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Corn Flakes: Enjoying July

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I trust y'all had a wonderful July 4th weekend and that you're all intact - no missing fingers.

I did not explode anything, nor did I purchase a single firework. I've mentioned how boring fireworks are in Minnesota already.

I also did not grill a single thing. I am not that great a cook.

I also (believe it or not) did not drink massive quantities of alcohol. I did have some, but not so much as to be reckless.

And on Saturday, Mrs CN and I went 20 miles on our bicycles. That was the first time in a long time I'd been on a bicycle and I'm not really all that sore.

With all this, you'd swear I wasn't even an American. Wow, huh?

Most Loyal Fan Bases In College Football - Business Insider

Nebraska has not challenged for a national championship in over a decade, but its fans base is still by far the most loyal in the country. The Cornhuskers have sold out a 91,000-seat stadium 333 straight times – an absurd number – dating back to 1962. Nebraska fans don’t take a Saturday off – even if the team is playing on the road.

Well.. we didn't actually sell out a 91,000 seat stadium 333 straight times because the stadium wasn't that big throughout all those years, but the sell out streak is still pretty damned impressive no matter how you look at it.

Smith suffers knee injury
Nebraska forward Leslee Smith suffered a left knee injury during the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships on July 3.

14 in '14: The indispensable Huskers : Latest Husker News
Husker Extra's Brian Christopherson lists his 14 most indispensable Husker football players crucial to the cause in the 2014 season.

Terps top Big Ten pass-catcher rankings " Big Ten Network
2. Nebraska. This unit teems with playmaking ability. Kenny Bell is the leader. He’s a rangy target with speed who will leave campus as one of the Huskers’ best-ever receivers. Players like Jordan Westerkamp, Taariq Allen, Sam Burtch and Jamal Turner round out this deep corps. Tight end is bolstered by Cethan Carter and Sam Cotton.

Win A Signed "Through These Gates" DVD
Alright Huskers, Over the next 6 months we will be having various giveaways. Starting with the first one on July 7th through July 11th we will be giving away an autographed copy of "Through These Gates". The winner will be announced next weekend.