Stories for December 5, 2001


Lead stories

6Sports video report: KU players excited to work with Mangino

Kevin Romary reports on the new KU head football coach, Mark Mangino.

KU faces fund-raising challenges

By Terry Rombeck On Sept. 7, the Kansas University Endowment Association officially announced the largest fund-raising drive in the university's history. But only four days after the campaign was announced, all the rules for fund raising changed. Lindsay Byers, assistant director of annual giving, said officials had a choice: "Do we tiptoe around the issue, or do we go back to business as usual, as (President) Bush said?"

Mangino eager to get to work

When Mark Mangino was trying to figure out his next move after accepting the job as Kansas University's head football coach, he spoke with someone who'd been through a coaching change before.

Kansas women hit road for second Pac-10 foe: Arizona State

By Doug Pacey Four days after falling to Oregon, Kansas will face another Pac-10 school, Arizona State. The Jayhawks (3-4) will take on the Sun Devils (6-2) at 8 tonight at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.

Deacons bemoan lost chances

By Chuck Woodling Throw out the ifs and buts and cut to the chase, said Wake Forest guard Broderick Hicks, and the wrong team won. The scoreboard may have read Kansas 83, Wake Forest 76 on Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse, but Hicks couldn't believe it.

New KU coach grilled about girth

By Robert Sinclair New Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino knows he might be a little overweight. In fact, the former Oklahoma and Kansas State assistant embraces the fact.


KU hires right man to fix football woes

By Chuck Woodling OK, he'll never be the poster boy for Weight Watchers or TOPS or Jenny Craig or Metabolite, but know this about Mark Mangino: He's a good guy who also happens to be a good coach, and that's a rare combination in the jungle of NCAA Div. I-A football.

Kansas staff braces for changes

By Robert Sinclair One of the themes early in the Mark Mangino era is new beginnings. "We will work hard. We will roll up our sleeves," Mangino said Tuesday during a press conference to introduce him as Kansas University's new football coach. "There will be some bumps in the road, but we're going to stay the course.

6Sports video report: KU takes Wake Forest

James Sido reports on KU's win Tuesday over Wake Forest--the first time since 1998 KU has had back to back wins over top 25 opponents.

6Sports video report: KU players excited to work with Mangino

Kevin Romary reports on the new KU head football coach, Mark Mangino.

Williams lauds new hire

Former coach Fambrough also fan of Mangino's

So, Mark Mangino, are you a college basketball fan? "I'm a real big one now," the 45-year-old Mangino said Tuesday after being introduced as Kansas University's 35th football coach. "This is the place to be to watch big-time college basketball."