Gooooooood morning folks! I hope you all had a good weekend with your friends and family. Today I’ll start flakes out with a few tweets from the weekend.
I’m not a huge soccer fan but this is pretty cool. The sport seems to take a life of it’s own outside of the United States. We think that we have some hardcore fan bases, but in comparison to soccer fandom/hooliganism, we’ve got nothing. Here’s the video from an English pub after they scored their first.....I stress first goal.
Remeber Pele? He was even before my time. Considered one of the all time greatest soccer players in the world. Anyway, he still has faith in the athleticism of the 1970’s Brazilian soccer team he was apart of.
Interviewer: Do you think Brazil's 1970 team can beat today's Argentina?— Mr. Drinks On Me #FRA (@Mr_DrinksOnMe) June 24, 2018
Interviewer: By how much?
Interviewer: That's it?
Pelé: Well, most of us are over 75 now.
There has been a lot of hubbub about a certain tweet from Washington State football coach Mike Leach’s account. I won’t get into that one but here’s a gem I think that many of us will appreciate. What can I say, the man likes his waffles.
This is pretty memorizing, and cool. I wonder if Menards carries these?
Anyway, on to flakes...
Friday Night Lights II: In-state prospects run well as Husker camp season wraps up | Football | journalstar.com
Seven days and 30 degrees cooler, Nebraska put on its second Friday Night Lights event in front of more than 2,300 people at Memorial Stadium.
Ex-Nebraska QB Bobby Newcombe embraces challenge leading Casteel football
A former quarterback and wide receiver at Nebraska, where he caught the coaching bug from Tom Osborne, Bobby Newcombe is now the head coach at Casteel. #GBR
Nebraska football 2018 preview: What are fair Scott Frost expectations? - SBNation.com
The former Husker quarterback takes the reins after leading UCF to a claimed national title. He had more to work with in Orlando.
Other News in the Sporting World
2018 NHL draft - Winners and losers of draft weekend, including the Detroit Red Wings, New York Islanders, Artemi Panarin, Gary Bettman
While 217 prospects found new homes, the weekend also had trades, free-agent decisions and lots of chatter. Here's who came out ahead -- and behind.
NBA Draft Grades 2018: Mavericks and Hawks soar while Wizards and Grizzlies stumble - CBSSports.com
How every NBA team graded out on draft night
Russia Is Not This Good — Right? | FiveThirtyEight
The host country is looking good so far against weak opposition.
Germany rescue World Cup hopes with dramatic win over Sweden - The Local
Toni Kroos rescued holders Germany from the brink of an unthinkable early World Cup exit here Saturday, curling home a sensational winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time to seal a 2-1 win over Sweden.
College World Series Augie Garrido's enduring legacy
His former players and opponents recall the lasting impact of the legendary Texas and Fullerton coach, who won five College World Series titles.
College World Series Finals: Previewing Oregon State and Arkansas | SI.com
Everything you need to know about the Beavers and Razorbacks as they play for the national title.
More Noise & Other Disturbances
The Legend of Nintendo - Bloomberg
With the Switch, the 130-year-old gaming giant has once again turned reports of its demise into Nintendo Mania.
How an Affair Between a Reporter and a Security Aide Has Rattled Washington Media - The New York Times
The seizure of email records from a Times reporter alarmed First Amendment groups. Her relationship with an intelligence aide set off an ethical debate.
An Updated Look At The Race For The Senate | FiveThirtyEight
Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll of the week There’s been a flurry of polls released over the past two weeks in key U.S. Senate races, …
R.I.P. to Vinnie Paul of Pantera
And to those of you who need something a little lighter on a Monday morning...
Have a good week Nebraska.