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Rockies RHP Gray to make MLB debut

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies top pitching prospect Jon Gray is expected to make his major league debut Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners. Gray, 23, was the third overall pick in the 2013 draft. The hard-throwing right-hander was 6-6 with a 4.33 ERA in 21 games — 20 starts — for Triple-A Albuquerque this […]

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Broncos P Colquitt takes a $1.4 million pay cut

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Two years after becoming the league’s highest-paid punter, Britton Colquitt has increased his chances of making the Denver Broncos’ roster by agreeing to a $1.4 million pay cut. Colquitt now will make $1.6 million this season after Monday’s agreement. His 2016 salary of $3.25 million remains untouched. Colquitt signed a three-year, […]

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Beckner Named Assistant Coach at Nebraska

Lincoln – University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Saturday the hiring of Phil Beckner as an assistant coach for the Husker basketball program. Miles believes that Beckner’s coaching experience on the collegiate and professional levels, as well his player development skills, made him a great addition to the Nebraska coaching staff. “I […]

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2015 North Platte All-Stars Make Championship Game in Midwest Plains Regional

The 10-year Old Cal Ripken League North Platte Baseball All-Stars participated in the multi-state regional tournament from July 24th-28th. Eight states and two Canadian provinces were represented in the tournament in Chadron, Nebraska. North Platte made it to the championship game after winning four consecutive games over the state champions from Iowa, Saskatchewan, Missouri and Colorado. They then lost […]

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Phillipsburg Rodeo donates bucking chutes to MPCC

Rough stock riders on the Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team will be able to practice year-round thanks to the generosity of the Phillipsburg Rodeo Committee.  The committee presented six bucking chutes to Dustin Elliott, MPCC Rodeo Team rough stock coach, and Garrett Nokes, MPCC Rodeo Team timed event coach, during the first performance of Kansas’ […]

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