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NU assistant soccer coach killed in Iowa

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The University of Nebraska Athletics Department confirmed that assistant soccer coach Peter Underwood was killed in a car accident on Saturday, May 16, 2015, while on a recruiting trip near Atlantic, Iowa. Underwood just completed his fourth season with the Nebraska women’s soccer program, serving the last two as a full-time coach and the previous […]

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Burno hired as assistant basketball coach at Nebraska

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University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Friday the hiring of Rashon Burno as an assistant coach for the Husker program. Burno comes to Nebraska after spending the past three seasons at the University of Florida under Billy Donovan, who was named the head coach of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder last month. […]

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Former Huskers football coach Tom Osborne talks about the struggles of Lawrence Phillips

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As head football coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Tom Osborne dealt with many issues involving players and none may be more prominent than those of Lawrence Phillips.  Phillips is now the primary suspect in the death of his cellmate Damion Soward, a 37-year-old who was serving 82 years to life for first-degree murder. Phillips is […]

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McDermott wins his 400th

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Creighton built a 22-7 lead in the first 11 minutes and survived a furious DePaul comeback to give Greg McDermott his 400th win as a head coach on Tuesday night in a 75-62 win. Creighton improved to 13-15 (4-11 BIG EAST) with its fourth win in the past seven games, while DePaul fell to 12-17 (6-10 […]

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Crete High School looking for new football coach

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Chuck McGinnis, the head football coach at Crete High School for the past 16 years is stepping down. He led the Cardinals to the playoffs in 15 of those season, bringing Class B state titles home to Crete in 2000, ’06, ’07 and ’10. He had a .722 winning percentage with a 130-50 record. McGinnis says he […]

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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.

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Sveum’s simple approach clicked with young Royals

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The Royals' midseason turnaround coincided with Dale Sveum becoming the club's hitting coach, and while some of the success was simply players getting back to their normal numbers, some of it was also the concepts Sveum brought, and the manner in which...

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Royals honored to be part of Jeter Day

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All 48,110 fans stood and cheered on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon, honoring the longtime Yankees captain during a special pregame ceremony and tribute. Every Royals player and coach did the exact same thing.

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Henry’s one-hitter in 1983 stands test of time

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Doug Henry, the Royals' bullpen coach, got a new round of texts when a one-hitter was thrown during the weekend at the College World Series in Omaha. Henry, then a freshman at Arizona State, threw a one-hitter in the 1983 tournament to beat Maine, 7-0.

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Coaching shuffle is followed by power surge

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The Royals' overall home run count may be glaringly low, but over the past two weeks, since Dale Sveum was named hitting coach, Kansas City's hitters have bucked what had been a season-long trend.

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Sveum familiar with challenge as hitting coach

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Dale Sveum doesn't expect that much will come easy in his new assignment as the Royals' hitting coach. Sveum's immediate take on the Royals is they're not feasting enough on high pitches, instead going after too many low in the zone.

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KU Basketball Legends To Play Allen Fieldhouse September 24th

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – A who’s who of Kansas men’s basketball coaches and players will convene at historic Allen Fieldhouse for the Legends of the Phog exhibition game Saturday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. Former KU coaches Larry Brown and Ted Owens will coach a collection of former KU players who have been part of three NCAA titles, 54 conference championships, ...

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West Wins Division I Game Over East 26-12

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Special Thanks To The Hutchinson News Written By Vance Janek BELOIT — Pretty Prairie football coach CT Young knew before Saturday’s Eight-Man Division I All-Star game that Hunter Pittman and Daniel Kreh­biel are special athletes. Young, the West Squad coach, saw all week in prac­tice just how good the two former Bulldogs were. They backed it up Satur­day against the ...

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