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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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1:00 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Mens College World Series begins Saturday

The College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha, with opening ceremonies Friday evening.

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6:16 am
Sat June 7, 2014

AD: Facility to keep Creighton nationally relevant

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.

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6:15 am
Sat June 7, 2014

CWS stadium plaza named in honor of NCAA official

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.

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8:09 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Huskers softball advances to super regional

Credit Greg Echlin

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  tournament.  The 19th ranked Huskers defeated Missouri, 11-4 and 8-1.


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6:17 am
Sat May 10, 2014

Saints draft Stanley Jean-Baptiste in second round

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have selected Nebraska cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste in Friday night's second round of the NFL draft.

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9:19 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Neb's Bell says Colter asks for help in union push

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.

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