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The Monday following Big Red Weekend includes Johnny Football venting and a former Husker talking about a commit from Big Red Weekend.


Good Monday morning to you. I hope every one of you had a grand Fathers Day out there. Let us get to the goods huh? ($ = subscription may be needed)

From this weekend on Corn Nation, we had a lot of activity about Big Red Weekend. Four verbals from the event, along with two others earlier in the week make everyone happy.

Steve Sipple interviewed former Husker Steve Warren, and he had multiple good things to say about Nebraska verbal Mick Stoltenberg in the Journal Star today. ($)

The Nebraska verbal of Zack Darlington is making Ohio State look at different angles for a Quarterback recruit.

The first elimination of the College World Series will happen this afternoon as Louisville and Oregon State will play for the right to stay in the tourney this afternoon. Mississippi State and Indiana will square off in the nightcap, with the winner being in the driver seat to make the championship series. From Sunday's action, North Carolina State dropped their in-state rivals UNC, while UCLA held off LSU in the second game.

Seems like Heisman trophy winner Johnny Manziel got a little upset on Saturday night, and tweeted out some frustrations about the College Station crowd.

Ever wonder who wins that Directors Cup? Stanford. Last year? Stanford. The year before? Yep..

The US Open was a thrilling event at Merion, with Justin Rose being the lone survivor on a course that could have played much harder than it really did. Phil Mickelson finished second for a record sixth time.

San Antonio brought their A game to Game 5 of the NBA Finals last night and defeated the Miami Heat by 10 points. The series goes back to finish in South Florida.

Meanwhile, the Stanley Cup Finals shift to Boston as Game 3 is tonight. The series is tied at 1, and Boston wants to capitalize on the OT winner by Daniel Paille.

In other NHL news, sounds like if the Coyotes franchise needs a new home, it'll be Seattle. I think Kansas City's sparkling Sprint Center would be better, but... hey, just my opinion.

Today is both National Apple Strudel and Cherry Tart Day, as well as National Eat Your Veggies Day.

The Battle of Bunker Hill was beginning on this day in 1775, while the Watergate burglaries happened in 1972. Also, OJ Simpson and Al Cowlings led the Los Angeles PD on their famous chase in 1994.

Birthdays today belong to Barry Manilow, Venus Williams, Dan Jansen and Arthur Darvill.

Play this song today when Monday seems long. Like Ever..... long.

(thanks duanemyhre2)

Enjoy your day everyone.