Sam gives a few words of encouragement to the Jayhawks as they battle with La.-Monroe
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel leads his team in a sprint down the field at the beginning of the squad's first practice of the season in this file photo from Aug. 4 in Columbia, Mo. MU will open its season against Illinois today in St. Louis.
Minnesota's Scott Baker delivers against Kansas City. Baker took a perfect game into the ninth inning and settled for a one-hitter in the Twins' 5-0 victory Friday night in Minneapolis.
From left are Christine Isern, Kitsy Gray, Millie Darby, the Rev. Paul Gray and Dr. Jerry Nossaman. They attended a reception in honor of William Pendleton, who marked a half-century of service as an attorney. The event was June 29 at American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14.
From left are William Pendleton, Judge Michael Malone, Darryl Graves and Michael Ambrose. Friends, family and associates gathered for a reception June 29 to honor Pendleton's 50 years of service as an attorney in Lawrence. He is senior partner at Pendleton & Sutton Attorneys at Law.
Brian Walter, grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1372, presents Aubrey Koeppe with the Knights Family Scholarship. Koeppe received $500 and is attending Northwest Missouri State University.
Karen Pendleton, left, and Bonita Yoder attend a reception honoring William Pendleton for 50 years of service as an attorney. The celebration was June 29 at American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14.
Brian Walter, grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1372, presents Sarah Rew with the James Hill Memorial Scholarship. Rew received $500 and is attending Kansas University.
From left, Stephen Pendleton, William Pendleton and Michael Ambrose pause for a photo during a reception honoring William Pendleton for a half century of service as an attorney. The event was June 29 at American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14.
Renee and David Weeks
Yunhi and Michael Ediger
Chad Britto and Carmen Morales
Travis Schlotfeldt and Valerie Burt
Paul Dillon and Anne Buhler
David Sunderman and Caylen Rueschhoff-Kilpatrick
Dianne and Don Young
Barbara and Richard Nelson
Robert and Juanita Marsh
Gertude S. Coon
Eldon Headrick puts shoes on his son Grant as Sondra Headrick tends to the hair of her daughter Danielle in assembly line fashion that included shirts, shorts, shoes and hair at their home near Rago before their sextuplets headed off to the first day of kindergarten Thursday.
German artist Frank Reich attaches the last few blossoms to a portrait made of roses of the late Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, Friday at the rose garden Rosarium in the town of Sangerhausen, Germany. The portrait of the 'Queen of Hearts' was made from 5,670 rose blossoms on the 10th anniversary of Diana's death.
Marissa Leach, 15, plays the saxophone along with Everlasting Love at the wedding of her mother, Brenda Leach, to Brad Cordts in Baldwin City. Marissa's grandmother, Catherine Warren, Overbrook, submitted the picture.
Outgoing White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove waves Friday as he leaves the White House in Washington on his last day as President Bush's deputy chief of staff.
Chinese children try out toys Friday at a mall in Shanghai, China. Recall systems for unsafe food products and toys went into effect in China on Friday as part of a bid to improve product safety, state media said.
President Bush leaves the Pentagon on Friday with, from left, Vice President Dick Cheney, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and outgoing Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Peter Pace. Military chiefs conveyed to Bush their concern about a growing strain on troops and their families from long and repeated combat tours. See story, page 3A.
From left, Princes Charles, Harry and William arrive Friday for the memorial service for Diana, Princess of Wales, at the Guards' Chapel in central London. Princess Diana's family solemnly marked the 10th anniversary of her death Friday at a service organized by her sons.
Fans of Jia, one of China's "Super Girls," stand behind a police line as they watch the singer perform during an October 2005 concert in Beijing. Inspired in part by the U.S. hit series "American Idol," Chinese talent shows have captivated millions of viewers in the past two years - and unnerved some Chinese officials in the process.