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Facebook post costs newly hired Neb stadium announcer job

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The public address announcer for football games at Memorial Stadium has lost his job one day after Nebraska announced his hiring. Former Omaha sportscaster Jon Schuetz said Tuesday that a university official told him he was being let go because of a months-old Facebook post by Schuetz commenting on the firing […]

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Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central-leading team may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios will likely miss a couple of weeks as the season wraps up.

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Verlander, Kinsler lead Tigers to 6-5 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Justin Verlander threw his fifth consecutive quality start, and Ian Kinsler homered and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Tuesday night. The Tigers, who had lost nine of 10 to drop into last place in the AL Central, snapped a four-game losing […]

Alonzo Moore breaks free on a run during practice. (Photo Courtesy Scott Bruhn/NU Media Relations)

Huskers Preparing for Cougar Defense

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its week of preparation on Tuesday afternoon, as the Husker offense practiced inside Memorial Stadium while the defense practiced outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields for two hours. Nebraska offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf met with the media following Tuesday’s practice, mentioning the Huskers have been […]

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Nebraska AP high school football rankings: Sept. 1

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale […]

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