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How Nebraska Can Return to College Football Greatness

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.30.2015 | Sports
James Marshall Crotty

Nothing I say here will assuage the pain of being a Nebraska Cornhusker football fan right now. This is especially true after our hugely disappointing loss to the no-nonsense, mistake-free, steady-as-she goes Iowa Hawkeyes on Friday at 90,000-strong Memorial Stadium in Lincoln (Nebraska's 347th consecutive sellout).

From 'Katrina Kid' To Nebraska Quarterback: Tommy Armstrong Beats The Odds

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 09.09.2015 | Sports

Nadine Armstrong took her son to his grandparents’ house as the skies darkened, and left him there as the ocean began to bellow off the Mississ...

Furious Basketball Coach Bans Players From Locker Room

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.23.2015 | Sports

Someone's REALLY not happy about that blowout loss.

Great American College Football Stadiums | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel

Whether due to history, size, atmosphere, or all of the above, these hallowed grounds of college football have become destinations in their own right.

Gay Games a Revelation for Former College Football Player

Eric Lueshen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Lueshen

It made me reflect on a time when I felt like I was alone, the only openly gay athlete at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. I was the lone gay kicker on the football team, fighting for acceptance on and off the field.

I Think My Wedding Table Exploded

Karin Tanabe | Posted 03.26.2014 | Weddings
Karin Tanabe

I heard you had a smidge of trouble interpreting the 35-page PowerPoint presentation of my wedding table vision that I overnighted to you. Personally, I'm confused by your confusion, but I'm guessing it had something to do with my Louis XIV-meets-great-plains-of-Nebraska table theme?

WATCH: Nebraska Pulls Off Game-Winning Hail Mary

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Westerkamp caught Ron Kellogg III's tipped desperation heave to the end zone with no time left Saturday...

'We Don't Need Him'

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says if Tommie Frazier doesn't like how he's running the football program, he doesn't need his support. F...

7-Year-Old Cancer Patient Scores TD

Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports

An early candidate for most heartwarming sports moment of the year occurred during Nebraska's spring football game on Saturday. Wearing a Nebraska...

Cornhuskers Take Out Wolverines In Women's Basketball

AP | Posted 02.22.2013 | Detroit

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Jordan Hooper scored 14 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead No. 24 Nebraska to its eighth straight victory, 57-39 over Mich...

No.8 Spartans Hang In For 73-64 Win

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 02.17.2013 | Detroit

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Keith Appling scored 16 points to go over 1,000 for his career and Adreian Payne added 15 points and 14 rebounds in eighth-ranked Mic...

College Basketball: Big Ten Spotlight on Michigan and Nebraska

Carl Berman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Sports
Carl Berman

The Big Ten has certainly been the class of the NCAA in the early season, holding the top spot in the conference RPI rankings, while placing three teams in the top 10 and six teams in the top 25.

Buckeyes Face a Different Look Against Nebraska

Jim Lodico | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports
Jim Lodico

The Buckeyes will also see both mobility and passing skills in quarterback Taylor Martinez that they haven't seen yet this season.

Nebraska Coach Has 'Clean Bill Of Health'

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says he has a clean bill of health and that he left a game over the weekend because he and team doctors were...

NFL Draft Prospect Accused Of Punching Police Officer

AP | TIMBERLY ROSS and ERIC OLSON | Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. -- Nebraska's outgoing star cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested Saturday on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, possibly hurting...

Nebraska: Fire Assistant Football Coach Ron Brown

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cyd Zeigler

For over 20 years University of Nebraska assistant football coach Ron Brown has used his position in the university to preach his discriminatory, anti-gay brand of Christianity. His latest crusade to fight for discrimination against the LGBT community finally warrants his termination.

Red And White Can't Handle Blue: Michigan Stomps Nebraska

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.19.2011 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan played one of its better games in years. The 20th-ranked Wolverines hope they've saved their best for the last game of t...

Wyoming Preparing Rude Welcome For No. 9 Nebraska

AP | By BOB MOEN | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- When No. 9 Nebraska plays at Wyoming on Saturday, both teams are approaching the game in the same business-as-usual manner, though fr...

New Big Ten Logo Revealed

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Big Ten Conference revealed its new logo today, along with the breakdown of divisions that will occur next season, with the addition of Nebraska. ...

Con Games: Cody Hawkins, We Hardly Knew Ye

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Let's hope Cody Hawkins breaks the Colorado school records for passing. He played his heart out, and he deserved better than he got.

TCU/Boise St. Championship Will End Hopes for All Mid-Majors

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Richard Allen Smith

Nothing would do more to strengthen the clout of the system than an undefeated TCU or Boise State making it to the big game.

Nebraska To Big 10: Cornhuskers To Reportedly Leave Big 12 For Big Ten

Chicago Breaking Sports | June 9, 2010 6:19 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Big Red will be joining the Big Ten. A source with knowledge of the expansion talks has confirmed to the Tribune that Nebraska will be invited ...