UNDATED (AP) — A person with knowledge of the process tells The Associated Press that former Notre Dame, Washington and Stanford coach Tyrone Willingham is expected to be on the College Football Playoff selection committee next year, and former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne has also been asked to be part of the panel.
There were two winners at the U.S. Senior Open when it concluded Sunday: Kenny Perry and the city of Omaha. Perry, who lives outside Nashville, Tennessee, has carried a tune in two straight majors: the Senior Players championship two weeks ago, and the Senior Open at Omaha Country Club. Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin has the story on both winners.
The U.S. Senior Open golf championship continues Friday with the second round. Among those sharing the lead after the first round is Tom Lehman, who finished second at last year’s championship. He’s off to a good start in Omaha in more ways than one, as Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin explains.
It had been a long time since a major league baseball player born and bred in Nebraska became an All-Star. That is, until outfielder Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals was chosen for the American League squad over the weekend. And now, the fun for the Gordon family has only just begun.