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Be careful out there this Memorial Day weekend (AUDIO)

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Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial start of the summer travel season. State officials want you to be careful out there. The Memorial Day holiday weekend isn’t just the unofficial start of summer driving, it’s the real beginning of highway construction. Gov. Pete Ricketts asks Nebraska motorists to be careful when approaching a highway construction […]

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Creighton baseball falls short in Big East title game

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The Creighton Baseball dropped a hard fought 8-7 contest to St. John’s in the BIG EAST Championship game at TD Ameritrade Park on Sunday, May 24. With the win St. John’s (39-14) earned the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, while the Bluejays finished the 2015 season at 32-19. St. John’s jumped out to […]

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Every day is October for team-first Royals

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If you want to know why the Royals just set a franchise record for most wins (26) during the first 40 games of a season, look no further than their commitment to winning each and every night.

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Royals Minor League report: May 19

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The Naturals improved to 6-0 this season vs. their in-state rivals. Raul Mondesi's three-run homer capped a six-run fifth and gave the Naturals a decisive 8-5 lead.

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Ventura adds more zeros for Royals’ rotation

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Right-hander Yordano Ventura turned in one of his best starts of the season with seven shutout frames in the Royals' 3-0 win over the Reds on Tuesday night -- giving the rotation back-to-back scoreless efforts for the first time since 1992.

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Slow rise to bigs for KC’s speedy Orlando

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Right-handed-hitting outfielder Paulo Orlando lingered in the Minors for parts of nine seasons before the Royals promoted him to the 25-man Major League roster at the beginning of this season. Assumed a more prominent role while outfielder Alex Rios re...

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NU softball season ends after extra inning loss to LSU

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The Nebraska softball team fought to the very end with No. 5 national seed LSU on the Tigers’ home field, but the Huskers came up just short in a season-ending 3-2, 10-inning loss on Saturday night. Both teams scored in the fourth inning and LSU scored twice in the top of the 10th inning. The Huskers […]

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New chapter for Getz in behind-the-scenes gig

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Sometime in early May last season, seven-year veteran and former Royals second baseman Chris Getz decided his playing days in baseball were done. He talked to Royals general manager Dayton Moore, vice president J.J. Picollo and assistant general manage...

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Blossoming in May: Hosmer on hot streak

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Eric Hosmer didn't reach seven home runs last season until Sept. 12, and he finished the year with nine. Hosmer finds himself in a different place -- and on a different planet -- after hitting his seventh homer of this season in Thursday's 6-3 win over...

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Bellevue softball’s season comes to an end

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  Eighth-ranked Central Methodist University scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the eighth inning to claim a 4-2 win over Bellevue University Wednesday afternoon at the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round – Fayette Bracket. The loss ended the Bruins’ 2015 season with a 41-14-1 record. The Eagles (44-8) advanced to […]

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Ventura roughed up early but bails out bullpen

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In a start that began wobbly and actually turned into one that helped the bullpen and ultimately may help Kansas City during this long season, the Royals hope Yordano Ventura takes important lessons learned and moves forward.

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Royals taking increased plunkings in stride

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Alcides Escobar got drilled on the left forearm by a fastball from Rangers starter Colby Lewis on Monday night, the 25th time in 32 games that a Royals batter was hit by a pitch this season. It took 81 games for a Royals hitter to get plunked for the 2...

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