Water coolers, cups, plenty of water bottles and a box of glazed donuts, courtesy of the fire department, lined the police sideline.
Andy Flory, No. 29, of the Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical team, runs through defenders during the inaugural flag football challenge between police officers and firefighters. The game on Sunday was a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Keith Wood, right, director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, speaks with KU police officer Damon Tucker during halftime of the first flag football challenge between police and firefighters. Tucker was responsible for helping to organize the event. The team of firefighters won the game, 42-18.
Nate Vail, of the firefighters team, attempts to stay in bounds after grabbing a reception.
Pat Karlin (65) is forced out of bounds by Troy Miller (28) during the first annual flag football challenge held at Lawrence High School Football Stadium.
Andy Flory (29) of the firefighters team tries to break through two defenders of the police team.
Brad Fry, center, splits two defenders on his way to the end zone during the first annual flag football challenge between police and fire fighters Sunday at Lawrence High School Football Stadium.
Members of the Fire Medical team stretch while members of the police team gather in the background to talk over plans and practice their ball handling. The game was played at the Lawrence High School football stadium.
Proceeds from the game went to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Phillip Strozier, left, and Olaitan Oguntodu are two of the most experienced members of Kansas University’s safety corps, which still bears the imprint of departed Darrell Stuckey.
Cleveland’s Asdrubal Cabrera watches his game-winning solo home run off Kansas City relief pitcher Jesse Chavez in the 10th inning. The shot lifted the Indians to a 4-3 victory Saturday in Cleveland.
Tiger Woods chips out of a bunker to the fifth green during the third round of The Barclays golf tournament on Saturday in Paramus, N.J.
Cleveland players mob Asdrubal Cabrera after Cabrera hit the game-winning solo home run in the 10th inning in a 4-3 victory over the Royals on Saturday in Cleveland.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Edgar Jones sacks New York Giants quarterback Rhett Bomar (5) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game on Saturday in Baltimore. The Ravens topped the Giants, 24-10, to move to 3-0 this preseason.
Oakland running back Darren McFadden (20) is tackled during a preseason game against San Francisco on Saturday in Oakland, Calif. The 49ers won, 28-24.
Oklahoma receiver corey wilson takes a few steps out of his wheelchair at the end of OU’s senior day ceremony last season.
Viola Carolyn Rolander Marino
Cyclists, from left, John Pietsch; Scott Nixon, 16; and Jacque Scribner Pietsch, all of Draper, Utah, finished the 479-mile RAGBRAI 2010 bicycle ride from the Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa, to the Mississippi River at Dubuque, Iowa, this summer. Jacque and Scott are the daughter and grandson of Janiece and Joe Scribner, Lawrence, and the granddaughter and great-grandson of Kathryn Risk, Lawrence.
An official reveals a package containing a kilogram of cocaine hidden inside a hollowed out chunk of bologna.
The crowd attending the “Restoring Honor” rally, organized by Glenn Beck, is seen Saturday from the base of the Washington Monument in Washington.
A cleaner washes windows on a newly constructed office building Saturday located at the Central Business District in Beijing, China.
Meredith Guy, 5, of Metairie, La., looks into a “Katrina casket,” where people placed notes and items, after an ecumenical “funeral” for Hurricane Katrina at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Chalmette, La., one day before the fifth anniversary of the storm.
Three mausoleums are seen Friday at the New Orleans Katrina Memorial Park. A total of six mausoleums at the memorial hold the remains of 80 hurricane victims who were either unidentified or unclaimed years after the 2005 storm.
The Hurricane Katrina Memorial for St. Bernard Parish is seen Saturday in Shell Beach, La., one day before the fifth anniversary of the storm, which took more than 1,800 lives and devastated the region.
“Destitute peapickers in California; a 32-year-old mother of seven children, February 1936” also known as the “Migrant Mother,” was taken by famed photographer Dorothea Lange during the Great Depression. The photograph features Florence Owens Thompson and her children in Nipomo, Calif.