Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning unleashes a pass during
last season's AFC playoffs against Denver. Manning has thrown 31
touchdown passes this season.
Wayne Simien triggers over Vermont's Taylor Coppenrath.
Syracuse's Hakim Warrick passes the ball past Memphis' Tank Beavers
and Arthur Barclay, left, during the first half. The fifth-ranked
Orange defeated the No. 24 Tigers, 77-62, in the Coaches vs Cancer
Classic championship game Friday at Madison Square Garden in New
Indiana's Ron Artest scuffles with a fan after heading into the
stands during the final minute of the Pacers-Pistons game.
Officials ended the contest with 45.9 seconds left because of the
brawl. The Pacers won, 97-82, Friday night in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Vermont coach Tom Brennan argues a call against the Catamounts in
the second half of their 68-61 loss to Kansas University. Vermont
led late, but the Jayhawks pulled away for the victory Friday at
Kansas University's Wayne Simien, left, contests the shot of
Vermont's Taylor Coppenrath in the second half of KU's 68-61 win.
Simien had 25 points and 14 rebounds, while Coppenrath had 23
points and seven boards in the game Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University's Keith Langford (5) and Michael Lee (25)
converge on Vermont's T.J. Sorrentine as Darnell Jackson backs up
the play in the Jayhawks' 68-61 victory. The Catamounts hit just
33.8 percent of their shots but still threw a scare into the
Jayhawks on Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Sudanese Vice President Ali Osman Taha, left, holds hands with
Sudan People's Liberation Movement leader John Garang, right,
Friday during the U.N. Security Council meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.
Members of a key Iranian resistance group march up Constitution
Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to protest Iran's
nuclear weapons drive. Thousands of demonstrators protested the
European Union's dealings with the current Iranian government and
their nuclear program, rallying ahead of the Nov. 25 meeting of the
International Atomic Energy Agency.
Leatha Shropshires holds a sign with a photo of her mother, Helen
McKin, who was to have been cremated at the Tri State Crematory,
after a hearing for former Tri State operator Ray Brent Marsh in
Lafayette, Ga. Marsh pleaded guilty to dumping 334 bodies and
giving the families of the deceased cement dust instead of ashes.
Marsh entered the pleas to 787 counts against him, including theft,
abuse of a corpse, burial service fraud and making false
Actor Jerry Seinfeld is flanked by Smithsonian American History
Museum Director Brent D. Glass, left, Thursday as he donates his
"puffy shirt" to the museum in Washington, D.C.
Caleb Stegall, a Christian conservative who lives near Perry, takes
a walk with his wife and four sons. Stegall is editor-in-chief of
"The New Pantagruel," a Christian-oriented political journal that's
attracting national attention.
Demonstrators set fire to a U.S. flag as they protest in Santiago,
Chile. The demonstrators gathered Friday before this weekend's
summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.
Hanna's, an appliance store at 933 Mass., wil be closing at the end
of the year. The store has been in Lawrence for five decades.
Kansas University students cheer on the KU men's basketball team
against Vermont at Allen Fieldhouse. From left, Jordan Brewer,
Wichita junior, Anne Philbert, Wichita sophomore, Andrea Bridges,
Lenexa sophomore, Melanie McDowell, Topeka senior, and recent
graduate Lindsay O'Connor celebrate a KU basket at the end of the
Baylor coach Guy Morriss watches the Bears turn over on downs in
their 49-21 loss to Oklahoma State. Baylor will face No. 2-ranked
Oklahoma running back Adrian Peterson, left, avoids a tackle by
Nebraska defender Josh Bullocks in the fourth quarter of the
Sooners' 30-3 victory. Despite the lopsided win, OU lost ground in
the polls to Auburn. The Sooners will travel today to face Baylor
in Waco, Texas.
Missouri quarterback Brad Smith looks to pass against Kansas State
in this photo from Nov. 6. Smith will lead the Tigers against
An unidentified Kansas defender tries to tackle Missouri running
back Donnie Smith (45) during the 1960 game.
Kansas fullback Doyle schick (30) carries the ball during the
Jayhawks' stunning 23-7 win over previously unbeaten Missouri in
1960. MU was later awarded a forfeit victory when KU running back
Bert Coan was declared ineligible.
Nascar Points leader Kurt Busch celebrates after winning the pole
for Sunday's Ford 400. Busch qualified Friday in Homestead, Fla.
A couple examines the detail of paintings of the Madonna and child
during a visit to the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass.
Mohamed Alanssi screams after being burned Monday in front of the
White House in Washington, D.C. Alanssi, who set himself on fire,
had burns to his head, back, arms and face but was conscious when
medics took him to Washington Hospital Center, emergency spokesman
Alan Etter said. He remained hospitalized Friday.
An atrium rises at the center of the renovated Museum of Modern Art
(MoMA) in New York with the sculpture "Broken Obelisk" by Barnet
Newman, bottom left, and Monet's "Waterlilies" on the second floor.
MoMA re-opens to the public today.
Dr. Jennifer Ladage examines 7-month-old Nadia, who was adopted
from Russia, as part of her Foreign Adoption Clinic and Education
Services (FACES) in St. Louis. Ladage launched FACES in 2000. Since
then she has become an expert on caring for adopted children from
Jorge Galindo, left, and translator Maria Gonzalez discuss the
fitting of a protective glove with physical therapist Jean Sublette
in Kansas City, Mo. Gonzalez, a translator from Lawrence, helps
members of the area's burgeoning Hispanic population such as
Galindo communicate in public settings.
David Alexander and Christina Thornton, of Overland Park,
participate in their wedding march. The march was led by a jazz
band and went from the First Christian Church to Maceli's. The
couple were married Oct. 9. Their parents are Larry and Shelly
Thornton, Lawrence, and Jill and John Alexander, Overland Park.
Pat Lowe, inside truck, Will Lunn, center, and Dustin Riat take a
break from collecting empty aluminum cans near Memorial Stadium.
They help collect cans during home football games to raise money
for Lawrence Habitat for Humanity. They were pictured Sept. 25
during the Kansas University football game against Texas Tech
University. Lowe is the KU Habitat for Humanity president.
From left are Larry Moore, Lara Moritz, John and Ann Martin and
Brandon Connally. They participated in Divine Winefest on Oct. 2 at
the Overland Park Convention Center. The 12th annual event raised
funds for the St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center at Kansas
University. Moore and Moritz were emcees. The Martins were Winefest
chairs, and Connally was event organizer.
From left, Tony Winslow, Christy McCormick, Richard Meek and Darren
Knox were the first-place winners in Flight A of the Lawrence
Presbyterian Manor's Fall Benefit Charity Golf Tournament. They
were sponsored by Knox Supply and Electric Utility Innovations. The
tournament was Sept. 16 at Eagle Bend Golf Course.
Members of Lambda Phi Epsilon get ready to walk in the Lawrence
Sesquicentennial parade. They represented the Cans For Habitat
recycling project for Lawrence Habitat for Humanity on Sept. 18.
Donna Riehm and Lewis Johnston sample refreshments at the
University Women's Club Social Bridge Night. The event was Oct. 17
at the home of Joyce and Al Schild.
Danny Drury deals some cards during a gathering of the University
Women's Club Social Bridge Group. Five tables of players
participated during the Oct. 17 meeting at the home of Joyce and Al
Schild. Also pictured, from left, are Paul Enos, Phil Baringer and
From left Chris Castro, Jim Piene, Jerry Anderson and Otto Etvesle
took first place in Flight B of a charity golf tournament at Eagle
Bend Golf Course. The event, which was Sept. 16, helped raise money
for Lawrence Presbyterian Manor. They were sponsored by U.S. Foods.
From left, Jack Leatherman, Brian Shatto, Al Yost and Curtis Foley
took first place in Flight C during the Lawrence Presbyterian
Manor's Fall Benefit Charity Golf Tournament. The event was Sept.
16 at Eagle Bend Golf Course. The group was sponsored by
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Members of the congregation listen to a sermon during a service at
the Church of God in Christ on Sunday in Memphis, Tenn. Leaders of
the predominantly black Pentecostal denomination want to limit
abortion and bar same-sex marriage like other evangelical
Christians but say that doesn't mean they consider themselves part
of the "religious right" or supporters of the Republican Party.
Craig Pierce serves a customer at a Subway restaurant after
assisting with a funeral at the True Bethel Baptist Church, which
is inside the same building as the restaurant in Buffalo, N.Y.
Pierce, a minister at the church, manages the restaurant, part of
the church's job-training program.
Saxophonist and composer Dave Pietro brought his Banda Brazil
Thursday evening to the Lawrence Arts Center for the second
installment of the Jazz at the Arts Center series.
Josh Elmore, of the Alabama Beef Connection and Auburn University
Extension System, checks an electronic identification device before
placing it in the ear of an Angus cow in Auburn, Ala. The U.S.
Department of Agriculture is trying to create a national network
that would track, within 48 hours, every contact an infected animal
has had in its life.
Traders follow share prices on the floor of the New York Stock
Exchange. Stocks fell sharply Friday, with the Dow Jones
Industrials losing more than 115 points, as Federal Reserve
Chairman Alan Greenspan sounded a warning about the nation's
spiraling trade deficit.
South Junior High School seventh-graders Jana Mekus, left and Natalie Lassman play their flutes during a woodwind sectional band practice. The two played Thursday at the school, 2734 La.
Steve Roslund fishes for perch from his kayak on Boyd Lake in Loveland, Colo. Calm water and warm temperatures lured Roslund to the lake Thursday on his day off.
Olivia Evans enjoys her visit to the island of Doc-Jok-Do in South Korea. She took a two-week visit with her sister, Sarah Miller, who is teaching English in South Korea. Olivia is the daughter of J.D. Evans, Lawrence, and Sylvia Bigsby, Baldwin. Her grandmother, Lila Patton, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Don and Mardella Dearing