Stories for November 4, 2004


Lead stories

Wade leads Heat past Cavaliers

Shaquille O'Neal made sure the arena was filled. Dwyane Wade took care of sending the record crowd home happy. Wade scored 28 points and O'Neal added 17 points and nine rebounds in his home debut for his new team as Miami beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-86 Thursday night before 20,235 Shaq-crazed fans -- the largest crowd to see a Heat home game.

KU games should be shown on Full Court

Here's some good news for out-of-state Kansas University men's basketball fans who have been concerned that the Jayhawks' games not shown on national TV wouldn't be available on ESPN's Full Court package this year.

X-Factor Week 9: Colorado 35, Kansas 21

Just like the the real-life Kansas University football team against Northwestern and Texas Tech, our virtual Jayhawks led Colorado at halftime in this week's X-Factor simulation. And just like those real-life games, the lead slipped away in the second half of a game that turned into a loss. This time, the virtual Buffaloes defeated the Jayhawks, 35-14.

Kansas awaiting word on gift

Though Kansas University officials remain optimistic that big news is forthcoming regarding a major donation to the athletic department, nothing ground-breaking has emerged just yet.

KU volleyball swept

Missouri swept Kansas University in a Big 12 Conference volleyball match Wednesday night at the Hearnes Center.

'Humble' senior sparks KU in Big 12 soccer rout

When Kansas University soccer coach Mark Francis informed senior forward Amy Geha that she had received first-team All-Big Conference 12 honors, she thought he was joking.

Razing Kane: Linebacker climbing tackling charts

Asked why he robbed banks, famed stick-up man Willie Sutton once replied: "That's where the money is." In a similar but strictly legal vein, if you ask Kevin Kane why he likes to play middle linebacker, the Kansas University junior will tell you it's where the action is.

Starting returns still out

Self: Moody, Kaun, Giles, Jackson battling for job

Bill Self stayed up until 4 a.m. Wednesday, channel surfing while checking out early morning election coverage on all the major television networks.

6Sports video: Jayhawks return home to make stand for North

The last time KU played at Memorial Stadium, it was the feel-good win of the year. But much has changed in the past month, and on Saturday the Jayhawks hope to beat Colorado and stay mathematically alive in the race for the Big 12 North.

6Sports video: Exhibitions allow for injury adjustments

A Division II team might be a good way for the Jayhawks to open their season this weekend, as Kansas is far from healthy enough to play anybody else.

6Sports video: Start of basketball season approaches

The Kansas men's basketball season starts in five days in an exhibition game against Emporia State. After more than two weeks of practice, Coach Bill Self gives his team a B.