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RIP Glen Campbell. What is Jill doing to prepare for the solar eclipse, Nebrasketball ‘crootin’ news and more!

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First thing’s first...RIP Glen Campbell

Are you ready for the solar eclipse? August 21 marks the day that Nebraska is part of the “path of totality”. Even where I am (northeast Nebraska) will be in the 95% area. I’m checking for eclipse glasses online and Googling articles about how to photograph the eclipse. What are you planning?

How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse (Even If You're Running Behind) | WIRED
Here’s how to muscle your way into the moon’s shadow on August 21.

Corn Flakes

Driving for 6: NU secondary standing tall; Bookie making folks fidgety; Jaylin Bradley on rise? | Life in the Red | journalstar.com
Time for a drive.

Platteview basketball standout Brady Heiman receives scholarship offer from Huskers | Mens Basketball | starherald.com
2018 Platteview post Brady Heiman has received a scholarship offer from Nebraska, his first offer from a Power Five school.

Conrad achieves sense of mental balance in middle of Husker offensive line | Football | journalstar.com
Cole Conrad recognizes the balance he must achieve in his mental approach to the 2017 season.

Huskers Rank Again Among NCAA Attendance Leaders - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
For the fourth straight year, Nebraska ranked in the top-13 nationally in in men's basketball attendance, as the NCAA released its final 2016-17 attendance figures Tuesday afternoon.

Nate Gerry is working his way up the depth chart at OLB
Eagles depth chart released ahead of Philadelphia's first 2017 preseason game - Bleeding Green Nation

Bad news for another Husker-Jet
Jets' Quincy Enunwa (neck) headed to injured reserve
Quincy Enunwa suffered a neck injury at practice on Saturday.

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Inside Bob Stoops' last days at Oklahoma
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Cardale Jones on Josh Rosen’s college athletics argument: ‘Chill bro, play school’ - SBNation.com
The Chargers QB referenced his own college career in response.

I was surprised at the name on Nebraska, mostly because I didn’t know he was born here.
Here's the MLB hit leader born in each of the 50 states - SBNation.com
It’s easy to lose sight of where a player was born by the time he gets to the majors, so we made a map.

A primer for those of us not-yet-futbol fans
Where are all 20 Premier League teams located? – ProSoccerTalk
A journey across England and Wales to map out where stadiums, local rivals are.

From the Department of Misleading Headlines

Not only do you have to watch an ad that is as long as the video clip in the headline, but the freakin’ video ends with the cat running off and the coyote in pursuit. There, I saved you a minute. You’re welcome.
ABC News - Cat Scares off Coyote in Dramatic Encounter - Videos

Then There’s This

South Dakota is now the center of the universe. Not really, but this is still cool.

Secrets of the universe may lie in an old gold mine in South Dakota
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