baseball 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 MLB All-Star team includes Lincoln native, former Husker baseball star http://kios.org/post/mlb-all-star-team-includes-lincoln-native-former-husker-baseball-star <p>It had been a long time since a major league baseball player born and bred in Nebraska became an All-Star. That is, until outfielder <a href="http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/team/player.jsp?player_id=460086#gameType=%27R%27">Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals</a> was chosen for the American League squad over the weekend. And now, the fun for the Gordon family has only just begun. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:30:59 +0000 Greg Echlin 32600 at http://kios.org MLB All-Star team includes Lincoln native, former Husker baseball star Mississippi State, UCLA to play for College World Series championship http://kios.org/post/mississippi-state-ucla-play-college-world-series-championship <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pat Valaika's two-run double gave UCLA some cushion, record-setting closer David Berg survived a rocky ninth inning and UCLA defeated top-seeded North Carolina 4-1 Friday night to move to the championship round of the College World Series.</span> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 11:17:05 +0000 Associated Press 31906 at http://kios.org North Carolina advances at CWS, but faces another elimination game http://kios.org/post/north-carolina-advances-cws-faces-another-elimination-game <p>Of the four teams left at the College World Series, only one of them has won it in the past.&nbsp; Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:16:50 +0000 Greg Echlin 31867 at http://kios.org North Carolina advances at CWS, but faces another elimination game Indiana's 6-foot-10 pitcher throws a complete game, but Hoosiers sent home by Oregon State http://kios.org/post/indianas-6-foot-10-pitcher-throws-complete-game-hoosiers-sent-home-oregon-state <p>When Aaron Slegers took the mound Wednesday night for Indiana at&nbsp;the College World Series, the most often asked question was why at 6-foot-10&nbsp;he’s playing baseball at Indiana, not basketball. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:01:07 +0000 Greg Echlin 31815 at http://kios.org Indiana's 6-foot-10 pitcher throws a complete game, but Hoosiers sent home by Oregon State Negro Leagues Baseball exhibits on display in Omaha during College World Series http://kios.org/post/negro-leagues-baseball-exhibits-display-omaha-during-college-world-series <p>The history of the Negro Leagues and some of its greatest players are featured in three exhibits that are on display in Omaha.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:06:33 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 31759 at http://kios.org Top teams fall during first weekend of College World Series http://kios.org/post/top-teams-fall-during-first-weekend-college-world-series <p>The theme from the opening round of the <a href="http://www.cwsomaha.com">College World Series</a> is: Don’t bet&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">on the favorite.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:36:53 +0000 Greg Echlin 31639 at http://kios.org With the field of eight set, the College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha http://kios.org/post/field-eight-set-college-world-series-begins-saturday-omaha <p>Mississippi State and Oregon State will play the first game of the <a href="http://www.ncaa.com/championships/baseball/d1#!championship_br_home">2013 NCAA Men's College World Series</a> Saturday afternoon. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:48:21 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 31406 at http://kios.org With the field of eight set, the College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha College World Series preparations underway http://kios.org/post/college-world-series-preparations-underway <p>The 2013 Mens College World Series begins two weeks from Saturday. Thu, 30 May 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 30674 at http://kios.org End of an era: demolition begins on Rosenblatt Stadium http://kios.org/post/end-era-demolition-begins-rosenblatt-stadium <p>Omaha&rsquo;s longtime home of the College World Series and Omaha Royals baseball is coming down. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 16:25:45 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 16591 at http://kios.org End of an era: demolition begins on Rosenblatt Stadium