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3:38 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

After tournament loss, Creighton basketball focuses on Big East move

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Now that the season is over, Creighton's coaching staff is getting ready for the Bluejays' move to the Big East.

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10:05 am
Sat March 23, 2013

McDermott has 27, Creighton tops Cincinnati 67-63

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doug McDermott had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Gregory Echenique scored 13 points to help Creighton hold on to beat Cincinnati 67-63 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.

Ethan Wragge added 12 for the Bluejays, who won their NCAA tournament opener for the second straight year.

McDermott, the two-time Missouri Valley Conference player of the year and 2012 All-American, made all 11 free throws to help the seventh-seeded Bluejays (28-7) move on to play Duke on Sunday.

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12:10 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

New teams, new conference: Creighton joins the Big East

Creighton fans gathered Wednesday morning at D.J. Sokol Arena for the announcement of the Bluejays' move to the Big East.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Creighton University is joining the new Big East Conference as of July first.

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8:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Creighton Bluejays await Selection Sunday

With Selection Sunday just around the corner, Creighton Bluejay fans will soon learn where their team will be sent in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

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Business
11:10 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Omaha Multi-Sports Complex board seeking a site for the facility

A group wanting to build a new multi-sports complex in Omaha is looking for a site for the facility.

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5:06 am
Mon September 24, 2012

US Figure Skating Championships Come to Omaha in 2013

The 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships are set for January 20th-27th at the Century Link Center, Omaha.

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Sports
10:38 am
Sun June 24, 2012

Multisports Complex to include Olympic swimming pool

The U.S. Olympic Swim Trials begin Monday, and one of the two pools used by Team USA qualifiers will stay in Omaha after the event.

 

Omaha Sports Commission officials announced Friday that the ten-lane warm-up pool will be part of a new Multisports Complex. Omaha business leaders Mike Cassling and Lisa Roskens raised $1 million to buy the pool. They're also leading an effort to raise funds for the complex.

 

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8:23 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Arizona takes game 1 of College World Series championship

courtesy NCAA

Game two of the 2012 Mens College World Series is Monday evening in Omaha.

Arizona won game 1 Sunday night, 5-1. The championship is a best-of-three series. If Arizona wins Monday night, they win the championship. If South Carolina wins, the championship will be decided Tuesday night.

South Carolina won the College World Series in 2010 and 2011.

Sports
3:41 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Omaha Storm Chasers have a new owner

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, new Omaha Storm Chasers owner Gary Green, and Storm Chasers GM and VP Martie Cordaro at Tuesday's news conference.
Greg Echlin, KIOS-FM

A day after Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett declared, "It's your team," the new owner of the Storm Chasers was in a polo shirt and surveying Werner Park for the Wednesday afternoon home game.

Gary Green formally introduced himself Tuesday as CEO when the news of the Storm Chasers' sale was announced.  Green, who is based in New York, admitted trepidation about being accepted in Omaha.

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9:36 am
Wed June 20, 2012

UCLA Baseball Coach Laments Final Loss in Omaha

courtesy NCAA

The College World Series is down to five teams after Tuesday night's elimination game at TD Ameritrade Park.  The winning team Tuesday night is well-acclimated to Omaha.

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