Husker receiver Jordan Westerkamp catches the game-winning score against Northwestern. Photo by Travis Heying/For The World-Herald.

Year in sports

Photo by Travis Heying/For The World-Herald

The Year in Sports



The World-Herald selects its top stories from the 2013 year in sports. For another look back at the past year, read Tom Shatel's top 13 moments of 2013, or click the following links to jump to our most popular stories, blogs and photo showcases.

Here are the editor's picks, in no particular order:

Man, woman and child ... what a run!

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Omaha Central star Agau has plenty to smile about

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Shatel: Decade of prosperity at CU came grudgingly

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Central solidifies its legacy with fourth straight title behind record blowout wins

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The disappearance of small-town football

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Creighton's Doug McDermott returns for senior season

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Gallery of a champion: Perry fires 63 to leave field behind, win 2nd straight major

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Shatel: This isn't the fun Bo Pelini is looking for

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Creighton beats Wichita State, wins Missouri Valley tournament

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Savage coaches pitchers, UCLA to title

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Nebraska high school basketball's greatest night

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Street's legacy endures at Iowa

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Law, business background helped NU's A.D. launch career

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Huskers say getting a clear grasp of targeting rule will be difficult

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The 2013 All-Nebraska basketball teams do the 'Harlem Shake'

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Omaha Country Club has stories to tell

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Omaha North's Calvin Strong rises above the crowd

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Taylor Martinez has grown comfortable in red

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Patterson: There's fun and games, and then there's life

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Shatel: Fixing old times for an old hero, Tom Watson

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From C-1 to D-I: Kissinger sisters give Minden 3 major college talents

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Shatel: Pelini's words, deeds may have put it on a tee for athletic director

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Long shot bet on Kyle Korver paid off for Jays, in NBA

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Big East: How Creighton made it to the big time

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Husker turnovers: A look at Nebraska's slippery slope

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After UCLA game, getting a handle on the Huskers

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Husker baseball falls short in Big Ten title game

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Western Iowa high school coach of the year is at home in the heartland

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Creighton to accept Big East invitation

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Mentors back home help keep an eye on Huskers' Anderson

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