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The NFL draft is almost here and several Huskers have pro dreams. The NU volleyball and bowling teams are also being recognized for their accomplishments and satellite camps might be coming back. More conference expansion rumors - in hockey?

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Rain, rain as far as the eye can see in northeast Nebraska today. We avoided the really nasty weather up here but it sounds like areas of southern Nebraska all the way to Texas saw damaging storms, large hail and excessive rain.

When my biggest complaint is that the rain and wind mean the new calves in the pasture won't be running and playing today, I have it pretty good.

The NFL draft is coming soon!

Husker draft streak stays afloat even as high picks trend down | Football |
Many Husker streaks have fallen in recent years. Here's one that remains: Since the common NFL Draft began in 1967, the Huskers are one of just five schools that have

Michigan Should Extend Historic Streak at 2015 NFL Draft - Maize n Brew
No school has had players selected in more consecutive NFL Drafts than Michigan. The Wolverines should keep this streak alive this weekend at the 2015 NFL Draft.

Mailbag: Huskers and the NFL Draft | Hail Varsity
Answering your questions on the Huskers in this week's mailbag.

More Husker sports...

Joe Blahak, 65, Dies Monday; Services Set for Thursday - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
A leading character in one of the most famous plays in Nebraska football history died Monday from an apparent heart attack. After recovering from a stroke about five years ago, Joe Blahak, 65, died in

Ex-Husker Joe Blahak, who threw key block for Rodgers, dies | News & Observer
Former Nebraska defensive back Joe Blahak (Blah-ha), a member of the Cornhuskers' national championship teams in 1970-71, has died.

New Husker women’s assistants sign two-year contracts at $140,000 a year - Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos
Each of Nebraska three new women’s basketball assistants — Chuck Love, Tom Goehle and Tandem Mays — will make $140,000 per year in their first contracts at NU.

Top 5 Husker sports moments of the school year | Sports |
Throughout this year in Nebraska athletics has experienced everything from national and conference championships to big upsets in major sports. Many moments will be remembered for years to come. Let’s

Flynn Invited to U-23 Women's National Team Camp - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Nebraska's Caroline Flynn was invited to the United States Under-23 Women's National Team Camp.

Elsewhere in sports...

In evaluating Cardale Jones, don't forget Ohio State assistant Tim Beck wasn't ready to coach quarterbacks last year |
If you consider this banging the Beck drum too hard, after keeping that beat going much of last season, this is in direct response to any criticism Jones is facing right now in a final draft runup.

Coaches, don't cancel your satellite camp plans just yet | Football Scoop
The satellite camp furor has died down — but a final resolution awaits just 48 hours from now.

Sources: Arizona State Hockey Won’t Join Big Ten " WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Two of Minnesota’s men’s college hockey teams will soon be playing conference games in the desert. But it won’t be the Gophers.

North Carolina Tar Heels get new Notice of Allegations in NCAA case
North Carolina has received a new document from the NCAA outlining violations connected to the school's long-running academic fraud scandal.

Shon Coleman beat cancer and is finally ready to take on the NFL Draft -
The offensive tackle from Auburn has been waiting six years for this year.

Just Because...

Top 10 Regrets Of The Dying - The Daily Positive
In 2013, a fascinating study was performed by Bronnie Ware––a nurse in a terminal palliative care unit. She decided to poll her patients in their last days in hopes to uncover any regrets so others may learn.