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8:50 am
Fri March 13, 2015

'Firewater' remark draws ire of American Indian team's fans

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An owner of a sports website apologized Thursday after one of its commentators used the term "firewater" in describing how supporters of an American Indian boys' high school basketball team would celebrate its first-round victory at the state tournament.

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2:24 pm
Sat February 7, 2015

Randy Gregory planning to 'turn a lot of heads' at combine

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory says he's going to "turn a lot of heads" at the NFL scouting combine in two weeks.

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1:49 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Former coach Tony Barone going into Creighton Hall of Fame

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former men's basketball coach Tony Barone will be among four inductees into the Creighton University Athletic Hall of Fame in April. Barone led the Bluejays from 1985-91, compiling a 102-82 record in his six seasons.

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2:26 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Bellevue council gives Baseball Village some breathing space

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council has approved a renegotiated contract with financially troubled World Baseball Village that lets the complex operate until Nov. 30, with an option for a one-year extension if the complex makes its bond payments.

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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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