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Doane prepares for GPAC title showdown

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It may not have been deliberate but the schedule makers got it right in the Great Plains Conference. Fourth ranked Doane visits top ranked Morningside on Saturday and the winner claims the conference championship. Both teams are 8-0 in the league race. The Tiger defense is giving up less than 12 points per game must […]

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Celebration of Negro Leagues museum on deck

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An appearance by Hank Aaron, recognized by Major League Baseball as one of the game's four greatest living players, will highlight Silver Slugging Memories -- Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's 25th anniversary gala -- on Saturday at 6 p.m. CT in the Gran...

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Huskers must solve Spartan defensive line

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The Nebraska offense wants to be balanced on Saturday against sixth ranked Michigan State but to do so the must block an outstanding defensive line that Husker offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf says will be the best they have faced this season. Michigan State is giving up only 115 yards on the ground per game and […]

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Royals’ brand of baseball evident through the end

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Eric Hosmer broke for home plate the instant Mets third baseman David Wright threw the baseball across the diamond. How appropriate that it would be this guy, Hosmer, owning this moment. He represents the best of these Kansas City Royals, their emergen...

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History shows 3-1 hole a steep climb for Mets

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The Royals' eighth-inning rally on Saturday night at Citi Field lifted them to a 5-3 victory over the Mets in Game 4 of the World Series. Instead of facing a 2-2 tie, Kansas City now holds a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, going into S...

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Road victory puts Royals in line for the throne

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Longtime NBA head coach George Karl popularized the adage that a postseason series did not start until the home team lost a game. By that standard, the 2015 World Series began Saturday night.

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Former Met Young can put Royals on the cusp

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Friday night's Mets win didn't just make this a series. It made a hotly contested one. Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard began the game by buzzing a 98-mph fastball high and tight on Royals leadoff hitter Alcides Escobar, which wasn't well-received by Kans...

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Royals will bounce back from bad bounce

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Friday night's loss wasn't good. It wasn't pretty. But it was also just one game. The Royals still lead the Series, 2-1. This is not a situation fraught with peril. It is merely a situation into which one crummy game came creeping.

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Huskers prepare for Purdue ground game

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Nebraska defensive coordinator Mark Banker says the Huskers will need to be assignment sound to stop the Purdue rushing attack when the teams meet in Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday. The Huskers give up just under 100 yards on the ground per game but yielded 156 in a 30-28 loss to Northwestern. The Purdue tandem of […]

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Cueto’s CG first for AL in WS since Morris

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Johnny Cueto's two-hit complete game in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday not only helped the Royals gain a 2-0 edge in the best-of-seven series, but it carried a bit of historical context, too.

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Gordon is clutch for Royals

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Alex Gordon slammed a game tying solo homer to straightaway center with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and Kansas City pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the 14th as the Royals beat the New York Mets 5-4 in game one of the World Series. Gordon’s homer was the […]

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Hosmer gets redemption with walk-off RBI

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After booting a grounder in the top of the eighth inning that allowed the Mets to take the lead, Eric Hosmer got a chance to win the game in the 14th and did so, lofting a game-winning sacrifice fly for a 5-4 victory.

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MLB.com staff predicts the 2015 World Series

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The 111th World Series is almost ready to begin, with the Mets and Royals set to get things going with Game 1 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET air time on FOX, 8 p.m. game time). As we await first pitch, a collection of MLB.c...

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Tale of the Tape: Harvey vs. Volquez

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Matt Harvey and Edinson Volquez will meet for the first time Tuesday, on baseball's biggest stage. The starters for Game 1 of the 111th World Series (air time 7:30 p.m. ET, game time 8 p.m. on FOX) are both power righties. That's where their similariti...

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