Cunningham extension [Graphic]

Warren lawsuit [Photo]

MU football's Van Alexander [Photo]

Linebacker Van Alexander sprints through running drills on Monday.

MU football linebackers coach [Photo]

Linebackers coach Dave Steckel gives instructions during the MU football team's first practice of the season Monday afternoon.

MU football water break [Photo]

Freshman place kicker Trey Barrow, center, and freshman wide receiver Terry Dennis, left, break for water during MU's first football practice of the season Monday afternoon. Monday's temperatures reached as high as 95 degrees, with a heat index of 114.

Chase Daniel leads stretches [Photo]

Newly voted MU football captain Chase Daniel helps lead the team in stretching at the first practice of the season on Monday. Daniel, along with Ziggy Hood, William Moore and Tommy Saunders, were voted the team captains for the 2008 season.

Freshman linebacker Jared Culver makes catch [Photo]

Freshman linebacker Jared Culver makes a catch during MU's first football practice of the season Monday afternoon.

Chase Daniel spiking football [Photo]

MU football's Chase Daniel running [Photo]

Chase Daniel (10), one of the four captains for the 2008 season, runs the field with the MU football team during the first practice of the season on Monday.

MU football stretching [Photo]

The MU football team does stretching exercises during the first practice of the 2008 season on Monday.

Taser resolution [Photo]

Lawrence Rugalo's "Gemini" among the works displayed in professor emeriti art show [Photo]

A serigraph is the print created when ink is pushed through a stencil attached to a screen. Lawrence Rugolo's "Gemini" (1983), part of a current show at Bingham Gallery honoring three MU art professors, was originally done in black and white; color was added in the silkscreening process. The stencil in this case was made from a photograph.

Lampo Magma painting [Photo]

Lampo Leong: Molten Magma I, Acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 34×51 inches, 2008

Leong painting [Photo]

Lampo Leong: Magnificence (ink on rice paper)

Volunteer firefighters in Nebraska [Photo]

Ben Van Pelt, right, and Wes Schmer of the Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department put out a hay fire in an agriculture field near Paxton, Neb., July 15, 2008. They and other Ogallala firefighters responded to the fire because the closest volunteer department couldn't.

August 2008 splash graphic [Photo]

Caray family of broadcasters [Photo]

Skip Caray, far right, shown in in this May 13, 1991 file photo, died Sunday at his home. He was 68. His father, Hall of Fame Cubs announcer Harry Caray, and his son, fellow Atlanta Braves broadcaster Chip Caray, prepare to broadcast a game between the Cubs and Braves in this file photo.

Flipping for a win [Photo]

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pennsylvania 500 auto race in Long Pond, Pa., on Sunday.

Edwards wins at Pocono [Photo]

Columbia native Carl Edwards does his trademark backflip off his car after winning NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Sunday at Pocono Raceway. It was Edwards fourth victory of the season, and it lifted him from fifth into third place in the point standings.

Larry Monroe and Deacon Lonnie Ratliff pray at Warren fundraiser [Photo]

Larry Monroe, left, and Deacon Lonnie Ratliff, right, pray over the $1,681.51 offering Sunday night at a fundraiser for the Warren Funeral Chapel.