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Duffy ready for starter or relief role with Royals

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While Royals left-hander Danny Duffy has been told he will get every chance to grab a spot in the rotation in Spring Training, the reality is that the addition of right-hander Ian Kennedy reduces those odds.

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Former pitcher Hawkins joins Triple-A staff

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The Royals announced their Minor League coaching staffs for 2016 on Monday, with the biggest addition being Andy Hawkins, a former Major Leaguer who served as the Rangers' bullpen coach the past seven seasons and now will be the Royals' pitching coach ...

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Nebraska’s county government leaders converge on Kearney

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Hundreds of county government leaders from across Nebraska are in Kearney this week for the Nebraska Association of County Officials annual conference. Larry Dix, the organization’s executive director, says there are several affiliated groups attending the meeting, in addition to county board members. Dix says, “Each group will have a number of speakers and a […]

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Cueto’s struggles not as bad as they appear

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Johnny Cueto was a huge addition for the Royals in July, and his first four starts lived up to expectations. But his last three have all been poor, and now, the Royals must wonder if they have a problem on their hands.

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Miles adds Beckner to Nebraska coaching staff

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University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Saturday the hiring of Phil Beckner as an assistant coach for the Husker basketball program Miles believes that Beckner’s coaching experience on the collegiate and professional levels, as well his player development skills, made him a great addition to the Nebraska coaching staff. “I believe hiring […]

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Petteway shines in NBA Summer League

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Terran Petteway put together his strongest performance in the NBA Summer League Thursday night in Atlanta’s 82-73 win over Denver. The former Nebraska standout was one of five Hawks in double figures, finishing with 14 points, and added nine rebounds and seven assists. In addition to his offensive effort, Petteway also chipped in two blocked shots and a […]

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Escobar a late scratch due to split nail bed

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A rash of finger issues caught up to the Royals for Monday night's game in Houston. In addition to Eric Hosmer likely missing the series, shortstop Alcides Escobar was a late scratch from the lineup due to a split nail bed on his right index finger.

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Kendrys powerful addition to Royals’ lineup

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As soon as Kendrys Morales made contact with the pitch from Cardinals righty Lance Lynn in the first inning, he knew the 408-foot shot was gone. Morales knew the second one was gone, too, as the Royals rolled to a 5-0 win on Friday night.

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Creighton baseball washed out on Sunday, remain in 1st place tie with Red Storm

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Due to the combination of rain and travel restrictions, Sunday’s finale for Creighton Baseball and St. John’s has been cancelled. Scheduled for a 12:00 pm start, the forecast calls for rain into the early afternoon. In addition the Red Storm are scheduled to return to New York on an early evening flight. Saturday’s recap The […]

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N. Platte man given maximum sentence on child porn charge

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A 32-year-old North Platte man has been given the maximum sentence for producing child pornography. The Nebraska Attorney General’s office reports Billy Schrader has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. In addition, Senior United States District Judge Richard Kopf ordered Schrader to serve 25 years of supervised release after serving his prison term. […]

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Young’s addition narrows available ‘pen openings

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The addition of right-hander Chris Young and general manager Dayton Moore's declaration that Young would indeed make the team in the bullpen will intensify the competition for what could be just one or two openings in the bullpen.

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Ward Labs in Kearney: 4.4-million soil samples and still going

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An agricultural soil testing firm in Kearney is marking the completion of a major expansion project. Ward Laboratories has cut the ribbon on a 16,000 square foot addition. Company founder and president Ray Ward says the expanded facility will help the company provide more efficient soil testing results for ag producers. Ward says, “That’s our […]

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Negro Leagues Museum a jewel of Kansas City

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One of the best things about the Royals winning the American League pennant is that in addition to putting Kansas City back on the map, it reminds fans all over that this city has a tremendous baseball history.

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Bordick, Physioc added to TBS team

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Fans of the teams involved in the American League Championship Series will hear some familiar voices during the television broadcasts of Games 1 and 2 in addition to the team TBS already has in place on a national level. TBS will employ one broadcaster...

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