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8:43 am
Fri December 19, 2014

NCAA Women's Volleyball championship in Omaha in 2015

Credit Greg Echlin

The NCAA Division I women’s volleyball championship is taking place in Oklahoma City this week. Next year: Omaha. There are some who feel the return to Omaha is overdue.

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12:34 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Oregon State's Mike Riley is Nebraska's new coach

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Oregon State's Mike Riley as its new football coach, replacing the fired Bo Pelini.

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1:34 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Bo Pelini fired after 7 seasons with Cornhuskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Bo Pelini has been fired as Nebraska's football coach after a seven-year stint marked by his inability to restore the program to sustained national prominence and a number of embarrassing losses in big games.

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8:26 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Creighton upsets #18 Oklahoma

The Creighton Blue Jays scored an early-season upset in men’s basketball Wednesday night over the 18th ranked Oklahoma Sooners.  Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin has the story.

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6:06 am
Sat October 4, 2014

Tough ending to season drives Huskers for 2014-15

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For Nebraska's men's basketball team, a sour ending to a solid season turned into motivation for this year.

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2:02 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Neb's Abdullah, Gregory named B10 Players to Watch

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A media panel has selected running back Ameer Abdullah and defensive end Randy Gregory of Nebraska to the Big Ten Players to Watch list for this season.

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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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8:26 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Vandy beats Virginia 3-2 for 1st national title

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.

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8:11 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Virginia's O'Connor is on home turf for CWS finals

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.

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7:24 am
Sat June 14, 2014

Garrido, Gillespie will meet again when CWS opens

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The College World Series opens today with Texas playing UC Irvine in the afternoon and Louisville taking on Vanderbilt at night.

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