The Oklahoma team stands by as the referees check to see if the clock had expired in a game against Oklahoma State at the Big 12 Conference men's tournament in Oklahoma City, Thursday, March 12, 2009. Oklahoma State won, 71-70. From left, Blake Griffin, Ryan Wright, Tony Crocker, Taylor Griffin and Juan Pattillo.
Texas' Dexter Pittman, left, is double-eamed by Kansas State's Jacob Pullen (0) and Ron Anderson, right, in the second half of their game at the Big 12 Conference men's tournament in Oklahoma City, Thursday, March 12, 2009.
Kansas University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity could face penalties from its national and local organizations; both are investigating the death of 19-year-old Jason Wren.
Texas Tech's Mike Singletary (32) reacts after scoring against Texas A&M in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game at the Big 12 Conference men's tournament in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 11, 2009.
A Chinese military band conductor instructs his members’ play today during a rehearsal for the closing ceremony of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Children in the First Presbyterian Preschool Teddybear room celebrate Kansas Day. Mary Spurlock, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
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People embrace one another in tears Wednesday in a church in Winnenden, Germany. A 17-year-old gunman dressed in black opened fire inside his former high school in southwestern Germany on Wednesday, killing 15 people, 11 of them women and girls, before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
Xavier mascot Arick Stall, left, wearing the costume of D’Artagnan, talks with mascot Abby Strietmann, wearing the costume of the Blue Blob, prior to the game between Xavier and Dayton in Cincinnati.
Xavier mascots the Blue Blob, left, and D’Artagnan perform during a recent college basketball game against Dayton in Cincinnati. Xavier student Abby Strietmann is the Blue Blob and Arick Stall is D’Artagnan. The most unpleasant part? Any mascot will mention the smell.
The Dave laptop table by IKEA offers a handy work surface.
A 30-inch-tall console table can double as a temporary spot to check e-mail in the dining area, as shown in this room designed by Brian Patrick Flynn.
The Pottery Barn’s Daily System keeps family members organized.
A C-shaped laptop side table is situated at the perfect height for users who want a comfortable seat on the couch. Look for furniture that doubles as practical and stylish to minimize office clutter.