Former KU track and field athlete Scott Russell picks out a javelin in this April 24, 2006, file photo from the Kansas Relays. Russell, who nearly quit throwing the javelin three years ago, will represent his home country of Canada in the Beijing Olympics at 8:10 tonight in the qualifying round of the men's javelin.
U.S. gymnast Shawn Johnson reacts after winning gold on the balance beam apparatus on Tuesday in Beijing.
Texas Tech coach Mike Leach and Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, (pictured) will clash in Norman, Okla. on Nov. 22 in one of the biggest games in the Big 12 this fall.
Texas Tech coach Mike Leach, (pictured) and Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, will clash in Norman, Okla. on Nov. 22 in one of the biggest games in the Big 12 this fall. Leach's Red Raiders have defeated Stoops' Sooners two of the last three years.
Conrad M. "C.M." Brack
According to a Consumer Reports survey, 44 percent of Americans have trouble sleeping.
Two children walk among the damage to barns Tuesday in Wellington, Fla. Tropical Storm Fay rolled ashore Tuesday short of hurricane strength but mysteriously gained speed as it headed over land, bringing heavy rain, high wind and tornadoes.
Georgians with their eyes covered sit atop a Russian armored personnel carrier while being detained by Russian troops Tuesday in the Black Sea port city of Poti, Georgia.
Betty J. Janes
Mildred Elizabeth "Betty" Schlotzhauer Barron
Louise S. Hazard
Performers on display at the opening ceremony.
Three area coaches and their spouses get together on a Sunday afternoon. From left are Dave and Megan Alden, Mike and Lori Soderling, and Kirsteen and Eric Elliott. Dave Alden is the new Washburn University tennis coach, the Soderlings own the Lawrence Swim School, and Eric Elliott is the Kansas University diving coach. Megan Alden's mother, Sandra Wiechert, submitted the picture.