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Huskers Trail Northwestern After One Quarter

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Nebraska’s offense hasn’t been able to take advantage of good field position multiple times, and trails 7-5 after the first quarter of play against Northwestern.   The Huskers got the scoring started with a 43-yard field goal by Drew Brown.  But Northwestern responded on their next drive.  Quarterback Clayton Thorson rumbled 68 yards to the […]

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Brett, Wilson attend Royals’ Play Ball event

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Donning their Royals jerseys and encouraging children to play ball, Kansas City legends George Brett and Willie Wilson spent more than an hour on a chilly Saturday morning passing along their baseball wisdom to the next generation of ballplayers.

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Gophers hope Lady Luck does not smile on Huskers

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Minnesota coach Jerry Kill hopes Nebraska’s luck does not change when the teams meet in the Twin Cities on Saturday. The Huskers are 2-4 and all of the losses have occurred on either the final play of the game or the waning seconds. “We have all had, if you coach long enough, years where you […]

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Yost sees no disadvantage in closed roof

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The roof at Minute Maid Park will remain closed for Game 3 of the ALDS as temperatures outside soared toward 90 degrees. To Ned Yost, it didn't matter. "Both teams play in it, it's fair for both teams," he said. "I don't see what an advantage it has fo...

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Huskers and Badgers Scoreless After One Quarter

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Defense has been the name of the game so far in Lincoln as the Huskers and Badgers are scoreless through the first quarter of play.   Nebraska managed only two first downs in the first period, while Wisconsin fared slightly better with four.  The Badgers had the best scoring chance, driving their first possession down […]

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In tough spot, KC shows playoff mettle

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It turns out that the Royals have not run out of postseason mojo, after all. Postseason play has a way of turning around within minutes, if not seconds. Welcome to Game 2 of the American League Division Series between the Royals and the Astros.

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Huskers prepare for Badger ground game

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The Nebraska defense knows what is coming it is just a matter of stopping it. The Huskers prepare to face a Wisconsin team that wants to run the ball to set up play action passes. The Badgers are averaging 168 yards on the ground per game. “Seventy percent of the time they run one play […]

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Cain puts Royals in line for decisive 4-run 7th

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On the biggest play of the Royals' 5-1 win over the Twins on Saturday, Lorenzo Cain actually reminded himself he better steer to the right as he ran toward first base.

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Huskers open B1G race at Illinois

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Nebraska opens the Big Ten Conference race with a visit to Illinois. The Huskers finished non conference play with a record of 2-2 and take on Illini squad that is 3-1. After spending the past 12 years navigating the PAC-12 Conference this will be Husker coach Mike Riley’s first trip around the Big Ten. “It’s […]

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Return of Pierson-El would give Husker offense a boost

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De’Mornay Pierson-El has returned to practice and may play in Nebraska’s Big Ten opener at Illinois on Saturday. The sophomore wide receiver and punt returner has been sidelined since suffering a broken foot in practice back on August 18th. Junior quarterback Tommy Armstrong is looking forward to having an added weapon on offense. “He’s one of […]

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Two reviews on one play help Royals turn wacky DP

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It took two reviews on the same play and a combined 4:38 of scrutiny. But in the end, the Royals and Indians agreed that a wacky seventh-inning play on Sunday was ultimately ruled correctly.

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Esky rolling behind patient approach at plate

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Perhaps the lone bright spot in the Royals' 9-5 loss to the Indians on Saturday night was the continued solid offensive and defensive play from shortstop Alcides Escobar.

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Huskers Battle in Valiant Comeback But Fall in Overtime

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In the end, it’s a loss. But the result was much more in question in the final moments of Nebraska’s first road game of the season than it was after Miami jumped out to a 17-0 lead in the first quarter. Trailing 33-10 midway through the final period of play, the Huskers mounted a comeback […]

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