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Flakes: Williams a Winner, Bowling Recruit, and Title IX

A former player for Amy Williams gives her thoughts on the new Husker coach. The Huskers sign a bowling recruit and a football coach ran the Boston Marathon. Hmmm, maybe he figured out a way around the ban on satellite camps?

David McGee

The Husker baseball team broke their losing streak with an extra-inning win over Kansas State last night. The Wildcats are an awful baseball team, but a win is welcome sight, especially with glimpses of good pitching. Next up is a weekend series with Nicholls State and the series finale with Creighton on Tuesday. Nicholls sits at 221 in RPI, so the Huskers better take care of business at home.

On to Flakes...

No shortcuts, that's the Amy Williams way - Swish Appeal
The Nebraska Huskers have picked a winner with their new head coach Amy Williams. Former player gives praise of her winning mindset.

NU T&F: Huskers ready for Kansas Relays - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
Posted: Sports Courtesy: NU Media Relations The Nebraska track and field team competes at the Kansas Relays this week. The four-day meet begins Wednesday and Thursday with the ...

Husker Center Fielder Kiki Stokes Named Co-Big Ten Player of the Week | Beatrice News Channel
Nebraska center fielder Kiki Stokes was named co-Big Ten player of the week Monday for her play in the Huskers’ three-game sweep of Northwestern.

The 1995 college football season was all about Nebraska and Northwestern - Football Study Hall
Revisiting the 1995 college football season. Nebraska was clearly the best team in the country that year ... but it wasn't obvious until the finale.

Huskers Add One Bowler for Next Season - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Nebraska Coach Bill Straub has announced the signing of one student-athlete to a National Letter of Intent on Monday to join the Nebraska women's bowling program for the 2016-17 season.

Kearney High grad McNitt fitting in as fullback for Huskers - Kearney Hub: Local
KEARNEY — The transition from tight end to fullback has been a pretty smooth one for Kearney High grad Luke McNitt.

Women’s tennis lies in wait for possible place in tournament | Sports |
The Nebraska women’s tennis team lost its season finale on Sunday, April 17 against No. 9 Michigan (5-2).

Elsewhere in sports....

Pressure to pay student-athletes carries question of Title IX
The NCAA has faced pressure from student-athletes to pay them for their output. How would that type of move fit into the fairness and equity standards required by Title IX?

Satellite camp ban is keeping Marcus Lattimore off SC's staff | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Lattimore issued a statement that said he had to choose between his foundation's camps and his position on the South Carolina staff.

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen writes about running Boston Marathon
Despite never having run a race before, Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen ran 2016 Boston Marathon

What did your coach do this offseason?

NCAA: Mark Emmert owes $49,000 to University of Washington
NCAA president Mark Emmert owes $49,000 to the University of Washington.

At Oregon, Brady Hoke's pairing an old-school defense with a futuristic offense -
And the Ducks have some pieces to make this defensive line work right away.

Oregon receiver sets spring ball aside to focus on Olympic dream
Devon Allen has turned in the fastest collegiate time in the 110-meter hurdles this track season. Is it fast enough for a trip to Brazil? He hopes so.

Have a great Wednesday everyone!