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Ventura dealing with ‘right hand weakness’

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Royals ace Yordano Ventura has dealt with cramps and a suspension and even his own temper this season. Now, he was pulled from Friday's 4-0 loss to the Cardinals after three innings by a mystifying injury.

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Will home runs return to CWS?

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A new flat seam ball has brought the home run back into college baseball this season but will it mean more round-trippers at the College World Series. Damani Leech of the NCAA says home runs were up 40 percent during the regular season and up 50 percent during post-season play. In the four years the College […]

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Late homer lifts Omaha past New Orleans

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Francisco Pena slammed the game-winning home run in the top of the 11th inning, as Omaha outlasted New Orleans, 3-2, Thursday night in the opener of a four-game set at Zephyr Field. The Storm Chasers improved to 31-30 and won for the fourth time in as many extra innings contests this season. The series continues Friday […]

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Nebraska gymnast named Academic All-American

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Nebraska men’s gymnastics standout Ethan Lottman captured 2015 Capital One Academic All-America honors. Lottman was named to second-team list and becomes the 13th academic All-American in program history.  The Omaha, Nebraska native enjoyed a breakout season as a junior in 2015, adding a number of honors and awards to his list. He earned All-America honors at the […]

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Lubach selected by Angels

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Nebraska senior catcher Tanner Lubach was taken by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the ninth round of Tuesday’s Major League baseball draft. It is the 37th straight year that a Husker player has been drafted. Named second-team All-Big Ten this season, Lubach finished second on the team with a career-best .312 batting average. He […]

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Yutan native drafted by Chicago Cubs

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Cal State Fullerton reliever Tyler Peitzmeier was taken by the Chicago Cubs in the ninth round of Tuesday’s Major League Baseball Draft. The Yutan native has been the Titans’ primary closer this season. He has a 5-3 record with 16 saves. Cal State Fullerton will be playing in the College World Series, which begins Saturday […]

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Lincoln rally falls short

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A late comeback was not enough as the Lincoln Saltdogs lost at home to Wichita 15-9. Trailing 14-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh the Saltdogs rallied to make a game of it before falling to 5-11 on the season. T.J. Mittelstaedt went 4-for-5 with two home runs, including a grand slam, for Wichita while […]

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Blood centers prep for busy summer and dwindling blood supplies

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Summer will arrive in about two weeks and the new season brings with it busier schedules for many Nebraskans. The LifeServe Blood Center is seeing its blood supply fall as people’s free time is taken up with vacations and warm weather activities. Claire DeRoin, LifeServe’s community relations director, says the lower supply doesn’t mean less […]

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McDermott tabs former Boston College aide

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Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott has a new assistant coach. Preston Murphy spent last season on the staff at Boston College, where he had previously served as the program’s director of operations from 2006-10. Murphy also had coaching stints at him alma mater, the University of Rhode Island as well as the high school […]

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Royals-Cubs clash postponed due to rain

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The middle game of the Royals-Cubs series scheduled for Saturday night was washed out by rain. The game will be made up on Sept. 28, a mutual off-day before the Royals begin their final road trip of the regular season.

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A bad season for allergies

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Those who suffer from allergies can’t get a break. University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Dr. Jill Poole   is an allergist and says those sensitive to pollen have been suffering for months. Dr. Poole says tree pollen started in January. Grass pollen just started about a week-and-a-half ago in Nebraska and that typically sticks around until […]

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Young looking to quiet Yankees’ bats in finale

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The Royals and Yankees will meet for the final time during the regular season on Wednesday afternoon. The finale of a three-game set will feature a rematch of the starters from May 15, when Royals right-hander Chris Young bested righty Michael Pineda.

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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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