Stories for June 24, 2007


Lead stories

Woodling: Commish merely a puppet

News that Kevin Weiberg was leaving the Big 12 Conference front office hardly struck Sunflower State soil like a thunderbolt. Even though he was league commissioner - a position perceived as powerful - Weiberg's profile was lower than the attendance at a Baylor-Colorado basketball game.

Roberts runs golf gamut

From Wales to a warehouse, amateur champ has played 'em all

He has played all over the world, from the seaside courses of his native Wales, to Japan with the Kansas University golf team.

Commentary: Two Wrights can't be wrong

Carolina's Brandan Wright, Kansas' Julian Wright expected to go in top 10 of Thursday's NBA Draft

For weeks, writers have written about the Wrights, analyzing which Wright is right for which NBA team. Brandan Wright or Julian Wright - both are likely top-10 picks in Thursday's NBA draft. But which player will be the better pro? Who has the right stuff?

Team's long hours, hard work pay off with second-place win

A second-place finish in this month's Formula SAE West car competition was worth nearly a year of hard work for Tanner Rinke and his Jayhawk Motorsports teammates - even the times they stayed up for two consecutive nights to meet their self-imposed deadlines.

KU recruit Releford shines at Festival

Future Kansas University basketball guard Travis Releford scored 23 points off 7-of-17 shooting, including two of four threes, in the White Team's 125-120 victory over the Blue on Saturday morning at the U.S. Olympic Festival. He had five rebounds and three steals in 32 minutes.

V is for victor

Ex-Jayhawk Vaughn relishes NBA crown

Focused on winning his first NBA championship, Jacque Vaughn was in no mood to socialize - even with the best of friends - during the NBA finals.