a dunk over
Washington's Samaki Walker, back right, as Washington's Juan Dixon,
left, watches. Okafor had 19 points and 10 rebounds in the Bobcats'
103-96 loss Thursday night in Charlotte, N.C.
Owens addresses former KU football coach Don Fambrough. The
distinguished guests attended "An Evening with Ted Owens and
Friends," a benefit for the Bert Nash Center, Thursday night at the
Former Kansas University basketball coach Ted Owens, center, chats
with former players Tommie Smith, left, and Al Lopes.
U.S. Marines of the 1st Division train next to a wall painting of
an Iraqi soldier in a former Iraqi army barracks outside Fallujah,
Iraq. American forces are preparing for a major assault on Fallujah
in an effort to restore control to a swath of Sunni Muslim towns
north and west of the capital ahead of crucial national elections
due by Jan. 31.
Louisville quarterback Stefan LeFors (17) scrambles for a loose
ball after a fumbled snap against Memphis. The Cardinals beat the
Tigers, 56-49, Thursday night in Memphis, Tenn.
A teary Ashlee Simpson, right, runs off stage clutching her throat
at the dress rehearsal for NBC's "Saturday Night Live," after
having trouble with her singing voice Oct. 23. This preceded her
much-publicized live performance later that evening when she left
the stage again after a music glitch revealed she was lip-synching.
CBS's "60 Minutes" cameras captured this image while shooting a
report on how the venerable comedy is put together each week.
Hedge apples blanket the grounds at the Lawrence Memorial Park
Cemetery, 1517 E. 15th St. Family members of the deceased buried at
the cemetery have complained that owners are slow to install grave
markers and take care of maintenance.
After Phil Overbaugh died Nov. 6, 2003, it took eight months for
cemetery officials to install the plaque marking his grave at
Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery, 1517 E. 15th St. His wife, Lena
Overbaugh, and former cemetery employees blame the cemetery's
owner, based in Houston, for the delay.
President Bush pauses during his first news conference after his
re-election at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Thursday in
President Bush meets Thursday with his Cabinet at the White House.
Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft, Secretary of State Colin Powell and
National security adviser Condoleezza Rice are among those who may
leave the Bush administration after the first term.
Opening day ceremonies traditionally offer hope for Kansas City
Royals. fans. People can expect this scene from opening day in 2003
to be repeated through 2014 -- when the team's lease for Kauffman
Stadium expires -- but the future remains in doubt after a bistate
tax initiative failed Tuesday. The proposed quarter-cent tax would
have financed stadium upgrades.
Students at Perry Elementary School experience the inside of the
human body Thursday as they participate in Body Walk. In the large
intestine students learned the importance of drinking plenty of
water each day.
Tyler Archinal, a second-grader, looks for signs of his muscles
while participating in a program at Perry Elementary School.
Students participated Thursday in Body Walk, a 35-foot by 40-foot
enclosed walk-through exhibit representing the human body.
Losing-candidate bumper stickers may have staying power.
Scot Stockton, left, and Bill Burk, both of Kansas City, Mo.,
peruse the items at the estate sale of Libuse Kriz-Fiorito, who
operated the Castle Tea Room, 1307 Mass. Kriz-Fiorito's friends
were able to get a first chance to buy items at the sale organized
by a group of Lawrence residents seeking to preserve and reopen the
Steve Vukelich is one of a growing number of satellite radio
subscribers in Lawrence. Vukelich has a Sirius system installed in
The animated comedy "Shrek 2" comes out on DVD today.
"Lost Boys of Sudan" will be released on DVD this week.
Peter Nyarol Dut, right, jokes with friend Simon Deng outside Dut's
home in Overland Park. Dut stars in the documentary "Lost Boys of
Sudan," released on DVD this week.
Writer-director Brad Bird based familial themes in "The
Incredibles" on his own experiences.
Brownie Girl Scouts, from left, Kalei Matthews, 7, and Amanda Freeman, 7, have some fun before their weekly meeting by playing in the leaves Thursday in Independence, Kan.
Central Junior High School photography student Amelia Firns-Hubert composes a photo as a classmate shoots daisies in South Park. Eighth- and ninth-grade photo students from Central focused their lenses on flowers, architecture and people Thursday in the park.
A Zuni Pueblo Nawetsa dancer performs during the dedication ceremony celebrating the life of U.S. Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Piestewa was the first U.S. servicewoman killed in action in Iraq. A burr oak tree was planted Thursday in Piestewa's honor at White Sands Missile Range.
Houston Astros pitcher Roger Clemens, left, shows his glove to a Japanese schoolboy during a visit to Nishigahara Elementary School. Clemens, shown today in Tokyo, and a group of MLB all-stars are in Japan to play an exhibition series against a Japanese all-star team.
The Jets, league champs and tournament champs of the 7-year-old DCABA division, display their trophies. Back row, from left, are coaches John Flynn, John Landgrebe, head coach Kent Houk and Walt Houk. Middle row, from left, are Cole Stallard, Michael Sinks, Jesse Wyrick, Steven Garcia, Michael Heschmeyer, Kyle Balster and Zach Alexander. Front row, from left, are Matt Mitchell, Jake Landgrebe, Jack Flynn, Tanner Pfortmiller and Coleman Houk. The Jets' parents submitted the picture.