Stories for July 24, 2008


Lead stories

2008 KU football team has high hopes

In 2005, no one on the Kansas football staff was throwing around phrases like 'Division Title' or 'Conference Title' much less 'National Championship.' However, in 2008, those words and phrases are coming up...

Reesing races into record books

He's only played in 16 games at Kansas, but already, Todd Reesing has set 20 different Kansas football records.

Jayhawks complete basketball schedule revealed

All 31 Kansas men's basketball games will be televised nationally during the 2008-09 regular season, Kansas Athletics Inc. announced Thursday.

KU men's basketball Big 12 schedule announced

Kansas University's defending men's basketball champions will make three television appearances on ABC and two on CBS during the Big 12 Conference portion of their 2008-2009 schedule.

Rivera: 'We're going to win games'

Kansas linebacker confident about 2008

Since he first came to Kansas University in 2004, senior linebacker Mike Rivera has seen his share of ups and downs.

Stoops defends Sooners

For all the success the Oklahoma football team has enjoyed over the past few years, the Sooners have struggled in one fairly important department: bowl victories.

Stewart has heart surgery

Former Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart is recovering from open-heart surgery at a Columbia hospital.

Baylor coach 'stupid'

Call him crazy (or stupid, or idiotic), but Art Briles looks at the Baylor football team - with its recent struggles and its lack of big-name players - and feels good.

KU golfer wins

Kansas University sophomore Jennifer Clark won the Collegiate Players Tour/Manhattan Collegiate Open on Wednesday.

Open house on tap

An open house for the new Anderson Family Football Complex will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Tease photo

Which is real McCoy?

Texas QB slumped after freshman year

He knew the question would come sooner or later. As he sat on the second floor of the Marriott Downtown on Wednesday, hands folded in his lap, Colt McCoy felt quite certain that the dreaded "sophomore slump" inquiry eventually would find its way into the steam of questions being hurled his way by members of the Big 12 Conference football media.

OU to play USC, Arkansas

Games against Southern California and Arkansas are included in the nonconference men's basketball schedule released Wednesday by Oklahoma.