Stories for August 3, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Passing game still shaky for KU

Putting the ball in the air was a problem for the 2005 Jayhawks, but now head coach Mark Mangino must improve his team at the QB spot and replace his top two wide-outs as well.

Perkins gets raise of $20K

Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins received a 4 1â2 percent raise for fiscal year 2006-07 and now has a salary of $458,651, according to information provided by the KU athletic department through an open-records request.

Woodling: Of 'B' samples, Berroa

Nobody asked me, but : the next time my doctor tells me my cholesterol level is too high, I'm going to ask him to delay judgment until he checks the "B" sample.

Creepy peepers

Nike's new MaxSight lenses designed to aid outdoor athlete

Nike would lead you to believe better sporting performance comes in a box. That's the implied promise behind the shoes the corporate giant shills, but it's also the allure of another boxed bit of athletic gear Nike is pitching: MaxSight contact lenses.

NU tapped No. 1 in volleyball

Nebraska is the preseason favorite to win the Big 12 Conference volleyball title for the 10th consecutive season in a vote of the league's head coaches.

KU official sympathizes with Huskers

The timing couldn't be much worse for the University of Nebraska as it begins its search for a new men's basketball coach.

Former coach proposes walk of fame to honor KU greats

A dream for Allen Fieldhouse

Former Kansas University track coach Bob Timmons has a dream for Allen Fieldhouse.

Report: OU quarterback dismissed

Bomar kicked off team for violating NCAA rules

Oklahoma starting quarterback Rhett Bomar was kicked off the team Wednesday after an investigation revealed he broke NCAA rules through his employment at a local business, according to a television report.

Butler's eligibility saga continues

Eric Butler suddenly has one more shot.