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Beck claims protecting the ball a trademark of Nebraska football…really? (AUDIO)

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I’m not sure I would call protecting the football a trademark of NU football under Bo Pelini and Tim Beck (a term he used the other day at practice)…turnovers have always been an issue, in my mind. I could be wrong, but turnovers have been an issue against Northwestern as well.Beck says he wants to […] Read More »

Questions about party buses after passenger left behind

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 There have been a lot of questions regarding party buses after the tragic death of a Nebraska Wesleyan University student last weekend. Officials believe that 22 year old Maury Lorence of Doniphan was left behind at a truck stop and while walking along I-80 near Lincoln he was hit by several vehicles.  Party Express Bus […] Read More »

Legislative committee to subpoena Gov. Heineman in prison probe

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A special legislative committee looking into the miscalculation of prison sentences has voted to subpoena Gov. Dave Heineman to testify. The governor will be among a number of people subpoenaed to testify before the committee October 29th. The committee is following up reports first published by the Omaha World-Herald that reveal prison officials miscalculated the […] Read More »

Theriot named to women’s basketball All-Big Ten preseason team. Huskers picked third by the media

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Maryland was selected as the preseason conference favorite in the Terrapins’ inaugural Big Ten women’s basketball season by the coaches and media, the conference office announced on Thursday. Minnesota’s Rachel Banham garnered Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year accolades. Iowa’s Samantha Logic, Minnesota’s Banham and Nebraska’s Rachel Theriot earned nods as Preseason All-Big Ten […] Read More »

Nebraska’s Petteway named to All-Big Ten preseason team

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Nebraska junior guard/forward Terran Petteway was honored Thursday morning, as he was chosen for the preseason All-Big Ten team. The five-member team, which is selected from media members from around the Big Ten region, were announced prior to the opening session of Big Ten Media Day in Chicago. Petteway is a returning first-team All-Big Ten […] Read More »

Creighton’s Herber finds way to stun St. John’s again

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Sophomore Fabian Herbers became St. John’s nemesis for a second straight year, converting a long free kick in the final minute to give the No. 6 Creighton men’s soccer team a 1-0 victory at the Red Storm’s Belson Stadium Wednesday night.Herbers scored with just under a minute to play on a bouncing free kick from […] Read More »

NU volleyball has nice bounce back win over Northwestern

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The No. 13 Nebraska volleyball team made quick work of Northwestern with a  3-0 sweep (25-12, 25-22, 25-13) on Wednesday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers improved to 11-5 overall and 5-2 in Big Ten action, while Northwestern dropped to 13-5 overall and 3-4 in the Big Ten. Alicia Ostrander led a balanced Husker […] Read More »

State high school softball scores from 10-15-14

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Class A Wednesday’s results Millard South 13, Millard North 5 Papillion-La Vista South 6, Millard West 5, 8 inn. Omaha Marian 6, Lincoln North Star 1 Papillion-La Vista 12, Lincoln Southwest 6 Millard North 4, x-Millard West 3 Lincoln Southwest 4, x-Lincoln North Star 0 Thursday’s games Game 7–Millard South (28-2) vs. Papillion-La Vista South (24-7), […] Read More »

Former NDEQ Director raises questions about “Waters of US” proposal (AUDIO)

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A former director of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality says the Environmental Protection Agency is trying to fix something that isn’t broken in its controversial proposal to expand the Clean Water Act. Former NDEQ Director Mike Linder has analyzed the EPA move to update the Clean Water Act, called “Waters of the United States” […] Read More »

USDA to survey Nebraska farmers on chemical use

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A sample of Nebraska corn growers will soon be asked to report on their use of pesticides and fertilizer. The Agricultural Resource Management Survey is conducted on different crops each year and 2014 is a corn year. Greg Thessen, the regional director of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, says once the data is collated and […] Read More »

Fans, Royals feeling the love

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There seems to be something pretty special cooking between the American League-champion Royals and their hometown fans and it was evident during the celebration following Kansas City's win in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals’ front office celebrates with loyal fans

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Royals president Dan Glass sounded the theme for ownership and the club's front office: "We couldn't have done it without the fans. That's where it all starts from. It's time to celebrate." His father, owner David Glass, realizes that Kansas City fans ... Read More »

Royals look forward to tough NL opponent

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The Royals will face either the Cardinals or Giants, who remain embroiled in a hotly contested National League Championship Series, on Tuesday in Game 1 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Labor of glove: Royals rack up defensive gems

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The 2014 Royals are making defense cool again. They don't just excel at it; they embrace it, revel in it and salivate at the opportunity to take away hits. They proved it, once again, throughout their American League Championship Series sweep of the Or... Read More »

Five reasons the Royals won the AL pennant

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It has been a magical run, as manager Ned Yost's Royals reeled off their eighth straight victory in this postseason, edging the Orioles, 2-1, on Wednesday in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series to advance to the club's first World Series ... Read More »