Stories for April 18, 2013


Lead stories

Kansas' Paris Daniels nets track honor

Kansas University senior Paris Daniels was named the Big 12 Track & Field Female Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.

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Whiting edges defending champ Hoffa in Relays shot-put showcase

Ryan Whiting, a 2012 Olympian and indoor world shot-put champion, defeated an elite field on his final throw at the 86th-annual Kansas Relays on Wednesday night inside Douglas County Fairgrounds’ Community Arena. By Gary Bedore

Big 12 golf awaits Kansas women

A Friday forecast that calls for a chance of snow and strong winds in Rhodes, Iowa, puts a great big smile on Kansas University women's golf coach Erin O'Neil's face. By Tom Keegan

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Opinion: Pro basketball, not Rubik's Cube, in Kevin Young's future

Kansas basketball player Kevin Young’s appearance in the Douglas County Fairgrounds livestock arena Wednesday did nothing but grow the popularity of the senior from Southern California. It was quite the sight watching the long, slender basketball player doing battle in the Rubik’s Cube with an Olympic shot-put medalist. Column by Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in April 17 NBA games

A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Wednesday's NBA games.