2:39 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Johnny Rodgers granted pardon

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Johnny Rodgers, the Heisman Trophy winner for Nebraska in 1972, has been granted a pardon for his role in the holdup of a Lincoln gas station in 1970.

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10:18 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Willingham expected on playoff panel

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.

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12:40 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Nebraska football star Johnny Rodgers seeks pardon

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska football great Johnny Rodgers has a date with the Nebraska Pardons Board.

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9:15 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Cost of new UNO arena rises almost $12 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price tag for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's new arena has gone up nearly $12 million, and officials are blaming rising construction costs and design revisions.

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8:00 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Visit Omaha NORCECA Championship includes Hooper native, former Huskers standout

Jordan Larson
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A Hooper native and former Huskers volleyball standout will be among the players in the Visit Omaha NORCECA Women’s Continental Championship next month.

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8:12 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Kenny Perry, and the city of Omaha, emerge as winners of U.S. Senior Open

Kenny Perry won the U.S. Senior Open Sunday in Omaha.
Credit Greg Echlin

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.

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11:13 am
Fri July 12, 2013

U.S. Senior Open second round underway Friday in Omaha

Credit Greg Echlin

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.

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8:30 am
Mon July 8, 2013

MLB All-Star team includes Lincoln native, former Husker baseball star

Lincoln native and Husker baseball standout Alex Gordon is now representing the Royals on the MLB All-Star team.
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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.

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8:36 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Top teams fall during first weekend of College World Series

The theme from the opening round of the College World Series is: Don’t bet on the favorite.

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7:11 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Midland University adding men's and women's hockey

Midland University is expanding its athletic offerings next fall.

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