Stories for September 3, 2008


Lead stories

Ryan Cantrell anchors offensive line unit

Injury also affected the Kansas offensive line in the opener. Freshman Jeremiah Hatch did not see time at right tackle thanks to an undisclosed injury. Senior Matt Darton took his place while another freshman, Jeff Spikes, manned the left tackle spot. While KU is young on the ends - there's experience in the middle with Ryan Cantrell. Kevin Romary caught up with the Jayhawks' senior center on Tuesday...

Mangino: Week 2 improvements extremely important

The biggest improvement during the season for any football team should come between weeks one and two - this according to head football coach Mark Mangino on Tuesday at his weekly media gathering.

Fields to miss Louisiana Tech game

Kansas receiver Dexton Fields will miss Saturday's game due to injury

Kansas University senior receiver Dexton Fields will miss Saturday's game against visiting Louisiana Tech due to injury, coach Mark Mangino said Wednesday evening.

Report: Chalmers, Arthur caught with marijuana at NBA camp

The NBA careers of former Kansas University basketball standouts Darrell Arthur and Mario Chalmers are off to stormy starts, to say the least. Memphis Grizzlies power forward Arthur and Miami Heat point guard Chalmers were dismissed from the NBA's rookie transition program Wednesday for violating unidentified league rules.

Forward leaves Mizzou

Former Newark high school basketball standout Keon Lawrence has transferred from Missouri to play at Seton Hall.

USC new No. 1

By staying away from the cupcakes, Southern California earned itself a slim new ranking. No. 1 always seems to fit USC.

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Big daddy

DT juggles football, dad duties

If there was an eye-popping moment from the Kansas University football team's meeting with the media Tuesday, it occurred when defensive tackle Jamal Greene, a 6-foot-4, 301-pound mountain, sat in a chair in the back of Mrkonic Auditorium and started talking about "onesies." This, for the record, is not everyday lingo among members of the 14th-ranked Jayhawks. During interviews, players do not, generally speaking, spend significant amounts of time discussing baby attire. Greene does.

Self: Canada good for KU

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self returned to work Tuesday with pleasant thoughts of his team's Labor Day-weekend trip to Canada. "As long as NCAA legislation stays the same, absolutely we'll do it again. I don't know if it'd be Ottawa (again), but it's certainly something that's been good for us. It's so easy," Self said of making the short trip north of the border.