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8:09 am
Thu March 13, 2014

McDermott unanimous Big East player of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Doug McDermott, the nation's leading scorer who led Creighton to a second-place finish in its first year in the Big East, is the unanimous choice as the conference's player of the year.

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4:17 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

College Basketball was great this weekend for Division I men’s teams in Nebraska

The weekend for college basketball was one of the best in a long time for the Division I men’s teams in Nebraska.  The Huskers upset ninth-ranked Wisconsin yesterday (SUN), 77-68.  And Creighton finished second in its first regular season in the Big East Conference.  Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports that the outlook is bright for the Nebraska teams for the NCAA tournament...

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11:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

MVC tournament begins, without Creighton Bluejays

The Missouri Valley Conference Tournament is played at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Credit Greg Echlin

At this time a year ago, Creighton men’s basketball fans were on their way in droves to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. But this year, as a first-year member of the Big East, Creighton will head to New York instead for the conference tournament.  As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, the Valley has been trying to recover from Creighton’s departure.

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1:37 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Omaha to host world volleyball tournament in 2015

The FIVB World Grand Prix final round is coming to the U.S. for the first time, and matches will be played in Omaha.

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8:08 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Big Ten reprimands Pelini, fines Nebraska for comment

The Big Ten Conference has issued a public reprimand of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini and fined the school $10,000 for Pelini's comments about the officiating in the Cornhuskers' game against Iowa last week.

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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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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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