Stories for November 20, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: KU center Kaun expected to return to practice

After an early-season injury on October 30th, Sasha Kaun has resumed practice at Allen Fieldhouse. Don't expect him to be in tomorrow's game, however.

6Sports video: Jon Cornish deserves credit for victory over KSU

Though defense and turnovers had a huge part in winning the rivalry match-up between KU and KSU, let's not overlook Jon Cornish who has been KU's workhorse all season long.

Ryan Wood's Big 12 bowl projections

This time of year, the more college football bowl projections, the better. Everyone has an idea about who's heading where in the Big 12 Conference. Nine eligible teams, eight guaranteed openings, one school guaranteed to look elsewhere for one more game.

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Big-time bounceback

Arthur helps KU rip Tigers

Darrell Arthur may have cracked a smile or two in the interview room after Kansas University's 87-61 blowout basketball victory over Towson on Sunday night in Allen Fieldhouse.

Ryan Wood's KU football notebook

Kansas University's football team will modify its practice schedule slightly this week in preparation for Missouri.

KU notebook

Kansas University junior forward Sasha Kaun will return to practice today on a limited basis. He has missed KU's first three games because of a partially torn patellar tendon in his right knee suffered Oct. 30.

Towson zones work awhile

During head-coaching stops at Florida State and DePaul, Towson University coach Pat Kennedy used a variety of defenses. He reached into his bag of tricks again during Sunday night's 87-61 loss to Kansas University in Allen Fieldhouse.

Chalmers on form

Guard help shoot Tigers out of zone

It might not be such a hot idea for Mario Chalmers to make the outside jumper look so easy. Opponents might start to catch on to one of his top skills. Heck, they probably will anyway. Towson tried to quell it Sunday night and didn't fare so well.

Road test awaits Kansas women's basketball

Bonnie Henrickson's interchangeable-parts system seems to be working so far. Nine players scored for Kansas University's women's basketball team in Thursday's 66-53 home victory over UMKC, and that likely will remain the pattern, at least in the early going.

Keegan: Don't get too excited

Should a law-abiding citizen receive a key to the city for not committing any crimes? No. Should a man be praised for being a "good father?" Of course not. To be anything but that would be to squander a priceless gift. Should an employee receive a bonus for giving an honest effort for 40 hours? Negative. It's part of the deal.