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We take a look at the Huskers Week 1 opponent, Arkansas State, preview the volleyball weekend, and tell you how to avoid floating fire ants.

2012 Arkansas State Game Photos

You have your clear, regulation-sized bags ready, right? Tailgate food? Red attire?

It is game week. The offseason is over.

In addition to football, the volleyball team is in action this weekend with two matches on Friday and one Saturday. The competition level should be a bit more manageable than last weekend for the Huskers - University of Maryland Baltimore County, Oral Roberts, and St. Mary’s College.

Don’t look now, but the soccer team is tearing it up on the pitch. Not literally, of course, but they are 4-0 on the season. They play Washington State Friday night in a nightcap (9:30 p.m. central). PAC-12.COM | LIVE STATS

Nebraska vs Arkansas State

5 Arkansas State players to watch | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
Justice Hansen - QB - 6 feet 4 inches - 210 pounds

Arkansas State football coach's wife battling cancer
Arkansas State head football coach Blake Anderson did not attend the first of the team’s weekly news conferences Monday because he and his wife, Wendy, are visiting a doctor near Memphis regarding her breast cancer, ASU assistant head coach Trooper Taylor said.

Nebraska vs. Arkansas State Fearless Prediction & Game Preview | College Football News
Check out the Nebraska vs. Arkansas State fearless prediction and game preview.

Arkansas State appears to be worthy opponent for Huskers | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
The Nebraska Cornhuskers will kick off their season Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Stadium against the Arkansas State Red Wolves.

Arkansas State 2017 Football Season Preview - Underdog Dynasty
Can the Red Wolves feast on the Sun Belt one more Time?

Corn Flakes

McVeigh Shines at World University Games - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Jack McVeigh continued his strong play down the stretch, helping Australia notch its fifth straight win and garner ninth-place finish in the World University games, as Australia downed Canada, 101-96 on Tuesday.

Hometown Husker: Cole Conrad | Football | journalstar.com
HuskerExtra is spending some time catching up with Nebraska natives playing for the Huskers this season. Fremont's Cole Conrad gets us started.

Nebraska women’s soccer team finds net three times to defeat Missouri | Sandhills Express
Nebraska’s effective offense keeps finding the back of the net as the Huskers remain unbeaten on the season.

Huskers’ QB Tanner Lee challenged to turn hype into reality | PostIndependent.com
LINCOLN, Neb. — Tanner Lee hasn’t taken a snap in a game for Nebraska, yet the fan base has already deemed him the quarterback who can return the Cornhuskers

Cook saw good things in 0-2 start | HuskersHQ.com | theindependent.com
LINCOLN — John Cook isn’t used to seeing his team start the season 0-2, but that doesn’t mean it’s never happened.

This is not a drill! Creighton is ranked higher than the Huskers in the polls!!

American Volleyball Coaches Association
Creighton is ranked #7 in the AVCA poll after Week 1

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Then There’s This

Junk call nightmare flooded woman with hundreds of bizarre phone calls a day | Ars Technica
Kim France gets a lot of calls—but nothing prepared her for receiving 700 a day.

Why Those Floating Fire Ant Colonies in Texas Are Such Bad News | WIRED
The only way to take them out? Dish soap.