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Creighton men’s soccer off to 2-0 start after shutout on Sunday night.

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The Creighton men’s soccer team edged Santa Clara 1-0 at Morrison Stadium Sunday night after a long weather delay between halves. Creighton freshman Ricky Lopez-Espin scored his second career goal and game-winning tally of the season in the 59th minute. SeniorJose Ribas assisted on the score. With the win the Bluejays improve to 2-0-0. It marks […] Read More »

Storms prompt officials to urge disaster preparedness (AUDIO)

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A summer of severe storms has promoted state officials to call on Nebraskans to be prepared in case disaster strikes. Perhaps, the Sunday storms put a punctuation mark on the message by state officials that Nebraskans need to prepare for severe weather. Gov. Dave Heineman declared September Nebraska Preparedness Month. A state hit hard all […] Read More »

Storms sweep through Nebraska

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Stormy weather hit Nebraska on Sunday with straight-line winds clocked at 80 miles per hour in the eastern part of the state. The Panhandle suffered through rain, hail, and wind. A weather spotter in Gordon reported that so much hail fell the ground turned white. The National Weather Service reports the early evening thunderstorm that […] Read More »

Nebraskans warned to be vigilant against new crop of scams

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More new scams and variations of old scams are victimizing people across Nebraska. Consumer advocate Sandy Chalmers says some cons are more common than others, but all involve bad people trying to take advantage of residents by phone or online. “Unfortunately, it doesn’t end,” Chalmers says. “We do everything we can to keep the public […] Read More »

Hosmer homers as Omaha clinches division title

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Eric Hosmer's stay in Omaha can continue if the Royals want him to continue his injury rehab stay. The Storm Chasers clinched their fourth straight division title on Sunday night with a 13-8 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Read More »

Ventura, Royals look to grow lead in AL Central

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The Royals have a massive opportunity to grow their lead in the American League Central as they begin a three-game series against the Rangers, who have the worst record in baseball, on Monday night. Yordano Ventura starts for Kansas City against Colby ... Read More »

Royals-Indians suspended after rain arrives in KC

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Hold everything. The Kansas City-Cleveland game on Sunday night is in a state of suspended animation after play was stopped by rain midway through the 10th inning with the Indians ahead, 4-2. The game was suspended and will resume in Cleveland prior to... Read More »

Perez’s control of running game earns high praise

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When lightning strikes from Salvador Perez's arm, opposing baserunners feel the bolt. Or the tag. Read More »

Royals announce instructional league rosters

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Nine players from the Royals' Top 20 prospects, as ranked by MLB.com, are included on the rosters for the Arizona instructional league, which begins play in two weeks. Read More »

Royals to add three as September callups

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A left-handed reliever, an outfielder and a pinch-runner are September callups headed to the Royals. Left-hander Brandon Finnegan and outfielders Lane Adams and Terrance Gore were involved in roster moves announced by the Royals on Sunday. Read More »

Yost: Fans for Indians series were ‘unbelievable’

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Sunday night's game that drew 39,009 fans was the third sellout of the season at Kauffman Stadium. The other sellouts were for the home opener against the White Sox on April 4 (40,103) and the June 20 game against the Mariners (38,475). Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 30

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Eric Hosmer's ninth-inning single lifted Omaha to a walk-off win. KC's first baseman was 2-for-6 with two RBIs in the first game of a rehab assignment. Read More »

Duffy looks to help Royals stay in first place

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Danny Duffy will try to get the Royals back into sole possession of first place, while fellow left-hander T.J. House looks to complete the sweep and bump the Indians up in the standings on Sunday night. Read More »

Royals fall in 11th, drop into first-place tie in Central

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The Cleveland Indians ruined the Retro Night party in 11 innings, 3-2, dealing the Royals their fifth loss in their last seven games in front of 35,089 fans at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday night. Read More »

Huskers Roll Up Florida Atlantic 55-7 Behind Abdullah’s Record Day

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Nebraska used a high-powered ground game and a balanced day from quarterback Tommy Armstrong to rough up Florida Atlantic 55-7 in their season opener on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. The 784 yards of total offense by the Huskers were good enough for the fifth-best performance in school history, as Nebraska used a record […] Read More »