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Greg Echlin

When the Kansas City Royals held their first full-squad workouts Tuesday, two former Huskers teammates re-united.


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.


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Lincoln will provide an update on their investigation of an alleged rape that happened at the home where Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong and receiver Jordan Westerkamp live.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police are investigating a report of a sexual assault at the residence of Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. and receiver Jordan Westerkamp.

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.


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority is considering adding a Ferris wheel, a zipline and party houses in downtown Omaha for next year's College World Series and the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials.

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?

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