May 21, 2012
Filmmaker John Waters' crazy cross-country hitchhiking journey continues, with word Monday that he sped through Kansas with a middle-aged married couple from Illinois. Laura Broviac and Michael McHaney, she a county Democratic Party chief, he a circuit judge, were motoring through Junction City, Kansas, this weekend and according to wjbdradio.com, saw a man near an exit ramp holding a sign. She thought he looked like Waters and after a quick Google search, found that the Baltimore filmmaker was in fact hitchhiking across country.
September 17, 2008
8 p.m. [ESPN2] The Cardinals moved this game to a Wednesday because the Ryder Cup is being played nearby this weekend. Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman has completed 76 percent of his passes, throwing for five touchdowns, in victories over North Texas and Montana State. Though the Wildcats averaged 57 points in those two wins, Louisville (1-1) ranks fourth in the nation in total defense, allowing 193 yards per game.
April 5, 2003
Tonight's first game What: NCAA tournament semifinal. Site: Superdome, New Orleans. Time: 6:07. TV: Chs. 13, 9. Line: Kansas by 4 1/2 . The teams Kansas: No. 2 seed, 29-7; won West Regional by beating No. 3 seed Duke, 69-65, in the semifinals and No. 1 seed Arizona, 78-75, in the title game; 32nd NCAA tournament appearance. Marquette: No. 3 seed, 27-5; won Midwest Regional by beating No. 4 seed Pitt, 77-74, and No. 1 seed Kentucky, 83-69, in the title game; 23rd NCAA tournament appearance.
April 2, 2012
Don Markus, reporter Kansas 71, Kentucky 69: There are some coaches who are destined not to win a national championship. Not saying that John Calipari is the Guy V. Lewis of his generation, but Bill Self coached a less talented Jayhawks team over Calipari and Derrick Rose-led Memphis to win it all in 2008. It's going to happen again. Chris Korman, content editor Kentucky 67, Kansas 55: This Wildcats team is no different than most of the teams John Calipari has led to the Final Four.
November 24, 1991
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Tony Sands smashed NCAA records with 396 yards and 58 carries yesterday and scored four touchdowns as Kansas swamped Missouri, 53-29, for its first winning season in 10 years.2* NCAA Division I single-game rushing bests:-- Tony Sands, Kansas vs. Missouri, Nov. 23, 1991.386 -- Marshall Faulk, San Diego State vs. Pacific, Sept. 14, 1991.377 -- Anthony Thompson, Indiana vs. Wisconsin, Nov. 11, 1989.357 -- Mike Pringle, Fullerton St. vs. New Mexico St., Nov. 4, 1989.NB 357 -- Reuben Mayes, Washington St. vs. Oregon, Oct. 27, 1984.
April 1, 1991
OK, raise your hand if you picked Kansas and Duke to be playing in the NCAA final. Stuck chewing on your towels, eh, UNLV fans?Never mind. You get a second chance, thanks to "It's Your Call," The Evening Sun's phone survey of topical issues. Today, until the 9 p.m. tipoff, we want to know who you think is going to win between Kansas and Duke.To register your opinion, call SUNDIAL at 783-1800 (or 268-7736 in Anne Arundel County). After you hear the greeting, you'll be asked to punch in a four-digit code on your touch-tone phone.