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Mike Riley prepares to lead the Huskers into Memorial Stadium for 1st time (AUDIO)

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Football season is here. And a new coach gets set to take the field at Memorial Stadium for the first time. Mike Riley prepares for his first game as head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. “It’s that beautiful time of the year to kick off the college football season and we will be very, very […]

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Husker football coach accused in “rape culture” lawsuit

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A former student Oregon State University has filed a lawsuit that accuses Nebraska football coach Mike Riley of failing to correct a hostile and sexually violent culture among football players while he was the Beavers coach back in the late 90s. According to The Oregonian, the woman alleges that she was raped on Oct. 9, 1999, […]

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Walker tabs new Husker assistant

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Nebraska soccer coach John Walker has named former professional soccer great and Canadian National Team coach Ian Bridge as assistant coach for the Huskers. Bridge replaces former Nebraska assistant Peter Underwood, who was killed in a car crash in May. Prior to joining the Nebraska staff, Bridge served as an assistant coach for the University […]

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New era begins at Nebraska-Kearney

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As fall camp begins a new era is underway at Nebraska-Kearney where Josh Lamberson is preparing for his first season as head coach. The former All-American quarterback at Northwest Missouri State spent the past seven years as an assistant in the MIAA and takes over a UNK program that has finished 3-8 in each of […]

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JUCO power in Council Bluffs looks for another big year

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Scott Strohmeier knew the Iowa Western Community College football program had potential when he was named the school’s first head coach back in 2008 but admits he had no idea the they would become a national power so soon. The Reivers won a national title in only their fourth season as a program and they […]

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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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