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8:24 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Two former Huskers on All-Star team

For the first time, there were two former Huskers on Major League Baseball All-Star teams.  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.  As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports,  their only letdown is that they didn’t face other.

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Sports
8:30 am
Mon July 8, 2013

MLB All-Star team includes Lincoln native, former Husker baseball star

Lincoln native and Husker baseball standout Alex Gordon is now representing the Royals on the MLB All-Star team.
Credit Google Images

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 Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals was chosen for the American League squad over the weekend. And now, the fun for the Gordon family has only just begun.

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Sports
6:17 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Mississippi State, UCLA to play for College World Series championship

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.

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Sports
8:16 am
Fri June 21, 2013

North Carolina advances at CWS, but faces another elimination game

Credit Greg Echlin

Of the four teams left at the College World Series, only one of them has won it in the past. 

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Sports
7:01 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Indiana's 6-foot-10 pitcher throws a complete game, but Hoosiers sent home by Oregon State

Credit Greg Echlin

When Aaron Slegers took the mound Wednesday night for Indiana at the College World Series, the most often asked question was why at 6-foot-10 he’s playing baseball at Indiana, not basketball.

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Sports
11:06 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Negro Leagues Baseball exhibits on display in Omaha during College World Series

The history of the Negro Leagues and some of its greatest players are featured in three exhibits that are on display in Omaha.

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Sports
8:36 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Top teams fall during first weekend of College World Series

The theme from the opening round of the College World Series is: Don’t bet on the favorite.

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Sports
1:48 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

With the field of eight set, the College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha

The TD Ameritrade Park sign welcomes visitors and fans to Omaha for the CWS.
Katie Knapp Schubert KIOS-FM

Mississippi State and Oregon State will play the first game of the 2013 NCAA Men's College World Series Saturday afternoon.

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Sports
1:00 am
Thu May 30, 2013

College World Series preparations underway

The 2013 Mens College World Series begins two weeks from Saturday.

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Omaha
11:25 am
Wed July 25, 2012

End of an era: demolition begins on Rosenblatt Stadium

Google Images/collegebaseball360.com

Omaha’s longtime home of the College World Series and Omaha Royals baseball is coming down.

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