Stories for May 2, 2008


Lead stories

6Sports video: Hoopsters hit the Fieldhouse for Jayhawk Invite

At Allen Fieldhouse, the 9th Annual Jayhawk Invitational AAU basketball Tournament winds down this evening.

6Sports video: KU takes first game over Oklahoma

An important weekend for the Kansas baseball team begins tonight. The Jayhawks sit in last place in the Big 12 standings entering their three game series with Oklahoma.

6News video: 3 victorious teams from KU get special recognition from state capitol

The Jayhawk football, basketball, and debate teams were recognized in a special ceremony with the Governor on Friday.

KU wins baseball shootout with Oklahoma

Jayhawks upend Sooners, 17-15

Jayhawks tally 16 hits in 17-15 home victory against Oklahoma

KU basketball, debate and football teams honored at Capitol

Kansas University basketball, football and debate teams were recognized for their performances during ceremonies in the Capitol.

Commentary: Recruiting outweighs academics

There's no Minnesota high school that does more to promote the growth of its students than DeLaSalle, the Catholic institution on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis. It starts with Brother Michael Collins, the school president and a man as dedicated to creating a school that will prepare young people for college and life as any educator you will find.

Jayhawk Invitational tips off

Top high school recruits playing in Lawrence

Some of the top high school basketball players in the Class of 2009, including No. 3-ranked Derrick Favors and No. 4 Lance Stephenson, headline the ninth-annual Jayhawk Invitational, held tonight through Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, Horejsi Center, Haskell and Lawrence High.

Mayer: No one better than Gale

Back when Jack Steadman was administering the Kansas City Chiefs football program considerably better than Carl Peterson does today, K.C. made what could have been its best draft selection of all time. K.C.'s draft choices over the years have ranged from outstanding to annus horribilus, but the No. 1 pick in 1965 could have been the best.

Holtz headed to hall

Aikman, Cannon among 15 honorees

Lou Holtz, Troy Aikman and Billy Cannon were among 15 former players and coaches elected Thursday to the College Football Hall of Fame.

IU's Holman to transfer

Freshman center Eli Holman threw another potential wrench into Indiana's rebuilding project Thursday, telling coaches he intended to transfer before apparently throwing a tantrum in their office that required a call to the campus police.

Ex-Vols guard treated

Former Tennessee guard Chris Lofton underwent treatment for testicular cancer after a failed drug test at the 2007 NCAA Tournament revealed he potentially had a tumor.

High school sophomore commits

Veteran Phoenix Sunnyslope High basketball coach Dan Mannix annually asks his players to watch the NCAA Tournament closely, to study tendencies of college teams in an attempt to improve their own games.