The Oklahoma State power trio of wide receiver dez bryant, left, running back Kendall Hunter, center, and quarterback Zac Robinson makes the Cowboys one of the most lethal offenses in the Big 12.
Ohio State running back Chris Wells runs for a first-quarter touchdown against Youngstown State on Aug. 30 in Columbus, Ohio. After missing last week's close call against Ohio because of a foot injury, Wells has been cleared to play Saturday against Southern California.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Herm Edwards walks on the sideline in the fourth quarter Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. Even though Damon Huard will start at quarterback Sunday, Edwards has said Tyler Thigpen also will see time.
Lance Armstrong toasts Discovery team sports director Johan Bruyneel, left, during the final stage of the 2005 Tour de France between Corbeil-Essonnes and Paris.
North Korean soldiers parade Tuesday through Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea marked the 60th anniversary of its founding Tuesday amid news reports that the communist country's leader Kim Jong Il did not attend a closely watched parade amid recent speculation that he may be ill.
The Lawrence Junior Tennis Team, 18U Hoppers, represent the Kansas City District at U.S. Tennis Association's Team Tennis Sectionals at the Plaza tennis courts. In the back row, from left, are Diego Gonzalez, Randy Walter, Andrew Lanning and coach Kirsty Elliott. In the front row are Ashleigh Stagg, Taylor Abbott and Lauren Thames. Millie Walter, Lawrence, submitted the picture. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number, residence, and children's ages, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044, or go online at LJWorld.com.
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Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, and his vice presidential running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, address the crowd at a campaign rally Tuesday at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa.
A baby African Lion cub growls at the camera in July at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, S.C. This cub is one of five bred by first-time parents, and their genes are important to the captive population of lions.