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Huskers baseball series opener at Iowa postponed

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Due to rain in Iowa City, Nebraska baseball’s series opener on Friday night at Iowa has been postponed. The Huskers and Hawkeyes are scheduled to play at 3 p.m. tomorrow and will play a doubleheader on Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

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Colon plays major role in Royals’ comeback

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With the game on the line in the eighth inning on Tuesday night, the Royals needed Christian Colon to put the ball in play and get the run home. And that's exactly what Colon did, scoring the tying run in a 6-5 Royals win over the Twins.

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Huskers softball can’t survive Northwestern rally and falls in series finale

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The Nebraska softball team was three outs away from a sweep of Northwestern before the Wildcats rallied for a 5-3 win in the series finale Sunday at Bowlin Stadium. It was a tight contest throughout that featured high drama in the late innings. Nebraska built a 3-0 lead after three innings of play, but Northwestern […]

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Lawrie maintains no intent to injure Escobar

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A's third baseman Brett Lawrie insists he had "no intention of hurting anybody" when sliding into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar at second base while trying to break up a double play in Friday's 6-4 loss at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals-A’s benches clear after Esky’s injury

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The benches cleared during the Royals-A's game in the top of the seventh inning after Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, who injured his left knee on the play.

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Kearney police probe death of Hastings man in likely fall

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Police say a Hastings man who was found dead in a Kearney alley last week is believed to have fallen 30 to 50 feet to his death from a fire escape. 51-year-old Craig Demoor had been released from jail the day before. Police say foul play is not suspected. They believe his death was accidental. […]

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Omaha Benson star signs with Creighton basketball

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Former Omaha Benson High School star Khyri Thomas has signed a letter-of-intent to play basketball at Creighton. Thomas, the captain of the Omaha World-Herald’s All-Nebraska Boys Basketball team in 2014, spent last year at Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Va. He will join fall signees Martin Krampelj, Justin Patton and Marlon Stewart on […]

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Legislators begin debate on death penalty today (AUDIO)

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State lawmakers today begin debating whether to repeal the death penalty. Attorney General Doug Peterson understands news accounts of problems in other states, such as a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma, might well come into play as the Unicameral debates the bill. “So, it’s always been a national issue, although governed by state law, it’s […]

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UNO Mavericks fall in first ever Frozen Four game.

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The third ranked University of Nebraska Omaha Mavericks hockey team saw their historic run come to an end on Thursday, losing to Providence 4-1, in the semifinals of the 2015 NCAA Frozen Four at Boston’s TD Garden. The Mavericks, who finished the season at 20-13-6, missed a chance to play for a national championship in their first-ever trip to […]

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Authorities identify the man found dead in downtown Kearney alley

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Buffalo County authorities have released the identity of the man found dead in an alleyway Tuesday in downtown Kearney. The man has been identified as 51-year-old Craig Demoor of Hastings. An autopsy has been scheduled for this afternoon to determine the cause of death. Authorities say foul play is not suspected. By Brent Weithorn, KXPN […]

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Nebraska just misses pulling off upset of 10th ranked Maryland

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Shavon Shields’ potential game-tying three-pointer missed, and Nebraska fell to No. 10 Maryland, 64-61, in front of a sellout crowd of 15,856 at Pinnacle Bank Arena Sunday evening. The Huskers (13-17, 5-13 Big Ten) had the ball down three with 8.8 seconds left, and were trying to run a play for Terran Petteway, but Petteway […]

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Yost says not to read too much into early lineups

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Jarrod Dyson was in the lineup card in left field in the Royals' Cactus League opener, filling in for Alex Gordon, who is still rehabbing his right wrist. Manager Ned Yost also plopped Dyson second in the batting order, leading to obvious speculation t...

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UNL professor says Obama not ready to embrace Netanyahu Iran strategy

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A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor says the Obama Administration isn’t ready to play hardball against Iran as advocated by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu addressed Congress Tuesday about the danger Iran poses to Israel, the United States, and the entire world as it continues to develop a nuclear program. Netanyahu stated that everyone should walk away […]

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