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Petteway goes undrafted

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Ex-Husker Terran Petteway will have to find a free-agent deal after getting bypassed in Thursday’s NBA draft. Petteway was the Big Ten scoring champion as a sophomore and finished fourth this past season. In April, Petteway declared for the draft, bypassing his senior season. A major reason was his age. He will turn 23 in […]

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Stanton, Irons leave Nebraska program

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Nebraska football coach Mike Riley says sophomore quarterback Johnny Stanton is transferring to another program. Stanton was the third string quarterback this past season and in the recent spring game Stanton completed three of 11 passes for 19 yards and an interception. Stanton told the Omaha World-Herald that he is headed to Saddleback College in Mission […]

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Facing new rival in A’s, Royals focused on field

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It was more than two months ago, but the A's-Royals series at Kauffman Stadium from April 17-19 -- the first meeting between the clubs since the Royals rallied for a victory in last season's American League Wild Card Game -- was easily the most volatil...

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Lincoln walks off with victory

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Brian Joynt singled in the bottom of the 10th inning to drive in Curt Smith with the winning run as the Lincoln Saltdogs edged Faro-Moorhead 4-3 to complete a sweep of their three-game series. Smith slammed his second homer un of the season, a two-run shot in the fifth inning as the Saltdogs improve to […]

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USHL approves changes to overtime

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The United States Hockey League is expanding overtime in the regular season. The league’s Board of Governors approved a plan that will lengthen sudden-death overtime from five to seven minutes. During the first three minutes of overtime teams will skate four-on-four and during the final four minutes it will be reduced to three-on-three. If the […]

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Montgomery adds to Royals’ pain vs. lefties

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The Royals continued their struggle against left-handed starters this season during a 7-0 loss to left-hander Mike Montgomery and the Mariners on Tuesday.

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Finnegan endures roller-coaster season

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This is not exactly the encore to his fabulous first season that rookie left-hander Brandon Finnegan envisioned. Finnegan stormed on the Royals' scene in September, just a few months after being the club's first-round pick. In seven September games, Fi...

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Summer’s here, time to take threat of lightning much more seriously

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This first week of summer is Lightning Safety Awareness Week, as summertime is the peak season for lightning and Nebraskans are being reminded about the dangers and how to take precautions. Meteorologist Mindy Beerends, at the National Weather Service, says lightning strikes kill about 50 people nationwide every year. While some Nebraskans like to sit […]

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Blanton showing no rust on comeback trail

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For most of the spring, Royals right-hander Joe Blanton was simply happy he had completed his comeback after walking away from the game last season.

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Kendrys showing knack for birthday blasts

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This much we know: Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales really enjoys his birthdays. Morales turned 32 on Saturday and celebrated with his eighth homer of the season, a key two-run shot to right that put the Royals ahead en route to a 7-4 win over ...

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Pino not guaranteed to make another start

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Right-hander Yohan Pino was phenomenal for the Royals in six relief appearances earlier this season, giving up just one run in 14 innings for a 0.64 ERA.

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Escobar’s hot bat continues to burn Brewers

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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar knew there would be plenty of memories returning to Milwaukee for the first time in the regular season since the team traded him in 2010, but neither side likely expected the havoc he would wreak in the home-and-home In...

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Storm Chasers go deep to claim series finale

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Dusty Coleman slammed a three-run homer in the sixth inning and Cheslor Cuthpert added a two-run homer in the seventh as the Omaha Storm Chasers rallied for a 7-4 victory over the Iowa Cubs in Werner Park. The Stom Chasers improve to 34-32 on the season as they claimed two of three games in the […]

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