The Nebraska volleyball team will hold its annual Red/White Scrimmage on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online or over the phone by calling 1-800-8-BIG-RED or at the Devaney Center ticket office beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. The match will be carried on the radio on Husker Sports Network affiliates (B107.3 FM in Lincoln and AM 590 in Omaha). [Read more…]
Lincoln, Neb.— The Nebraska soccer team’s senior duo Katie Kraeutner and Jaylyn Odermann led the Huskers to a 3-0 win over No. 23 Kansas for the 2015 season opener on Friday night. The defeat occurred in front of 1,720 fans at Hibner Stadium, the program’s largest home crowd since Aug. 27, 2004. [Read more…]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Chiefs counterpart Alex Smith struggled behind their unsettled offensive lines in Kansas City’s 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle on Friday night.
Wilson was 9 of 15 for 78 yards, though most of those completions came on his final drive, when tight end Jimmy Graham finally got involved in the game. [Read more…]
BOSTON (AP) — Johnny Cueto had his worst start since coming to Kansas City just before the trading deadline, and the Boston Red Sox beat the AL Central-leading Royals 7-2 on Friday night to send them to their second straight loss.
Cueto (2-2) had allowed just six runs in four previous starts for the Royals. [Read more…]
DENVER (AP) — Yohan Flande pitched seven strong innings and singled twice, driving in a run and scoring a run to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
Outpitching Washington’s Max Scherzer, Flande (3-1) allowed two runs and three hits to help the Rockies avoid a series sweep. [Read more…]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos placed Marvin Austin Jr. on injured reserve Thursday after the fifth-year nose tackle missed all of training camp with a groin injury.
The Broncos were awarded tight end Jake Murphy off waivers from Cincinnati. [Read more…]
BOSTON (AP) — Ryan Hanigan drove in two runs and scored another on Jackie Bradley Jr.’s triple to help the Boston Red Sox beat Kansas City 4-1 Thursday night, ending the Royals’ five-game winning streak.
Wade Miley (10-9) left in the eighth inning, allowing just one run. The Red Sox are 5-2 under bench coach Torey Lovullo, who took over last week when manager John Farrell announced that is being treated for cancer. [Read more…]
Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team wrapped up another 2015 Fall Camp practice Thursday morning as the Huskers practiced outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields for about two and a half hours. NU practiced in full pads again, as the Huskers continue to prepare for their Sept. 5 season opener against BYU. [Read more…]
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Mike Riley is not setting a timetable for De’Mornay Pierson-El’s return from an injury.
Pierson-El broke his right foot while making a cut during a practice this week, and Riley initially said the wide receiver and return specialist probably would be out six to eight weeks. [Read more…]