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Creighton comes back from 10-point deficit to beat Nebraska

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The Creighton men’s basketball team handed Nebraska just its second home loss at Pinnacle Bank Arena, overcoming a double-digit deficit to post a 65-55 victory before 15,782 fans on Sunday.  Creighton’s win was its fourth in a row in the series, all by double-figures, and 13th in the last 16 regular-season meetings over its I-80 […]

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Husker women lose on a last second basket by Alabama

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The No. 12 Nebraska women’s basketball team got a school-record-tying seven three-pointers from Tear’a Laudermill, but Alabama beating the Huskers, 53-51, on Sunday.Nikki Hegstetter’s putback with 2.5 seconds left allowed Alabama to improve to 8-3 on the season, while the Huskers slipped to 7-1 on the year. Laudermill hit six of her career-high-tying seven threes […]

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Oregon State Play-by-play man says Riley can win big with Big Red (AUDIO)

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The long-time voice of the Oregon State Beavers says Mike Riley can win at Nebraska and win big. Mike Parker has broadcast play-by-play at Oregon State for more than 15 years. Parker says Mike Riley, former coach of the Beavers, can compete for Big Ten championships and even national championships at Nebraska. “I just think […]

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One-third of all deadly crashes in Nebraska are alcohol/drug related

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Holiday parties are in full swing and a reminder from AAA – Nebraska… never drink and drive. Spokesperson Rose White says Nebraska statistics show that one-third of all deadly crashes in Nebraska are alcohol or drug related. White says one drink can be one too many as people don’t realize that some mixed drinks have […]

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Report details 24 “dangerous” toys shoppers should avoid

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As the holidays near, a new report shows dangerous toys may still be sitting on store shelves in Nebraska. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group issues its Trouble in Toyland report each year, targeting toys that present choking hazards, use excessive noise or contain unsafe levels of lead and other dangerous chemicals. PIRG spokesman Peter […]

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Chatman helps Creighton sink Nebraska 65-55 for fourth straight time

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It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t the high-flying offensive display that his Creighton teams had seen in three previous wins over Nebraska. But Bluejays head coach Greg McDermott couldn’t have been more pleased with his team’s effort to make it a fourth straight victory over their in-state foe. “It’s  a heck of a win for us, […]

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Huskers return to the San Diego to face USC in the Holiday Bowl

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The Husker football team will face USC in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 27, making it the third trip to that bowl game in the last five years.  NU beat Arizona 33-0 in 2009 and losing to Steve Sarkisian’s Washington team 19-7 in 2010. The Trojans, now coached by Sarkisian, have an 8-4 record […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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