Stories for May 3, 2008


Lead stories

KU baseball wins second straight against Oklahoma

Jayhawks' bats stay hot

Kansas jumped to seventh place in the Big 12 standings with a 13-10 baseball victory over Oklahoma.

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Wind-aided win

Jayhawks rally for wild victory

Just this one time, the howling wind offered no help. Kansas University closer Paul Smyth served up a strike to Oklahoma's cleanup hitter, Aaron Baker, with two outs and one on in the ninth inning. Baker crushed it to left-center field, carried along by the strong breeze blowing out on a chilly Friday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

Rivals eyeing rematch at Invite

A rivalry is brewing in the AAU basketball ranks, and the Jayhawk Invitational will be ground zero this weekend for that potential storm. K.C. Pump N Run is once again the favorite to win the Jayhawk Invite after winning it the last three years. But last year's runner-up, Howard Pulley Black, is back, and the players have just one thing - and one team - on their minds.

Keegan: K.C. team atypical

Acronyms tend to trigger predictable images. Play the word-association game with several listed below and see if you don't spit out the same responses.

Politicians celebrate KU wins

Politicians put aside their differences Friday to honor Kansas University's men's basketball, football and debate teams.

Huggins signs 11-year deal

WVU coach gets $1.5 million per season

West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins signed an 11-year contract with the school on Friday that will keep him at his alma mater until he's 65.

KU's Powers named to All-Big 12 golf team

Kansas University's Emily Powers - the lone Jayhawk invited to the NCAA Regional as an individual - was named to the All-Big 12 Women's Golf Team on Friday.

Three KU individuals win Arkansas track events

Egor Agafonov, Jordan Scott, Stephanie Horton and the women's 1,600-meter relay team posted victories for Kansas University's track and field teams Friday at the Arkansas Twilight on Friday night. Julius Jiles and Matt Baysinger also posted regional marks for the Jayhawks.

LSU dismisses quarterback

LSU quarterback Ryan Perrilloux, who had legal and disciplinary problems throughout his college career, was kicked off the team.

Commentary: Coaching's call too strong for Brown

He has had the itch for some time now. That is why Larry Brown planted himself at Jay Wright's Villanova practices day after day after day, why Brown agreed to serve in some nebulous role with the 76ers for the last two years, why he went to the Final Four a few weeks ago.

KU football TV special to begin airing today

A 30-minute television special featuring the Kansas University football team will air on Fox Sports Net (Sunflower Broadband channel 36) starting today.