Stories for May 23, 2008


Lead stories

Mangino, KU working on new contract

Kansas University is close to reaching a new agreement with football coach Mark Mangino, the Journal-World has learned.

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Rush impresses in Chicago

Kansas University's Brandon Rush, Kansas State's Bill Walker and several other college standouts have been working out in Chicago the past several weeks under the direction of Tim Grover, who is regarded as one of the top athletic trainers in the world.

OU-Texas time set

The Red River Rivalry is moving back to the morning. After being played in the afternoon the past three years, Oklahoma's annual rivalry game against Texas will be played at 11 a.m. on Oct. 11 in Dallas.

Ex-OU QB Mildren dies

Jack Mildren, a former lieutenant governor and the first quarterback in the University of Oklahoma's lofted wishbone offense, died Thursday.

Relive national championship online

Journal-World Web sites and have given fans of Kansas University a place to go from now until the end of time to relive the 2007-08 national-championship season.

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Eighth-seeded Oklahoma wins again

Jamie Johnson hit a two-run double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting Oklahoma to a 4-3 win against Missouri on Thursday night in the Big 12 Conference baseball tournament.

Mayer: Arthur's KU days history

Not long ago there seemed to be about an 80 percent chance that Kansas basketball star Darrell Arthur would enter the June 26 NBA Draft. After that alleged grade-changing to keep him eligible in high school, a move that could have factored in his collegiate career, up that to 110 percent.

Mangino's '04 rant hot topic again

So it was a bit calculated, after all. Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino was in Dallas last week speaking on a panel as part of the National Football Foundation's football forum.