Corn Flakes: Is The NCAA Losing The Ed O'Bannon Trial?

Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Chris Plonsky's emails may damage defense in O'Bannon v. NCAA - College Football - Andy Staples - SI.com

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Attorney Bill Isaacson stood in front of the federal courthouse on a sunny Tuesday afternoon and smiled as he thought about the performance of the witness who had taken the stand a few hours earlier.

Anyone else getting the feeling that the NCAA's chances of winning this case are going down the drain, day by day?

You've got Mark Emmert coming up to testify tomorrow. Emmert doesn't strike me as a particularly stupid person, but he does strike me as someone who can be manipulated into saying a whole bunch of things he shouldn't, largely because of his massive ego, i.e., he thinks people actually give a shit what he says because he's Mark Emmert, not just because he's the head of the NCAA.

I wouldn't look for Perry Mason-level revelations from him, but more cracks in the NCAA's armor.

Honestly, I don't think they have a chance in hell in winning this thing.

(Wait, didn't I say earlier that I wasn't interested in the nuances of this thing? Dammit.)

A tornado in Nebraska, some thoughts from New Jersey - On the Banks

A tornado struck over 1300 miles from Rutgers. Should it bother us? Maybe, because we're a family, a B1G family now.

This is nice. They didn't have to do this, but they did.

Nebraska team among college football's greatest of all time - NFL.com

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer recently labeled his 2008 Florida Gators team as the best ever to play college football. Here's a look at five teams that deserve to be considered in the same elite category.

Blah de blah blah Urban Meyer. Of course the '95 Huskers are the best ever.

14 for '14: Top Heisman Trophy candidates for 2014 | NFL.com
Ameer Abdullah is on this list.

HuskerOnline.com - Mount Rushmore Nebraska: Running back

Mount Rushmore of Running Backs....

A big year coming for Husker receiver Kenny Bell? Most likely - Omaha.com: Sam McKewon

Two of the most important plays Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell, Jr. has made in his already-impressive career didn't result in touchdowns. But they helped win two different road games.

Former gymnast returns for Cirque du Soleil performance - Daily Nebraskan: Sports
Traveling the world while doing something you love sounds like a fantasy to most, but former University of Nebraska-Lincoln men’s gymnast Josh Rasile has made it a reality.

Jabrill Peppers Makes Bold Predictions - Maize n Brew
Incoming freshman Jabrill Peppers, a five-star rated defensive back on all major recruiting sites, shares his predictions for his freshman year and his overall career as a Michigan Wolverine.

A Walk to Believe reaches $50,000 for spinal cord research - On the Banks
Current and former players and coaches supported Eric LeGrand at the annual charity event, held at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Randy Edsall on James Franklin's boasts: 'Talk is cheap' - Testudo Times
When it was first announced that Maryland would be leaving the ACC for the Big Ten, a common complaint was the loss of rivalries, particularly in basketball. With the conference move now just weeks away, it appears more and more that the hoped-for Penn State-Maryland football rivalry may be a reality.

James Franklin applying pressure through satellite camps - Sporting News
So this is what it’s all about. This is what has an entire conference — the biggest, baddest, winningest conference in all of college football — whining like teenage boys. One man and his vision. And a few satellite football camps. "If we get one player from this camp," says new Penn State coach James Franklin, "it’s worth it."

Report: Penn State Athletic Director Dave Joyner Set to Resign - Black Shoe Diaries
PennLive's David Jones is reporting that Dave Joyner's tenure as the Nittany Lion AD will come to a close by the end of the week.

TCF Bank Student Section Tickets--How to Solve a Problem Without Making it Worse? - The Daily Gopher

The U has a new plan for what to do with unsold Gopher Football Student Season Tickets, but will it help, or actually hurt in the long run? How can we solve what seems to be an ongoing long-term issue?

Student ticket sales - an issue everywhere.

South Korea vs. Russia, 2014 World Cup: Final score 1-1, goalkeeper errors were the story in Cuiabá - SBNation.com

It was not a good day for the goalkeepers. Errors from both teams' net minders led to late goals.

The World Cup needs more violent soccer - SBNation.com
KICK THE GERMANS, PORTUGAL. NO, HARDER.

College World Series Schedule And Scoreboard - BaseballAmerica.com
Ole Miss eliminated Texas Tech 2-1 in Tuesday’s early game. Virginia faces TCU tonight. UC Irvine matches up with Texas in Wednesday’s lone game, with the loser going home.

College World Series 2014: Bracket, schedule and scores - SBNation.com

Stay up to date with scores and schedule as national champion is crowned in Omaha.

Grisly discovery delays University of Mississippi construction - Memphis Business Journal

The discovery of 1,000 bodies buried on its campus has caused the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. to change its construction plans.

I hate it when this happens.

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