Stories for October 10, 2004


Lead stories

Culpepper, Vikings top Carr, Texans overtime battle

The crowd was rocking, David Carr and Andre Johnson couldn't miss and the Houston Texans had just forced the game into overtime by rallying from a 21-point deficit. Then Daunte Culpepper fired a perfect spiral to a streaking Marcus Robinson, and just like that the comeback was over and the Minnesota Vikings had escaped with a 34-28 win.

Lewis leads Ravens over Redskins

Three days after making a plea that will send him to prison, Jamal Lewis accounted for more yards than the entire Washington Redskins offense. Lewis recovered from a slow start to grind out 116 yards on 28 carries, including 90 clock-eating yards on the final three drives, and the Baltimore Ravens defense did the rest in Sunday night's 17-10 victory over the Redskins.

Colorado pounds slumping KU

Kansas University's volleyball squad absorbed its fifth straight loss Saturday, falling 3-0 to Colorado at Coors Events Center.

Patriots top Dolphins, win 19th straight

Bill Belichick let a rare smile crease his face before reminding his New England Patriots what their record winning streak meant. "He said, 'Congratulations on the streak, great job. Now we've got to think about Seattle,' " safety Rodney Harrison said.

Jets moved to 4-0 for second time ever

Earlier this week, New York Jets coach Herman Edwards went around the locker room trying to give his players an index card with the following message: "If you are scared to go 4-0, call the police." There were no takers. It was easy to see why Sunday against the Buffalo Bills.

Rivalry revived

KU perseverance pays off in emotional win over KSU

John Randle cried. Lew Perkins lit up a fat cigar. And an electrified student body looking for any excuse to go crazy found it Saturday. When the sold-out crowd finally filed out of Memorial Stadium, after most took time to charge the field and high-five Kansas University football players, one memory from the game remained, in large block print on the towering video board behind the south end zone.

Woodling: This time, Jayhawks didn't fall apart

Oh no, not again. Not another blown second-half lead. Not another fourth-quarter breakdown. Not another narrow defeat. Nope, not again.

Wildcats: Loss to KU 'painful'

Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder admits losing to in-state rival Kansas University hurts. It hurts a lot.

How they scored

At last!

KU victory sparks celebration

The skid is over. On the strength of a two-touchdown fourth quarter Saturday night, the Kansas University football team defeated Kansas State University, 31-28, ending an 11-game losing streak at the hands of the Wildcats.


Wildcats take it on chin in KU Homecoming Parade

Participants include bands, floats, Olympic runner

This outcome of this year's Kansas vs. Kansas State football game was hours away, but Jayhawks were putting a beating on the Wildcats during this year's Homecoming Parade at Kansas University.

6News video: Celebration, goal posts hit Mass St.

After 11 years without a football win over Kansas State, some Kansas fans called the 31-28 win over the Wildcats their greatest Jayhawk moment. One of the goal posts made its way along with the fans from Memorial Stadium to Massachusetts Street.

6Sports video: KU ends losing streak against KSU

The Jayhawks ended an 11-game skid against the Wildcats with 14 fourth-quarter points Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Mark Simmons and John Randle each made outstanding touchdowns in the period.

Bulger leads Rams to overtime win

Marc Bulger was at his best when his teammates needed him most. Bulger threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to Shaun McDonald 3 minutes into overtime, leading the St. Louis Rams to a thrilling 33-27 victory over Seattle on Sunday.

Backup QB sparks Kansas

Swanson does 'great job in relief' of Barmann

Kansas University backup quarterback Jason Swanson might have been used to success in every level of football except Division One.