Sports http://kios.org en Two former Huskers on All-Star team http://kios.org/post/two-former-huskers-all-star-team <p>For the first time, there were two former Huskers on Major League Baseball All-Star teams.&nbsp; But each plays for separate teams: Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals for the American League, and Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Tony Watson for the National League.&nbsp; As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, &nbsp;their only letdown is that they didn’t face other.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:24:46 +0000 Greg Echlin 50295 at http://kios.org Vandy beats Virginia 3-2 for 1st national title http://kios.org/post/vandy-beats-virginia-3-2-1st-national-title <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — John Norwood's home run in the top of the eighth inning gave Vanderbilt the lead, and the Commodores beat Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night for their first national championship. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:26:05 +0000 Eric Olson Associated Press 49299 at http://kios.org Virginia's O'Connor is on home turf for CWS finals http://kios.org/post/virginias-oconnor-home-turf-cws-finals <div><p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Virginia coach Brian O'Connor is the hometown favorite when his Cavaliers meet Vanderbilt in the College World Series finals starting Monday night. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:11:40 +0000 Associated Press 49116 at http://kios.org Garrido, Gillespie will meet again when CWS opens http://kios.org/post/garrido-gillespie-will-meet-again-when-cws-opens <p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The College World Series opens today with Texas playing UC Irvine in the afternoon and Louisville taking on Vanderbilt at night. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:24:08 +0000 Associated Press 48714 at http://kios.org Mens College World Series begins Saturday http://kios.org/post/mens-college-world-series-begins-saturday <p>The College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha, with opening ceremonies Friday evening. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 48488 at http://kios.org AD: Facility to keep Creighton nationally relevant http://kios.org/post/ad-facility-keep-creighton-nationally-relevant <p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton athletic director Bruce Rasmussen says the school's new Championship Center will help the Bluejays be nationally relevant in men's basketball and other sports every year. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 11:16:04 +0000 Associated Press 48372 at http://kios.org CWS stadium plaza named in honor of NCAA official http://kios.org/post/cws-stadium-plaza-named-honor-ncaa-official <p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha is honoring the retired NCAA administrator who helped forge a long-term agreement to keep the College World Series in the city. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 11:15:01 +0000 Associated Press 48371 at http://kios.org Huskers softball advances to super regional http://kios.org/post/huskers-softball-advances-super-regional <p>With their backs against the wall, the Huskers softball team responded with a pair of victories Sunday in Columbia, Missouri, to advance to a super regional in the NCAA&nbsp; tournament.&nbsp; The 19<sup>th</sup> ranked Huskers defeated Missouri, 11-4 and 8-1.</p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 13:09:36 +0000 Greg Echlin 47387 at http://kios.org Huskers softball advances to super regional Saints draft Stanley Jean-Baptiste in second round http://kios.org/post/saints-draft-stanley-jean-baptiste-second-round <p>METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have selected Nebraska cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste in Friday night's second round of the NFL draft. Sat, 10 May 2014 11:17:58 +0000 Associated Press 46970 at http://kios.org Neb's Bell says Colter asks for help in union push http://kios.org/post/nebs-bell-says-colter-asks-help-union-push <p></p><p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska football player Kenny Bell says Kain Colter has approached him about enlisting the Cornhuskers in the movement that could lead to the formation of a college athletes union.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:19:05 +0000 Associated Press 45504 at http://kios.org