Undefeated Omaha boxer Bud Crawford says Amir Khan fight could 'push my career to the next level'

When Terence "Bud" Crawford last visited Great Britain, he returned with his first world title. The Omaha native was back Tuesday morning to announce the biggest fight of his career to da... Read More

Omaha boxer Terence 'Bud' Crawford set to face former world champ Amir Khan in April fight

It isn’t against one of the other welterweight champions, but Terence “Bud” Crawford is finally getting the big fight he’s wanted. Crawford, the WBO’s 147-pound champ, will defend his title against British star Amir “King” ... Read More

Scott Frost is first Husker coach to visit Columbus Lakeview since 'Solich in 2002'

LINCOLN — Nebraska football coach Scott Frost stopped in over the lunch hour. Students at Columbus Lakeview High School went on pause for a minute to process that fact. “There were probably a lot of kids on Snapchat when that happene... Read More

Nebraska high school girls basketball leaders

SCORING AVERAGE Class A: Douglas, Omaha Northwest, 22.8; Lockett, Omaha Benson, 19.9; Horan, Millard South, 18.3; Minter, Lincoln Northeast, 17.0; McCabe, Fremont, 16.7; Krull, Millard South, 16.4; Ryan, Papillion-La Vista, 16.2; Nolin, ... Read More

Lincoln's Holmes Lake ice-fishing event canceled

Lincoln's Holmes Lake ice-fishing event canceled LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has canceled the Family Ice-Fishing Clinic scheduled for Jan. 12 at Holmes Lake in Lincoln because of a lack of safe ice. It will not be resche... Read More

Lincoln Marathon nearing half capacity four days after registration opened

Runners aren’t racing to register for the still-popular Lincoln Marathon like they have in past years. So if you’re mulling over this year’s running schedule, that means there’s still time to sign up. The race, set for May 5, is about half... Read More

Rother Commits To Central Community College For Softball

_informq.push(); COLUMBUS - Columbus High senior Larisa Rother will be continuing her softball career right here in Columbus. Rother signed her letter of intent on Wednesday to play next season for the Central Community College Raiders. Rothe... Read More

Report: Jon Jones to defend light heavyweight title against Nebraska City native

NEBRASKA CITY - Anthony "Lionheart" Smith has made it clear: he wants to fight defending UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones today, tomorrow, next month, whenever. Smith, who grew up in Nebraska City and trains in Omaha and Denver, tweeted to... Read More

Outdoor notes: Ice-fishing clinics; Insect workshop for early childhood educators

LINCOLN, Neb. – Anglers can learn the basics of ice-fishing or pick up a few new tips from experienced anglers at three free Family Ice-Fishing clinics in January. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Youth Fishing Program will host two on-i... Read More

Nebraska high school girls basketball ratings, Jan. 1

Top 10, Record, Previous Rank 1. Millard South, 8-0, 1 2. Omaha Northwest, 7-5, 3 3. Papillion-La Vista, 8-1, 4 4. Millard North, 7-1, 2 5. Lincoln Northeast, 5-1, 5 6. Lincoln Pius X, 6-2, 6 ... Read More

Lincoln Marathon registration opens Saturday

You don't have to wake up too early this year to snag a spot in the Lincoln Marathon. Registration for the May 5 half and full marathon opens Saturday at 7 a.m. And if you sign up in person, you can get a discount. The race, in its 42nd year, i... Read More