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Royals reign with four-pack of GIBBY Awards

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The American League champion Royals were recognized with MLB.com GIBBY Awards for Closer, Executive and Setup Man of the Year as well as top Postseason Storyline on Saturday night. Read More »

Huskers volleyball advances in NCAA Tourney with win over Hofstra

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Behind a big block, the 14th-seeded Nebraska volleyball team swept Hofstra, 3-0, Friday evening in a first-round NCAA Tournament match at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Despite the sweep, the Huskers had to work to win their opening NCAA Tournament match for the 31st consecutive season. Nebraska survived late Hofstra rallies in each of the […] Read More »

Bluejay volleyball bows out of NCAA Tournament in loss to Oregon State

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Oregon State rallied late in each of the first two sets and rode that momentum to a 3-1 win over Creighton Volleyball on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Scores of the match, held at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan., were 25-21, 26-24, 19-25, 25-21. Oregon State improves to 20-12, while […] Read More »

High school boys basketball scores from Friday December 5th

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Adams Central 54, Holdrege 38 Ainsworth 57, Ord 41 Amherst 65, Ansley-Litchfield 37 Anselmo-Merna 43, Mullen 34 Aquinas Catholic 58, Raymond Central 33 Arapahoe 43, Hayes Center 32 Arcadia-Loup City 39, Pleasanton 24 Ashland-Greenwood 67, Conestoga 41 Aurora 52, Schuyler 14 Axtell 58, Bertrand 42 Axtell, KS 60, Lewiston 31 BDS 58, Hampton 16 Bancroft-Rosalie […] Read More »

High school girls basketball scores from Friday December 5th

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Ainsworth 66, Ord 51 Allen 38, Wakefield 25 Ansley-Litchfield 48, Amherst 30 Arapahoe 57, Hayes Center 46 Aurora 42, Schuyler 26 Axtell 49, Bertrand 48 BDS 57, Hampton 40 Bancroft-Rosalie 72, Omaha Christian Academy 4 Bellevue West 54, Lincoln Southeast 52 Bishop Neumann 58, Archbishop Bergan 14 Blue Hill 47, Doniphan-Trumbull 26 Boone Central/Newman Grove […] Read More »

Creighton men’s soccer ends season with shootout loss to UMBC

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The No. 12 seed Creighton men’s soccer team fell to UMBC in a shootout 4-3 after a 0-0 draw in a 2014 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal match at Morrison Stadium on Friday evening. UMBC (14-5-5) converted its final penalty kick attempt to win the shootout 4-3 and advance to its first College Cup next weekend. Creighton […] Read More »

Creighton men’s soccer ends season with shootout loss to UMBC

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The No. 12 seed Creighton men’s soccer team fell to UMBC in a shootout 4-3 after a 0-0 draw in a 2014 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal match at Morrison Stadium on Friday evening. UMBC (14-5-5) converted its final penalty kick attempt to win the shootout 4-3 and advance to its first College Cup next weekend. Creighton […] Read More »

Winning atmosphere kept Hochevar in Kansas City

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Royals reliever Luke Hochevar said sitting out the 2014 season while his team went to the World Series was the hardest thing he has ever done. The chance to be a part of that was one reason why Hochevar re-signed with the Royals. Read More »

Royals enter Meetings seeking starter, DH

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Desiring to build a perennial World Series contender, the Royals' front-office contingent will descend on next week's Winter Meetings in San Diego with specific needs to fill and a willingness to be creative to do so. Read More »

Wakamatsu to remain Royals’ bench coach

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While supportive of Don Wakamatsu's pursuit of another managerial job, the Royals learned on Friday that they will be retaining their bench coach for 2015. Read More »

Mike Riley meets media as new Husker football coach (AUDIO)

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Mike Riley met with the news media at Memorial Stadium Friday, his first public appearance as the new head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Riley, the former head coach of the Oregon State Beavers, was introduced by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst who says he focused on hiring Eichorst from the beginning of the coaching search […] Read More »

Wayne State suspends fraternity over alcohol abuse

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Wayne State College has suspended Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity indefinitely. Under the suspension, Tau Kappa Epsilon cannot recruit members or hold social activities. The college says the fraternity has been notified about what it must do to address illegal and dangerous activities involving alcohol. “The college did not arrive at this decision lightly,” said Wayne […] Read More »

Flu vaccine may not be as effective

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned the flu vaccine is not effective against one strain because it has changed or mutated. Dr. Anne O’Keefe is the senior epidemiologist with the Douglas County Health Department and says this isn’t uncommon. She says strains drift every year and that is why flu vaccines change. Dr. […] Read More »

Farmers must better answer consumer questions (AUDIO)

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Consumers are asking more and more questions about food. A vice president of the University of Nebraska says agriculture must respond. University of Nebraska Vice President Ronnie Green says concerns are being raised about farming, in part, because so few Americans have direct ties to agriculture. “The majority of people in Nebraska are today one […] Read More »

Huskers to introduce new football coach Mike Riley at Friday morning press conference

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The University of Nebraska has hired Mike Riley as its new Head Football Coach, Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst announced today.  Riley will be formally introduced at a news conference on Friday, December 5th at 9:00 a.m. in the West Memorial Stadium – 3rd Floor Club. Riley comes to Nebraska after 14 seasons as the head coach […] Read More »