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Eiland shares his memories of Gwynn

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Royal pitching coach Dave Eiland, a teammate of Tony Gwynn with the Padres in 1992-93, was among those saddened by the passing of the Hall of Fame hitter on Monday. Read More »

Former Energy Advisor Critical of Current Keystone XL Status

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The continued delay in a decision the Keystone XL pipeline has had its share of consequences according to a former White House energy advisor. Jack Rafuse of the Rafuse Organization, who served in the Nixon White House, says companies looking to transport oil from Canada have been buying more rail cars with the pipeline’s status […] Read More »

T-Storms, tornado warnings for eastern Nebraska

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Severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings targeted at least a dozen counties in eastern Nebraska Monday morning. Those storms were packed with large hail and heavy rain.    National Weather Service – Valley Meteorologist David Eastlack says eastern Nebraska is in the moderate category for severe weather this afternoon and evening as well. He says later today […] Read More »

Day Two CWS: TCU rallies to top Tech, UVA walks off against Ole Miss

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7th ranked TCU beat Texas Tech for the third time in five meetings this season in dramatic fashion Sunday at the College World Series, as Boomer White drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning after the Horned Frogs gave up the lead in the top of the inning, for a 3-2 […] Read More »

Day One CWS: UC Irvine rallies late to top Texas, Vandy gets past L’ville

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Taylor Sparks hit his nation-leading ninth triple of the season during UC Irvine’s three-run eighth inning on Saturday in the Anteaters’ 3-1 victory against Texas in the opening game of the College World Series. Texas starter Nathan Thornhill (8-3), 13th round draft pick by the Phillies, held the Anteaters silent for seven innings, holding onto […] Read More »

Auditor Foley Weighs Run for Lincoln Mayor

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After an unsuccessful run for governor earlier this year, State Auditor Mike Foley says politics could still remain in his immediate future. Foley says that he is giving serious thought to running for Mayor of Lincoln. “Well, we came up short in the governor’s race, but we did capture a lot of votes in Lancaster […] Read More »

Noted English comedian brings first performance to Husker State (AUDIO)

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A British comedian who ranks among the 20 greatest stand-up acts of all time is making his first stop in Nebraska this week. Eddie Izzard is first and foremost on a mission to make people laugh, but he’s also very serious about making them think about world issues. Izzard, who speaks several languages, is something […] Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 15

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Hunter Dozier, the Royals' No. 6-ranked prospect, delivered the go-ahead double in a three-run eighth as Class A Advanced Wilmington beat Carolina, 3-2, to win the first-half finale. Read More »

Surging Royals to open series against Tigers

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The Tigers and Royals begin a pivotal four-game series on Monday with Kansas City bearing down on Detroit in the American League Central. Read More »

Sweep, seven-game win streak powered by homers

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The Royals crushed a pair of home runs -- giving them 14 in their last 16 games -- to clinch their seventh straight win and a three-game sweep over the White Sox with a 6-3 victory on Father's Day at U.S. Cellular Field. Read More »

Royals win challenge on force play that leads to run

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With Yost having been ejected in the first inning, bench coach Don Wakamatsu challenged a call at second base that preceded Jarrod Dyson's RBI single. Read More »

Yost ejected for arguing run-scoring balk

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It didn't take long on Sunday for Royals manager Ned Yost to pick up his third ejection of the season. Yost was tossed in the bottom of the first inning by home-plate umpire Paul Emmel after he was set off by a balk call on James Shields. Read More »

Fathers spend time with sons on Royals’ road trip

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For the second straight season, the Royals invited the players' fathers along for the team's road trip that coincides with Father's Day. Read More »

Pitching, defense kept Royals afloat

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While the Royals worked through a mediocre-to-below average first eight weeks of the season, it could have been much worse if not for some of the best pitching and defense in the game. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 14

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Fifteen-ranked Royals prospect Christian Colon delivered a two-run single in the second. The Storm Chasers have won five in a row after taking a pair of seven-inning games at Fresno. Read More »