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Friday Flakes: Our Summer is Almost Over

The end is near

NFL: New Orleans Saints at Jacksonville Jaguars Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

From reading the comments on previous flakes I have taken that a lot of our readers or more importantly commentators do not enjoy summer that much. Well, take solace in the fact that fall and all that comes with it are right around the corner.

Fall camp is now open to all fall sports across the country. The NFL preseason is has now started for those of you who follow that. Also, baseball is in a period where what a team does will actually matter in the post season race.

So with that said, take a deep breath and get ready for the onslaught of 247 sports enjoyment that will take us through the spring.

Also, Nate is fixing tires somewhere in rural Georgia right now so that is why he passed his flakes duties on to me this morning. My apologies for having to read my dribble.

Anyway, on to flakes...


Teen arrested in burglary at Husker coach Scott Frost's home | Crime and Courts |
Lincoln police have arrested a 17-year-old girl who was found with an Oregon Ducks shoe believed to have been stolen from Nebraska football coach Scott Frost's home last month.

Nebraska football: Greg Austin makes ESPN's '40 under 40'
Nebraska football offensive line coach Greg Austin has been named to ESPN's list of some of the best up and coming coaches in the country.

Martinez Making Mental Gains to Go Along With Muscle | Hail Varsity
Nebraska Cornhuskers football, athletics and recruiting news, insider videos, analysis, and forums on Hail Varsity

Jackson embracing being pushed, likes Cam Taylor's mentality
Basketball adds late addition for upcoming season

Other News from the Sporting World

NFL preseason 2018, Week 1: Highlights and results from Thursday -
Get caught up with a quick rundown of all 12 games.

2018 PGA Championship leaderboard: Live coverage, golf scores, Tiger Woods score, Round 2 highlights -
Live PGA Tour leaderboard updates, scores, analysis and highlights from Bellerive on Friday

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New Orleans Saints: Live blog for preseason Week 1 - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints meet for their preseason openers. Follow along all day for coverage and our live commentary before and during the game. Feel free to leave commentary, and stay with us following the game for post-game recaps.

If you were interested in how well former Husker Tanner Lee did in his first NFL game...

More Noise and Other Disturbances

[AMA] SHUTDOWN FULLCAST: Spencer Hall, Ryan Nanni, Jason Kirk — Ask Questions, Answers start Thurs (8/9) @ 1pm ET : CFB
>AMA FORMAT: here at /r/CFB the mods set up the AMA thread ahead of time so **readers can get questions in ahead of time** and our guest can just...

Google Struggles to Contain Employee Uproar Over China Censorship Plans
After The Intercept revealed Google's censored search engine for China, employees are “upset and scared” as executives restrict information, sources said.

How the shared family computer protected us from our worst selves - The Verge
Many of the digital anxieties we have today could, at least in theory, be addressed by returning to a single, shared family device. The shared family desktop was vital to our lives, yet at the same time, it remained quiet and unobtrusive, serving the family unit proudly whenever called upon.

Acoustic Assimilation

Enjoy your weekend folks!