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Mary Yori takes over at Nebraska Wesleyan

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Mary Yori is returning to the collegiate coaching ranks. The former Creighton All-American has been named the new head softball coach and intramural director at Nebraska Wesleyan. Yori spent 21 years as a head coach, including 11 years at Nebraska-Omaha where she posted a 459-158 record. She also had a lengthy coaching stint at Colorado […]

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McDermott tabs former Boston College aide

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Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott has a new assistant coach. Preston Murphy spent last season on the staff at Boston College, where he had previously served as the program’s director of operations from 2006-10. Murphy also had coaching stints at him alma mater, the University of Rhode Island as well as the high school […]

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AL championship ring a symbol of pride for Yost

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Royals manager Ned Yost has collected a number for rings throughout his professional coaching career. He says he'll take pride in wearing the 2014 American League championship ring.

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UNK coaching legend calls it quits after 39 years

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Nebraska-Kearney men’s basketball coach Tom Kropp will retire from coaching. Kropp spent 39 seasons with Loper basketball, the last 25 as head coach with a record of 482-245. The Aurora native was an All-American basketball and football player at UNK and, after a professional basketball career, served as a graduate assistant and assistant coach under […]

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Charlton Warren leaving Nebraska football coaching staff

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Statement from University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley: “Charlton Warren has informed me of his plans to take a similar coaching position at another university. This is an opportunity that Charlton feels is right for him and his family, and I respect his decision. We appreciate the valuable role Charlton has played in […]

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Despite GM’s hopes, Brett fine not coaching

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George Brett had a successful two-month run as the Royals' interim hitting coach last year, and general manager Dayton Moore had hoped the Hall of Famer might take on the task full time.

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Royals shuffle duties among coaching staff

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The Royals announced a shuffling of their coaching staff on Thursday, which will be effective immediately. Dale Sveum will now serve as the hitting coach, Pedro Grifol will be the catching instructor and Mike Jirschele will be the third-base coach.

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Tiernan To become Osborne Head Football Coach

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Tipton native and former B&B Falcon head football coach Steve Tiernan has verbally agreed to become the next Osborne Bulldog head football coach for next season. The opening came available after Cullen Riner stepped down as head coach after leading Osborne to a 10-2 record and a berth in the sub-state finals. Riner has accepted another job in the area, ...

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