Stories for September 2, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Jayhawks dominate in season opener

Kerry Meier and the rest of the Kansas football team easily came out on top in their home opener, 49-18.

KU crushes NSU 49-18, Cornish hits career high

Kansas defeated Northwestern State 49-18 in its season opener from Memorial Stadium. Jon Cornish set a career high in rushing yards with 140.

Self primed for pigskin

KU hoops coach weaned on game in native Oklahoma

Bill Self, who played quarterback in grade school through his freshman year of high school in the football-crazed state of Oklahoma, readily admits to being a pigskin fan.

QB Taylor experienced

Nebraska signal-caller learned from last season

Zac Taylor says he wasn't prepared for what awaited him as Nebraska's first-year starting quarterback.

Sooner offense prepares secretly

OU has worked out mostly in privacy, keeping offense shrouded in mystery

What does Oklahoma have in store on offense this year? A new play-caller, a new quarterback and a whole lot of mystery.

Texas coaches juggling QBs - again

Two talented, young quarterbacks. One football. No chance to make everyone happy.

Daniel eager to step in at Mizzou

Sophomore QB hopes to fill departed Smith's big shoes

For the first time since 2001, someone other than Brad Smith is starting at quarterback for Missouri when the Tigers open today at home against Murray State.

Four Jayhawks lead Kansas to volleyball victory

Four Kansas University players recorded double-digit kills as the Jayhawks claimed a 3-1 volleyball victory over Temple on Friday night at the Temple Classic at McGonigle Hall.

KU soccer falls to Cal

Kansas University held No. 10 California to just one shot attempt in the second half, but the Bears claimed a 1-0 soccer victory Friday at Edwards Stadium.

Opposing QB eyes golf future

So get this: Northwestern State's starting quarterback, the son of a high school coach with football ingrained in nearly every relative in his family, has aspirations of being a professional golfer after college.

Mangino contract can be broken

Kansas has out if NCAA hits program with major sanctions

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino's new contract does contain an out if the Jayhawk football program is hit with major NCAA sanctions.

Safety in numbers

KU receivers take committee approach

Sometimes, the names - and performances - are close enough to confuse even Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino, who spends almost every waking hour around his players.

Demons also are young

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino was asked a fair question Tuesday: With Northwestern State having only seven seniors, is there a way for the Jayhawks to expose the Demons' youth?