Paulo Orlando: Talent Worth Retaining (for as Long as We Can)

Paulo Orlando: Talent Worth Retaining (for as Long as We Can)

Photos by Eric Francis He’s the very type of talent we want to retain in Omaha: hard-working with a positive attitude, eager to develop. Even so, we find ourselves rooting for Paulo Orlando to get back to Kansas City. Right now, the Brazilian-born outfielder is...
Rain or shine, We Don’t Coast.

Rain or shine, We Don’t Coast.

By Kaci Long What was originally scheduled to be a homestand full of 25-cent hot dogs, two Kansas City Royals legends, an already rescheduled bobblehead giveaway and a fantastic fireworks show quickly became overshadowed by everyone’s favorite four letter word in...
World-class competition. Perfected here.

World-class competition. Perfected here.

For months, we’ve celebrated the build-up. Now, Omaha is ready to show the world, once again, how we do champion-caliber competition. More than 40,000 equestrian show jumping and dressage enthusiasts from 20+ countries are descending on the city for The Longines FEI...
We Welcome Sports Fans from Around the World

We Welcome Sports Fans from Around the World

Photo by ONElapse Photography Excerpt from the “Omaha: We Don’t Coast” magazine: omaha.com/chamber For four days in June, we were simultaneously home base and starting block for two of the biggest happenings in sports: the NCAA Men’s College World Series...
Sandlot in the City Bats 1000

Sandlot in the City Bats 1000

It was all in the name of fun and nostalgia in advance of the NCAA Men’s College World Series. For a week in early June, a vacant city block between towering office buildings downtown was transformed into a sandlot of yesteryear, complete with weathered wooden...
Ever see a stampede on ice?

Ever see a stampede on ice?

Our college sports circle is bustling with action – from Creighton University, which joined the Big East Conference in 2013, to the University of Nebraska Omaha and its history-making Maverick hockey team. The UNO squad, which had more freshmen on the roster than...