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Hawks Field under water. Nebraska baseball may need to move Purdue series (photos)

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Lincoln received over six and a half inches of rain on Wednesday.  Hawks Field, home of the Husker baseball team is under water.  The team needs to weigh the options of where they can play their final home series of the season.  Nebraska will open a three game series with Purdue on Saturday. Husker coach […]

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Husker softball gets a bye at the Big Ten Tournament

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Nebraska earned the No. 3 seed for the upcoming Big Ten Softball Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, and the Huskers will open play at the tournament on Friday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m. The Huskers, who have finished in the top three of the final league standings in each of their first four seasons in the […]

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Colon, Royals complete stellar double play

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Christian Colon, Omar Infante and Eric Hosmer pulled off what likely is the Royals' double play of the season so far in the third inning against Detroit on Sunday.

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Royals’ dedication to putting ball in play pays

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No team makes pitchers work harder than the Royals. With a relentless commitment to contact hitting, the Royals take advantage of their team speed by refusing to give away at-bats. They're off to a 14-6 start in part because they've been the toughest g...

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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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