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A Husker volleyballer is conference co-player of the week, Saudi Arabia wants to double their sports attendance, and Cornell wants answers to the great pumpkin mystery.

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Kickoff time set for Huskers' Nov. 11 road trip to Minnesota | Life in the Red | journalstar.com
The Huskers will be at it bright and early on Nov. 11 in the Twin Cities.

Tanner Lee leads fourth-quarter rally to help Huskers earn comeback victory at Purdue | Beatrice News Channel
Ten minutes after the best drive of his football life, Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee stood on the field waiting to give an interview to the Big Ten Network.

Injuries still piling up for Huskers | HuskersHQ.com | theindependent.com
LINCOLN — The injuries keep piling up for the Nebraska football team as it prepares for a game against Northwestern Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Big Ten names NU junior Mikaela Foecke volleyball co-player of the week; Huskers stay No. 7 in ratings | Big Red Today blog | omaha.com
Nebraska outside hitter Mikaela Foecke on Monday was named the Big Ten volleyball co-player of the week.

Husker volleyball program has the respect of new AD Moos | Volleyball | journalstar.com
The Nebraska volleyball team is one of the most successful programs in the athletic department right now, and new athletic director Bill Moos briefly checked in on the team last

Husker volleyball continues winning streak in Michigan | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
Nebraska volleyball had a successful road trip to Michigan this weekend, bringing home two victories against the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines. The Huskers extended their winning streak

Sophomore Haakenstad Takes Control of Leadership Role - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Hayley Haakenstad likes to be in control.

Nebraska bowling pinned a win at tournament last weekend | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
This weekend, the Husker bowling team started its season on a roll. At the Brunswick Bearcat Open, the No. 2 Huskers placed first among 23 high-level bowling programs. The tournament

Nebraska bowling pinned a win at tournament last weekend | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
This weekend, the Husker bowling team started its season on a roll. At the Brunswick Bearcat Open, the No. 2 Huskers placed first among 23 high-level bowling programs. The tournament

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Dick Vitale, college hoops' biggest fan, wants the game cleaned up
The voice on the other end of the phone was familiar, because nobody sounds like Dick Vitale. Having been around Vitale more than a dozen times over the years, there is no difference between the character you grew up watching on television and the man himself, which is to say his enthusiasm and love for college basketball is both pure and without peer.

Cleveland Browns missed their chance to land Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron
A very Browns story.

Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sporting events in stadiums - The Washington Post
Saudi Arabia's General Sports Authority said preparations will begin to “accommodate families” in three stadiums in the major cities of Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.

You have no idea how much I despise the word “allow” when it comes to articles about women’s rights.

Zach Miller nearly lost his leg after horrific knee injury in Bears loss
Zach Miller's knee injury in Sunday's Bears loss isn't just affecting his playing career, but possibly his life after emergency surgery.

The Astros might be World Series champs already if Charlie Morton had kept pitching - SBNation.com
The Astros got cute with their ugly bullpen and it could end up costing them in the long run.

Miami (OH) vs. Ohio: Watch these gorgeous back-to-back flea flickers - SBNation.com
TUESDAY NIGHT #MACTION BACK!

Breanna Stewart of Seattle Storm says she was sexually abused as a child
WNBA star Breanna Stewart said she was sexually abused as a child in an essay published Monday morning by The Players' Tribune.

Danny Woodhead is practicing again after suffering a hamstring injury early in the season
The Ravens got a boost to their running back corps as Danny Woodhead, who has been on injured reserve all season with a hamstring injury, returned to practice. He's eligible to play in Week 11.

Then There’s This

Senators Take to Facebook to Criticize Facebook's Russian Ads | WIRED
Senators grill executives of Facebook and Twitter, then take to Facebook and Twitter to crow about it.

I think this is the opposite of ‘shooting the messenger’? Or the same? I am confused.

After 20 Years, Can Cornell Finally Bust Open Its Great Pumpkin Mystery? : The Two-Way : NPR
In 1997, someone speared a massive pumpkin on the spire atop of Cornell's McGraw Tower ... 173 feet in the air. No one knew who. No one knew why. And no one knew how.

How student used chalk to expose male teacher - NZ Herald
Chalk don't lie.