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Only five sleeps left until Nebraska starts the season against Fresno State on Saturday evening!

Soccer - Huskers Score Double-Overtime Win Over Beavers - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site

Corvallis, Ore. --- Brenna Ochoa's shot found the net from 25 yards out in the first minute of the second overtime to help the Nebraska soccer team defeat Oregon State on Sunday by a score of 2-1.

Boneyard Bash Welcomes 3,500 Students to Practice - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team practiced in Memorial Stadium for 90 minutes in shoulder pads and shorts on Saturday evening.

Ex-Nebraska quarterback Johnny Stanton to start for UNLV in season opener | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Former Nebraska quarterback Johnny Stanton will start UNLV’s season opener Thursday night against Jackson State at Sam Boyd Stadium, Rebels coach Tony Sanchez confirmed Sunday in a text message to the Review-Journal.

Drone Journalism Now Can Take Off

Drone enthusiasts have been studying the FAA rules and making plans. Journalism professor Matt Waite runs the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Earlier this month, the lab hosted a three-day drone journalism boot camp. With 60 slots available, the program sold out.

There seems to be so many restrictions on drones that it’s hard to see how they might be usable. Amazon and other companies keep touting delivery services by drones, but how they’re going to navigate the myriad of regulations is beyond me.

Barfknecht: History says Huskers must get tough at the top (administration, too) to return to the peak | Football | omaha.com

When is somebody in charge at One Memorial Stadium Drive going to throw open a window and scream, "I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!" instead of tweeting mushy motivational sayings?

It should be clear by now that Barfy doesn’t like Shawn Eichorst. The question is - is there anything he likes at the athletic department? Or can we just expect more old man angry ranting?

Tracking all the 2016 NFL roster cuts for the 75-man deadline - SBNation.com

NFL teams have until Aug. 30 to cut rosters down to 75 players. Daniel Davie was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Two SBN Sites Celebrated Their 10th Birthdays

RTT: Celebrating 10 Years on Rocky Top - Rocky Top Talk

Where, oh where has the time gone?

Happy 10th Anniversary, Hammer & Rails - Hammer and Rails

Thank you very much for putting up with my inane rantings.

Big 10 Stuff

What We Learned: The 2016 Offseason - Maize n Brew

As long as Harbaugh is at Michigan, don’t expect the Wolverines to not be in the spotlight.

Inside NU’s Northwestern football season predictions for 2016 - Inside NU

Football is finally back!

Former Illinois coach Bill Cubit is still looking for work at the college level - The Champaign Room

Good morning! Welcome to the Orange Minute for Monday, August 29.

LSU players Wisconsin fans need to know - Bucky's 5th Quarter

The Tigers are loaded with future NFL talent, but which players are going to have the biggest impacts against Wisconsin?

Ohio State Wide Receiver Torrance Gibson Suspended For Fall Semester for Violation of Student Code of Conduct | Eleven Warriors

Ohio State suspended wide receiver Torrance Gibson for fall semester for violating university code of conduct.

Other

Alabama's 2016's projected best team, but Clemson's got the best Playoff chances - SBNation.com

College football's back! Let's crunch some numbers.

BREAKING: Al-Quadin Muhammad and Jermaine Grace dismissed from Miami - State of The U

Big blow for the Canes, losing 2 of the top players on defense.

How dangerous is new Georgia Bulldogs football coach Kirby Smart? - Roll 'Bama Roll

If one could franchise The Process®, Athens might be the first pure offshoot of the Nick Saban system. Will it take?

Everything to know about how the College Football Playoff works in 2016 - SBNation.com

New committee members, a new TV spokesperson, two first-time semifinal locations, and more.

Beyond the Empire: A Pac-12 Preview with Pacific Takes - Off Tackle Empire

Every year we at Off Tackle Empire try and do our best to remember that there are other teams outside the Big Ten footprint that exist. Specifically, there are other conferences with their own...

Our LSU Site Manager’s Home Was Destroyed In Baton Rouge Flooding

On The Flood... - And The Valley Shook

There wasn’t some big wave that just crashed in. No surge of water that pushed in a door or anything like that. I just looked down, and there was a rivulet of water lapping over threshold of my house and then running on inside. And then another. And another. And then it really dawned on me that my house was flooding.