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All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon chose to stay close to his Nebraska roots and signed a four-year contract with the Kansas City Royals reportedly worth a total of $72 million. 

Greg Echlin

Basketball takes over again at CenturyLink Center tonight, but the arena was the epicenter of women’s volleyball over the weekend.  As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, the price of admission turned out to be well worth it for Husker fans.


Greg Echlin

A record crowd turned out for Thursday night’s semifinals of the NCAA women’s volleyball championship and saw the Huskers advance to the championship. 

In the first NCAA women’s volleyball championship in Omaha since 2008, the Huskers will play the second game of the doubleheader.  The Kansas Jayhawks are bracing themselves for a crowd that won’t be in their favor.


Greg Echlin

City officials in Kansas City estimated that around 800,000 Royals fans gathered for their World Series celebration.  It was especially meaningful to the longest-tenured Royal.


With Game One of the World Series set to start at 7:07 tonight, the question lingers: Is this the last two weeks that former Husker Alex Gordon will be wearing a Kansas City Royals uniform?

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska-Omaha hockey team is ranked No. 1 in one of the major polls for the first time in the program's 18-year history.

With a key contribution from former Husker Alex Gordon, the Kansas City Royals move on to the American League Championship Series.  They defeated the Houston Astros, 7-2, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.


Greg Echlin

Game One of the American League Division Series drew fans from all over in its sellout atmosphere at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.  But it wasn’t good news for those pulling for the Kansas City Royals.


At one time, there was a Husker flavor on the Omaha Storm Chasers roster.  Now it’s carrying over to the Kansas City Royals. 

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